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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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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 […]