Essay: How Does a Novelist Write About a School Shooting?
Richard Russo reflects on readers' reactions to “Empire Falls,” his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published in 2001, when school shootings were not so common.
4 hours ago - NY Times
School for Curative Pedagogy HPT Biel / bauzeit architekten
© Yves André Architects: bauzeit architekten Location: Biel/Bienne, Switzerland Area: 5536.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Yves André Site Management: bauzeit architekten...
9 hours ago - Arch Daily
Angela Bowen, Dance Teacher and Gay Activist, Is Dead at 82
Her dance school in New Haven influenced many, and her outspokenness as a black lesbian feminist influenced many more.
20 hours ago - NY Times
Morandi. Born on this day in 1890
Morandi cannot be closely identified with a particular school of painting. His major influence was the work of French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cézanne , whose emphasis...
2 days ago - Chez Namaste Nancy
Jef Aérosol in Evry, France
French artist Jef Aérosol just wrapped up a brand new piece in the city of Evry in France. The piece, was created for Wall Street Art Festival curated by Mathgoth Gallery...
2 days ago - Street Art News
Branding in 18C England - Garden Conversation Pieces
Arthur Devis Breaking-Up Day at Dr Clayton's School at Salford Since the mid-20C, personal branding or self-packaging has described a burgeoning process of attempting to...
3 days ago - It's About Time
This Week in the Arts: Panorama, Andrew Solomon, ‘Be More Chill'
The Weeknd headlines the New York festival, “Far From the Tree” comes to screens and the high school musical debuts on Off Broadway.
3 days ago - NY Times
What's the Difference Between a B.Arch and M.Arch Degree?
Milstein Hall, at Cornell University's College of Architecture, designed by OMA. Image © Matthew Carbone The process of becoming an architect can be as confusing as it is...
3 days ago - Arch Daily
My San Diego Comic Con Schedule
San Diego Comic Con is here! You'll find me at booth H-02, which is a new location. It's one aisle over from my previous spot, right across from the great Sergio Aragonés...
3 days ago - Tom Richmond
Jacob Elshin: From Czarist Army to Seattle Murals
As regular Art Contrarian readers probably sense, I am perhaps more interested than I should be with paintings made in the 1920s and 1930s. This post is yet another in that...
3 days ago - Art Contrarian
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Facial Expressions workshop with Orly Avineri
This weekend I got to attend a 3-day workshop given by Orly Avineri. The title, Facial Expressions intrigued me because I had taken one from her a few years ago where we made a...
My Bird Nest
I have a friend that has a nest collection, one that has a million bird nests in her horse barn and a teacher that talks about them like they are SO very special (which they...
The Collector's House / CU+AR ESTUDIO
© JAG Studio Architect: CU+AR ESTUDIO Location: Paute, Ecuador Architect In Charge: Santiago Cuenca, Gabriel Arias Colaborador: Wilson Andrade Area: 550.0 m2 Project Year...
Mosque in Ugandan ro 60th World wide sketchcrawl
Seoul central Mosque in Yong san gu,Seoul,Korea. July 21,2018Watercolor paper 12×21.5 , 30×18Color pencil and carbon ink with fountain pen At the Kervan coffee shop in Usadan...
Chasing The Light: Marvin Rand's Photographs of Mid-Century Modern California
Welton Becket & Associates, Capitol Records, Hollywood, 1956. Image Courtesy of the Estate of Marvin Rand Images of Los Angeles present an limitless city, whose roads sprawl...
Shore break, David Schermann
Bokeh, Philip Barlow
© Philip Barlow Bokeh, Philip Barlow
Split Toning With Luminosity Masks
(Note: I published the video that accompanies this article on my YouTube Channel in June, so if you are a subscriber over there you may have already seen it.) Split toning is a...
Spotlight: Richard Rogers
Centre Georges Pompidou / Richard Rogers + Renzo Piano. Image © Flickr user dalbera licensed under CC BY 2.0 As one of the leading architects of the British High-Tech movement...
Art report / England 2
The artworks were somewhat incongruously displayed in the ornate formal rooms of the palace, and our docents didn't seem to know what to say about them - a few awkward and...
Art report / England 3
One of Ai Weiwei's recurring themes is the destruction of China's history and traditional culture by the current regime and its replacement with shallow consumerism. He has...
7 Shout-Outs to Architects in Rap Lyrics
© Messe Basel About a month before he unveiled his eighth album Ye in June, Kanye West re-entered architectural conversation with the unexpected and mostly unexplained...