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Dallas, Texas Dallas Museum of Art hosts a "Late Night" at the museum---staying open till midnight---the third Friday of each month. Visitors participate in activities such as team competitions to design creations inspired by works of art in the museum’s collection, such as Francis...
Washington, DC A photo from the "Afghanistan: Not the War Only" series by Monika Bulaj, a 2010 grant winner from the Aftermath Project. Photo courtesy of the Aftermath Project Imagine a media landscape where the consequences of a war?s aftermath are just as newsworthy as the conflict...
Washington, DC Frank Stella first made his name in the visual arts as one of the Abstract Expressionists. From there he broadened his approach, designing sets for choreographer Merce Cunningham and moving from painting into sculptures. Soon he was painting cars for BMW and creating large-scale...
Man standing against railing
It's commonly accepted that artists and scientists inhabit vastly different worlds: artists are concerned with aesthetics while scientists are concerned with analysis. But Harvard University professor David Edwards posits that...
In June 2010, Chairman Rocco Landesman made an Art Works Tour visit to the Windy City -- Chicago, Illinois. One of the events he attended was a symposium at the...
James Franco has been extremely busy of late. In addition to a solid acting career (with two movies out currently, Howl and 127 Hours ), he recently has had a...
Award-winning environmental artist Lorna Jordan makes work that is focused on connecting communities to their environments. As described on her website , Jordan’s projects are “situated within diverse contexts such...
Washington, DC "Los Angeles" by Jorge Colombo. Digital fingerpainting, courtesy of artist. You may not know Jorge Colombo by name, but if you've visited the New Yorker website lately or seen a recent cover, you will definitely recognize his work. The multi-talented artist---he works...
Cincinnati, Ohio Today Rocco is visiting Cincinnati, Ohio. For those of us who couldn?t join him on the trip, we have images of some community-heralded murals that the chairman's bound to see while he is in the area. These public art works are part of MuralWorks, the most recent initiative from...
Greensboro, North Carolina One of Caroline Mak's projects during her residency at Elsewhere Collaborative was "mending" holes left by previously installed artworks. This past March visual artist Caroline Mak held a residency at Greensboro, North Carolina's Elsewhere Collaborative...

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