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Actress Kirsten Dunst in the face of Marilyn Monroe

German Artist produces unique "Warhol collage" of Hollywood beauty: A German artist has discovered the Hollywood beauty as a motif for his art paintings. In memory of Marilyn Monroe and the famous artist Andy Warhol, Christophe Didillon manufactures (41) artistic pictures of Kirsten Dunst. The artists admires Kirsten and her engagement for people with depression. "I think Kirsten is a very brave lady. Like Marilyn Monroe and other important artists she suffered

GALERIE Supper at “The solo project” 2013 Basel

In the time of June 12th until June 16th the GALERIE Supper is going to join the contemporary art fair “The solo project” in Basel. In the past years this art fair is grown to a very important place for contemporary art. By the side of many renowned international galleries, the GALERIE Supper is going to show a solo exhibition of the artist Monika Thiele, whose works are also exhibited at
05-22-2013 | Arts & Culture

Successful Auction Season Start in Munich - Nesch takes it all

Munich, 26 April, 2013, (kk) – With an overall result of EUR 3,4 million* in the April auctions, the season made a promising start, especially as this result tops that of last year’s spring auction by EUR 1 million. “Besides the high quality on offer, it is particularly the crisis-proof form of investment that is most convincing. Some 21 results above the EUR 20.000 mark in both auctions of 'Art


The competiton „Ingenious Creation“ was set up in 2012 by the Zeughausmesse Decorative Arts Fair in order to gauge the potential of the decorative arts for invention and progressing design, and to further the inventive spirit and joy of expe¬rimentation in creative artists. The subject of the first competition was a „new and attractively designed object of daily use“. Eight original and sophistica¬ted products – „Ingenious Creations“ chosen from numerous entries

Saxoprint launches Colour Proof

Customers can now evaluate the colour print bindingly Dresden - After the online printing service provider Saxoprint has introduced new products such as writing pads in recent months, now a range of customer services follows. With the introduction of colour proofs, the customer can now convince himself of the colour result prior to the actual print run. Unlike the optional selectable proof copies, which include a digital print on copy/printing paper

International guest orchestras performing music by Lutosławski, Bartók, Janáček …

The Musikfest Berlin 2013 programme has been issued and ticket sales have begun The ninth edition of the Musikfest Berlin 2013, organised by the Berliner Festspiele in co-operation with the Berlin Philharmonic Foundation, turns its attention to music from Central Europe with orchestral works and chamber music by Béla Bartók, Leoš Janáček and Witold Lutosławski. Lutosławski and the renowned British composer Benjamin Britten share centennial celebrations this year. Britten’s music is


EXHIBITION | 26 - 29 April OPENING | 27 April from 2- 5 pm YASAM SASMAZER ǀ DOPPELGÄNGER & ISMAIL NECMI | SHOULD I REALLY DO IT? For Gallery Weekend, Berlin Art Projects proudly presents two young, Turkish artists in two exhibitions in their spaces at Mehringdamm 33. Yasam Sasmazer and Ismail Necmi both belong to the gallery’s regular program; both live and work in Istanbul and Berlin and represent important artistic positions


Solo show | April - June 2013 Opening | Saturday 13 April | 4 - 7 pm | Mehringdamm 33 | 10961 Berlin We are pleased to announce the opening of our next exhibition. On Saturday, April 13 from 4-7 pm, we will be opening Jörg Lohse’s solo show, “I’d love to be Albert Oehlen’s friend” with new work by the Leipzig painter. You are cordially invited to the opening at
04-10-2013 | Arts & Culture

CALVENDO: Publish your own creative ideas as calendars or flipart and earn money …

The self-publishing platform CALVENDO, based in Germany, has expanded its publishing network to sell individually created projects on the German book market. April 03, 2013 - Photographers, graphic designers, designers, writers, artists and creative individuals from around the world can now create and sell their own calendars and flipart (decorative poster books) online at no cost. The company behind the concept is CALVENDO, a new German online platform created by

Weng Fine Art AG increases pre-tax profits by 112% to EUR 2.38 million for FY 20 …

Most successful year ever: Weng Fine Art AG increases pre-tax profits by 112% to EUR 2.38 million for FY 2012/2013 - Turnover grew by almost 20% to EUR 7.75 million despite challenging market environment - Gross margin remains at high levels - Significant increase in average price underscores successful entry into higher-end segments of the market - Expansion of the company into an integrated art business is moving forward Based on preliminary, unaudited figures Weng

Opening the eyes to the world

The new DVD "Books without Words" by mime actor Carlos Martínez revolves around reading, writing and literature They tell stories. They are full of images. They are fun and make you laugh. They make you think and stimulate the imagination. They can comfort you, give you confidence and they caress the soul. The stage pieces of Spanish mime actor Carlos Martínez are like "books without words", they speak, sometimes profoundly, other

German photographer Christian Zehe initiates anti-bullying photo project

It is estimated, that on German schools there are 500.000 bullying assaults, daily. Some victims are harassed several times each day. It is also assumed that there is at least one bullying victim in each class. These numbers are frightening and make it very clear, that bullying is an important and current issue. Fashion and advertising photographer Christian Zehe, who is specialized in kids photography, and also takes part

Journey in the Universe - Thomas Maes at ART MONACO 2013

The Art Monaco 2013 presents the art world’s limitless range featuring exhibitors who appreciate the past, embrace the present and forecast the future. The art fair, taking place at Grimaldi Forum Monaco, April, 25-28, showcases the highest caliber galleries and emerging artists, exceptional programming, charity auction and special exhibitions. Situated in the Espace Diaghilev Hall, the visitors have an easy access through the esplanade Princesse Grace, just between the Japanese

Blanche Wiesen Cook Presents Eleanor Roosevelt and the Promise of Human Rights

Educator, historian, activist, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Ph.D., known for her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, will speak on “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Promise of Human Rights,” at Adelphi University on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. in Adelphi's Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 313, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. The event is free and open to the public. Her widely acclaimed biography, Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1 (Viking

M Models and Talents Agency Writes About Competitors, Work, and Cyber Bullying

M Models and Talent is one of the top agencies in Toronto and are known throughout Canada. Representing a wide range of men, women, and children, they are able to showcase clientele a variety of talents and models. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 02, 2013 -- M Models and Talent, known for their remarkable work in the film and television industry, has been growing ever since they started 5 years ago. They

Michelle Blade and Hillary Wiedemann

Johansson Projects is pleased to present a "A Willing Transfer of Belief", a two person exhibition featuring works of Michelle Blade and Hillary Wiedemann. The luminous surfaces of Blade's work border on abstraction and simultaneously depict transcendent spaces and colorful, totem-like characters. For this exhibition Blade brings together painting and sculpture, inserting moments of levity within ideologies of Existentialism. A painting of a ghost activated by an oscillating fan, exhibited

Personal Relationships in the Digital Age

Princeton, NJ March 1, 2013 - Few advances in technology have presented such extremes of wonderful possibilities and such questions and challenges as do social media and digital communication. Have you ever used the Internet to reconnect with an old friend or distant relative? Do you keep in nearly constant contact with friends by texting them? Have you ever been frustrated when someone interrupts a conversation with you to receive

Karl Marx goes back to his home town in Germany on the day the Kunstmuseum Gehrk …

The replica of the Frida Kahlo painting: “Marxism will give Health to the Sick”, (1954) has left the Frida Kahlo exhibition “Viva La Vida” as it has been asked on loan by the Trier Stadtmuseum in Germany, for the temporary exhibition: ““Icon Karl Marx. Cult paintings and paintings of cult personality” which commemorates 130 years from the death of Karl Marx. This painting is an iconic illustration of Frida Kahlo’s strong

Keeping Ron "Forever Young"

"Uncle Ronny is a living legend of Texas music," says artrepreneur Nikki Young of her uncle, Ron Young. "And we want him to stay that way - a *living* legend - for as long as possible." In that spirit, nearly 300 of Ron Young's family, friends, and fans packed Sam's Burger Joint on Sunday, February 17 for "Forever Young," an all-day benefit for the singer/songwriter, who was diagnosed with an

Nationally known playwright lends advice to peers in the “Tyler Perry” era of th …

Beyond the Chitlin’ Circuit, The Ultimate Urban Playwrights Guide: by VANESSA LYNN Atlanta, GA. March 2013 – Urban or gospel theater, commonly referred to as “The Chitlin’ Circuit”, is a joke in most professional circles, mainly because its basis is of an inner city experience and its writers have no formal training. But many urban theater playwrights are laughing all the way to the bank! Every weekend throughout the country, from

"EyeCandy," a Visual Feast featuring 11 Artists Opens March 30th at WWA Gallery

WWA Gallery Presents: EyeCandy Opening Reception: Saturday, March 30th | 7-10PM On View: March 30th – April 27, 2013 Regular Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11AM-5PM Featured Artists: Robert Bowen | Charlie Immer | Aaron Jasinski | Jason John | Ken Keirns | Gabe Larson | Edith Lebeau | Audrey Pongracz | Arabella Proffer | Brandi Read | Gustavo Rimada | Tempt your visual taste buds with “eyeCandy” which opens Saturday, March 30th at WWA Gallery

Scratch, Mix & Fade Your Way to Becoming a DJ

DJs across the world are mixing together sounds and vocals creating music like dub-step and techno that club-goers go crazy for. There’s no doubt that club music has broken into pop culture and it’s here to stay, but the DJ industry itself can be hard to break into. The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) has created a class that teaches students everything they need to know about how to

Saatchi works now together with German artist Christophe Didillon

After his exhibitions in the "Kleiner Prinz" art gallery in Baden-Baden and the 24. "Maja and Friends" Art Salon in Berlin* in mid-February, the German artist Christophe Didillon ("WALLEY BERLIN"; 41) got the possibility to present his works in the Saatchi Gallery (see For a long time, Saatchi has an excellent reputation within the London art scene and worldwide. "I'm very happy to present my works now together with the

God And Science: Jerry Pollock PhD Explains Why Science Is, In Fact, The Search …

In Jerry Pollock’s view, God is the Master Scientist. However God operates on a different level of science because He has limitless powers that human scientists do not, indeed cannot understand. God is the unified theory of the universe that Einstein so desperately sought to find, even on his deathbed. “With God,” Pollock stated, “we are not just dealing with another human being. His powers and His intelligence are trillions of

The Alfa Art Gallery Thanks its Sponsors of the 2013 New Brunswick Art Salon

The Alfa Art Gallery would like to extend a wholehearted thank you to the Magyar Bank Charitable Foundation, for its sponsorship of the 2013 New Brunswick Art Salon. The Alfa Art Gallery New Brunswick Art Salon has been a successful program for the past three years. Previously two times, now three times (Winter: Photography, Spring: Water Color/Mixed Media, Fall: Oil Color/Mixed Media) during the year, we present salons exhibiting emerging and

How To Stay Young - Stanley Hirsch Sets New Standard For Inspirational Stories W …

Motivational books and inspirational stories can be found by the thousands at any book outlet. Just a handful of those inspirational books are published for senior citizens. Now Stanley Hirsch has set a new standard for motivational books for senior citizens with the recent release of 'Memoirs of a Geriatric Ski Bum'. All of us hope to grow old gracefully. We all hold our own definition of 'graceful'. For Stanley Hirsch,

The Miami Arts & Entertainment Council Presents its Third Annual "Paint Me Miami …

MIAMI – Feb. 25, 2013 –The Miami Arts & Entertainment Council (MAEC) invites talented Miami artists, art students, up-and-coming artists and art aficionados to participate in its third annual art competition, “Paint Me Miami.” “Paint Me Miami” is an open competition where all artists working in two-dimensional painting media are eligible to enter provided they meet the rules. To conform to the spirit of the awards, all work must be original

Green Art Gallery Dubai announces a solo show of new works by interdisciplinary …

Exhibition Dates: 12/03/2013 - 05/05/2013 Opening Date: 18/03/2013, 6pm - 9pm After a successful year which included a solo at Art Statements, Art Basel 43, Shadi Habib Allah returns to Green Art Gallery for his first solo show at the gallery. Habib Allah’s practice, traverses installation, video and sculpture, in order to examine the structural and material operations of circulations of objects, people, histories and the economy. While each project defines its

World5 Releases The First Single Of Their Upcoming Album On March 12, 2013

The AC / Pop Rock band World5 releases the first single, titled "Man of action", of their up and coming album due to release autumn 2013. "Man of action" is a catchy Pop-Rock song and is featuring World5´s new members and Grammy award winning musicians, lead singer Pat Hunt and bass player Randy Miller. "Man of action" describes trying to live up to unreal expectations in a relationship. “We were excited to start

New military history book "The lonesome Commander" available from now on

Martin Mahle's new military history book "The lonesome Commander" is available from now on! After the Falklands War of 1982 there have been given numerous awards to people on the British side. In particular the senior officers of the British armed forces were honoured with high-ranking medals and titles. Only one man remained completely ignored: Brigadier Sir Mathew John Anthony Wilson, OBE, MC. Why the brigadier (one-star general), who was honoured for his

EDAS-SIBA International Ballet Workshop announces the return of renowned Ballet …

Salzburg, Austria — February 19, 2013 /-- EDAS-SIBA International Ballet Workshop is proud to announce the return of renowned Ballet Diva Ms. Ildikó Pongor as resident master instructor from July 14 - August 24, 2013, in Salzburg, Austria, one of the most beloved arts capitals of the world. Ildikó, along with other distinguished master instructors, will provide an intensive and varied program for advanced, pre-professionals & professional dancers, culminating in four

Strychnin Gallery presents: "Those Whoe Dream by Day", A Visual Journey Inspired …

“Those who dream by day”, opening doors on the 15th of March at Strychnin Gallery, celebrates the imagination and oeuvres of the great Edgar Allan Poe. The mysterious man, whose life was short and filled with tragedy, left behind one of the most admired, questioned and influential literary body of works. While alive, his writings were ostracized and put under heavy scrutiny; many denied reading his publications. However, the public did yet

4th Annual Abstracts Juried Art Competition Announced

Jupiter, Florida, USA - February 20, 2013 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 4th Annual "Abstracts" Juried Art Competition for the month of March 2013. 2D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery's April 2013 online group exhibition. The gallery encourages entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting
02-20-2013 | Arts & Culture

LUCKY TRIMMER presents a new series of short dance and performance works in Berl …

The time is close for the latest dose of the world renowned "gateway drug for contemporary dance and performance art". Spring has sprung, bringing with it a fresh new collection of international artists presenting their newest short pieces at Sophiensaele Berlin. As always, LUCKY TRIMMER promises breathtaking diversity with it's unconventional approach - this time featuring seven uniquely flavored, bite-sized pieces all sprinkled with the famous LUCKY spice. LUCKY TRIMMER #19

The Alfa Art Gallery in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Selected as the Readers Choic …

The Alfa Art Gallery in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has been awarded the Readers Choice Winner of 2012, by the Home New Tribune, as a Reader’s Choice winner for one of the best art galleries in Middlesex County. The gallery is extremely delighted and flattered by the recognition it is receiving for its hard work at exposing art and up-and-coming artists from the New Brunswick Community, in the New Brunswick

Debut Poetry Collection by Fiancée of US Poet Laureate Billy Collins

FINISHING LINE PRESS Providing a Place for Today’s Poets Since 1998 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Finishing Line Press announces a new limited-edition title in its critically-acclaimed poetry Chapbook Series: I Will Meet You at the River by Florida author Suzannah Gilman, who was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize for poetry. Gilman happens to be the fiancée of Billy Collins, former poet laureate of the United States. With a BA in English and a

Cristina Rusiecki’s latest publication about Romanian mega theatre director, Rad …

Theater directors are not rock stars. They do not have legions of admirers who hunt and beg for an autograph. The only one exception in Romania, with genuine fans is Radu Afrim. His name is enough to attract the audience into the theatre halls. No matter what he puts on stage, his audience is enormous. When his performances come to Capital, rooms are filled, the doors of the Odeon (theater

Vancouver Bach Choir Hosts Bicentennial Celebration for Opera’s Greatest Duo

The Vancouver Bach Choir presents a soaring evening of opera with Verdi/Wagner Bicentennial - March 23, 2013 at 8pm at The Orpheum. The concert celebrates the 200th birthdays of composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner, two musical titans whose respective works changed the world of opera forever. Their legacies are honoured with a dramatic programme of choruses and arias from their beloved canons. “Both were born in 1813 and, through opera,

An Evening of Poetry at Adelphi with Visiting Writer Maureen N. McLane

Adelphi University’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program is pleased to announce its latest event, an evening of poetry with 2013 Visiting Writer Maureen N. McLane. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Adelphi University’s Olmsted Theatre in the Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. It is free and open to the public. McLane, a poet, critic, and

Gallery style exhibition to showcase selected work of celebrated photographers

Dubai, 18th February 2013: Pro Art Gallery, synonymous with innovative art and collectibles is proud to announce the opening of its next exhibition, ‘Flash Back On Photography ’. The exhibition will feature works of highly celebrated photographers from February 20th to March 11th 2013, at the Palm Strip Shopping Mall on Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah. Flash Back On Photography brings together works of well-known photojournalists such as Sebastiao Salgado, Henri

FEARS Mag and Winter Film Awards Team Up to Honor the Year's Best Independent Ho …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to partner with FEARSMAG for their 2013 Independent Film Festival. Among the 58 films selected for screening is a diverse mixture of documentaries, shorts, features, animation, music videos and horror films, including 9 horror films, 9 student films, 15 female directors and representation from over 15 countries. The 2nd Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 28 with

Documentary "Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry" to scr …

Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry examines the social, psychological, and economic impacts of performing in adult films. What makes people decide to become adult entertainers, how do they go about entering the business, what are their experiences in the business, and how do they deal with career options, finances, and relationships once they exit the business? The documentary also examines proposed regulations that would address current

The 2nd Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces Sponsors a …

Thanks to the support provided by Adobe Software, Footage Firm, Final Draft, ShowBiz Café, Jungle Software and media sponsor ProductionHUB, the Winter Film Awards show and Independent Film Festival will showcase quality work and highlight the best of independent film. ”We are excited to have secured these sponsors to support the film community and the arts, Their support shows how much they care about emerging filmmakers and the true

"Dosa Hunt" to screen at Winter Film Awards 2013 Independent Film Festival

"The Greatest Hunt For South Indian Food In NYC Ever Committed To Film!" An all-star cast of NYC musicians join filmmaker/journalist Amrit Singh to form a multicultural posse on a quest to find their hometown's best South Indian crepe, dosa. DOSA HUNT is a short film by Amrit Singh featuring a diverse group of music-world friends -- Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Das Racist's Himanshu Suri and Ashok

Normal Like Us! The Depression Chronicles. A theater work presented by LuckyChao …

LuckyChaos Theater Projects presents: Normal Like Us! The Depression Chronicles Opens March 2, 10pm at Salvage Vanguard Theater Collaborative. Experimental. Music. Humor. Drama. OUR STORIES How can someone convey the experience of living with depression and do it in a way that is both easy to understand and entertaining? Leng Wong, producing director of Lucky Chaos Theater, set out to do just that with Normal Like Us! The Depression Chronicles. The
02-15-2013 | Arts & Culture
GOGO Music

Ralf GUM feat. Kafele – Burning Star – GOGO 054

GOGO Music starts into 2013 with the next single taken from Ralf GUM's gold awarded album "Never Leaves You", which was the best selling artist album of the year 2012 on prime house download-store Traxsource, too. "Burning Star" sees the well-proven combination of Ralf GUM and Kafele in top form and receives now blazing remixes by Glenn Underground, Sir LSG and Kafele himself. This is definitely a mouth-watering release for

Videomapping competition for Genius Loci Weimar launched

We are happy to launch the second international audio-visual video mapping competition for the media art festival Genius Loci Weimar. We are seeking for innovative artistic video projection concepts for three historic facades: Courtyard of the City Castle, Wittumspalais, and the Main-Building of Bauhaus University Weimar. While media artists are encouraged to develop their own pictorial language towards the spirit of the location (Genius Loci), they should avoid erratic

John Leo Releases ‘This Time Around’ From Upcoming EP ‘Different ways’

After a short career in medicine, Norwegian artist John Leo has risked it all to return to his true passion: music. Now a full time musician, his new single ‘This Time Around’ seems to reflect the emotional struggle he felt when initiating this drastic change of career - “I am quitting medicine to become a full time musician. I love medicine and being a doctor, but my heart is on

Award winning film "DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till" to screen at Winter Fil …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In an acting tour de force, one man performs 36 roles in the telling of the Emmett Till tragedy. Experience the story, trial, and unbelievable confessions of those accused of Emmett's murder in this riveting drama. DAR HE will be screened at the 2013 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival on Friday, March 1st in the 2pm-5pm Screening Block at the Hotel Pennsylvania Globetrotter Ballroom,

Award winning film "Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution" to screen at Win …

Not many moments in life change the course of history; break the mold; shatter the status quo and usher in a paradigm shift. But on a chilly night in November 1973, such a moment took place. For the second time in history, the Americans stormed France in an epic battle. This battle, however, would pit the lions of French haute couture— Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre

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