August 6, 2022
  • August 6, 2022

Face your fears in the new thriller “The Retirement” from St. John’s writer Elisabeth de Mariaffi

by on July 14, 2021 0

What fears keep you from sleeping at night? Forced career change? Being separated from your family? Annoying social interactions? Insulation? The pure force of nature? Being stalked and unable to escape? Fortunately, with St. John’s writer Elisabeth de Mariaffi’s new thriller, you don’t have to choose. “The Retreat” brings all of those fears –...

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Charlotte’s Zach Pollakoff Inspires Creatives to Do Work – Including Embellished Painter’s Pants | Cultural | Seven days

by on July 14, 2021 0

Click to enlarge Caleb Kenna Zach Pollakoff Artists photographed at work in their studios often share a striking similarity: Their pants are covered in stains and swirls of paint. “It’s such an iconic artist look,” said Zach Pollakoff, Charlotte-based artist, musician, DJ and advertising professional. In photos of famous people such as Jackson Pollock...

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Four artists commissioned for the first sculptures of women in a long room – The University Times

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Trinity has announced that artists Maudie Brady, Rowan Gillespie, Vera Klute and Guy Reid have been commissioned to create the first four busts of women in the Long Room. In November of last year, the College named scientist Rosalind Franklin, folklorist, playwright and theater founder Augusta Gregory, mathematician Ada Lovelace, and writer and women’s...

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One of the books of the year

by on July 10, 2021 0

Book Title:The painter’s friend ISBN-13:978-1529030921 Author: Howard cunnell Editor: Picador Indicative price:£ 16.99 The first thing that strikes you with The Painter’s Friend is how exceptionally beautiful Howard Cunnell’s handwriting is at the sentence level, so much so that you consciously slow down while reading in an attempt to extend the experience. as long...

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California Flintstone House Owner Settles Dinosaur Carving Lawsuit

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The Flintstone House in Hillsborough, California (via Wikimedia Commons) A delightfully quirky, purple and red domed mansion in Hillsborough, Calif. Known as “Flintstone House” and themed from the 1960s cartoon, is somewhat not universally loved by everyone. In 2019, the city for follow-up his owner, Florence Fang, on the house’s whimsical landscaping – including...

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“I easily miss books,” says 22 novelist

by on June 28, 2021 0

The novel deals in part with the exploitation of the Rosenbergs, executed in 1953 for espionage, accused of spying for Russia while it was trying to build an atomic bomb. (Prose said she often returns to how “historical tragedy has been turned into kitsch.”) The book itself, however, respects them. New novels by Jonathan...

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Chinese artist Yu Ji makes sculptures using rubble, flowing water and “wasted mud”. The best curators in the world are obsessed with her

by on June 22, 2021 0

There’s something about Yu Ji’s work – he can stop even the most seasoned and seen curator in his tracks. Today, the Shanghai-based artist continues his rapid rise to world art fame with a solo exhibition at the prestigious Chisenhale Gallery, his first institutional exhibition outside Asia. Chisenhale is known to propel emerging artists...

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Irish writer Colum McCann’s novel “Apeirogon” addresses the Israeli-Palestinian dilemma – People’s World

by on June 17, 2021 0

Rami Elhanan and Bassam Aramin. | Random house In the context of the recent escalation of violence in the Middle East and Ireland’s condemnation of Israel’s de facto annexation policy, Apeirogon by Colum McCann is more than ever worth reading. Unlike a pentagon, an apeirogon has an infinite number of sides or aspects. The...

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The overturned statue of the author of the American national anthem will be replaced by figures of slaves for Juneteenth

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An art exhibit depicting America’s first slaves will open on June 17 around the space where a statue of Francis Scott Key was knocked down by racial justice protesters in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, according to Reuters. The “Monumental Reckoning” exhibition which features 350 black steel sculptures 4 feet high will be unveiled...

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On the cover: the fantastic clay sculptures by Mariana Peragallo | June 2021 | Visual arts | Hudson Valley

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Click to enlarge Marianna Peragallo, Flower, 2020 polymer clay, oil painting A vase-shaped spiral of fleshy fingers grips the word “Flower” rendered in bright pink clay. This playful, cartoothe n-like sculpture is representative of Marianna Peragallosemi-surrealist style, whose work is now exhibited at Wassaique project, as part of the collective exhibition “If you lived...

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A desperate writer steals the “plot”

by on May 28, 2021 0

Subscribe: Apple podcasts | Spotify | Stapler | How to listen Jake Bonner, the protagonist of “The Plot” by Jean Hanff Korelitz, is writing a novel based on someone else’s idea. The book becomes a big hit, but Jake struggles to appreciate it because he is afraid of getting caught. In this week’s podcast,...

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Who was Alka Raghuvanshi? The late artist and writer

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Who was Alka Raghuvanshi? Artist, art critic and writer Raghuvanshi died on the afternoon of May 26. The news of the death of Dr Alka Raghuvanshi was shared by his friends via social networks. According to Raghuvanshi’s friends, she had been suffering from pneumonia for three months. Unfortunately, Alka Raghuvanshi, my first wife, my...

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Best Writer 2021 | Trelani Michelle

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When Trelani Michelle writes, she does her best to write to her people. That’s why she’s so close. That’s why she’s good. A friend and former mentor liked to tell him: “I don’t convince. I transmit. And that’s the best way to sum up Michelle as a writer: a people carrier; a voice not...

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In Lina Meruane’s new novel, Writer’s Block is a symptom of migrant trauma

by on May 18, 2021 0

THE NERVOUS SYSTEM By Lina Meruane Translated by Megan McDowell There are verses in Mahmoud Darwish’s “Mural”, one of the last works of the great Palestinian poet, which perfectly describes the strange disorientation of collective exile and disappearance. To capture the layers of such loss, Darwish nests one verse within another like Russian dolls,...

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Writer Kati Marton sells cottage in Southampton

by on May 14, 2021 0

For author Kati Marton, the Hamptons have been a safe haven for many years, especially in Southampton. She and her husband, diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke, spent many weekends at their waterfront cottage just north of the village center, swimming, kayaking, biking, or camping. were relaxing by the fire. Ms Marton has also written three...

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A year after the toppling of racist statues in Golden Gate Park, new sculptures could be erected

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On June 19, 2020, protesters toppled three statues in Golden Gate Park. Likenesses of “Star-Spangled Banner” writer Francis Scott Key, Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant, and Junipero Serra, the creator of California’s mission system during Spanish colonization, are gone, and now , almost a year later, at least one should be replaced. The...

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How we made a movie by an AI screenwriter

by on April 27, 2021 0

The scenario starts off quite simply: A couple is at the end of dinner. The conversation ends, the wine almost finished. After a silence, the man says he wants to play a game. Enter artificial intelligence. Calamity AI Cinematic Date NightThe future of media15 digital media companies leaving their mark on the entertainment industry...

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Writer, painter, indomitable fighter Mamata Banerjee faces her biggest political challenge in Nandig – The New Indian Express

by on April 1, 2021 0

Through ANI NANDIGRAM: Mamata Banerjee, the indomitable fighter dressed in a white sari, is a writer, poet and painter who ended the decades-long rule of the Left Front but who, after two successive terms, faces a major challenge for his political career. Striving to prove that “Bangla nijer meyekei chaye” (Bengal wants her own...

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Sceptred Isle writer Christopher Lee has died aged 79

by on February 17, 2021 0

Historian and author Christopher Lee has died aged 79 after contracting coronavirus. ee, widely known as the author of the BBC’s This Sceptred Isle radio series, died at his home in Sussex surrounded by his wife and two daughters. Over a six-decade career he worked overseas as a defense and foreign affairs correspondent and...

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Writer and TV producer Jeff Schaffer talks shop

by on January 19, 2021 0

remember that Seinfeld episode where Kramer collected skeletons and restored them to museum quality by washing the bones in Jerry’s dishwasher so he could sell them? No? Maybe it’s because it never happened. Writer, director and television producer Jeff Schaffer ’91 and his friends Alec Berg ’91 and David Mandel ’92 were writing for...

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