Art Check: Gursky's Extraterrestrial Perspective

Three photos that tell a very short version of Gursky's story: his images are epic, his subject matter is the entire world, and his perspective is, in his words, "alien”—a view from above and beyond. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Check: A Broadway Couple Shoots NYC

In the handsome new coffee table book The Outdoor Museum, stage actress Margery Gray Harnick sets the scene while her husband, Pulitzer-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, provides poetic accompaniment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Check: Harvey Pekar, Back From the Dead

For Harvey Pekar's Cleveland, Top Shelf and Zip Comics recruited artist Joseph Remnant, whose work recalls longtime Pekar collaborator R. Crumb, but with a lighter touch and a charm all its own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Check: Timekeeping for Aesthetes

To kick off the new year, Flammarion (and their distributor, Rizzoli) shares some captivating images from the forthcoming volume The Mastery of Time, an illustrated history by Dominique Flechon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

A new rights deal between Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House and Nepal Modern Publishing House was celebrated with a special signing ceremony at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair. The post Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Datebook: Art that skewers the art world, an installation about dance, abstractions of L.A.

A two-part exhibition complete with driving tour. Examining the psychology of the art world through Twitter. And an exhibition that explores the nature of dance. Plus: abstractions of L.A., art from Cuba and a daylong art party on Grand Avenue. Here are seven shows not to miss — along with one... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

While many libraries are now checking out ebooks and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph sets new world record for largest online art lesson

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has broken the Guinness world record for largest online art class, in collaboration with Entrepreneur First and Art World Records. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 13:43:13 UTC ]
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Bookstat chart: The Silent Patient checks in at the top

Alex Michaelides' The Silent Patient (Orion) has surged into the Bookstat e-book number one spot for the week ending 23rd May. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2020: Misty Copeland Shares One Art Through Another

Veteran dancer and author Copeland, who stresses the importance of friendship, creativity, and imagination, will present her latest book, Bunheads, at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Own It! to launch arts festival

Own It! is launching a week-long online arts festival, featuring live readings, conversations and workshops from authors and artists it publishes and represents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Form or function? In the history of poster art, the two sides are constantly at war.

“The Poster,” edited by Gill Saunders and Margaret Timmers of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, is a beautiful survey of the medium. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Olivia Laing’s ‘Funny Weather’ ponders the role of art during times of crisis

Laing champions the very attempt on the part of artists to make a dent in the collective consciousness. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Finding Space for Art in Dark Times

On April 1st, I sent the final draft of my book, a memoir that revolves around my relationship with my cartoonist grandfather, to my editor. It was also on this day that there were nearly one million confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide, almost 50,000 deaths, and thousands of overwhelmed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 08:48:18 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph to attempt world record for largest online art lesson

Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph is attempting to break the world record for the largest online art lesson, in partnership with HarperCollins and global talent investor Entrepreneur First. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 15:32:05 UTC ]
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Yeah, That’s Probably an Ad: The Art of the Pivot

In the best of times, businesses know to diversify their revenue. But during the pandemic, survival has sometimes meant getting into a whole new business. Co-host David Griner talks with new community editor Ko Im about how a bookstore ramped up site visits by turning itself into a travel site.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-05-04 15:04:07 UTC ]
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Crisis comms: gaining perspective from writers past

It’s just over a month since lockdown began. I don’t need to tell you about the uncertainties or worries, but at Riot the crisis has strengthened our raison d'etre: we exist to promote culture, because we know how culture can offer perspective during turbulent times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 08:34:43 UTC ]
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Evaristo, Webb and Gaiman join BBC Arts Big Book Weekend

Bernardine Evaristo, Robert Webb and Neil Gaiman are among the line-up for the Big Book Weekend, a three-day virtual festival broadcast by BBC Arts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-25 10:45:46 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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