Never underestimate the power of healing from art.
“When you’re painting or creating, you don’t think about these other things,” she said. “You get immersed in what you’re doing, and going through cancer or going through some other hardship, that seems to go away for a period of time.”
Full story: Creating art brings healing for cancer survivor in Oklahoma City | News OK
Very excited about this – and for Bill Morrison to be behind it makes it all the better!!!
Incoming MAD Magazine editor Bill Morrison will write and illustrate Titan Comics’ adaptation in time for the movie’s 50th anniversary next year.
More info: ‘The Beatles: Yellow Submarine’ Coming to Comics in 2018 (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter
I absolutely love, love, love this!!!
“It was a challenge creating a story-line using two corners with so much distance between them. But I was really happy to do this Wile E Coyote piece. The consummate failure is my favorite character of all time. I love him for knowing what he wants and going after it; for being creative in the pursuit; and for always getting up after he falls and trying again.”
More info: This Wile E. Coyote Street Art is the Best Thing You’ll See Today «TwistedSifter
A founding member of the British pop art movement in the 1960s, Hockney has used photography to inform his most celebrated paintings — joyously colorful portraits and landscapes that range from photo realist to semi-abstract.But photography, according to Hockney, has its limits: It can’t capture time, has a singular point of view, and, at best, is only good for mechanical reproduction.
Full Story: David Hockney’s beautifully complicated relationship with photography
The role of drawing in enhancing childhood development has been acknowledged since art education first became a part of public-school curricula in the Commonwealth states in 1870. A wealth of research has shown a strong link between the scribbles of preschoolers and their early stages of written language and reading. Drawing also helps prepare children for success in other subject areas, including explaining and communicating mathematical reasoning, which assists in their comprehension and communication of
Full Story: How Electronic Devices Are Affecting Kids’ Art – The Atlantic
In recent history comic art has crossed boundaries to enter other mediums. We can watch comic book adaptations in movies and on TV, read about comic books in popular novels, and see comic art on the walls of our local museums. Katherine Roeder examines why art historians are not paying more attention.
Full article: Why Art Historians Still Ignore Comics | JSTOR Daily
Claudia Castro Luna has spent her life thinking about the intersection of people and place and how each exerts influence on the other. Early in her career as an urban planner, she aimed to make people the center of her work. Then Castro Luna left planning for poetry and earned a Master of Fine Arts. Now, she’s wrapping up her two-year term as Seattle’s first civic poet. Her culminating project, the Poetic Grid, is an interactive map of Seattle plotted with place-based poetry.
Full story : Urban Planner Turned Poet Maps Seattle’s Story – Next City
So when AIDS visibly attacked the body and blindly targeted gay men, it also visibly attacked and blindly targeted dance.
But dance, precisely because it can’t escape its corporeal core, was uniquely equipped to respond. True, it doesn’t have the reach of a play, a book, or a film—dance’s impact is deeper than it is wide, both more symbolic and more literal.
Read this beautiful article at: The Body Cannot Hide: How Dance Has Been a Vital Response to AIDS | Out Magazine
Very informative! Nice to get a peek behind the scenes.
Stepping inside one of the many beautiful galleries and exhibition spaces throughout Worcester can easily teleport one away from the day-to-day. The atmosphere outside – the hustle and bustle of city life – deftly eschewed for an entirely new tone and ambiance. You find yourself glancing at an oil painting that speaks to a moment in time of particular relevance to you, or perhaps the swooping arc of a clay structure brings a smile to your face. Whatever your interests may be, a well-done exhibition or show
Read at: Cover Story: The art behind the artists: How an exhibit comes together – Worcester Mag
They met in the back of a British classroom when they were just 12 and never expected their hobby would one day be a global phenomenon.
Read more at: Wallace and Gromit creative duo open Australian exhibition – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)