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The World's First Art Show Dedicated To The Long, Rich And Zen History Of Yoga

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts

Whether you end your morning phone calls with "namaste" or dread the wayward soaring yoga mat inevitably flying towards your head when commuting to or...

Smithsonian's Yoga: The Art of Transformation Brings to Light Yoga's Hindu Roots... Almost

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

Visually stunning and simultaneously soothing, the exhibit has a quietness about it. It weaves through time, taking the visitor from a prehistoric era of self-study, that continues to baffle scholars and laypeople alike as to its depth and timelessness, to an age where yoga studios are as prolific as Starbucks.

Well... I Won't Be Welcome There

Tony Woodcock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

It has been said that though the "educational" kids' concert is merely a symptom of the general malaise in programming and concert presentation in the main orchestral season. It seems to be down to asking what audience and audience development do we want?

Carrie Mae Weems: Thirty Years of Truth

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Confidence exudes from Weems' photographs with almost a polite quality, planting one foot in the male-dominated art world and the other in the role of a socio-racial historian.

Amidst The Shutdown, Van Gogh Exhibit Shines In D.C.

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.11.2013 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Vincent van Gogh's various versions of some of his well-known paintings are featured in the first major exhibit of h...

An Artist Before Radiation... and After

Marci Rich | Posted 10.14.2013 | Fifty
Marci Rich

Ohio artist Leslie Miller was working on a collage -- part of a planned series of mixed-media bird paintings -- when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer in December of 2003. It is one of the last painted works she was able to complete before losing function on the right side of her body.

This Summer's Bad News

Agnes Gund | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York
Agnes Gund

In this time of financial trouble and international turmoil, the arts and the humanities provide more than "enhancement," more than "benefit." They provide insight; they provide incentive; they inspire. They give us answers.

Of Pixels and Paintings: Gallery One, ArtLens and the Role of Technology in Museums

David Franklin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
David Franklin

Twice now, Google Art Project -- an effort by Google to photograph and share, via the Internet, many of the world's great pieces of art from many of the world's great museums -- has asked to have access to the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. And yet, both times, we have declined Google's offer.

About a Museum

Agnes Gund | Posted 04.16.2013 | Arts
Agnes Gund

The museum thrives, I think, because of that long embedded public mission. When I visited it recently, I was struck all over again by the immediacy and urgency of providing "benefit to all the people." How, I wondered, is the mission met, today?

Highlights From the Leaders in Software and Art (LISA) Conference 2012

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

The conference included panel discussions, presentations, and Laurie Anderson and Scott Snibbe as keynote speakers. Judging by the attendance and the enthusiasm, LISA 2012 was a great success.

'Youth And Beauty' Of The 1920s

Posted 07.05.2012 | Arts

The best summer shows are light and refreshing while still having the power to transport you from your surroundings. Since no era was as intoxicating ...

The Getty Is In Hot Water Over Looted Art

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The government of Turkey has asked the J. Paul Getty Museum and several other American museums to return artifacts that it believes wer...

Helping Artists Become Artists

Agnes Gund | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Agnes Gund

One of the mysteries of the arts is how an artist becomes an artist. We know that very few trained and talented visual artists actually make careers in the arts. Seeing all of this for so long I am encouraged by some positive trends.

Is It Possible to "Collect" Antiquities These Days?

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.05.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Collecting antiquities, as critics charge and supporters acknowledge, may well encourage looting, smuggling and corruption, but is there a way to do it legally?

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

The 'Young' Collecting Elite Meet at the Winter Antique Show

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Last week, on January 22nd, the 56th annual Winter Antique Show, benefiting the South Bronx's East Side House Settlement, opened with the usual, packe...