Art

Giant ant art display using recycled Ian debris in downtown Fort Myers

DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS Giant ants marching up the front of a building in downtown Fort Myers on Wednesday. Before all of the ants started invading the Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center, the materials used to make them came from Hurricane Ian debris. WINK News spoke with Bradford Hermann, a recycling artist, about the display. …

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While Its Replica Fetched $15.3M, Eddie Murphy Reveals He Paid $50K For The Original ‘Sugar Shack’ Painting

The iconic painting from “Good Times” is owned by one of the culture’s favorite comedians, and you’ll never believe how much he paid for it. The post While Its Replica Fetched $15.3M, Eddie Murphy Reveals He Paid $50K For The Original ‘Sugar Shack’ Painting appeared first on AfroTech. Who Owns The Painting? That’s right, the …

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Detroit’s Motown Museum to reopen Feb. 22 as expansion work continues

The Motown Museum will reopen for public tours Feb. 22 after nearly three months closed due to expansion construction. The museum closed Nov. 28 amid work on the third and final phase of expansion, which remains underway. “Welcoming guests back into the Motown Museum is like welcoming family back home,” said Robin Terry, Motown Museum …

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Watching comic book artist Ryan Ottley sketch is insanely therapeutic

Every generation of comic book creators has its standouts. On the illustration side of the equation, there are always a handful of artists that define the general aesthetic of the industry. In the 70s, Neal Adams became synonymous with the superhero genre — and consequently all of comics — in a similar fashion to how …

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Louis Barthélemy tapestries capture Senegalese wrestling

Louis Barthélemy is no stranger to dualities. His new exhibition ‘Mbër Yi / The Wrestlers’ at the Théodore Monod African Art Museum in Dakar reflects, as he tells Wallpaper*, ‘a powerful communion of intertwined bodies with nature’. He explores an ‘omnipresent duality between light and dark, life and death, mastery and abandonment in the game’. …

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Innocent or inappropriate? Student’s drawing confiscated by school

HORTON, Mich. (WLNS) — An 11-year-old’s drawing was taken by school officials after it was deemed “inappropriate.” “Everybody is refusing to remove the artwork, and they are refusing to apologize, and those are the only two things I’ve asked for,” said Carter. Sierra Carter has been battling with Hanover Horton Schools to get the image …

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Bryan Poole, acclaimed botanical artist who revived the demanding ‘intaglio’ copperplate technique – obituary

He exhibited the prints in 2008 at Chelsea Flower Show where, for a number of years, he manned a stand on Eastern Avenue. Although he was content to remain for many hours a day alone in his studio, he was an ebullient, gregarious, intellectually curious man, who loved meeting people, especially art-minded gardeners. He never …

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Live-in nanny accused of sexual relationship with 15-year-old in Jennings

Jennings, LA (KPLC) – A woman from Two Rivers, WI, has been arrested after being accused of carnal knowledge of a juvenile, according to the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Christopher Ivey says deputies were dispatched to a residence on Son Guillote Road in Jennings after receiving a call that the individual’s live-in …

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