Fine Art

Meet the 'lawnmower parent,' the new helicopter parents of 2018

Are you sick of parent labels?<p>I am.<p>Helicopter, free-range, tiger, elephant parents -- the parenting world teems with labels.<p><b>More from USA Today:</b> …

Lawn Mowing

A significant role in fostering the fine arts

Recently, curating a centenary tribute to Carnatic vocalist D. K. Pattammal, I came across the fact that the film <i>Tyagabhumi</i> (1939) was banned by the …

The Arts

The pioneering Romanian conceptual artist Geta Brătescu has died at age 92.

Geta Brătescu in 2015 Photo by Ștefan Sava, © Geta Brătescu, courtesy Ivan Gallery and Hauser & Wirth.Geta Brătescu died today at age 92, her …

The Arts

Detroit Opera, Fine Arts Champion David DiChera Dies At 83

<b>DETROIT (AP)</b> — Musician David DiChiera, who championed opera’s role in reviving downtown Detroit and directed several opera organizations nationwide, …

The Arts

Art as profit-and-loss statement

Aesthetics meet economics at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

The Arts

UK retailer Tesco launches offensive in discount war with Lidl, Aldi

British supermarket giant Tesco has unveiled the first of its new Jack's discount food stores, saying they would be the cheapest in town. The stores …

Tesco

A bear in Boston: Winnie-the-Pooh gets his own museum exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts

BOSTON – When people care too much, Winnie-the-Pooh argues it’s just love.<p>That bit of time-tested wisdom is as relevant today as it was nearly a century ago, when the beloved teddy bear and main character in A.A. Milne’s children’s books series first appeared in print.<p>Now Pooh and pal Christopher …

Winnie-the-Pooh

The best long-weekend destinations, according to solo travelers

It’s a question that’s probably crossed everyone’s mind at some point during a period of restlessness: “I need to get away for a long weekend. Where …

Philadelphia

From words to canvas: Dhikr and Muharram in a visual narrative

For the devout, the month of Muharram is a time for mourning, a sombre introspection. It’s the time for remembering the martyrdom of Prophet …

Muharram

Maurice Boucher, Canadian TV Exec, Dies at 52

Boucher headed up marketing and communications at the Canada Media Fund, a key financier for Netflix's 'Alias Grace.'<p>Maurice Boucher, a top exec at …

City Halls

Photographs by Moshe Reviv in Safed

Raviv is famed for having developed the photomontage technique and in one image this comes to the fore quite strongly as the Eiffel Tower and what …

Israel

These high school football games have been altered due to inclement weather this week

Several high school football games scheduled for Friday have altered kickoff times in anticipation of inclement weather expected on Friday. If …

High School Football

This Artist Uses Ashes From Funeral Fires and Bone Particles in His Works

Check out his collaboration with crematorium workers.<p>When Sampurna Naskar, 26, was growing up in a village near Kolkata, he used to live in a house that had a couple of crematoriums in its vicinity. Every time he sat down to study, he was conscious of his unique location, and the fact that there …

Particles

Monumental Kitty

This feline raises a friendly paw at drivers barreling toward the freeway.<p>One of Detroit’s most beloved felines isn’t curled up on a windowsill or …

The Arts

High school graduation rate in Georgia reaches all-time high in 2018.

The climb in Georgia’s high school graduation rate reflects two concomitant actions: Schools are working harder to push kids over the finish line, …

High School

Jorge Palacios at The Noguchi Museum // September 26, 2018–January 20, 2019

<b>Jorge Palacios at The Noguchi Museum</b><br>September 26, 2018–January 20, 2019<p><b>The Noguchi Museum</b><br>9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard)<br>Long Island City, New …

New York City

Nequette Architecture launches Weave branding and design studio - Birmingham Business Journal

By Brent Godwin <br>– Real Estate Editor, Birmingham Business Journal<p>Sep 18, 2018, 1:36pm CDT<b><br>Updated</b> Sep 18, 2018, 2:33pm CDT<p>Often even the smallest …

Birmingham, AL

7.5 million-year-old elephantidae fossils found in central Turkey

Elephantidae fossils, estimated to be around 7.5 million years old, were discovered in Turkey's central Anatolian province of Kayseri.<p>Elephantidae …

Mammoths

Angel Jenkins’ art pushes boundaries, challenges viewers

Beautiful. Grotesque. Controversial. Uncomfortable.<p>These are some of the words that Angel Jenkins uses to describe her work. Jenkins is one of three …

Greenville

The Intertwining Ambiguity and Terror of 'Mandy' and 'Twin Peaks'

In the first edition of our new Pop Culture podcast, we dig into some of our favorite media old and new<p>Welcome to a brand new Waypoint podcast! In Waypoints, the site's staff and friends will bring something to share with each other and with you: a TV show, art exhibit, movie, album, or other thing …

Twin Peaks

The ATL Foundation For Public Spaces Presents Buckhead Arts Fest

Free Two-Day Arts Festival Featuring More Than 100 Artists, Live Acoustic Music, Gourmet Food Trucks and more.<p><b>From Buckhead Arts Festival:</b>Located in …

The Arts

Halifax painter's passing lamented by fans of historic, detail-laden art

The late Halifax artist Dusan Kadlec is irreplacable as a painter of ports, ships and historical detail, says his American dealer.<p>“He was in my …

Painting

Curator announced for Liverpool Biennial 2020

<b>LIVERPOOL</b><b>.-</b> Liverpool Biennial today announced the appointment of Manuela Moscoso as Curator for Liverpool Biennial 2020, which will take place 11 …

Mexico City

Overlooked No More: Ana Mendieta, a Cuban Artist Who Pushed Boundaries

<i>Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. With Overlooked, we’re adding the stories of remarkable people whose deaths went unreported in The Times.</i><p>By Monica Castillo<p>Ana Mendieta’s art was sometimes violent, often unapologetically feminist and usually raw.<p>She …

Obituaries

Beijing exhibition commemorates late British painter - Chinadaily.com.cn

Gillian Ayres, the pre-eminent British abstract painter who died aged 88 in April, is known for her work that burst with vibrant colors and energy. …

News (China)

ArtPrize Facebook voting begins for high school student competition

Facebook voting for ArtPrize SmartArt People's Choice Award begins at noon Wednesday and ends at noon Sept. 27.

Middle School

Phimai residents seek official's ouster in historical-site row

Villagers opposed to the declaration of Phimai municipality, where iconic khmer temple ruins are located, as a historical site rally in front of the …

The Arts

Reported Sex Assault Under Investigation in Brimfield, Mass.

Massachusetts State Troopers are investigating a reported sex assault.<p>According to police, a woman walked out of the woods along the Massachusetts …

Boston

Kerala’s first play with all transgender cast revived after floods

The play, ‘Parayan Maranna Kathakal’, by 14 transgender actors was staged in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.<p>Daya Gayathri would have spotted the …

Floods

‘Heart, Baby!’ Trailer: ‘The Wire’s Gbenga Akinnagbe Enters The Ring As Real-Life Prison Boxer George Lee Martin

In the first trailer for the Angela Shelton-directed <i>Heart, Baby!</i> Gbenga Akinnagbe (<i>The Wire, The Deuce</i>) puts on the gloves and enters the ring as …

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