Press Release Category: Arts & Entertainment

Zizipho Poswa Is Using Ceramics to Celebrate Her Xhosa Ancestry

For nearly two decades, South African ceramicist and designer Zizipho Poswa has been carving ancient stories in ceramics. She’s frequently relied on clay, but she experiments with other unusual material too, like bronze. The objects she crafts are often large; they flow from a rich tapestry of her heritage. Born in Mthatha, a small town

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Must-See Museum Shows Opening in February

Skip to main content Hito Steyerl: How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File, 2013 (film still), single-channel high-definition digital video and sound in architectural environment; 15 minutes, 52 seconds. Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, and Esther Schipper, Berlin. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2022. Film still © Hito Steyerl For the annual Art

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Must-See Museum Shows for January

Skip to main content Matthew Wong: River at Night, 2018, oil on canvas. ©Matthew Wong Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York For the annual Art in America Guide, published in print in January, the editors of A.i.A. highlight significant and intriguing museum exhibitions throughout the year. Below is a list of noteworthy shows opening in

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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