Press Release Category: Arts & Entertainment

At Tribeca Gala, Art Insiders Raise $2.7 M. for Medical Care and Emerging Artists

On Tuesday night, collectors and artists gathered in Tribeca for a gala staged by New York’s Rema Hort Mann Foundation — a philanthropic organization dedicated to funding medical support for cancer patients that has forged deep roots in the city’s cultural sector as a longtime backer of emerging artists. Guests convened for cocktails at Tribeca

A 2,000-year-old Sculpture of Hercules Was Unearthed in an Ancient Greek City 

Hercules’s head was discovered first, then an arm and leg. The marble bits of his body were scattered in the ruins of a Greek building and pieced together, limb by limb, by a team of archeologist until they were certain: this was a 2,000-year-old sculpture of classical mythology’s most famous demigod. Experts from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki were

Singing Sensation, Cyrilia Lopez to Sing Her Stunning Rendition of The National Anthem at Dodger Game on September 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Juliette Harris, PR at SwaggMedia (818) 321-2317 [email protected] Singing Sensation, Cyrilia to Sing Her Stunning Rendition of The National Anthem at Dodger Game on September 21, 2022 Cyrilia Prepares To Release More Singles After Success with George Floyd Foundation 09/20/2022 – Break-out songstress Cyrilia Lopez hails from Trinidad and Tobago and recently burst on America’s music scene, signed with SwaggMedia and Craig Nobles. While meeting and working with top producers, labels, and A&R’s, Cyrilia was asked to participate

A Pop-Up Fashion Museum Will Explore New York’s Style Legacy During Fashion Week 

How do you properly tell the story of a city—any city—but specifically New York, a 320-square-mile sprawl of layered histories and singular attitude? Make it an ode to clothes. “A Matter of Style”, a pop-up fashion museum opening September 9, is an exploration of New York’s sartorial legacy, framed through the vast photo archives of

One Work: Beatriz Cortez’s “Ilopango, Stela A”

Evoking meteorites, igneous rocks, and Mayan artifacts, Beatriz Cortez’s stained, weathered metal sculptures on view at Commonwealth & Council in Los Angeles forge historic and thematic ties between the circulation of geological matter and the movement of people across Earth’s surface. One particularly powerful piece, Ilopango, Stela A (2022), more specifically considers how natural disasters

Philadelphia’s Plan for Harriet Tubman Monument Decried for Excluding Black Artists

Shown is a statue of Harriet Tubman created by Wesley Wofford, outside of City Hall in Philadelphia. AP/Matt Rourke The city of Philadelphia’s plan for a new monument dedicated to Harriet Tubman has come under fire from local artists and historians who have criticized the city’s decision to commission Wesley Wofford, a white artist, to

Jenny Moore to Step Down as Director of Chinati Foundation in Marfa

Jenny Moore will step down from the Chinati Foundation after serving nine years as director. Her term at the nonprofit organization, which manages more than 100 works by Donald Judd in Marfa, Texas, will officially end on July 31. Marella Consolini, who was the chief operations officer of the nonprofit institution from 2010 to 2014

Dutch Police Arrest, Then Release, Two Belgian Men Following TEFAF Robbery

The Politie, the national police force of the Netherlands, said it had arrested two men who allegedly had been involved in a robbery at TEFAF Maastricht on Tuesday. Then on Wednesday, both men were released from custody, and the two were both cleared of involvement in the robbery, according to the Associated Press. The two

Irish Archaeologist Identifies Over 3,000-Year-Old Bronze-Age Fortress in Galway Park

An archaeologist in Galway, Ireland, discovered a large Bronze Age fortress on a limestone table, surrounded by seasonal lakes, at Coole Park, Ireland, earlier this week, according to television and radio broadcaster RTÉ. The site was previously known, but its antiquity has been in question until now. Coole Park, the land on which the fortress

KAWS Drawing Graces the Cover of New York Magazine

An illustration by American artist and designer KAWS, also known as Brian Donnelly, graced the cover of New York Magazine this week. The pen drawing, which makes use of the artist’s infamous cartoon character, takes “cancel culture” as its inspiration. The magazine’s cover story, for which KAWS was commissioned, explores the reality of cancel culture…

Documenta 15 Diary: Beyond Borders

Documenta 15 Diary: Beyond Borders An indication on the east side of Kassel. Photo Emily Watlington Few of the artists in documenta 15 have savior complexes. Officially speaking, a great deal of their work looks like social practice and relational visual appeals, 2 designs related to the aughts in which art exists not as items however as social exchanges. These missing complexesare essential differences from predecessors, and they are mostly prevented due to the fact that the jobs on view