Black Creatives Are The Future In ‘Art Is Revolution’ Virtual 3D Exhibit

Creating a more equitable future requires the ability to dream of something better. So the fourth and final installment of “Art Is Revolution (AIR),” our 3D virtual exhibit celebrating groundbreaking Black creators, focuses on the future.

“The artists this week are paving the way into new art and tech,” said Danielle Elise, curator of “Art Is Revolution” and founder of the All Black Creatives foundation and agency. “They are making us conscious of things we do not yet see.”

The installation spotlights art that both imagines what the future will look like and brings together cutting-edge applications for art and tech, she says. “Afrofuturism is a beautiful form of art that depicts both the past and the future of Black culture worldwide. We can imagine things as they were and also as they may be.”

HuffPost teamed with All Black Creatives and RYOT, Verizon Media’s immersive storytelling production house,

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Chihuly: Creating in the Glass Bubble | Top News

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Leslie Chihuly, the wife and business driver behind glass artist Dale Chihuly, believes these are fighting times, especially for artists.

“If we don’t have our paintings and art and music and culture and civility, then what do we have?” said the president and chief executive of Chihuly, Inc, who chaired the board of the Seattle Symphony for nine years until 2018.

“What art does is create that thin veneer that separates us from our more base instincts. Without it, I don’t like how life looks.”

Chihuly, 59, had a chat with Reuters about her personal, professional and philanthropic choices.

Edited excerpts are below.

Q. What did your first job teach you?

A. My first job was probably when I around 14 or 15. I worked in a small boutique store on the Main Street in my hometown (Guymon, Oklahoma), and it was called The Vogue.

I

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The Olana Partnership announces 2020 Frederic Church Award recipients | Local Announcements

HUDSON — The Olana Partnership announced that its 21st annual Frederic Church Award Gala will honor Eleanor Jones Harvey and David Redden. The Frederic Church Award honors individuals who, through their vision, commitment and grasp of creative trends, make extraordinary contributions to American art and culture. This year’s virtual Frederic Church Award Gala will honor these two extraordinary individuals on Dec. 9.

“The Olana Partnership is thrilled to present the 2020 Frederic Church Award to two extraordinary individuals, who have brought Frederic Church’s legacy in art and environmental thinking forward to new generations and deepened our understanding of Olana as a founding site of American cultural identity,” said Sean Sawyer, Washburn & Susan Oberwager President of The Olana Partnership.

Eleanor Jones Harvey is Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, a leading authority on American landscape painting, and champion of American Art at the national level. She is also

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Why should you show your photos and art to the people near you?

Art and lockdown: your drawings in the time of coronavirus | Voices of Youth

Art includes all the activities and products that are created from the use of human creativity and imagination in any field. Usually involving visual, auditory, performance, and products, arts have the power to evoke powerful emotions in people, and its often a non-verbal form of expression that transcends language, race, tribe, or culture.

One form of artistic expression that has been available from the beginning of time is painting. Whether from the inscriptions found in caves of pre-historic civilizations, or murals in places of worship at different historic locations across the world, or the tentative painting of fresh talent, painting is one of the things that comes to mind when people think of art.

However, more recently, other forms of art have become popularly mainstream and accepted, with photography and videography leading the way. Photography is particularly interesting in that it attempts to capture and freeze a particular segment … Read More