From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from David Hockney, to Chatbots, to the Oscars. This is a weekly feature. I hope you enjoy it.
- Chatbots Got Big—and Their Ethical Red Flags Got Bigger
Researchers have spent years warning that text-generation algorithms can spew bias and falsehoods. Tech giants are rushing them into products anyway.
- As David Hockney’s immersive art show in London opens, here’s what to expect
David Hockney: Bigger & Closer (not smaller & further away)’ is now open at London’s Lightroom (until 4 June 2023)
- Museums Have Artists in Residence. The Brooklyn Museum Asks, Why Not Entrepreneurs in Residence?
Rachel Shechtman has been tapped to build the framework for the museum’s new Entrepreneur in Residence program.
- The 2023 Oscars Will Celebrate All 23 Categories Live Again
You’d think that this wouldn’t need to be news, but it is: An awards show is actually gonna show us all of its awards.
- In Pictures: See Every Single Artwork in the Rijksmuseum’s Vermeer Show, a Once-in-a-Lifetime Exhibition That Is Already Sold Out
Here is an up-close and complete look at the Rijksmuseum’s once-in-a-lifetime show dedicated to the Dutch Master.
- US imposes sanctions on Russian culture minister
Olga Lyubimova, who has served as Russia’s top cultural official since 2020, was sanctioned by the European Union late last year
- London to get free, permanent David Bowie display as Victoria and Albert Museum acquires archive
Costumes, albums, lyrics and videos from 80,000-strong collection will go on show at the V&A East Storehouse from 2025
- Lady Gaga on the happiness and hard work of creation, and her new campaign for Dom Pérignon
As Lady Gaga and Dom Pérignon reveal their campaign for the maison’s 2013 vintage, the artist tells Wallpaper* of its inspiration, her creative process and champagne moments
- Interview: Alex Prager
“The idea is more important than anything”
- London’s Castle Cinema Keeps the Magic of Film Alive
The theater’s Ciné-Real film club aims to preserve the beauty of celluloid in a consistently digitizing world.
Image: Installation of David Hockney’s ‘Gregory Swimming Los Angeles March 31st 1982’
(© David Hockney)
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