What Artists Born Under Cancer Zodiac Sign Can Learn From Frida Kahlo + More Advice From A Well-Known Astrologer – 71Bait

Time to grab the waterproof mascara and a box of tissues – we’ve officially entered Cancer season, which means the next few weeks are all about feeling those feelings! The fourth sign in the zodiac calendar, Cancer, is represented by the heavenly Cancer. Those born under the sign (June 21 – July 22) are the … Read more

What’s to see (for free!) at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art this summer – 71Bait

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art—Zak Neumann/Little Village Has the summer heat gotten you down? Consider cooling down with air conditioning and art. From Friday, July 1 through September 4, admission to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is free for everyone for the 13th consecutive year. This summer, the museum’s curator, Kate Kunau, has put … Read more

Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Divine Procession Discovered in Secret Chamber Under Turkish House | Smart Messages – 71Bait

Discovered under a house in south-eastern Turkey, this Assyrian rock painting was hidden by local looters. Mehmet Onal; Interpretation drawings by Önal based on laser scan by Cevher Mimarlık While building a house in Turkey, looters found they had built on top of an old chamber. Instead of alerting local authorities, they began digging themselves … Read more

Howardena Pindell Review – from pure painterly bliss to depictions of appalling racial terror | painting – 71Bait

Everything that is beautiful about American art is in Howardena Pindell’s abstract paintings from the 1970s. And all that’s ugly in America is laid bare in their 2020 video Rope/Fire/Water. Kettle’s Yard had me read the warning text before I saw Rope/Fire/Water, about its graphic content and the “self-care” it might require. It’s a brief … Read more

Post-pandemic, museums are enjoying strong visitor numbers – 71Bait

Two prominent Oklahoma City museums are reporting strong attendance following pandemic restrictions that closed one for six weeks and restricted attendance while the other opened. At the start of a summer season of events, activities and exhibits, people flock to the First Americans Museum on the Oklahoma River in downtown and the National Cowboy & … Read more

Denver Art Museum’s Highly Anticipated Renovation Centers Speak to Indigenous Voices Smart Messages – 71Bait

The newly renovated campus of the Denver Art Museum with the 50,000 square foot Sie Welcome Center in the foreground James Florio Photography / Denver Art Museum Fifty years after the Denver Art Museum (DAM) opened, the high-rise Lanny & Sharon Martin Building looks more or less as it did in 1971: a modernist, castle-like … Read more

US postage stamp honors Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor who blew up the mold | Smart Messages – 71Bait

This Edmonia Lewis “Forever” commemorative stamp will go on sale January 26th as the 45th installment in the USPS’ Black Heritage series. Courtesy of the United States Postal Service American sculptor Edmonia Lewis will be featured on a new United States Postal Service (USPS) stamp debuting January 26. According to a press release, the stamp … Read more