Essential Arts & Culture: Getty Villa's redo, speaker dresses and Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer — damn!

Hip-hop upends the Pulitzer Prize and a pair of musicians take to the stage in dresses made out of speakers. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s rocking culture news (and essential cumbia remixes): ESSENTIAL IMAGE The 2018 winner of the Pulitzer Prize... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music for 'Damn.'

Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for music for his album “Damn,” providing perhaps the biggest surprise as the awards for journalism, arts and letters were announced Monday in New York. Lamar becomes the first hip-hop artist to win the Pulitzer’s music category, which... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Kendrick Lamar’s work has long alluded to other Pulitzer Prize winners

Kendrick Lamar’s achievement as the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize for music is an epochal achievement in hip-hop, and in Pulitzer history for acknowledging the genre’s importance in American cultural life. But there is some precedent and narrative behind this particular award. It’s not the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Compton's Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer Prize win

Their names are inked in history books and on the walls of hallowed concert halls as winners of American music’s most esteemed award, the Pulitzer Prize for music: Aaron Copland, George Crumb, John Luther Adams, Ornette Coleman, Caroline Shaw and dozens more. Add to that list the man nicknamed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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BBC Arts launches Culture in Quarantine with Big Books Weekend

BBC Arts has launched Culture in Quarantine, a virtual arts festival “rooted in the experience of national lockdown”, with highlights including "The Big Book Weekend", co-founded by Kit de Waal and Molly Flatt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hisham Matar follows his Pulitzer-winning ‘The Return’ with a meditation on art amid mourning

The reflections on art in “A Month in Siena” are beautiful and full of insight, but the book is about so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Essential Arts: LACMA, LACMA, LACMA. The museum’s redesign is all drama

Friends, Romans, readers of great books: The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has landed on Coachella weekend and there will be too much do in El Lay this weekend beyond the return of “Game of Thrones.” I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer at The Times, with your weekly dose of cultural... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s THE ARTS+ Contextualizes AI, Innovation, and Cultural Legacy

THE ARTS+ at Frankfurter Buchmesse looks at the 'cultural heritage of tomorrow,' introducing a new creative AI forum, and stating three 'micro-conferences.' The post Frankfurter Buchmesse’s THE ARTS+ Contextualizes AI, Innovation, and Cultural Legacy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kendrick Lamar targets Donald Trump on new song 'The Heart Part 4'

Today in Entertainment: New Kendrick Lamar song; Harry Potter ride gets an upgrade March 24, 2017, 12:05 p.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an early start with "Beauty and the Beast" and other films, music fans are making plans for recently announced summer... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Google Cultural Institute invents 'Art Camera' to easily capture gigapixel images of paintings

Digital media is arguably making its analog counterparts less important. For instance, an old vinyl album or rare CD can be streamed -- the physical version just takes up space and can be a burden. The same can be said for books -- having a house full of bound sheets of paper is sort of... Continue reading at Betanews

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New ACE journal explores 'value of art and culture'

Arts Council England (ACE) has launched a new journal devoted to discussing "the value of art and culture". The magazine, Create, available digitally through ACE's website, features pieces from former prime minister John Major, novelist Naomi Alderman, and an interview with Neil Gaiman speaking... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Getty and Google Unleash Free Art — And Your Creative Potential

Open sharing has been around forever, accelerating progress in diverse fields. Computing (e.g., Homebrew Computer Club), code (open source), and even academic publishing ("open access", which goes beyond peer review) are just a few that have multiplied their social impact thanks to this... Continue reading at Wired

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Julie Andrews, Culture Clash and more on arts at Festival of Books

Schedule for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC.This weekend, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books takes place at USC and includes arts-related performances, talks and readings . See events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/program-schedule/ for the complete schedule. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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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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Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'

Teddy Getty Gaston discusses her time with J. Paul Getty in a conversation at the Getty Villa. Her memoir is 'Alone Together.'The crimson-haired woman makes sure to offer snacks to each person entering the room. She's seated at the end, next to a carved marble fireplace that doesn't entirely... 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

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£1.57bn arts rescue package is 'seismic step forward', says Norbury

The Creative Industries Federation and Creative England has welcomed the government's new £1.57bn fund to help the arts as "the game changer we need". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Despite Global Pandemic, Journalists Celebrate 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

On May 4, Pulitzer Prize administrator Dana Canedy announced this year’s winners from her living room with some technological help Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at The Guardian

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