Hundreds of activists occupied the British Museum for a protest lasting over two days straight, coinciding with the BP-sponsored exhibition Troy: Myth and Reality.
February 10, 2020
Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan on Their Surreal Soundscapes for Man Ray’s Silent Films
Jarmusch and Logan’s SQÜRL — which they describe as an “enthusiastically marginal rock band” — weaves a trippy musical accompaniment to four silent films by Man Ray.
A Photo Series Shows a Deserted Shanghai Caused by Fears of Coronavirus
Shanghai-based American photographer nicoco captures the fear and isolation that the outbreak has caused, and how it has rendered China’s largest metropolis a ghost city.
Ancient Art and Artifacts in Utah Are Threatened by Oil and Gas
The boundary changes for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments will threaten ancient art and artifacts on millions of acres of previously protected public land.
Night at the Museum: Louvre Will Stay Open From Dusk ’Til Dawn for Last Days of Leonardo Blockbuster
The museum is offering visitors a last chance to view its massive survey of the Italian master’s works, offering free admission from 9pm to 8:30am.
Hollywood Myths and Latinx Art Histories at LA’s Frieze Projects
“The city is global, and we wanted to bring in the Americas,” says Rita Gonzalez, one of the curators of Frieze Projects, staged in the studios’ New York City-themed backlot.
Art Critic Destroys $20K Glass Sculpture at Zona Maco
The glass work shattered to pieces “as though it had heard my commentary and sensed what I thought about it,” according to Mexican art critic Avelina Lésper.
Parasite’s Historic Wins at the 92nd Academy Awards
Parasite took home four Oscars on Sunday. Congrats to the #BongHive for their triumph.
Southeast Asian Cinema Takes Hollywood Sci-Fi in New Directions
Directors Lav Diaz, Mattie Do, and Minh Quý Truong have built off Hollywood’s tropes in unexpected ways in their science fiction films.
A New Fund Will Support Mid-Career Filmmakers of Color
Firelight Media’s William Greaves Fund will support nonfiction directors with mentorship and funding up to $25,000.
Ernesto Neto Stimulates Bodies and Minds at MALBA
From the tactile joy of brushing our bare skin against fabric to the discovery of new architecture that yields to our touch, Neto’s work melds the pleasures of sight to the sensuality of material.