Archive for April 2019

600 stolen books returned to University and Regional Library of Bonn

More than 70 years after they went missing, over 600 books were returned to the University and Regional Library of Bonn (ULB) on April 11th. The books, which include various […]

Barnett Newman’s painting without compromise

Barnett Newman was born in Manhattan in January 1905, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants who gave him a religious education. After completing high school, he enrolled in the University of […]

The art of Coachella

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has become a sensational and sometimes controversial festival cum Instagram haven in the music and arts world that people love and love to hate. […]

Striking photo by John Moore wins the 2019 World Press Photo Contest

On April 11th, the World Press Photo Foundation announced that a photograph by John Moore descriptively titled Crying Girl on the Border was the overall winner of the 2019 World […]

“Come out of the cupboard, you boys and girls” (The Clash)

London is still getting high on its tendency to be provocative. This rather British inclination has always been apparent but the cutting edge of such a position gets a bit […]

Mike Kelley Foundation awards $400,000 to 10 organizations

The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts (MKFA) announced the recipients of their 2019 Artist Project Grants (APG). In its fourth year, the APG works to support the collaboration between […]

Europe’s tallest skyscraper in the making and in the countryside

The Shard in London is soon-to-be knocked out of first for the tallest skyscraper in Europe. A recently announced skyscraper will see the Shard and raise it 10.4 meters…literally. The […]