The art world has a problem. But NFTs could offer “a real solution.” – 71Bait

NFTs open up new possibilities and opportunities for artists that the traditional art world has never offered. With the advent of technology, a new art ecosystem emerged, free from many of the structures that artists typically navigate to reach an audience, let alone succeed. Crucially, blockchain leveled the playing field, and suddenly everyone could participate … Read more

Where lakes once had water and rhythms of the earth – 71Bait

“Sometimes those individuals in modern societies who are exceedingly well placed to achieve personal fulfillment are said to have ‘the world at their feet,’” writes local environmental philosopher Freya Mathews in For the Love of Matter: A Contemporary Panpsychism (2003). She speaks out against the dualism and hierarchy of human domination of nature that places … Read more

Art Collector Targets Charles Town Classic After Easy Alydar Result – Horse Racing News – 71Bait

Bruce Lunsford’s homegrown Kentucky art collector returned in style from a five-month layoff and collected a 101 Beyer Speed ​​Figure while defending his title in the $135,000 Alydar at Saratoga Race Course. The 5-year-old Bernardini horse, trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, competed in the restricted nine-furlong test for older horses at King Abdulaziz … Read more

5 tips to find the right frame for your art – 71Bait

art market Osman Can Yerebakan In the 1980s, Pictures Generation pioneer Sarah Charlesworth fostered a collaboration with Yasuo Minagawa, a downtown art framer. Framing her work with lacquer frames, the backgrounds of her photographs seemed to blend into their surroundings. The result was clean-cut, monochromatic sculptural works in which images emerge forcefully from their flatness … Read more

Woman finds old hair in 19th century book – 71Bait

Gone are the days when mental health issues were swept under the rug – as they should be. Talking about the challenges is exactly what we have to do. Ironic that it took a pandemic to throw the door wide open to discussing mental health and helping us see it as a necessary and normal … Read more

Painterly inspiration for Where the Crawdads Sing – Garden & Gun – 71Bait

When film director Olivia Newman trawled Google for early production inspiration for the best-selling summer blockbuster Where the crayfish singshe stumbled across the Johnson Collection. Based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the collection and gallery is home to some of the South’s most iconic and expansive artworks and lends pieces around the world—including to Italy Venice … Read more

Africa sees some artifacts returning home but is looking for far more – 71Bait

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Apollo John Rwamparo speaks despairingly of the eight-legged stool, a symbol of authority for his ancient kingdom in Uganda, which can now be seen through a glass barrier at a museum thousands of miles away in Britain. The wooden stool is on permanent display at the University of Oxford, one of … Read more

The Garden Day event features plant exhibitions – 71Bait

UNTIL AUG. 19 art exhibition. Posters, paintings, fabric art and sculptures spanning over 40 years are presented in Works from the UHCL Collection. 9am-6pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-12pm Friday. University of Houston-Clear Lake, Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd. Free. Info: AUG. 8th food ride. Volunteers from St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church and Galveston Food … Read more