Who is Harold Thomas, the man who created the Aboriginal flag? Posted Tue 25 Jan 2022 Harold Thomas designed the Aboriginal flag in 1970.(Supplied: David Hancock) The Aboriginal flag, for the first time, can now be freely used by all Australians. That’s because Harold Thomas, the man who designed the flag, agreed to transfer its copyright to the Commonwealth … Continuer la lecture
Sometimes photos are more powerful than words They can touch your heart and soul when words speak to the mind.
‘Some people feel threatened’: face to face with Ai-Da the robot artist Self-portraits by ultra-realistic android go on show at Design Museum in London Ai-Da, described as the world’s first ultra-realistic robot artist, at the opening of the exhibition Ai-Da: Portrait of the Robot, at the Design Museum in London. Photograph: David Parry/PA Mark Brown … Continuer la lecture
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
American Gothic – Grant Wood, 1930 In “Classicool” the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally “paint themselves”. Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks. These are not just memes shared on social … Continuer la lecture
Revisiting the genre in 1993, questioning the traditional archetypes. Now in 2019, combining clichés and genres, twisting reality. Ready for the show ? LYRICS Old Town Road Lil Nas X Yeah, I’m gonna take my horse to the old town road I’m gonna ride ’til I can’t no more I’m gonna take my horse to … Continuer la lecture
Turner Prize-winning artist and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils This epic display of portraits appears in a year when Britain’s education system has been challenged as never before. These photographs of all Year 3 pupils in London schools show the old ordinary life with entire classes posed … Continuer la lecture