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Is there a crisis in art book publishing?

Is there a crisis in art book publishing? | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

"My general perception of photography book publishing is that, while there are more books published than ever before"...

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Frieze Magazine | Shows | Elizabeth Price

Frieze Magazine | Shows | Elizabeth Price | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

‘It started here.’ These terse words introduce the subject of Elizabeth Price’s new film triptych, titled The Woolworths Fire of 1979 (2012).

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Miniaturist Crafts Cardboard Streetscapes from Scraps | WebUrbanist

Miniaturist Crafts Cardboard Streetscapes from Scraps | WebUrbanist | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Street artist Evol recreates low-income housing complexes in Berlin in stunning detail on discarded cardboard and scrap metal, taken from the cities he depicts.
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London: 'Bauhaus: Art As Life' at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

London: 'Bauhaus: Art As Life' at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012 | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Bauhaus: Art as Life, on view at the Barbican Art Gallery in London, seeks to showcase not only the exceeding wealth of artistic production from this legendary school, but moreover to engage inspection of the cultural climate within which the foundation of modern design blossomed.

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Art for Ghosts

Art for Ghosts | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Fernando Orellana Shadow machines search for the dead, attempting to allow the departed a chance to interact with the world they left.
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Classic Portraits Get Modern Bodies

Classic Portraits Get Modern Bodies | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
When we look at classic portraits, it's easy to feel disassociated from the lives of the people we're viewing.
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Tank Man Revisited: More Details Emerge About the Iconic Image | LightBox | TIME.com

Tank Man Revisited: More Details Emerge About the Iconic Image | LightBox | TIME.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The story behind the iconic Tiananmen Square Tank Man photo didn't end after the click of the shutter—the film had to be smuggled past Chinese soldiers in the underwear of an American college student named Kirk.
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Why cultural film is no longer a secret

Why cultural film is no longer a secret | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Independent cinema is thriving against the odds, says Catherine Des Forges – and closer to home than Hollywood...
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Photographer Lilly McElroy Throws Herself at Men

Photographer Lilly McElroy Throws Herself at Men | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Photographer Lilly McElroy literally throws herself at men, using her body as projectile.In her attempts to freeze moments of...
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Photographers on Photography: The D-Day Landing and Robert Capa’s Slightly Out of Focus Legacy - Imaging Resource

Photographers on Photography: The D-Day Landing and Robert Capa’s Slightly Out of Focus Legacy - Imaging Resource | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.”
 
That D-Day morning he was close enough.

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Gorgeous Vintage Soviet Propaganda and Art Posters

Gorgeous Vintage Soviet Propaganda and Art Posters | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
What war, peace, and mass culture have to do with theater masterpieces and literary classics.
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lu xinjian: invisible poem paintings

lu xinjian: invisible poem paintings | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
following his previously popular collection 'city dna', lu xinjian revisits his unique code of line, form and color in a new series by rethinking language and challenging the boundary between poetry and visual art .
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Suspended Charcoal Installations Echo Man-Made Figures - My Modern Metropolis

Suspended Charcoal Installations Echo Man-Made Figures - My Modern Metropolis | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Korean artist Seon Ghi Bahk recreates man-made structures by repurposing natural resources, charcoal in particular, and suspending them with transparent nylon…...
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In Filmmaking Now, Directors Become Programmers And Programmers Become Gods

In Filmmaking Now, Directors Become Programmers And Programmers Become Gods | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Mark Wilson: "With just an SLR and a Kinect, these striking, 3-D avatars come to life. So what does tech like this herald for the future of film-making?"


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The Arts and Technology: Responding to the 21st Century | Education at the Rubin

The Arts and Technology: Responding to the 21st Century | Education at the Rubin | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

What is the impact of technology on artists, audiences, and museums? New York City Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Kate Levin moderated a conversation at the Rubin Museum with participants from Google, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Art 21, Inc. and digital artist Jorge Colombo.

 

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The Abstract Art of Jean (Hans) Arp / Aqua-Velvet

The Abstract Art of Jean (Hans) Arp / Aqua-Velvet | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Highlighting marvelous biomorphic prints and sculpture work by 20th century abstract artist Jean Hans Arp. From the Museum of Modern Art collections.
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A Robotic Arm Lends a Hand to Slow Motion Filmography

A Robotic Arm Lends a Hand to Slow Motion Filmography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In the world of slow motion cinematography the camera action has always been still due to technical limitations, until now.
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From photography to web-documentaries: Samuel Bollendorff's Nowhere Safe - British Journal of Photography

From photography to web-documentaries: Samuel Bollendorff's Nowhere Safe - British Journal of Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Ray Bradbury Talks Inspiration and Advice in a Fascinating 1963 Film

Ray Bradbury Talks Inspiration and Advice in a Fascinating 1963 Film | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Ray Bradbury: Story of a Writer interviews the iconic author about his life and creative process.
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Andrei Tarkovsky’s Very First Films: Three Student Films, 1956-1960

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Very First Films: Three Student Films, 1956-1960 | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The great Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky made only seven feature films in his short life.
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Art News | New Magritte Museum Houses the Largest Collection of René Magritte Art in the World | Art Knowledge News

Art News | New Magritte Museum Houses the Largest Collection of René Magritte Art in the World | Art Knowledge News | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
On June 2 2009, the new Magritte Museum opens its doors to the public on the Place Royale in Brussels.
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There Is a House Sprouting From Atop This 7-Story Building

There Is a House Sprouting From Atop This 7-Story Building | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Fallen Star, a cottage built from scratch and permanently joined to an existing building on the campus of UC San Diego, is the latest piece of work from South Korean installation artist Do Ho Suh.
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