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7th Berlin Binennale highlights political art

7th Berlin Binennale highlights political art | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Zmijewski wants to transform the art of impotence and individualist survival, which is how he describes contemporary art markets and the institutionalized art world of galleries and curatorial careers, into art that is...
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Jag Lall

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Welcome to jaglallart.com, the site of Jag Lall - artist, author, songwriter and musician, deaths door: ignorance likes company, peace and anti-racism art...
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How Arab revolutionary art helped break the spell of political oppression

How Arab revolutionary art helped break the spell of political oppression | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Julia Rampen and Laurie Tuffrey: Graffiti, murals and other dissident art have transformed public spaces and mobilised public opinion in the Middle East...
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Robert Mapplethorpe | Escape Into Life

Robert Mapplethorpe | Escape Into Life | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Robert Mapplethorpe - Robert Mapplethorpe was born in 1946 in Floral Park, Queens.
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Anita Magsaysay-Ho, pillar of Filipino modernist art, passes away at age 97 - InterAksyon.com

Anita Magsaysay-Ho, pillar of Filipino modernist art, passes away at age 97 - InterAksyon.com | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Painter Anita Magsaysay-Ho, one of the most important and gifted Philippine modernists, passed away Saturday morning, at the age of 97.
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The Mystery of Picasso: Landmark Film of a Legendary Artist at Work, by Henri-Georges Clouzot

The Mystery of Picasso: Landmark Film of a Legendary Artist at Work, by Henri-Georges Clouzot | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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China: Up Close, Personal, in Flux

China: Up Close, Personal, in Flux | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
In "Changsha," Rian Dundon's series from the Chinese city where he lived, the place becomes somewhat lost. The images are part of a personal narrative, scenes culled from experience.
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University of Colorado will no longer demand copyright from students | Poynter.

Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy | Journalism training, media news & how to's...
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Are News Photography Standards Out of Touch With the Cameras Everywhere World We Inhabit? : Video For Change

Are News Photography Standards Out of Touch With the Cameras Everywhere World We Inhabit? : Video For Change | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

A growing global trend of employing facial recognition technologies (FRTs) has increased risks of compromising the privacy and safety of anyone filmed or photographed, especially in countries with repressive governments. WITNESS is concerned with how this trend affects activists, but I wondered how professional photographers are adapting to this changing atmosphere. Have their conceptions of ethical photography been altered? Have their own technological strategies changed?

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BBC and Arts Council launch joint digital Space for culture

BBC and Arts Council launch joint digital Space for culture | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Partnership set to offer hundreds of hours of new and archived arts programming online, on mobile and on digital TV.
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From Jabba the Hutt to shipping disasters – the inspiration for Turner Prize art

From Jabba the Hutt to shipping disasters – the inspiration for Turner Prize art | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Art Across The City | LOCWS International

Art Across The City | LOCWS International | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

'Art Across The High Street’ is a partnership project with the City & County of Swansea, Coastal Housing Group and LOCWS International to improve the street scene and contribute to the regeneration of the city’s High Street. LOCWS International has commissioned several artists from Swansea to create a series of artworks on disused retail units and hoardings.

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Liu Bolin is Lost in Art - My Modern Metropolis

Liu Bolin is Lost in Art - My Modern Metropolis | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, we brought you the outstanding collaboration between French street artist JR and Chinese contemporary artist Liu Bolin, aka the Invisible M…...
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Planning Your First Urban Exploration Photographic Adventure :: CurrentPhotographer.com | Photography Blog, Photography Tips, Photography How To

In previous posts I have talked about things like getting permission, and safety concerns, but in this post I will focus on research methods and more specific equipment-related concerns you will need to consider prior to heading out on your journey.
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William Klein: 'I was an outsider, following my instincts'

William Klein: 'I was an outsider, following my instincts' | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The great photographer, film-maker and iconoclast talks to Sean O'Hagan about a life spent in pursuit of his personal vision...

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Modern ambitions of calligrapher's ancient art

Every other year the world's foremost calligraphers gather to explore their ancient art and compare modern techniques, as Sylvia Smith discovers.
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Absolut Inspire: Augmented Reality Street Art

Absolut Inspire: Augmented Reality Street Art | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Check out this Future Lions 2012 entry by Iris Gavric & Daniel Otterbein...
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Tate doubles its photography collection after donation - British Journal of Photography

Tate doubles its photography collection after donation - British Journal of Photography | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
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Trippy Example of Hitchcock Zoom Shot on a Beach

Trippy Example of Hitchcock Zoom Shot on a Beach | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
"Dolly zoom" is a technique that was popularized by Alfred Hitchcock in his film Vertigo, after which it was commonly referred to as "Hitchcock zoom" and the "vertigo effect&q...
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Turner, Bacon, Freud, Constable? No, Britain is Banksy country

Turner, Bacon, Freud, Constable? No, Britain is Banksy country | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
Cheeky, yes. Rebellious, definitely. But quintessentially British?
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POESIA "MORE FORCE THAN JUDGEMENT"

In this exhibition entitled, More Force than Judgment, Poesia draws inspiration from a quote by renaissance biographer Giorgio Vasari describing the work of Tintoretto.
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Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s

Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

In the latest in a recent series of articles on Thomas Hoepker’s September 11th image, Joerg Colberg of Conscientious published a well-written piece entitled “How we give photographs meaning.” 


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Creative Review - The Art of the Olympics

Creative Review - The Art of the Olympics | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The best in visual communication...
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Seth's Blog: Volatility and value

Seth's Blog: Volatility and value | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it
The fine art market continues to generate headline-making sales. This year, paintings by Warhol and Munch are expected to sell for more than $50 million each. What makes a painting famous enough to sell for that much money?
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