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Review: “Trouble in Mind” publishes a scathing review of the theater industry

Better late than never. Or rather: much, much better late than never. As a pre-show ad at the American Airlines Theater makes clear, it took pioneering black playwright Alice Childress about 66 years. the comedy-drama “Trouble in Mind” to get to Broadway. Originally produced on Off Broadway in 1955, the play was due to move […]

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“Putting the liberal arts into action? “: A review of Pathways to Conn

Pathways is an integral part of the revamped Connections curriculum. But, as a junior and member of Media, Rhetoric and Communication Pathway, I found myself unexpectedly puzzled trying to understand precisely what this program is trying to accomplish and how it enriches my own college experience. Inspired by centers of interdisciplinary scholarship, each Path is […]

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Coral Gables Mobility Hub resists design criticism

Written by Abraham Galvan on November 9, 2021 Advertising Coral Gables commissioners re-examined the evolution of the city’s mobility hub on Tuesday and suggested detailed improvements moving forward. Then, despite some concerns about the appearance of a modern building, they voted to move the project forward. During the committee meeting, city officials gave their opinion […]

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Blake Shelton couldn’t resist casting shade on Adam Levine in criticism of the voice candidate

The voice celebrated its 500th episode last week, and one of the recurring themes of the NBC singing contest over its 10 years has been the intense rivalry spawned between country superstar Blake Shelton and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. Levine – who, like Shelton, was a coach when The voice debuted in 2011 – […]

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‘Squid Game’ creator Zings LeBron James for his review of the show – Deadline

LeBron James didn’t like the ending of the hit Netflix show squid game, as he recently told in a viral video. Now, show creator Hwang Dong-hyuk has hit back at the Los Angeles Lakers star, actor and entertainment director. Asked about his reaction to James’ criticism by The Guardian, he said, “Have you seen ‘Space […]

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PentHouss uses riot tactics and endless mirrors to criticize power

I meet PentHouss – a self-proclaimed “conceptual multidisciplinary artist center” run by artists Anna Lann and Yonathan Trichter and a series of collaborators – on a Sunday evening, just before they begin rehearsals of their new immersive artwork. , CALL TO ARMS. Sitting in the apartment of their London curator, Helen Neven, Brick Lane spins […]

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‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ Mixes Silly Slapstick With Clever Cultural Criticism

British studio Locksmith Animation’s debut feature, “Ron’s Gone Wrong” has plenty of slapstick and small humor for kids. But adults will also be intrigued by his often scathing (albeit somewhat contradictory) critique of consumerism. Barney (voiced by Jack Dylan Grazer) is the only kid in his middle school who doesn’t have a B-bot, a personalized […]

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Fantastic Plastics embraces technology as they criticize it

Peoria-based neo-new wave group Fantastic Plastics to play rare role in person Live interactive multimedia show on Saturday night when they stop at the Nightshop in Bloomington. Band members Tyson and Miranda Plastic now perform primarily on Twitch, broadcasting live shows from their basement to a growing fan base every Wednesday and Friday night. Tyson […]

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Review: “Ron’s Gone Wrong” Mixes Silly Slapstick With Clever Cultural Criticism

This image posted by 20th Century Studios shows Barney, voiced by Jack Dylan Grazer, right, and Ron, voiced by Zack Galifianakis, in a scene from Ron’s Gone Wrong. (20th Century Studios via AP) Photo: Locksmith Animation, HONS / Associated Press British studio Locksmith Animation’s debut feature, “Ron’s Gone Wrong” has plenty of slapstick and small […]

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TV shooting: ESPNU show does well to criticize Washington State’s ‘ghost’ pass interference call against Stanford

It was impressive of ESPNU to realize that it was Family Weekend at Pullman as the Cougars hosted Stanford at Gesa Field. And warning of the network to allow commentators Kevin Brown and Hutson Mason to describe the game live from their homes, avoiding the long trip to Washington. After all, not only were they […]

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Squid game: North Korea hails criticism of South Korean society

The viral drama quickly became Netflix’s most popular series to ever debut by the streamer. A state-run North Korean propaganda website is the latest to weigh in on Netflix’s hugely popular “Squid Game,” applauding what it believes to be the dramatic portrayal of the “bestial reality” of capitalist society. South. (By insider.) The Arirang Meari […]

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Parallel mothers review: pregnancy plot unfolds in sharp political criticism

Pedro Almodóvar’s films have long focused on marginalized individuals – the excluded, the mistreated, the neglected. However, these stories were far from melancholy tragedies. Injecting a distinctly Spanish sense of humor (and lots of primary colors), Almodóvar empowers his protagonists by allowing them to assert themselves in a world that continually tries to relegate them […]

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In response to criticism of the Harvard photo exhibition, the reader offers a decidedly different point of view

In his review of “Devour the Land: War and American Landscape Photography Since 1970” at the Harvard Art Museums, Mark Feeney finds the exhibition “prosecutorial” but complains about the lack of captions (“Out of focus”, Sunday Arts, Oct. 3). He writes that “Devour the Land” wants the museum visitor to feel “anger, disgust, moral superiority”. […]

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Demetrious Johnson backs Aljamain Sterling’s criticism: “Don’t believe in karma”

Demetrious Johnson doesn’t believe in karma, Aljamain Sterling. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Sterling has suggested that Demetrious Johnson’s recent technical KO (TKO) loss via the knee (see here) to Adriano Moraes was due to karma. Sterling’s comment comes after Johnson argued a rule change was needed after Sterling’s attempts to stall led to […]

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Californian artists, a scathing critique of Texas’ relationship with its land – Texas Monthly

Anyone who’s ever taken a long drive in West Texas knows it’s a beautifully landscaped area with very few places to get out and stretch your legs. Unlike other states in the western United States which entered the Union under different circumstances and with a larger role in federal land management, the vast majority of […]

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UCicago dance program: criticism, creativity and culture

In Contemporary Dance Practices, a recent addition to the Core Curriculum, students take time between discussions of different aesthetic theories, the influence of pop culture, and the privilege of Western perspectives in dance criticism to engage in a real practice of movement, learning a wide variety of techniques and styles. In another class, this one […]

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Stamford mayoral candidates Valentine and Simmons slam city response to pandemic, give their own strategy

STAMFORD – In the first week of October, more than 700,000 people nationwide died from COVID-19. Mask warrants, vaccinations and strengthening businesses and employees devastated by pandemic lockdowns have taken center stage in Stamford, as in other municipalities. In separate interviews with Hearst Connecticut Media, unaffiliated candidate Bobby Valentine and Democratic candidate Caroline Simmons were […]

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Panel 4 Archival Impulse: Appropriation and Critique – Video & Film

With: Leo Goldsmith (moderator), Greg de Cuir Jr, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Alison nguyen How to perpetuate the critical potential of recycling and appropriation of the moving image archive in the digital age? This panel will address the artistic reuse of various archives as well as the practices of appropriation and sampling of the […]

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‘Jagged’ is a bold self-reflective review of Alanis Morissette’s art – Black Girl Nerds

Something special happened in 1995 that changed the trajectory of how I saw women represented in the alternative music scene. That’s not to say that women in rock didn’t exist. I can certainly say that I have listened to my fair share of Hole, Skin of Skunk Anansie, Elastica and Luscious Jackson, to name a […]

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Review: Candyman falls for his own spin-off critique of race and class

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in a scene from Candyman, directed by Nia DaCosta.Parrish Lewis / Universal Pictures and MGM Pictures / The Associated Press Plan your screen time with the weekly What to Watch newsletter. Register now today. Candy Realized by Nia DaCosta Written by Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld and Nia DaCosta Featuring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, […]

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49ers’ Rosen responds to Shanahan’s criticism; Sherfield stays hot

Quarterback Josh Rosen likely entered Saturday night behind Nate Sudfeld for the 49ers’ third-place finish due to his spotty performance in the first 13 practices of training camp. And he’s unlikely to close the gap with his performance in the preseason opener, a 19-16 loss to the Chiefs. Rosen, the No. 10 pick in 2018 […]

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Tencent limits games for kids after official media criticism

HONG KONG (AP) – China’s largest games company Tencent Holdings on Tuesday said it will limit play time for minors and ban children under 12 from in-game purchases after a state media article titled “Spiritual Opium”. Tencent’s pledge to limit games for minors came hours after the company’s shares fell 11% following a review published […]

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Ball State University art students win first prize, “Outstanding Social Critic” in the 2021 Biodesign Challenge

Two art students from Ball State University were part of a design team whose collaborative creation won top prize in the 2021 Biodesign Challenge. The students of the Ball State School of Art, Dominic Zelli and Jonathan Alexander, were part of the “River Defenders” team, which won the “Outstanding Social Critique” category at the Biodesign […]

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The Critique Night at the St. George Art Museum brings together local artists

The St. George Art Museum invites members of the local art community to have their art reviewed once a month by other artists with a regularly scheduled Critique Night. Artists of all ages and artistic backgrounds are welcome and can bring multiple pieces to show. Museum administrator Natalie Gula said museum managers wanted to implement […]

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Stephen Dorff Marvel Movies ‘Review’ Presents Age-old Elitism in Art

When I was young (30) in second year in the University of Pittsburgh’s writing program, most of my fiction seminar professors had one rule: no genre writing. Despite the limitless potential of science fiction and fantasy stories to examine the very real problems of the world, the purely whimsical nature of these stories makes them […]

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Banksy’s painting of Washington’s Mount Rainier that offers a brutal critique of the climate crisis sells for $ 6.3 million

A painting by street artist Banksy of a mountain threatened by the climate crisis in Washington has been auctioned in London for more than £ 4.5million. Christie said The independent in a statement that the 2009 Banksy painting Subject to availability went for £ 4,582,500 ($ 6,325,408) at a Wednesday sale in London. The multi-million […]

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“Trust the Science” review uses 3 real images, including one from a video game

The claim: Pictures show real ads for heroin and other dangerous products The emergence of COVID-19, a year of lockdowns and limitations, and the deployment of the vaccine have sparked “the most important large-scale, open and public social debate in recent history on epidemiology and science,” according to a June 2020 study in the journal […]

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‘Dave’ review: Season 2’s Privilege review is disguised as Dick jokes

Dave Burd and Jeff Schaffer’s clear-eyed FXX comedy challenges its doofus rapper – and his (white) audience – to see beyond an empowered perspective. Dave isn’t listening. Standing in the middle of downtown Seoul, the rapper known as Lil Dicky complements his trainee / translator, Dan, with questions and comments on the set of his […]

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Shop the Show: New Sculptures by German Artist Meuser Playfully Critique the Legacy of North American Minimalism

Every month hundreds of galleries feature new exhibitions on the Artnet gallery network and every week we highlight the exhibits we think you should see. Find out what we have in store and inquire with just a click. What would you like to know: The mononym GGerman artist Meuser presents 14 recent sculptures in “Close […]

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We Asked Giant-Robot Pundits To Slam Video Game Mecha

In games, mech pilots often have the advantage of dying in their seats. Featuring spider web mech windshields with bullets, overheated guns, depleted uranium energy cores, and bipedal legs that leak hydraulic fluid in any near-future landscape they fight in. , often these mechs explode and players respawn on the map. Monitoring, Fall of the […]

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John McDonald’s review of the 2021 Archibald Prize nominations

In this ever-changing world we live in, as Paul McCartney sang, it is reassuring that some things remain the same. One of those fixed points is the annual Archibald Portrait Award which arrives with mind-numbing regularity, sometimes a little better, sometimes a little worse. Godzilla has a son and so does Archibald. This child, the […]

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Olivia Shalhoup on “Rollout Roundup,” her weekly New Music Marketing Review

Raised in Southern California, Olivia Shalhoup, now bi-coastal marketing director, exercises her creativity on the West Coast and the hustle and bustle of the East Coast between Los Angeles and Brooklyn. An early believer in the power of social media for artists, Olivia is currently the digital manager of Trippie Redd, Kidd Lee and Igwe […]

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Billie Eilish hits out at Daily Mail’s ‘bodyshaming’ criticism of her Vogue cover

Billie Eilish has hit out at a shameful headline that accused her of ‘selling out’ following her viral UKvogue cover shoot, by sharing a meme on his Instagram story. The singer posted an edited image of a Daily Mail headline which read: ‘Proof that money can make you change your values ​​and ‘sell’: Billie Eilish […]

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Godzilla, the Asian American Arts Network, teaches us that criticism is essential

Godzilla, the fictional Japanese beast that emerged from the waters of the Pacific to rage against humanity, has become an apt nickname for a group of Asian-American artists who have come together to storm the oppressive whiteness of the American artistic landscape. The idea came about during an informal conversation between friends. In 1990, young […]

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Nigerian social satirist Julius Agbaje uses a deft, confrontational style to critique brutality and hypocrisy – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

In Nigeria, there is an abundance of artists who criticize the political system, but many only use abstract imagery, few do so in such a confrontational way. Julius Agbaje. Image via Facebook/julius.agbaje.35 Lagos: When Nigerian painter Julius Agbaje portrayed President Muhammadu Buhari as the Joker in 2019, he never imagined that a year later his […]

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A critique of our outdated arts sector

Esteemed theater critic Katharine Brisbane has commented on how the Australian arts sector has become sterile over the decades, writes Dr Binoy Kampmark. APPLICATION FORMS for subsidies. Fictitious funding projections. The horror of identifying what the “results” of the effort might be. Australia’s arts sector, as it’s coldly called, has become a bureaucratized playground of […]

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Discourses of distrust: conspiracy theories and criticism of ideology – Journal #116 March 2021

In my postscript to historical communism, I focused on the role of language in socialist society and how it differs from the role of language in capitalist society. Under the conditions of capitalism, the purpose of discursive practice is to produce trust – trust in commercial products, political parties and institutions, the judicial system, etc. […]

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Art & Soul featured artist Matthew Cooper’s art showing joy and criticism

Drawing was magic for Matthew Cooper growing up. Knowing he wanted to pursue art in one form or another, he studied graphic design in college before discovering that he didn’t like the technological side. He always wanted to create but didn’t know how it would manifest in his future. The path cleared when Cooper studied […]

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A goth artist uses video to critique the complexities of characters online

Concordia students use film and video as a tool to convey their messages Marginal artsOlivia Piché — Posted on January 31, 2021 3 minutes Liz Waterman uses post-internet style videos to critique characters online. Courtesy of Liz Waterman Liz Waterman, an intermedia and cyberarts student at Concordia, creates post-internet style videos. This style of video […]

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No, ‘Cuties’ is not a sophisticated artistic critique of child pornography

If you don’t appreciate “Cuties” as a nuanced, thought-provoking work of art, you’re an uneducated philistine — and how dare you comment on it without looking at it. This is the general argument in defense of the “Cuties” expressed in the stands and on Twitter. people like Alyssa Rosenberg assure us that the film is […]

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Repairing the Sky, Creating Space for Care, Community and Criticism

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) presents fix the sky, the museum’s first major exhibit after New Orleans was shut down for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From October 9, 2020 to January 31, 2021, the exhibition brings together eleven projects by artists who respond to a disrupted […]

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Westmoreland Virtual Pride Week includes drag queen bingo, art review

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg is planning virtual Pride Week celebration programs, streamed on its Facebook page July 27-31. “Every day we will shine a light on the talents of LGBTQIAP+ artists (and) performers, with fun and creative programs,” the museum says. All events are free. Virtual Pride Celebration Week programs include: […]

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A hilarious critique of cosmopolitanism, conceptual art and all things bourgeois

Maria Sonia Cristoff. (Photo by Gabriel Diaz) From her professor’s chair in a local history museum in the Argentine province, Mara practices “the art of keeping quiet.” When visitors ask about the bathroom or if there’s a decent place to eat in town, she ignores them. Instead, “she mimics the exhibits, looks straight ahead at […]

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Zsófia Keresztes’ surreal mosaic sculptures criticize the way we communicate online

Art Alina Cohen Zsófia Keresztes in her studio. Photo by Philip Hinge / David Biró. Courtesy of the artist. Portrait of Zsófia Keresztes by Philip Hinge / Dávid Biró. Courtesy of the artist. Zsófia Keresztes’ mosaic sculptures gush pretty light blue tears, but are they genuine? For her current exhibition at the Elijah Wheat Showroom […]

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Banksy’s Brexit mural disappears as UK tension increases art criticism

A mural painted by street artist Banksy in protest against Brexit went missing last weekend from its site on a three-story building in Dover, England. A four-level scaffolding was built against the mural on Saturday, leaving the facade sterile the next morning. According to the Telegraph, the Godden family who owned the building hoped to […]

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Rembrandt’s website gets a makeover Critique d’art%

This year marks the 350e anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 1669. To commemorate this landmark event, the Getty Museum has announced the relaunch of a website that features high-resolution images of 14 of the Old Dutch masters’ paintings all of which belong to southern collections of California. Title Rembrandt in Southern California, the site is […]

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Weekend Events: Art Critic Show, Bubble Show

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – We’ve partnered with the team at Hoodline – the super local neighborhood website for finding weekend activities in and around the Bay Area. The art critic comedy showJeremy Talamantes and Jordan Cerminara are looking for bad art. They comb through thrift stores, garage sales, and other places generally little known for […]

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UCF professor reprimanded for offensive art criticism

Teacher reprimanded: University of Central Florida student filed an anonymous complaint accusing Dr. Walter Gaudnek (pictured) of using foul language to discuss his art project last year, which earned him a warning The University of Central Florida berated a veteran art professor and renowned painter after a student accused him of using offensive language when […]