What Can Art Teach Us About the History of Plant Cultivation?
A Lot, It Turns Out-Via Something Called #Art Genetics. Art history offers a snapshot of what fruits and vegetables used to look like. news.art.com
Artist Work Rises from the Destruction
Artists' Work Rises From the Destruction of the Israel-Gaza Conflict - The images of so many houses destroyed, so many bomb blasts, even so many bodies wrapped in burial shrouds can begin to blur together, indistinguishable. But Belal Khaled, a young photojournalist and painter in this southern Gaza town, saw symbols and stories in the smoke all around him. www.nytimes.com
Can Kickstarter save arts education?
Can Kickstarter save arts education? Nearly one in 10 U.S. secondary schools has no music program. Eleven percent don’t teach art. More than half have cut theater. Nine in 10 have cut dance.
Despite overwhelming evidence that arts education correlates with higher graduation rates, better college performance and future success in the workplace, shrinking school budgets and strict curriculum standards keep restricting the time that teenage students spend exploring their creative sides. www.washingtonpost.com
A New Muralism Growing: Spotlight On Jersey City And "Savage Habbit"
A New Muralism Growing: Spotlight On Jersey City And "Savage Habbit"-An important part of the Street Art Ecosystem is the mural and right now we are in the midst of a mural revolution www.huffingtonpost.com
City of Reading One of 66 National Endowment for the
City of Reading One of 66 National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" Projects Selected Nationwide- The City of Reading will receive $75,000 in an National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant to implement a public art initiative
BEHIND THE STORY How do you quantify arts education
BEHIND THE STORY How do you quantify arts education- Recently on TC Daily Planet, I wrote about the disheartening phenomenon of music being dropped from the school-day....www.tcdailyplanet.net
"Art Everywhere" Launches in Times Square
"Art Everywhere" Launches in Times Square- New Yorkers in Time Square today (August 4) will be the first to enjoy the fruits of a coast-to-coast US Program Known as "Art Everywhere" www.news.artnet.com
Study Says Making Art Is Good For Your Brain
Study Says Making Art Is Good For Your Brain, And We Say You Should Listen - "Art washes away from the soul the dust of every life," so Pablo Picasso once famously proclaimed. www.huffingtonpost.com
Art is Freedom
Art is Freedom - a recent high school grad says public schools need more art education www.artery.wbur.org