Arts in the News

Top News and Interest Articles in the Arts World

We gathered up the most interesting artsy articles from the net for you. For more of the collection, visit our Flipboard magazine or our Pinterest page.

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Aug 13, 2021

USA

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Happy Days Actors You May Not Know Died

by Victoria Miller

Happy Days went off the air 27 years ago. You may not remember all these actors, depending on just how big of a fan you were.

Dec 23, 2019

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7 Bookish Tea Blends to Pair with Your Favorite Book

Check out these literature-inspired tea blends. Very cool!

Sept 29, 2021

Copenhagen, Denmark

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BBC.com

John Lennon: Recording of unreleased song sold at auction in Denmark

by Adrienne Murray

An amazing find sold at auction: a never-before released song by John Lennon performed by the one-and-only himself

Sept 28, 2021

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Photograph: Andy Hann

Surreal scenes and broken dreams: 2021’s best street photography – in pictures

Awesome photos from the Street Photographers Foundation awards 2021

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Sept 15, 2021

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The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

by Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone recently compiled a new collection of the 500 best songs of all time. Play through them all and you might find some gems for your cover band that you hadn't yet thought of.

Sept 28, 2021

Aalborg, Denmark

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Danish artist Jens Haaning takes museum's money and runs in protest over 'miserable' work conditions

The museum wanted artist Jens Haaning to pay to display his own work, but he found a unique way to fight back.

Sept 27, 2021

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Asa Mathat

Netflix reveals how many accounts are actually watching its top titles

This might help you decide what to watch next...

Sept 24, 2021

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How Artificial Intelligence Completed Beethoven’s Unfinished Tenth Symphony

Ahmed Elgammal, The Conversation

Can AI finish a symphony by a historically renowned composer? Apparently so, and it will be performed in Bonn on Oct 9.

May 21, 2021

New York City, USA

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Alice Neel Exhibition Continues Through August 1 at The Met

For the first time in twenty years, the works of Alice Neel (1900-1984) are being exhibited by a major museum. Neel, a longtime resident of New York City, was inspired by social justice and humanist principles. She is considered one of the most radical painters of the 20th century. 

April 16, 2021

Washington, DC, USA

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The Kreeger Museum has reopened after the pandemic. "Traces" is its newest exhibit.

The new exhibit explores vestiges of the past. Eight artists explore use painting, sculpture, video, sound, and mixed-media to create unusual works of art.

April 16, 2021

Paris, France

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Gustavo Dudamel will become music director of the Paris Opera

Dudamel will start in August, and plans to continue his commitment to the Los Angeles Philharmonic during his six-season contract in Paris.

April 17, 2021

Bucharest, Romania

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Romanian Film about Corrupt Healthcare has been nominated for an Oscar

After a 2015 nightclub fire, the disturbing state of healthcare in Romania came to light. The film "Collective" tells the story. If it wins an Oscar, it will be the first Romanian film in history to earn one.

April 16, 2021

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Serbian Performing Artist Marina Abramovic to release arts series on WeTransfer

Renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic will be releasing a performing arts series this year through WeTransfer, a file-sharing service for creative artists. She will be presenting her method of artistic creation as well as featuring other artists through a separate Guest Curator series.

April 16, 2021

Berlin, Germany

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Berlin is opening a new modern art museum. Gerhard Richter is loaning his Holocaust works.

Richter is loaning over 100 works to the new museum. They include the four-piece Holocaust-inspired work that he says he'll never sell.

April 16, 2021

New York City, USA

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The Future Is Still Uncertain for Broadway

A fall reopening is still uncertain. Some theatres have already pushed it off. Some are struggling, and some won't come back at all.

April 18, 2021

Las Vegas, NV, USA

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Cirque du Soleil is Reviving "O" This Summer

Cirque du Soleil will be back live this summer on the Las Vegas strip with their revival of "O", a spectacular theatrical experience inspired by the "elegance of water".