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The 7th Annual Boston Cyberarts Festival

0 Comments | Posted April 20, 2011 | g:i A

Premiered by George Fifield in 1999, the Boston Cyberarts Festival was launched with generous seed funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The biennial event is the only festival in the world inclusive to all art forms--both visual and performing, film, video, electronic, literature, public art and web art.

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Women Artists Remembered and Beloved

0 Comments | Posted April 6, 2011 | g:i A

What began in 1909 as a declaration by the Socialist Party of America -- a call for women to have rights equal to their male counterparts -- was officiated two years later on March 8, 1911, as International Women's Day (IWD). That same year over 300 hundred protests were held...

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Bonny Lhotka's Digital Alchemy: Unique Recipes for Digital Print Editions

0 Comments | Posted March 14, 2011 | g:i A

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"Party Friends," a digital transfer on copper circuit board (Image: Bonny Lhotka)

"Way back, when Walt Disney came out with the movies in theater... the first time I saw Tinkerbelle go up to the screen... I decided I wanted to do that," says...

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Art and Technology Meet Anthropology in a Show Called Passage

0 Comments | Posted March 3, 2011 | g:i A

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"Middle Passage II" by Ron Saunders (Image: Krowswork Gallery)


"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it" is an oft-recited quote attributed to George Satayana -- philosopher, poet, essayist and novelist. It's a somewhat cliché statement that nevertheless...

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Preserving an Object and Its Story: Conservation 101

0 Comments | Posted February 16, 2011 | g:i A

"All around us, the past is vanishing" reads a statement from Heritage Preservation: The National Institute for Conservation. On its website, the organization which works to preserve art and artifacts, informs that a gross neglect of collectibles is a conundrum that doesn't just affect the obvious suspects like...

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VSA Arts Celebrates JFK's Commitment to Social Justice (VIDEO)

0 Comments | Posted February 3, 2011 | g:i A

Known for his debonair good looks, oratory skills and charismatic persona, one of the 20th century's most memorable presidents -- John F. Kennedy -- left a legacy that continues to enjoy the spotlight. To this day, Kennedy and his wife, "Jackie O", optimize for many the essence of power, beauty...

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Oakland's Art Explosion

0 Comments | Posted January 25, 2011 | g:i A

2011-01-25-JohanssonProjectswebsite.jpgWhat comes to mind when you hear mention of Oakland, California? If it's not a resurgence in civic renewal and the arts and humanities, then perhaps whatever you once thought you knew about Oakland needs to be updated.

Oakland's...

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Scott Ligon's Digital Art Revolution

0 Comments | Posted January 3, 2011 | g:i A

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"Everything is changing and artists are leading the way" says Scott Ligon, author of Digital Art Revolution. Published earlier this year by Random House, Digital Art Revolution approaches the digital art discussion not just from the technology angle, but from...

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Be Thankful: Kehinde Wiley and Friends Auction Art to Benefit Injured Artist

0 Comments | Posted October 25, 2010 | g:i A

Kehinde Wiley, Mikalene Thomas, Nari Ward, Derrick Adams and others have come together for a great cause--Be Thankful: An Art Benefit for Scott Andresen--helping a fellow artist in need, recovering from a horrific, bicycle accident.

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Parc Citroën, 2004. Kevin Cooley (Courtesy...
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Joe Nalven: Living Anthropology and the Art of "Homage"

0 Comments | Posted October 19, 2010 | g:i A

Joe Nalven, an artist/educator who teaches anthropology at the San Diego City College, is a man of many talents. He blogs at the San Diego Union-Tribune, and partnering with noted digital artist -- Jim Respess -- he is currently touring an exhibition he and Respess curated...

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Buddha 2010: Contemporary Tibetan Art in New York

0 Comments | Posted October 12, 2010 | g:i A

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"Chaos Theory: Butterfly Effect" by Tsherin Sherpa (Image courtesy of the Rubin Museum)


Currently on display at the Rubin Museum of Art, Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond marks the first major exhibition of contemporary Tibetan art in a New York City museum....

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Beauty Is Goodness: Deborah Willis on African-American Imagery 1890's to the Present

0 Comments | Posted October 1, 2010 | g:i A

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Negro boys on Easter morning, April 1941, by Russell Lee (Image: W.W. Norton & Co.)


Whether expressed in the archives of the Schomburg Center in Harlem, New York, or the African-American Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia, interest in the history of the...

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Rays of Light: Interview with Digital Artist Kenneth Huff

0 Comments | Posted August 30, 2010 | g:i A

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"2005.1" (Image courtesy of Kenneth Huff)


Having exhibited his artwork in more than 350 shows internationally, Kenneth Huff is one of the world's most renowned digital creatives--redefining the word fabulous. With an amassed portfolio of naturalistic permutations in prints, sculptures and time-based...

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Nina Simon and the Participatory Museum Model

0 Comments | Posted August 23, 2010 | g:i A

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(Image credit: kconnors / morguefile)


For some years now, behind the scenes and in galleries and museums, artists and curators have been discussing the transformative effects electronic and digital technologies are having in the arts. As a curatorial adviser on digital art...

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African Digital Art

0 Comments | Posted August 4, 2010 | g:i A

2010-08-04-meditation.jpg "Meditation" (Image courtesy of Jepchumba)

As wave after wave of new technological innovations continue to wash over the world, I've become aware of both the intended consequences of access to digital tools, as well as those ramifications which might come as a surprise....

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Revealing Culture at the Smithsonian: VSA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act

0 Comments | Posted July 28, 2010 | g:i A

It was 20 years ago that President George H.W. Bush signed into law the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Disability, which is defined by the ADA as "a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity," can have devastating consequences for individuals and families,...

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The 2010 National Black Arts Festival

0 Comments | Posted July 13, 2010 | g:i A

Break out the champagne, the 2010 National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) begins now. Happening in Atlanta from July 14th through the 18th, the event bills itself is one of the America's "pre-eminent presenters of the art and culture of the African Diaspora." With a beautiful new website that was funded...

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From Beijing to LA: Digital Media for a Healthy Planet

0 Comments | Posted July 7, 2010 | g:i A

Now four years in the making, the 2010 International Touring Exhibition of Common Ground has made its way to LA. The brainchild of Larry Richard, a collector and entrepreneur based in Southern California, the exhibition and presentation was first shown in Beijing in 2008 around the time of...

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William Morgan's Modernist Milestone

0 Comments | Posted June 30, 2010 | g:i A

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It was 50 years ago when William Morgan began his career as an architect--a half century journey in design that exemplifies the best in Modernist aesthetics.

Morgan, who studied under Walter Gropius at Harvard in the early 1950's, is a progeny of...

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Andy Huang's Digital Face: CG's New Boy Wonder

0 Comments | Posted June 22, 2010 | g:i A


A graduate of the University of California, Andrew Huang got his start in art long before leaving high school. However, it was his short film mega-hit Doll Face, which generated world-wide acclaim and fame. Having gone viral on Youtube years ago, with several million...

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