AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself

On how JR’s confrontational street art went global

Backdrops to a riot: JR on how his confrontational street art went global Migrants, Mayra, Picnic Across the Border … spanning the US-Mexican border at Tecate, 2017. Photograph: JR-art.net His portraits of his Paris neighbourhood summed up its residents’ anger. Now his subversive installations straddle borders, float on boats and envelop favelas. We speak to … Continuer la lecture »

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Art to assert one’s identity – Native Australians’ challenge

Denial of the humanity of Black folk is at the core of white supremacy, and it’s not simply a matter for the justice system; it’s been upheld through centuries of cultural propaganda. The narratives perpetuated through books, music, films and TV intentionally erase Black tenderness, cementing deep biases that foster an environment where doctors routinely … Continuer la lecture »

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Curiouser and curiouser…

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/may/18/alice-curiouser-and-curiouser-victoria-and-albert-museum-london Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser review – a wonderful tumble down the rabbit hole Take a seat … Blumenthal and McKean’s reimagining of the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Victoria and Albert Museum, London Inspiring everything from Jefferson Airplane’s White Rabbit to Heston Blumenthal’s mock turtle soup, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland continues to … Continuer la lecture »

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Cartooning the world

https://cartoonmovement.com/

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Humour : the best ingredient ever !

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How to decode others’ body-language : FBI tells us!

LISTEN TO SPECIAL AGENT Crossing of the arms, biting of the lower lip, a change in breathing rate — all of these body movements can communicate a wide range of things. But what do they mean? Retired FBI Special Agent Joe Navarro, who made a career out of « reading » the body language of spies and … Continuer la lecture »

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Are statues History ?

from ABC Australia, listen to this very interesting presentation & analysis

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 8. Territory & Memory, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_3-2-Anchoring and inheriting | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Are statues History ?

Sculptures to mourn our dead.

A public space to grieve a soulmate lost to a virus. Tay, the Aids memorial, in New Steine, Brighton, by Romany Mark Bruce and Morris Singer Art Foundry. Photograph: Lawrence Suss/Art UK Dr Anthony McIntosh, public sculpture manager, Art UK Wed 3 Feb 2021 06.00 GMT   This striking memorial, in New Steine gardens, Brighton, … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, 3. Art & Power, 8. Territory & Memory, AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCE1°_2-1-Love and friendship, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest, LLCET°_2-1-Expressing emotions | Tags: , , | Commentaires fermés sur Sculptures to mourn our dead.

Still life and domestic bliss : lockdown artistic creations.

A picture of domestic bliss: why we’ve fallen in love with still life. Instagram posts of homely scenes are striking a chord with users taking a renewed interest in their outdoor environment Flowers in a vase on a ledge with a dragonfly, caterpillar, and butterfly by Rachel Ruysch, left, and Tuft of Marine Plants, Shells … Continuer la lecture »

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Are statues sacred objects?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/23/trump-portland-confederate-monuments-racism-history Take it from a historian. We don’t owe anything to Confederate monuments. by  Timothy Snyder Trump spends so much time defending statues not because he cares about history, but precisely because he doesn’t. ‘The president of the United States has declared that the entities that enjoy rights are not people but monuments.’ Photograph: Steve … Continuer la lecture »

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