Archive for July, 2013
View and listen to the 2013 Professional Development Seminar talk, “Bringing the Purple Cow to the Market: Tapping Into the Experience Economy,” by Lara Bazant. The 2013 PDS took place at the SNAG conference in Toronto in May. Additional talks will be posted every week.
View and listen to the 2013 Professional Development Seminar talk, “Purple Cow Documentation via Video and Photography,” by Rachel Timmins. The 2013 PDS took place at the SNAG conference in Toronto in May. Additional talks will be posted every week.
Metal sculptor Albert Paley recently had thirteen new sculptures installed on Park Avenue in New York City as part of The Fund for Park Avenue’s Temporary Public Art Collection. WXXI was given access to Paley and his team, documenting the project every step of the way.
Gold, which began the month of June at more than $1,400 an ounce, crashed through the psychologically important $1,200 barrier on June 27, reaching its lowest level since June 2010.
“Judith Kaufman and Lilly Fitzgerald, Ecstasy of Gold”
to July 21
Both artists work in high karat gold and colored gems. Often exploring contrasts of texture and volume, their jewelry seems talismanic, a little ancient and mysterious in its opulence.
Crafting an American Style – a 60-minute video production which has been aired on PBS. It explores the history of American craft, starting with a look at immigrants in the 19th century and the rich cultures and traditions they brought from their homelands. This program is an excellent resource for artists and craftspeople, and also educators who want to share the history and importance of crafts and the American experience.