An Artist Confronts Bipolar Disorder

In 'RX,' Rachel Lindsay's graphic memoir about suffering from bipolar disorder, she poses the question: How do you know when an act of independence isn't just a symptom of the illness? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Comic Book Confronts Bipolar Disorder, Our Notions Of The "Crazy" Artist

As a long–time sufferer of bipolar disorder, comic book artist Elaine Will never really fit in. "Not even amongst other artists," she says. Will hated being called crazy. Even worse, she hated how people romanticized the idea of the "crazy artist," who turns out masterpieces in a manic state.... Continue reading at Fast Company

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‘Caravaggio’s ‘Cardsharps’ on Trial’ raises questions of artistic authenticity amid riveting courtroom drama

Another new masterwork of scholarship is also available: G. Thomas Tanselle’s “Descriptive Bibliography.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-08 16:30:33 UTC ]
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Souvenir Press to publish Julia Cameron sequel to The Artist's Way

Souvenir Press will publish The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention by Julia Cameron, a sequel to her book The Artist's Way which was first published in the 1990s.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 02:13:59 UTC ]
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Artist Relief Reports First Round of Emergency Grants, Survey Results

More than 55,000 applicants applied to Artist Relief to receive the first round of 200, $5,000 emergency relief grants for artists in need due to the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Warhol’ paints the Pop Art icon as the most influential artist of the 20th century

Blake Gopnik argues that Warhol had a lasting effect on advertising, fashion, music, film, television and photography. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-17 15:51:05 UTC ]
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Meet the artist behind your new favorite literary Instagram account.

These days, everything feels a little bit bleaker than usual. But one thing that genuinely made me smile as I was panic scrolling last week? The clever designs of Read Books, Serve Looks, otherwise known as Thom Stead (Instagram bio: “quarantined gay serving book inspired looks”), who recreates... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 16:30:31 UTC ]
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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-04-09 16:57:30 UTC ]
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‘Calder: The Conquest of Space’ paints a stunning portrait of an ever-evolving artist

The second volume of Jed Perl’s definitive biography is as smart and stout as the first. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-08 11:47:09 UTC ]
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Arts Funders Launch Artist Pandemic Relief Fund

In response to the impact of the pandemic on the arts community, a multi-disciplinary coalition of arts organizations have joined together to launch Artist Relief, a nonprofit fund that will award $5,000 grants to individual artists facing economic need due to Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry by Julian Peters

Published by Plough Publishing to mark the celebration of National Poetry Month in April, 'Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry' by Julian Peters offers a series of delightful, often moving, visual recreations of classic poems. In this 10-page excerpt Peters recreates Seamus... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Woody Allen’s Memoir Finds New Publisher Who Hails Him as “Respected Artist”

A postscript added to Apropos of Nothing mocks Hachette Book Group for not publishing it. Continue reading at Slate

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As Downtown Shuts Down, City Magazines Confront a Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces marketers to tighten their advertising budgets and organizers to cancel or postpone events, media companies of all sizes are scrambling to account for lost revenue. In cities across the U.S., a virtual suspension of public life is taking a disastrous toll on... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-23 14:46:51 UTC ]
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Border Disorder: Mysteries & Thrillers 2020

PW spoke with authors whose forthcoming books cover the often uneasy ground where the U.S. and Mexico meet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Neda Koochakian Fard named Jhalak Artist in Residence for 2020

Neda Koochakian Fard, a London-based, Iranian conceptual artist, is the recipient of the third Jhalak Art Residency and will create a unique work of art for the winner of the 2020 prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at British Council global

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Souvenir Press to reissue Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way

Souvenir Press will reissue Julia Cameron’s “bestselling guide to creativity” The Artist’s Way. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Practical Advice for Artist Visas to the UK

Please note: you must have a pass to the London Book Fair in order to attend this talk. Wednesday 11 Mar 2020,10:00 - 11:00As the UK’s international cultural relations body, British Council facilitate collaborative exchange between artists and arts organisations in the UK and overseas.  In this... Continue reading at British Council global

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Turning a spotlight on the Hollywood doyenne who gave refuge to artists fleeing Hitler

Donna Rifkind’s “The Sun and Her Stars” explores the unusual career of Salka Viertel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Syd Mead, concept artist behind 'Blade Runner' and 'Tron,' dies at 86

Futurist and artist Syd Mead has passed away at 86 due to complications from lymphoma. Even if you don't know his name, you've probably felt his impact on Hollywood, especially on the science fiction genre. Mead designed Blade Runner's world and tech... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-12-31 13:01:00 UTC ]
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