Teaching the Art of Reading in the Digital Era



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As-it-happens update February 12, 2018
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"We are living in crazy times right now," she said. "There's so much pressure mounting, as if something is going to explode." That urgency charged the dizzying array of art, spread out over four floors at Dhaka's Shilpakala Academy, last week. The fourth edition of the summit, which ran from February 9 to ...
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Cleveland Museum Appoints New Drawings Curator – Britany Salsbury has been hired as associate curator of prints and drawings at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She previously served as an associate curator at the Milwaukee Art Museum and begins her new role on March 27. (Press release).
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The deadline to submit art for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition has been extended to Friday, Feb. 16 due to weather that led to various school closings throughout the state. High school students may submit art work for a chance to have their work displayed at the United States Capitol in ...
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For Michelle Obama's portrait, the gallery commissioned Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald, first-prize winner of the Portrait Gallery's 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait competition. "How about that? That's pretty sharp," said Obama, who described the art as "extraordinary". He said: "It's my great honor to ...
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DETROIT - Art Van Elslander, the founder of Michigan-based Art Van Furniture, has passed away at the age of 87. Van Elslander had been battling cancer for the last year. "My family is heartbroken by the loss of our father," said Gary Van Elslander, President of Van Elslander Capital, and Mr. Van ...
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The collaboration, 'Travel Edition', envisions the airport as a place of transition, taking cues from the aesthetic of international air travel and art handling. Classic MCM accessories are adorned with ropes, straps, tags, chains, carabiners, key rings, buckles, and barcodes. The colourways used within the ...
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As a crowd of people assembled around his daughter's painting, Tony Huang made a point of letting them know he was in town for one reason: to support his daughter, Kaelyn Huang, at her first appearance in an art show. "I just drove in now — like literally just now — from Houston," Huang said.
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'In the artistic context of 1960, at the moment when so many allegedly avant-garde styles and languages are wearing themselves out, César's art takes on capital importance: he proposes a new method of capturing reality.' So declared Pierre Restany, art critic and founder in 1960 of the avant-garde ...
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As the art of close reading—a finely grained analysis of a text—has declined, a cohort of experts has emerged to reverse the trend and encourage stronger reading habits. Their solution has a kind of old-school simplicity to it: We need to allow the physicality of the book itself to lure us back into the ...
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