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Download Over 325 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum

Download Over 325 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OpenCulture/~3/-HW5trqXDjk/download-325-free-art-books-getty-museum.html — Read on feedproxy.google.com/~r/OpenCulture/~3/-HW5trqXDjk/download-325-free-art-books-getty-museum.html

2018-12-04T14:59:05+00:00December 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Download Over 325 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum

Creating MoMA Exhibits

slate.com/business/2018/12/how-moma-exhibitions-are-designed-and-built.html

2018-12-03T07:34:13+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Creating MoMA Exhibits

Hilma af Klint’s Visionary Paintings

The art, fearfully esoteric and influenced by its creator’s séances and spiritualism, matches a present mood of restless searching. www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/10/22/hilma-af-klints-visionary-paintings

2018-11-07T20:24:16+00:00October 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Hilma af Klint’s Visionary Paintings

The Deal of the Art | Jonathon Sturgeon

Sotheby’s is operating like a hedge fund, choosing to scale back on expertise and invest risk-free in performance. — Read on thebaffler.com/the-immediate-experience/the-deal-of-the-art-sturgeon

2018-10-19T11:01:14+00:00October 19th, 2018|Comments Off on The Deal of the Art | Jonathon Sturgeon

The Way We Look Now, According to Mary Beard – The New York Times

The classicist and author of ‘How Do We Look’ explains what Instagram’s most popular photos reveal about our likes (and dislikes). — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/10/05/books/mary-beard-how-do-we-look-rihanna-kylie-jenner.html

2018-10-08T11:05:20+00:00October 8th, 2018|Comments Off on The Way We Look Now, According to Mary Beard – The New York Times

Dispatch from XOXO Festival: How bad code can make good art – Axios

Programmers are chipping away at the boundary between art and tech to find creative solutions to tech's problems. — Read on www.axios.com/how-bad-code-can-make-good-art-engineer-xoxo-a062252b-a5aa-4eb5-bd0f-8ea991bf520d.html

2018-09-10T09:08:24+00:00September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Dispatch from XOXO Festival: How bad code can make good art – Axios

The Writer Who Makes Perfect Sense of Classical Music

Alfred Brendel, one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, is also a great writer. You can often detect a good-natured smirk behind his words, but right there with it is a genuinely humane seriousness. His writing, always engaging, strikes a balance between solemn reflection and undeniable wit. Source: The Writer Who Makes Perfect

2018-08-15T06:48:23+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on The Writer Who Makes Perfect Sense of Classical Music

How Steely Dan Got the Perfect Guitar Solo on “Peg”

It’s easy to call the music of Steely Dan cynical ersatz : slick, clinical jazz-rock, with nary a hair out of place on any of their nine studio albums; soulless soul music beloved by pretentious jerks like the duo in Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s satirical Broadway show Oh, Hello , a comic play featuring

2018-08-09T07:05:48+00:00August 5th, 2018|Comments Off on How Steely Dan Got the Perfect Guitar Solo on “Peg”