The Exceptional Minds academy recently paired students up with mentors from Cartoon Network to give artists an opportunity to get feedback on their work. Three students open up about their experience.
Artist Nicole Miller sees her film To the Stars as being about potential: “I want the kids to feel like they are part of the narrative of what it means to be an astronaut or a brilliant thinker.”
Postcommodity’s sound piece will play every day in San Francisco until the Millennium Tower is fixed or torn down.
By all accounts the two had an intense friendship, and together they created a new modern aesthetic.
Lava Thomas said she was elated to find out her proposal had been selected out of hundreds of applicants, but two weeks later she got a call saying that the sponsors will instead pursue a more figurative, traditional design.
Eliasson suggested that it was just fine for people to touch his artwork. He even said it would be great if anyone wanted to kiss or hug the spheres.
The protagonist of Unseen, like its creator, is blind. The characters she fights often underestimate her because of her disability — and that’s a big mistake.
“It’s a terrific affirmation, not only for myself, but for a lot of the old bandits and pirates that helped me in the business.”
Pio Abad’s exhibition, Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite offers sculptures that monumentalize the political consequences of Ferdinand Marcos’s dictatorship in the Philippines.
The artist says he wants the 107-feet-long mural at SFMOMA to get people to interact with one another.
The decision to lay off Bob Linder outraged many members of the Bay Area arts community, sparking a petition encouraging 500 Capp Street to rehire the curator and leading two artists to withdraw work from exhibitions.
Although social media has amped up the sharing of photos, the urge behind it is nothing new.