Archive for December, 2016

Multimedia version of ‘A Portrait of Artist as a Young Man’ honors centenary

James Joyce's semi-autobiographical 'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' was published as a single volume in 1916.To mark 100 years on December 29, 2016 since the publication of James Joyce's semi-autobiographical novel "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", scholars at University College Dublin have released a multimedia version of the book complete with maps, data visualization and a new audiobook. The digital multimedia edition reproduces the text of the novel's original 1916 publication in a single volume by B.W. Huebsch Inc. in New York.


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VisionQuesT contemporary photography presents “Carousel” by Bruno Cattani

The magic continues with Carousel; a carousel's ability to change, like dreams, not only the passage of time – the minutes marking the rhythm of a sweet melody that recalls a happy childhood, an innocence vanished years ago – but also the ability to create unreal, out of time worlds, arising from the relationship between them and the location where they are placed. Bruno Cattani's photographic journey travels through the places that make up our memory, places that we harbor within ourselves, roads, houses, rooms, cities, sometimes common objects, lived according to each individual life path.

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Correction: Museum of Broken Relationships story

Amber Clisura poses for a picture next to the meat smoker she donated to the new Museum of Broken Relationships Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Los Angeles. After her husband asked for a divorce, Clisura gave back her engagement ring, kicked him out of the house and tossed everything that reminded her of the ruined marriage. Except for one item: a polished steel barbecue smoker that her future ex-husband had fashioned for her from an old oil drum. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 29 about the Museum of Broken Relationships in Los Angeles, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature of Amber Clisura's relationship. She was engaged, not married, and her fiancé, not her husband, broke off their relationship.


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In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2016

From Marc Riboud to David Gilkey and Bill Cunningham, TIME LightBox pays tribute to the photographers we lost in 2016, celebrating their lives and the contributions they made to the medium of photography and to the world. The art of finding beauty in destruction is a rare and courageous skill.

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Museum getting a massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes

This computer illustration provided by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Dec. 28, 2016, shows a rendering of how inventor Buckminster Fuller's Fly's Eye Dome will look when installed on museum grounds in Bentonville, Ark. The museum recently told its patrons it intends to construct the futuristic dome in the summer of 2017. (Jessi Mueller/Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art via AP)BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes is coming to Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.


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