In a new video for the Avant/Garde Diaries, the photographer Pete Eckert explains that despite his blindness, he has a kind of sight — his own vision of the world.
Stream High-Quality Films of Contemporary Performance at OntheBoards.tv
Before OntheBoards.tv, high-quality documentation of contemporary performance was almost impossible to find. Through the site, fans of contemporary performance have found better access to HD-quality videos of the artists they want to see regardless of where they live or their busy schedules, at prices they can afford.
A first-of-its-kind site, OntheBoards.tv brings contemporary work to a global audience by filming top caliber performances and making them available for stream, download or subscription purchase on any device.
Develop Your Leadership Skills and Understand Global Arts Management Practices
The new International Leadership Program in Visual Arts Management – ILPVAM is an advanced executive certificate program offered by three leading institutions: NYU, Deusto Business School (University of Deusto, Spain), and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
ILPVAM combines advanced business theory and techniques together with the latest concepts and global trends in visual arts management and administration to provide you a rigorous, engaging educational experience.
The Magic of Making Clouds
We challenge you to not be impressed with Berndnaut Smilde’s cloud works which, as he describes, exist between “reality and representation.” In this video from The Avant/Garde Diaries he activates a smoke machine in the Green Room of the Veterans Building in downtown San Francisco, and the result is billowing smoke that forms luscious, cotton candy-like masses that are simultaneously building up and at the same time falling part.
Maryland Institute College of Art Announces 2013 MFA Exhibition
The summer thesis exhibition for the MFA in Studio Art at The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) will feature the work of 10 graduating artists: Katrina Bello, Tamara Cedre, Emily Harris, Jeff Hensley, Brendan Hughes, Sarah Koljonen, Dan Lovallo, Tobin Rothlein, Jonathan Taylor, and Davin Watne.
New Grant from CAA Supports Scholarly Publications in the Arts
The Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award, a new grant from the College Art Association (CAA), provides funds to emerging authors of monographs on the history of art and related subjects. The purpose of the award is to reduce the financial burden that authors carry when acquiring images for publication, including licensing and reproduction fees for both print and online publications. The fall application deadline is September 15, 2013.
New International Leadership Program in Visual Arts Management – ILPVAM: Three intensive modules in Bilbao, New York, and Abu Dhabi
The new International Leadership Program in Visual Arts Management – ILPVAM is an advanced art and business executive certificate program offered by three leading institutions with specialties in visual arts, global markets, and business: the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Deusto Business School (University of Deusto, Spain), and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
ILPVAM comprises three five-day modules taught in English by experts in their respective fields over seven months, and is conducted in Europe, the U.S., and the Middle East. These locations provide an exceptional immersive on-site experience.
Three Summer Indies to Watch on SnagFilms
SnagFilms is a free video-streaming site where moviegoers and film aficionados alike can connect, discover and share titles. But you won’t find the same old multiplex fare here. With a library that houses an impressive collection of independent films curated by a team of dedicated and talented editors, SnagFilms is a place for those looking to experience a heartfelt documentary or a film critics’ favorite.
Peter Gronquist Satirizes Hyper-American Culture
Artist Peter Gronquist‘s sculptures and paintings offer a satirical and fantastical take on what he calls our “hyper-American” society. ArtNowNY is pleased to present One in a Million, a solo show of new works by the artist in both mediums, opening on June 6, 2013.
Klein Artist Works Helps Artists Take Control of Their Career
Klein Artist Works is a 12-week online course that empowers artists by demystifying the art world via a series of live webinars with 25 art world experts (gallery owners, art critics, museum directors, curators, art consultants, successful artists, and others).
The course consists of 2 one-hour-long, live webinars every Monday evening and provides both group sessions and one-on-one counseling to introduce artists to powerful information from an array of the world’s top art professionals. Everyone gets personal attention and individualized assistance with strategy and artist statements, and a real or virtual studio visit.
The Hannah Arendt Prize: Call for Submissions
The Hannah Arendt Prize in Critical Theory and Creative Research is a $5,000 essay prize awarded in an annual competition for those interested in the juncture of art and creative research and in the principles at the heart of the arts and humanities, including sense-based intelligence; the reality of singular, nonrepeatable phenomena; ethical vision; and consilience between inner and outer, nature and reason, thought and experience, subject and object, self and world.
The ArtPrize is Calling: Artist Applications Open Through June 6
ArtPrize isn’t your typical art competition. As enormous as it is radically open and wildly experimental, the annual fall event attracts more than 400,000 people to Grand Rapids, Michigan to vote on contemporary art. It’s messy, it’s dirty, it’s nearly half a million people talking about art.