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The historical past of art is usually told as a chronology of masterpieces created during each civilization. It can thus be framed as a narrative of high culture, epitomized by the Wonders of the World. On any other hand, vernacular art expressions can even be integrated into art historic narratives, called folk arts or craft. The more intently that an art historian engages with these latter sorts of low culture, the much more likely it is that they will determine their work as analyzing visual culture or cloth culture, or as contributing to fields associated with art historical past, akin to anthropology or archaeology. In the latter cases, art gadgets may be called archeological artifacts. Surviving art from this era comprises small carvings in stone or bone and cave painting. The first traces of human-made gadgets appeared in southern Africa, the Western Mediterranean, Central and Eastern Europe Adriatic Sea, Siberia Baikal Lake, India, and Australia. These first traces are general…
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Sword Art Online Cosplay Channels Asuna's Goddess Look

Sword Art Online: Alicization might have come to an end with the final episode of the War of Underworld arc this Summer, but now one artist is channeling Asuna Yuuki's Goddess look for one stunning cosplay! The Alicization saga was the largest undertaking for the anime yet, but it was not particularly involving for Asuna. Due to Kirito being in a coma and locked within Underworld for the majority of the series, we did not get to see Asuna in action in this new virtual world until the tail end of War of Underworld's first half. It was worth the wait, however.The Asuna that did finally make her debut in Underworld was stronger than ever thanks to her using one of three special "Goddess" accounts (with the others going to Sinon and Leafa). With this new account, Asunaachieved a new levelof power as Stacia, the Goddess of Creation, and was a major factor in helping the humans continue the fight against the dark territory during War of Underworld.The Goddess Stacia look w…

Kentuck Opens Registration For In-Person October Art Night

NORTHPORT, AL. — Kentuck Art Center has opened registration for its free in-person October Art Night, which will feature its two current exhibitions in an atmosphere promoting social distancing and observing public health guidelines.The event will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1 and will feature extended Gallery Shop hours and wine for Kentuck members in the courtyard. Face-coverings and social distancing will be required, and visitors will need to check in at the table outside of the Gallery Shop when they arrive.Attendees must register for the event by Oct. 1 at 12 p.m., so the center is able to have a record of who attends and to prepare appropriately for the amount of visitors.Click here to register for the event.Temperatures will be checked at the front door, hands will be sanitized, and staff will make sure each attendee is wearing a mask correctly, with organizers pointing out to cover both the nose and the mouth while attending.Stay up-to-date with everyth…

MacKenzie Art Gallery looking to return statue stolen from India in 1913

© Provided by Leader Post A piece by Divya Mehra titled While going through the MacKenzie Art Gallery's (MAG) permanent collection in preparation for her own exhibition there, Divya Mehra discovered a statue that seemed to be mislabelled.The small, stone statue had been one of the items bequeathed to the gallery by its namesake Norman MacKenzie. It showed a female figure but was identified as the Hindu god Vishnu. Knowing that Vishnu was a male deity, Winnipeg-based artist Mehra wanted to learn more.The MAG has a leather-bound book of notes and stories written by MacKenzie about the antiquities he collected, so Mehra looked up the story tied to this particular statue.John Hampton, interim CEO and executive director of the MAG, recalled the story and said MacKenzie saw the statue during a trip to India in 1913."He saw individuals worshipping three idols embedded into a shrine," said Hampton.MacKenzie was fascinated by the idols and told his guide he wanted one. His guid…

'Art of the Box' program transforms Tallahassee traffic control boxes into public art

Buy Photo Christopher Barnhart, the artist who created the Art of the Box traffic control box mural on the corner of East College Avenue and Adams Street downtown, talks about his inspiration for the piece titled "Infinite Possibilities" after it was revealed Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (Photo: Tori Lynn Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat, Tori Lynn Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat)Before Wednesday's reveal, the city's traffic control boxes resembled big, beige four-sided lockers that few passersby would notice. They were breeding ground for tagging and graffiti. But, a new program called "Art of the Box" is bringing public art to unlikely spaces. Tallahassee is now following in the footsteps of metropolitan cities, such as New Orleans and West Palm Beach.AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow Captions"Research shows that when you put art in public spaces, especially on utilitarian items like a traffic control box, that the art deters future vandals…

ART partners with Newey/Vergne-backed Extreme E team

French outfit ART Grand Prix has amassed 19 drivers' titles across the FIA Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 support categories - including under their previous guises as GP2 and GP3.  Having contested the DTM in 2015 and '16 as a Mercedes entry, the team also returned to the German touring car championship this season to run ex-Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica in a privateer BMW M4.  ART Grand Prix will now expand into the XE all-electric off-road SUV racing series next year in partnership with Veloce Racing, which itself has received significant investment following its August merger with sister company Veloce Esports. Adrian Newey, the chief technical officer of the Red Bull F1 team, who is listed as Veloce Racing's 'lead visionary', said: "This is a very positive partnership, Extreme E is a new series operating in very difficult areas of the world with new cars, technology and a multitude of challenges.  "To work with an extremely successful and solid '…

Q&A: House District 12 Candidate Art De La Cruz

NAME: Art De La CruzPOLITICAL PARTY: DemocraticOCCUPATION: Small business owner and PERA retireeCITY OF RESIDENCE: AlbuquerqueRELEVANT EXPERIENCE: 46 years of government experience as an employee, official, and as an elected official (county commissioner).EDUCATION: Master of Management with an emphasis in human relations and organizational behavior, University of Phoenix; Bachelor of University Studies, University of New MexicoCAMPAIGN WEBSITE: Facebook: Art De La Cruz for State RepresentativeWhat steps should the Legislature take to ensure New Mexico has a balanced budget amid falling oil prices and an economic downturn prompted by the coronavirus outbreak?Create a balanced budget by a combination of cutting expenditures to nonessential services, and rearrange expenditures. Long term, plan for and aggressively recruit new out-of-state businesses to New Mexico, thereby bringing in new revenue and creating jobs.What more, if anything, should the Legislature do to address a court rulin…

Walt Longmire unravels art heist caper in 'Next to Last Stand'

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Cassilly Adams' 1888 painting Custer's Last Fight -- copies of which still hang in drinking establishments across the American West today -- was the inspiration for author Craig Johnson's latest Sheriff Walt Longmire adventure.His novel Next to Last Stand hits bookshelves Tuesday."The best way it has been described is the piece of art that has been critiqued by more inebriated amateur art experts than any other piece of art in the world. It's very true," Johnson told UPI in a recent phone interview. "It's in every bar, saloon and restaurant all over the West."Custer's Last Fight memorialized the brutal battle between U.S. Army Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry and several Native American tribes during the Great Sioux War of 1876.The original painting was said to be lost in a fire in 1946, but the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association cemented its popularity by giving copies to customers throughout th…