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What Does a Music Conductor Do, Actually? Then, Watch Stravinsky and Bernstein Conduct.

September 5, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. “When we imagine a symphony orchestra, even those of us otherwise unfamiliar with classical music imagine a conductor standing up front. We know the conductor leads the orchestra, but how exactly does he/she do it? “What the public needs to understand about conducting […]

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 […]

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 […]

Manet, Seurat, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin Return to Paris via the Courtauld Collection

June 13, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. “The Courtauld Collection. Perspectives on Impressionism.” Courtauld Collection’s rare 19th-century masterpieces will be returning to France with an exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in February 2019. Fine Art in the New Media to 2019, Now While the exhibition will not take place until […]

Can You Separate the Artist from the Artwork? Andy Warhol.

May 2, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Can You Separate the Artist from the Artwork? Can You Separate the Artist from the Artwork is an intriguing question. Some try to see whether events in an artist’s life are reflected in his or her artwork: Michelangelo, Raphael, Rodin, Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, […]