10 interesting links from around the Web #015

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 movies, to the Venice Biennale to news from culture in Brazil. This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. The 25 best movies of 2022
    The movies are back! Here are Inverse’s top films of the year, ranked.
  2. Adriano Pedrosa Named Curator of 2024 Venice Biennale
    Brazilian curator Adriano Pedrosa has been announced as the organizer of the 2024 Venice Biennale, becoming the first Latin American to oversee the storied event.
  3. Pope Francis returns Vatican Museums’ Parthenon marbles to Greece
    The pope’s decision to give the Vatican’s three Parthenon marbles to the head of the Greek Orthodox Church comes amid mounting pressure on the British Museum to repatriate its marbles to Greece
  4. The Long Arm of Chinese Censorship Has Reached Europe, Forcing Artists and Institutions to Watch What They Say Against Beijing
    Index of Censorship’s latest report said artists and culture workers based outside of China are forced to self-censor in fear of retaliation.
  5. Brazil’s President-Elect Reinstates Its Culture Ministry and Appoints a Bahian Singer to Lead the Department
    The musician Margareth Menezes founded a nonprofit cultural organization in her native state of Bahia.
  6. How art inspired director Stanley Kubrick’s famous horror film The Shining
    Two recently published, richly illustrated books contain a wealth of movie ephemera including photographs, concept designs, postcards and scripts
  7. Immersive David Hockney show will launch new interactive art space in London
    The Lightroom project, due to open next year, is backed by Tate Modern sponsor Leonard Blavatnik
  8. Cézanne Portrait, Hidden for 158 Years, Found Under a Still Life
    The painting, discovered by a Cincinnati Art Museum conservator, might be one of the Post-Impressionist painter’s first self-portraits.
  9. Elon Musk polled Twitter on whether he should step down as CEO. Most voters said yes
    Twitter’s new owner and CEO Elon Musk posted an informal poll of the social media platform’s users Sunday asking if he should step down as head of the company.
  10. Airport Art Is Taking Off
    Airports across the US have been taking art more seriously in recent years. Have a look.

Image: © Justin Sutcliffe 2022

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

By | 2022-12-19T16:13:52+01:00 December 19th, 2022|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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