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How To Objectively Identify Beauty

Blogging Fellows, Performance, Reported, The Art of Thinking

A philosopher explains the importance of form and freedom in aesthetics, juggling included.
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Can Sports Be an Aesthetic Experience?

Blogging Fellows, Reported, The Art of Thinking

Contingency and unpredictability can elevate a football game into a kind of theater.
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Winnowing The Wynn

Blogging Fellows, Dicey, Public Art, Reported

A critic surveys the Wynn Las Vegas art holdings and asks, “What can compete with a hanging parasol garden, life-size crystal peacocks, anemone-lantern trees, dramatic drapery edged with passementerie, and swirling golden mosaics, as well as carpets, ceiling moldings, and chandeliers fit for royalty?”
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How a 19th-Century Idea Could Rescue 21st-Century Art

Commentary, Reported, Visual Art

The American Art-Union offers a model for supporting artists with direct engagement from the American public. For an art world struggling in the pandemic economy, it could offer a solution.
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Have Skateboard. Dive Deep.

Far Out, Poetry, Reported

Poet Anders Carlson-Wee on the skateboarding aesthetic, the benefits of dumpster diving, and the dangers of ideological conformity.
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How to Tell a Dance on Film

Dance, Film, Reported

Elliot Caplan and Mirra Bank watch dance with eyes and minds open to creative possibilities. They each create films that deepen understanding of the notoriously ephemeral art form.
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Drop Out. Tune In. Start a Revolution.

Far Out, Reported, Visual Art

Mario Torero on leaving art school, his place in the Chicano art movement, and fifty years of bringing color to the streets.
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Begin at the End

Music, Reported, The Revisionary

Ken Thomson exemplifies a new generation of composers tasked with picking up the pieces of music history.
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Tuning In

Interview, Music, Reported

Conrad Winslow on the interdisciplinary inspiration behind his work, feeling the music, and the 21st-century taste for disjunction.
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All About the Eyeballs

Interview, Reported, Visual Art

Billi Kid uses stickers to collaborate with a community of artists online and IRL.
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