Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Tag: art

Our new art ‘appreciation,’ billionaire-style

Fine art has never been more financially lucrative — or less central to our culture.

Barcelona Opera House reopens with concert for 2,292 plants

Monday's unique concert was conceived as a prelude to the opera's 2020-2021 season.

The healing power of art from ancient times to now

As scientific research suggests, it can actually lower the stress hormone cortisol, which in the system too often can lead to a myriad of degenerative illnesses.

200 artists work in shifts for liberty in the Hong Kong...

The art functions to inspire, unify and empower, and often uses humor to offer light relief to the exhausted, sometimes shaken, but fiercely resolute students.

“Cartoonist Lives Matter”: Art Spiegelman Responds to Charlie Hebdo Attack, Power...

The power of cartoons often allows the artists to convey a message one cannot in words, but there are few outlets for this type of political media. Renowned American cartoonist, editor and comics advocate, Art Spiegelman, believes political cartooning should make a mess.

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How many fools and oppressors will America tolerate – along with election-defying lunatics?

Do not the latest primary wins by unelectable extremists explain why the GOP is squandering its Senate chances?

The great pivot: why Dem green energy IRA will steamroll fossil fuels and help...

A new world is dawning, one in which humanity dodges the huge hail of bullets of the climate emergency.

The UN just declared a universal human right to a healthy, sustainable environment –...

Even though declarations like this one are not legally binding, they can be vital tools people can use to pressure governments and private companies to protect or improve human well-being.

Sanders crafts amendment to close ‘holes’ in Medicare that ‘are harming seniors’

"Adding dental, vision, and hearing benefits to Medicare is supported by 84% of the American people," said an aide to the senator, who plans to propose including the expansion in Democrats' reconciliation package.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”