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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Clive Chiu to Retire as PW Art Director

Publishers Weekly’s longtime art director, Clive Chiu, will retire at the end of the year. Chiu joined PW in 2000, when it was owned by Reed Business Information, and made the move to PW’s current owner, PWxyz, in 2010. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A new $25,000 book prize will recognize the best new literature about the arts.

Attention all writers who write about writing (or painting, or dancing, or music…): the Interlochen Center for the Arts and The Pattis Family Foundation have established a new annual award that seeks to recognize “outstanding works of fiction or nonfiction” that “inspire, illuminate, or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-19 16:06:19 UTC ]
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When Innocent Black People Die, I Mourn The Life, The Potential, And The Art

When I first encountered the work of Henry Dumas, I was very nearly finished with my undergraduate degree in English. I favored American literature in my time studying, and was lucky to have access to syllabi that spanned a more diverse array of writers. The Black writers I would come to know... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-13 11:15:00 UTC ]
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When Innocent Black People Die, I Mourn The Life, The Potential, And The Art

When I first encountered the work of Henry Dumas, I was very nearly finished with my undergraduate degree in English. I favored American literature in my time studying, and was lucky to have access to syllabi that spanned a more diverse array of writers. The Black writers I would come to know... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-10-13 11:15:00 UTC ]
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8 Comic Book Cover Art Collections to Please Your Eyes

Sometimes, comics covers do such a spectacular job that they deserve a whole book to themselves. That's where these books come in. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-13 10:30:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt: Demand for More Books and Cultural Media Coverage

The German publishers association is organizing a Frankfurt Book Fair event to discuss reduced books and literature coverage across the country's news media. The post At Frankfurt: Demand for More Books and Cultural Media Coverage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-03 23:29:59 UTC ]
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Oliver Jeffers on how art can help fight the climate crisis

The artist’s new picture book for adults explores the power of collective action. If you’re a parent, there’s a good chance you know the artist Oliver Jeffers. He illustrated the wildly popular children’s book, The Day the Crayons Quit, and he’s also written and illustrated several of his own... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-10-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Isle McElroy on the Art of the Sex Scene

This first appeared in Lit Hub’s Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. The sext, even more than short stories or poems or novels, is the ultimate plea for a reader’s attention. Stakes are rarely so high. John Gardner’s fictive dream is never more delicate and alive than when it’s being... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-29 08:30:13 UTC ]
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Art Books Extraordinaire: 10 of Phaidon’s Most Innovative Titles of the Past Century

Phaidon’s publishing program has always been characterized by a fundamental belief in the intrinsic value of art, and the role that books can play in bringing art into our lives. Our hundred-year anniversary gives us an opportunity to look to our past and see the origins of the ideas and ideals... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-15 08:35:11 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prizes Expand Eligibility to Noncitizens

The jury for the memoir category had raised concerns that the citizenship requirement was excluding a large part of American culture. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-09-12 21:31:43 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Today, the British Academy announced the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, an international book prize, now in its 11th year, that “celebrates ground-breaking research-based works of non-fiction that have made an outstanding contribution to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-12 00:00:56 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Dolby Atmos will use your TV to expand your speaker setups

Dolby has announced a new Atmos feature to pair your TV speakers with any wireless speakers you have in the room. Officially dubbed Dolby Atmos FlexConnect, the tech will appear first on 2024 TCL TVs.It’s not completely new ground: Samsung has Q-Symphony and Sony has Acoustic Center Sync, for... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-08-29 11:15:03 UTC ]
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Judge rules that AI-generated art isn't copyrightable, since it lacks human authorship

A federal judge has agreed with US government officials that a piece of artificial intelligence-generated art isn't eligible for copyright protection in the country since there was no human authorship involved. "Copyright has never stretched so far [...] as to protect works generated by new... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-08-21 15:00:33 UTC ]
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Marjane Satrapi Is Done with Comics, But Never Art or the Revolution

The Iranian-French author of 'Persepolis,' which celebrates its 20th anniversary with a new edition, discusses her shift from comics to film, the banning of books in America, and her pride in Iran's young revolutionaries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The future of art is in AI’s hands

An ongoing lawsuit by artists against AI’s biggest players highlights how copyright law can’t keep pace with AI. Artificial Intelligence is rapidly transforming many industries and communities around the world. One of the first groups to feel its impact—and also generate some of its fiercest... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-08-10 06:00:00 UTC ]
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The Gutenberg Parenthesis by Jeff Jarvis review – why print culture is key to the future

From the Gutenberg press to the word processor, a detailed trawl through the history of print offers lessons for the digital ageThe Gutenberg Parenthesis is a term coined by Danish scholar Lars Ole Sauerberg, who proposed that the history of literary culture as we had hitherto known it – the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-02 11:00:02 UTC ]
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An Essential Tool: Close-Up on APA Style

For students embarking on their college journeys this fall, there’s no tool more essential than an APA style guide. Now in their seventh editions, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and Concise Guide to APA Style remain invaluable resources for those tasked with... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When the Sensibility of Art Meets the Pragmatism of Science: A Conversation with Tlotlo Tsamaase, by Darlington Chibueze Anuonye

When the Sensibility of Art Meets the Pragmatism of Science: A Conversation with Tlotlo Tsamaase, by Darlington Chibueze Anuonye Interviews [email protected] Wed, 07/26/2023 - 15:13   Photo by Lorraine KinnearTlotlo Tsamaase’s science fiction... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2023-07-26 20:13:50 UTC ]
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I Can’t Offer Up My Culture for Consumption

As I prepare for the paperback launch of my debut novel The Girls in Queens, I share with a group of writers and artists that I’m putting together a Book Club Kit. This has become a fairly common digital offering; a colorful PDF of brief insights from the author, a recipe or two related to... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-07-25 11:12:00 UTC ]
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Zamora: It's time for the Pulitzer Prize for literature to accept noncitizens

As a previously undocumented person, all I've wanted was to be considered the same as everyone else. Defined by my merit, not by the place of my birth. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-07-20 20:55:53 UTC ]
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