March 23, 2015
the photographers gallery

The Photographers’ Gallery

For lovers of fine art photography, as well as artists seeking maximum exposure for their work, the Photographers’ Gallery in London is the place to be. […]
March 15, 2015
Food for Charity

Community, culture, and culinary delights: Slideluck expands to Manila

What do art and potluck have in common? They are bringing communities together across the globe Potluck is a traditional community gathering, with origins dating back […]
January 16, 2014

The Public Detective: Sherlock Holmes Copyright Expires

A recent ruling by a federal judge in Chicago has apparently ushered Sherlock Holmes into the public domain. But, so as to dispense with the obligatory […]
December 17, 2013
Doha City Center

The High Price of Bacon in Qatar: Art and Freedom

Reported as the most expensive artwork sold at auction, Francis Bacon’s 1969 triptych, “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” sold for a record $142.4 million at Christie’s […]
August 1, 2013
Sheika al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani

A Sheika’s Gamble on Art: Growing Reform in Qatar

The name Sheika al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani will be known to future Qataris and maybe to Arabs everywhere in the Middle East as […]
June 30, 2013
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museums Benefiting from Grants to Develop New Audience Engagement Apps

Museums are more than just giant warehouses for cultural artifacts. They can be potent symbols of change and of conformity. We tend to focus more on […]
May 5, 2013
Hugh Laurie

A House for Pip

I just saw the trailer for the movie adaptation of Llyod Jones’ 2006 novel, Mr. Pip. The film starring Hugh Laurie of House fame will be […]
April 7, 2013
Veronica Mars - Kickstarter

Crowd Funding Evolves

Crowd funding may have come of age last week. The Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter campaign is breaking records and making us rethink again the limits of […]
March 27, 2013
Sir Anthony van Dyck

The Digital Connoisseur

The BBC recently covered a sensational discovery: The authentication of a previously unknown portrait by the 17th Century master, Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641). What makes this […]