10 interesting links from around the Web #033

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 the Kyiv Biennial, to Joana Vasconcelos (image) to O’Shae Sibley.

  1. The Kyiv Biennial Will Open ‘Against All Odds’ in Several Cities in Ukraine and Europe This Fall
    Three exhibitions will take place in Ukraine, showing art made by displaced artists responding to life under occupation.
  2. Joana Vasconcelos unveils pastel wedding-cake pavilion
    Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos has created the 12 -metre-high Wedding Cake pavilion, which is clad in ceramic tiles, at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England.
  3. Celebrity shapeshifters: American stars turned creative entrepreneurs
    Hailing from the realms of celebrity music and cinema, through their creative excellence and entrepreneurship these stars help redefine jewellery, fashion, art and more
  4. MIT engineers create battery alternative using cement and carbon black
    Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a low-cost energy storage system that could be integrated into roads and building foundations to facilitate the renewable energy transition.
  5. Artist Rolls Out Guerrilla “Red Carpet” to Protest Pope’s Lisbon Visit
    Bordalo II staged “Walk of Shame”, printed with €500 banknotes, to call out the multimillion-dollar price tag of hosting Pope Francis.
  6. David Hockney Has Painted a Striking Portrait of Harry Styles, Set to Be Unveiled at the U.K.’s National Portrait Gallery
    The painter has captured the pop star wearing a striped cardigan and a string of pearls.
  7. Design at the White House: the creatives working with US Presidents past and present
    Interior designers, fashion designers and artists, whose collaborators have included the White House and its residents, with commissions that range from interior refits to presidential portraits
  8. Guggenheim to Bump Admission Price to Among Highest in Nation
    New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is set to raise the price of an adult ticket from $25 to $30.
  9. Dancer O’Shae Sibley Killed After Vogueing at Brooklyn Gas Station
    “They murdered him because he was gay,” said Sibley’s friend Otis Pena, who described the attacker launching homophobic slurs.
  10. Warhol’s Polaroid pic of Keith Haring in a Michael Jackson jacket is a tonic for Madonna
    The Queen of Pop posted the image of the late street artist on Instagram

Photography by Chris Lacey and Merriman Photography

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 | 2023-08-06T13:32:38+01:00 August 6th, 2023|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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