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Former art director James Spina recalls the heyday of fashion illustration – WWD

In his 11 years as art director, James Spina has said he “basically clings to life” because he is “surrounded by this incredible flock of incredible illustrators.” From her perspective, the heyday of fashion illustration at WWD began in the late 1960s and continued into the mid-1980s, with a solid peak occurring during her tenure […]

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New Artistic Director, New Vice President of Development Appointed at Bacone College | Culture & Leisure

MUSKOGEE – Bacone College announced Monday that Oglala Lakota artist Gerald Cournoyer has been promoted to vice president of development. Cournoyer has been leading the Bacone College School of Indian Art program since 2018. Michael Elizondo Jr., Cheyenne, has been appointed the new principal of the Bacone College School of Indian Art. “Gerald is a […]

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Abu Dhabi art director looks to the future with digital fair

DUBAI: American actress Amber Heard strutted during Paris Fashion Week, walking the catwalk during the Le Defile L’Oréal Paris fashion show at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The “Aquaman” star joined fellow L’Oreal ambassadors, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and American-Cuban singer Camila Cabello, all wearing their finest outfits as they paraded the catwalk […]

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INTERVIEW – Artistic Director of Onsi Abou Seif Cinema: Counting the Years – Culture – Al-Ahram Weekly

Onsi Abou Seif is the artistic director of virtually all major Egyptian films, he has worked with some of the greatest filmmakers in Egyptian cinema history, but you have to see his freehand sketches to understand why. I had the chance to have the chance to attend an exhibition on his work and his life, […]

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Model, English teacher’s daughter and freelance art director arrested for riot

The seven New Afrikan Black Panther Party “comrades” arrested for riots in New York on Friday night are wealthy students, models, art directors and singers. The NYPD tweeted their mugshots over the weekend and decried their actions as “the height of hypocrisy”, calling one of the women “the poster of white privilege.” Clara Kraebber, 20, […]

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Naples artistic director leaves and other woes in 2020

Naples artistic executive director Aimee Schlehr resigned effective August 7 in what her chairman of the board called a setback “trifecta” for the arts education and exhibition center this year. Among its woes, the organization had already lost its spring fundraiser and an adult class session due to the coronavirus shutdown. The organization had to […]

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Minnesota Museum of American Art director quits job – Twin Cities

Kristin Makholm, who served as director of the Minnesota Museum of American Art for more than a decade, has been released from her post, according to a museum press release late Tuesday afternoon. Kristin Makholm Board chairman Gregory Page said an interim director will be announced soon and the M will begin a nationwide search […]

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Orange County Museum of Art director and CEO resigns after six years – Orange County Register

Todd Smith, Director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art, is stepping down after six years, during which time he led the launch of construction of a new home at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. Smith will become the executive director of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in […]

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Fashion stylist and art director Inggrad Shek on her top SS20 style picks

In this monthly series, the editors of Lifestyle Asia delve into the closets of Hong Kong’s best-dressed individuals. From trendy shoes to essential wardrobe staples, these Style heroes share with us some of their favorite pieces and, in doing so, provide insight into what defines their personal style. In April, we chat with Inggrad Shek. […]

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Lululemon apologizes after art director sparks outrage over promotion of ‘Bat Fried Rice’ t-shirts

Lululemon apologized and parted ways with an art director who promoted the sale of ‘bat fried rice’ t-shirts that were called racist. Trevor Fleming shared a link on his Instagram page to the website of California artist Jess Sluder, which sold “quarantines” featuring the image of a pair of chopsticks with bat wings on the […]

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Inspired by mom, Lyft’s artistic director creates new font to benefit Parkinson’s research

Morten Halvorsen, Associate Creative Director and Art Director at Lyft, has watched his mother, Vera, suffer from the increasingly severe effects of Parkinson’s disease for eight years. Unable to change his diagnosis, Halvorsen did what only an art director would think he would: he created a new font. His name is Shake and the font […]

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Stephen Fleischman, longtime director of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, retires | Arts and theater

He replaced David Berreth, who resigned in 1990 at a time when the Arts Center was struggling with debt. Capital Times reporter Kevin Lynch then announced that the museum would tackle “persistent deficits and declining attendance” with new shows and additional funds for more ambitious exhibits. The biggest movement came in 2004, when the Madison […]

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Into the Spider-Verse Artistic Director Creates Scholarship with Toronto Animation Workshop

Patrick O’Keefe remembers saving money as a kid wherever he could to pay for classes at the Animation Portfolio Workshop in Toronto. “A little bit of money seemed like the most important thing in the world,” he told CBC Toronto. He doesn’t need to worry about money anymore. And now he wants to give back […]

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Halls Director of Fine Arts Jeremy Lamond to leave after two decades at the Shropshire auction house

Jérémy Lamond. Laura Chester Sep 06, 2019 He decided to resign from the Shropshire auction house to move to Shrewsbury in the South West of England with his wife Jessica, who is a professor at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol. Lamond, 55, said: “It was not an easy decision, but […]

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The director of the Di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art defends his plan to sell his assets

Robert Sain, director of the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art in Napa, Calif., Defends the institution’s plan to remove hundreds of works from its collection and reinvest the funds in the endowment of the center. On Wednesday, he responded to the more than 120 arts professionals who signed a petition denouncing the fate of […]

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Bangkok Art Directors Association Appoints Surachai Puthikulangkura President

The Bangkok Art Directors Association (ADB) has announced Surachai Puthikulangkura – Founder and CEO, Illusion, Bangkok, and 35th President of the Bangkok Art Directors Association. BAD aims to create opportunities for industry professionals to hone their skills and broaden their visions, while promoting the creativity of the next generation. It strives to build network support […]

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Former Director of Demuth / Lancaster Museum of Art Now CEO of Museum Trustee Association | Life & Culture

In 2018, when Anne Lampe left the Demuth Museum and the Lancaster Museum of Art after 13 years, she devoted herself to writing a biography of Charles Demuth, Lancaster’s most famous artist. The book is now with the publisher, and Lampe has taken on a new job, which she believes is well qualified. Earlier this […]

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MIA director to become first woman to lead DC’s flagship art museum

The Minneapolis Institute of Art loses its longtime director to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC Kaywin Feldman, who a decade ago became the first woman to direct the Minneapolis museum, will be the first female director of the prestigious National Gallery, the institutions announced Tuesday. As director and president, Feldman, 52, modernized […]

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Director of Palmer Museum of Art retires after 20 years of service

Over the past 20 years, the Palmer Museum of Art has added 4,000 objects to its collection, undergone a renovation that resulted in a new 3,100 square foot gallery, and expanded its outreach programming to include musical performances and poetry readings. These are just a few of the accomplishments that Jan Muhlert can proudly boast […]