The Arts in Society’s Updates

  • Call for Book Reviewers

    Are you are qualified in wood design or wood sculpting?

    The Arts in Society Research Network is seeeking reviewers for a 70,000-word book manuscript in the field of wood crafting. If you are you are qualified and interested in reviewing the manuscr..

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  • 2017 Plenary Speaker – Sha Xin Wei

    The Twelfth International Conference on The Arts in Society is pleased to announce Sha Xin Wei as a 2017 Plenary Speaker.

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  • Sally Cloke – Winner of the International Award for Excellence for The Arts in Society Journal Collection, Volume 11

    The Arts in Society Research Networkis pleased to announce the selection of “Between Two Earthquakes: Gazing Beyond Kant’s Sublime in Humanitarian Disasters” by Sally Cloke as the recipient of the International Award for Excellence for Volume 11 of..

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  • 2017 Plenary Speaker - Carrie Noland

    The Twelfth International Conference on The Arts in Society is pleased to announce Carrie Noland as a 2017 Plenary Speaker.

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  • Sargent & His People

     
    John Singer Sargent: Albert Spencer, 1915

    nybooks.com | Article Link | by Jean Strouse

    At the age of fifty-one, with his work in high demand on both sides of the Atlantic, John Singer Sargent swore off painting portraits. He had been eager..

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  • 14 Young Power Players Set to Become the New Art World Aristocracy

    Image courtesy Keith Wildman under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license via Wikimedia Commons

    news.artnet.com | Article Link 

    Everyone knows the big names that are driving and financing the international contempora..

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  • On Elite Campuses, an Arts Race

    nytimes.com | Article Link | by James S. Russell

    Closed for six years, the Harvard Art Museums reopen here Sunday [16 November, 2014] after a radical overhaul by the architect Renzo Piano. He saved only the shell of the chaste, red-brick..

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  • Get Real: Why Socialist Realist Painting Deserves Another Look

    Image courtesy of WikiMedia Commons / Urek Meniashvili by CC BY-SA 3.0

    calvertjournal.com | Article Link | by Agata Pyzik

    I have a confession to make. In the last few years I have acquired a morbid fascination with socialist realism...

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  • Contemporary Art Sizzles in Shanghai: Power Station of Art Grows Up With a 10th Biennale

    Image courtesy of WikiMedia Commons / Kimon Berlin by CC BY-SA 2.0

    nytimes.com | Article Link | by Amy Qin

    Few knew what to expect of the Power Station of Art when it blew onto the contemporary art scene here in 2012. Just one year ea..

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  • Why Banksy Is (Probably) a Woman

    Image courtesy of WikiMedia Commons / Justinc by CC BY-SA 2.0

    citylab.com | Article Link | by Kriston Capps

    Banksy Does New York, a new documentary airing on HBO on Nov. 17, opens on a bunch of scofflaws trying to jack an inflatable w..

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