December 5, 2022
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A new exhibit to bring ice sculptures downtown

by on January 13, 2022 0
Winnipeggers will soon be able to admire new works of art downtown, but they won’t last forever. This is because the sculptures will be made of ice. The new exhibit, called Winter Wanderland, is a joint venture between Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Sputnik Architecture. Sheets of ice, each measuring approximately two by three meters,... Read More

“The Americans” Writer Melissa James Gibson Signs Two-Year Global Agreement with Endeavor Content

by on November 4, 2021 0
“House of Cards” and “The Americans” writer Melissa James Gibson has signed a two-year global deal with Endeavor Content, the studio behind Hulu’s “Nine Perfect Strangers,” Netflix’s “The Lost Daughter,” and “Ambulance. “from Michael Bay for Universal Pictures. The Canadian showrunner, playwright and producer said she was “thrilled with this opportunity to continue... Read More

“Desperation Befell Me”: elusive painter Marlene Dumas on the struggle to paint through a year marred by tragedy

by on November 2, 2021 0
At first glance, 19th-century poet Charles Baudelaire and famous contemporary painter Marlene Dumas don’t seem to have much in common. But an unprecedented exhibition of Dumas’s work in Paris shows the fascinating overlaps between the two minds. Until January 30, 2022, the Musée d’Orsay is exhibiting 15 paintings by the famous artist inspired... Read More

The Nobel Prize for Literature goes to a black writer for the first time since 1993

by on October 7, 2021 0
Zanzibar-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah won the Nobel Prize for Literature this year. “For his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the plight of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents,” the Swedish Academy announced Thursday morning. LATEST NEWS: The 2021 #Nobel prize in literature is awarded to... Read More

Writer and Director Paul Schrader Gambles with “The Card Counter” starring Oscar Isaac, Willem Dafoe and Tiffany Haddish, in Movies Near Cincinnati

by on September 15, 2021 0
Photo: Focus features Oscar Isaac and Tiffany Haddish in The card counter. Stories of private domestic turmoil need not be narrow; in some ways this has been the story of Paul Schrader’s career. The 75-year-old writer of Taxi driver and director of works ranging from Detroit decor Blue collar at American gigolo and... Read More

Tribute to the writer Bulbul Chowdhury

by on August 30, 2021 0
Staff Correspondent Mon Aug 30, 2021 12:00 AM Bulbul Chowdhury. Photo: Collected “> Bulbul Chowdhury. Photo: Collected People from all walks of life paid their final tributes to Ekushey Padak’s award-winning writer Bulbul Chowdhury on the premises of Bangla Academy yesterday. They placed wreaths of flowers on the casket and stood in silence... Read More

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... Read More

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

by on June 11, 2021 0
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... Read More