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The painting Madonna sent to auction is Three Women at the Red Table, which dates from 1921 and is part of a constellation of modernist hymns to womanhood that Léger painted after the first world war. It is closely related to his masterpiece Three Women in the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Moma’s picture also dates from 1921-2, also features three women and a red table, and is even more manifestly a vision of beauty for the young 20th century.
This article by magazine, The Fader, explores the issue of violence in Chicago in a new and innovative way, a picture essay. Editor in Chief of The Fader attempts to bring light to this tragic epidemic in a new art form.
Importance of fan made work and its validity for the artist.
This is an article talking about an interesting idea in creative art forms. The new craze, especially in Hollywood, is hiring data analysts to figure out the best way to make your art project succeed more. Movie companies are hiring these people to make their scripts better. However, writers aren’t pleased about this.
The RIAA, which is the organization that certifies record sales as platinum, gold, etc. announced that they will now be factoring in online digital streaming into the certification of records. This has huge implications because it enables musicians with no distribution deals to still certify their music. However, Meka, the 2DopeBoyz author of the blog article argues that this new formula for certification will dilute the quality of music because many “internet songs” get tons of views online out of internet virality rather than actual music quality, whereas record sales more directly reflects the quality of the music (ie noone would buy a CD with Rebecca Black’s “Friday” but they would watch it for free online)
Drew Garza is pretty much a one man business. He went to school for graffic design and print-making, he focuses only on screenprinting. He has one employee (they call their space on S. Baldwin a collaborative studio). His business is Art & Sons located here in Madison, and they have provided art for many local businesses such as these Forequarter, Madison Sourdough, Tandem Press, Bike the Barns events, and many more Madison establishments.
He chose the name Art n Sons to assume a traditional element to his art that doesn’t really exist, it is a phantom heritage because he is not the son of any man named Art.
This is a very interesting article about the new concept for fashionable orchestra attire. Many people were wondering how symphony orchestras can project a fresher, more contemporary image, and to make garments better suited to the physicality of performance. This project has helped to generate discussion.