Archive | June, 2017
A close-up photo of a camera lens.

Interactive ‘Hansel and Gretel’ Exhibit Recreates the Feeling of Being Watched

Shambling around in a large, dark space with uneven floors and walls sounds like a particularly avant-garde brand of art installation. Over-head, flying drones buzz unseen while you bumble into your fellow art appreciators. And on the floor below you, the only light in the room projects your own path. The projections are an infrared […]

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A pegasus sculpture by Vivianne Duchini.

Vivianne Duchini: The Argentine Sculptor Everyone Should Know

Vivianne Duchini is an art powerhouse from Argentina who is known for her massive bronze sculptures. She’s been crafting horse sculptures since she was five years old, working in clay, wax, plaster, and even metals. It is her spirited sculptures of horses and dogs that have bolstered her to international fame. Her most famous work […]

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A pianist playing in Washington Square Park, located in Manhattan.

60 Public Pianos to be Placed Throughout NYC

Sing for Hope is a New York City community service organization. “New York City is the cultural capital of the world–and yet too many residents lack regular and affordable access to high-quality arts programming,” a statement from their website reads. As a small part of their effort to correct that deficit, they’re placing 60 art-piece pianos throughout […]

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A photo of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, where the Summer of Love first began.

The Summer of Love Turns 50

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love, a cultural phenomenon that took place in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in 1967 but was reflected across the world. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a fleeting moment of the counterculture hippie extravaganza already going on at that time—or it was […]

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