Perspectives on Romance and Love
Feb09

Perspectives on Romance and Love

This Valentine’s Day is an opportunity – as many have been in the past. Romance is severed by those creative spirits that encourage, beckon your fascination. We at The Art Quarterly want to “share a little love” to a few contributors (along with a heavy list of fine art greats) who have recently reviewed various venues for our readers benefit. You were able to garner the inside scoop at “The Sundance Film...

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Photography and Fair Use
Jan27

Photography and Fair Use

You see it all the time in our digital age: someone as a spokesman for a corporate product.  President Obama wore Weatherproof’s charcoal coat while in China – and walla it’s the billboard photo for the company’s Time Sqaure/Fashion District billboard.  Did Weatherproof pay Pres O for his dapper look?  Nope. And hence the White House pulled the plug on this Madison Ave blatant attempt to curb and...

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Sophia Loren
Dec21

Sophia Loren

Heads are turning again for Sophia Loren as she co-stars in the new movie (releasing this week), NINE. Daniel Day-Lewis is the male lead and co-stars with Loren, Fergie, Kate Hudson, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, and Penelope Cruz. Based on Fellini’s 8 1/2 and directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago), Loren is the only Italian in the film. Her appeal is still as strong as it was when Alfred Eisenstaedt shot her during the filming of the...

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The advantage of being first in art

http://youtube.com/v/d1hekrMheGkWhen Yoko Ono decided to venture as an artist, she did it in ways that pressed the societal norm. Her pioneering spirit set the stage for later antics by she and Beatle star John Lennon. As an artist, Ono exuded confidence matched with a clever spirit – as this video reveals. Not to say that today’s artists lack any of the same “chutzpah”, “balls” or...

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