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Book Publishing and the New Media -This Is Not An E-book – The Getty’s “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography”

August 8, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Book Publishing and the New Media – This is not an E-book E-book sales have been in a steady decline because of high prices and lack of added value. Consumers have now come to realize that the e-book is merely a static copy […]

Art Museums for the Blind

You Are in an Art Museum and You Are Blind Imagine that you are blind. How can you visit a museum to see the art? This blog writes about  the tools of the New Media are used to make art accessible to everyone, everywhere. When we consider the accessibility of art , we often do […]

The Doors – “Riders On The Storm”

RIDERS ON THE STORM – The song is just too haunted and too beautiful.  Notes: The song “hearkens back to the centerpiece of The Doors’ self-titled debut album, “The End,” with its homicidal spoken word section that seemed to announce the band as the soundtrack to the sixties’ dark demise, capped off by their last […]

Launch of Public Library’s ‘Culture Pass’ Offers Free Admission to 30+ NYC Museums & Cultural Organizations

July 18, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Art Accessible to All One of the purposes of this blog is to report on  how institutions make art accessible to everyone, everywhere. This primarily focuses on the institutions’ use of New Media tools to provide access to all. Museums especially have made […]

New Gauguin Movie – “Voyage de Tahiti”

July 11, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The trailer for the new Paul Gauguin movie – “Voyage de Tahiti” depicts Gaugin’s 10 years in Tahiti. In addition to his art (complete works), it is intriguing to see how an actor chooses to portray Gauguin. Here, and here Vincent Cassel talks […]

The Only Copy of “Beowulf,” Might Have Disappeared into the Mists of History

July 4, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday BEOWULF “Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norm   an Conquest. More than 3,000 lines long, Beowulf relates the exploits of its eponymous hero, and his successive battles with a monster named […]

Fjordenhus (Fjord House), first building by Olafur Eliasson and his studio, opens in Vejle, Denmark.

June 20, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Fjordenhus “Fjordenhus (Fjord House), the first building designed entirely by artist Olafur Eliasson and the architectural team at Studio Olafur Eliasson, opened on 9 June in Vejle, Denmark. Commissioned by KIRK KAPITAL, the company’s new headquarters  …  incorporating remarkable site-specific artworks by Eliasson […]