The Met to Release Limited-Edition Print Portfolio Commissioned in Celebration of the Museum’s 150th Anniversary

he Metropolitan Museum of Art will release a limited-edition print portfolio featuring works by 12 contemporary artists from around the world in late October 2021. This carefully curated portfolio—commissioned in celebration of the Museum’s 150th anniversary in 2020 and titled The Met 150—follows in the tradition of the limited-edition print that The Met invited Robert Rauschenberg…

Guna Moran A Poet Of The Heart

By Guna Moran Faith Like the mercury in a thermometer Faith too goes up and down This morning one haggled over faith at my home Hunting here and there on the round earth he came to me upset and asked one thousand rupees I too am not stinking rich Every month I’ve saved money To…

BMW Motorrad and Marshall Announce Strategic Partnership

BMW Motorrad USA is proud to announce a strategic long-term partnership with Marshall Amplification to deliver innovation and a premium listening experience for future BMW Motorrad sound system users. Riding a motorcycle while listening to music – a fitting combination, promising deep emotional experiences and increasing enjoyment on two wheels. It is not surprising that generations…

Getty Awards New Grants for Curatorial Innovation in Prints and Drawings

Nineteen new grants totaling over $1.55 million will support exhibitions, publications and digital projects that center the graphic arts as part of the Getty Foundation’s ongoing Paper Project initiative. Prints and drawings are an unsung area of curatorial innovation and a place for museums to bring new forms of storytelling to their permanent collections. Launched…

Apple Scores 35 Emmy Nominations, Including 20 For Hit Series “Ted Lasso,” Which Makes Emmy History As The Most Nominated Freshman Comedy Series Ever

“Ted Lasso” breaks Emmy Award records as the most nominated comedy series this year, and the most nominated freshman comedy series in history. Apple also earns Primetime Emmy Award nominations for “Mythic Quest,” “Central Park,” “Servant,” “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry,” “Boys State,” “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special,” “Bruce Springsteen’s Letter To You,”…

“Branson & Bezos – Social Clowns”

By Stephan Pisko “Branson & Bezos” what a greedy egotistical comedy team their socialized clowns! They are both absolutely hilarious “space cissies” firing rocketships’ into outer space every month hitching a ride on a high altitude aviation vessel for a taste of weightlessness?? Don’t you mean brainlessness?? Richard Branson is the same degenerate that swam…

“Wolfgang”, The Moveable Feast of 2021: A Film Review About One “Hella’ Life!” Where Food Is Life And Life Is Very Good Food

By Vernon Nickerson Can we all agree Wolfgang is a hetero-rock god’s first attempt at a reflection that strongly hints at the tell-all memoir that I predict audiences will crave after watching an epic plate of delicious small bites, tastefully delivered like all of Alexander Wolfgang Puck’s culinary arts masterworks? Well, gentle readers, we cannot…

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Fellowship Program Announces 2021–2022 Fellowship Appointments

On September 1, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will welcome 64 fellows to take part in The Met’s 2022–2022 Fellowship Program. Together, this group of 21 postdoctoral and 43 predoctoral scholars joins the Museum from 16 countries, including Australia, China, Egypt, Hungary, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Namibia, Peru, Romania, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom,…

SEE “SUMMER Of SOUL” AS SOON AS HUMANLY POSSIBLE

By Vernon Nickerson Where were you in summer 1969? Can’t remember? Not born yet? That’s okay. I have the perfect film for where you needed to be in 1969 on the day man walked on the moon. GO SEE SUMMER SOUL AS SOON AS HUMANLY POSSIBLE! A Questlove Jam: “Summer of Soul”, Or, when the…

WebSeries Canada, In Partnership With Canada Media Fund, Announce The 2021 T.O. WebFest Spark Equity And Inclusion Gala Winners

WebSeries Canada is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s awards, following the festival’s Spark Equity and Inclusion Gala on July 16th. The winners of the T.O. Webfest awards were announced live covering 35 categories and featured the best web series in categories including comedy, drama, family, musical, horror & thriller, sci fi &…

Spontaneous Selection – Machine Order – Compositional Form

By Stephan Pisko Spontaneous selection’ put through a ‘machine order’ equals ‘compositional form’ this form was already physically present and it was the ‘creative process’ that made it visible. Every art masterpiece required an ‘exacting creative process’ to render it visible physically – the Mona Lisa required Leonardo – Weeping Woman required Picasso and so…

Punk Rock Within The Disco Domain

By Stephan Pisko A dance beat stylized version of (Sid Vicious) minus the reforming ritual retribution why does mind always mix substance abuse with radicality? Why is there such a strong desire to reproduce past personal identity actions? This is so prevalent within the musical eras’ of bygone generations’ that psychologically introduced (fashions + fads)…

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Fall 2021 Season of Exhibitions

Highlights include Costume Institute exhibition on American fashion; major international loan exhibition on Surrealism; the opening of an Afrofuturist-themed historical interior; and an exploration of how French art and design inspired Walt Disney and the films of the Walt Disney Animation Studios In-person performances and programs are resuming, including talks, tours, and family activities throughout…

A Summer Blockbuster in Independent Film: “Skin Deep: Formulating a Legacy” Is A Serious Piece Of 2021 Summertime Fun!

By Vernon Nickerson In the new film, “Skin Deep: Formulating a Legacy”, we are reminded that while “Jersey Shore” was becoming a cultural phenomenon, an actual phenomenally talented entrepreneur and cosmetic chemistry genius was working against relentless odds and a jaw-dropping series of unfortunate events. Thanks to the star and Executive Producer Vince Spinnato, a…

BMW i Ventures Announces an Investment in Kodiak Robotics

BMW i Ventures announced today an investment in Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a leading developer of self-driving long-haul trucking technology. The funds from the BMW i Ventures investment help Kodiak expand its team and fleet, as well as continue to develop its industry-leading self-driving technology purpose-built for long-haul trucks. Kodiak is led by a team of autonomous…