Art http://nhpr.org en Williamstown's Clark Art Institute Re-Opens With New Look, Expanded Focus http://nhpr.org/post/williamstowns-clark-art-institute-re-opens-new-look-expanded-focus <p>This story originally published by <a href="http://nepr.net/news/2014/07/04/williamstowns-clark-art-institute-re-opens-with-new-look-expanded-focus/">NEPR.</a></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:59:33 +0000 51604 at http://nhpr.org Williamstown's Clark Art Institute Re-Opens With New Look, Expanded Focus Master Sand Sculptors' Work To Be Judged At Hampton Beach Today http://nhpr.org/post/master-sand-sculptors-work-be-judged-hampton-beach-today <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's the big day at the </span>14th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Annual Master Sand Sculpting Competition at New Hampshire's Hampton Beach. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Sculptures by some of the continent's best sand artists will be on display and be professionally judged for $15,000 in prizes that will be announced at 8 p.m. Saturday. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sculpture fans also get to vote from 1 to 4 p.m. for the People's Choice Award. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 16:21:09 +0000 Associated Press 50625 at http://nhpr.org Master Sand Sculptors' Work To Be Judged At Hampton Beach Today SNHU, N.H. Institute Of Art Discuss Merger http://nhpr.org/post/snhu-nh-institute-art-discuss-merger <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;Southern New Hampshire University and the New Hampshire Institute of Art are considering a merger.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:48:39 +0000 Associated Press 50566 at http://nhpr.org 6.18.14: Elevators, Life Once Removed & Abolishing 'Happy Birthday' http://nhpr.org/post/61814-elevators-life-once-removed-abolishing-happy-birthday <p>Going up? Today on Word of Mouth, we're lifting you to new cultural heights with a look into the history of two architectural advancements in history - the elevator and escalator. We'll hold the door for you when we stop on a story about a family of mannequins. Last stop, a discussion about why we should all stop singing that pervasive birthday song.</p><p>Listen to the whole show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:41:00 +0000 Word of Mouth 46322 at http://nhpr.org 6.18.14: Elevators, Life Once Removed & Abolishing 'Happy Birthday' 4.22.14: Drug Tourism, History Of Ice Cubes, Heartbleed & The Americans http://nhpr.org/post/42214-drug-tourism-history-ice-cubes-heartbleed-americans <p> <em>Ahhh. </em>We finally have a week <em>full </em>of warmer temps. What better way to spend your afternoon work break walk than with Word of Mouth? Pop in your earbuds and turn it up; today's show heats up, cools down, and explores real-life risks of the internet and a scandal relived through television.</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:19:42 +0000 Word of Mouth 47184 at http://nhpr.org 4.22.14: Drug Tourism, History Of Ice Cubes, Heartbleed & The Americans Art Exhibit Features Murals Created By N.H. Children And Incarcerated Parents http://nhpr.org/post/art-exhibit-features-murals-created-nh-children-and-incarcerated-parents <p>An art exhibit featuring murals created by children and their imprisoned parents is on display in Concord this month. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:35:48 +0000 Michael Brindley 46614 at http://nhpr.org Art Exhibit Features Murals Created By N.H. Children And Incarcerated Parents 4.8.14: Debunking A Painting's Origin Myth, Medieval Teens, & Loudon Wainwright http://nhpr.org/post/4814-debunking-paintings-origin-myth-medieval-teens-loudon-wainwright <p></p><p>From the Mona Lisa to the Sistine Chapel, sometimes the story of how a work of art was created is as important as the work itself. Today on Word of Mouth, breaking down the myth behind a breakthrough Jackson Pollock painting</p><p>Also today, <em>Game of Thrones</em> fans know that kids and teenagers play a prominent role in the series: think evil King Joffrey. We’ll tease out fact from fiction, with a look at what life was really like for young people in the Middle Ages.</p><p>Plus, singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright approaches his own late middle age.</p><p>Listen to the whole show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:56:07 +0000 Word of Mouth 46378 at http://nhpr.org 4.8.14: Debunking A Painting's Origin Myth, Medieval Teens, & Loudon Wainwright Artists Put On A Professional Face At 3S Artspace http://nhpr.org/post/artists-put-professional-face-3s-artspace-0 <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:10.5pt; font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">3S Artspace is a Portsmouth nonprofit working on renovating a large building into studio space for artists, a farm-to-table restaurant, performance space and a gallery. For Catherine Scala, finding studio space here gave her the boost to continue her career as an artist.</span></p><p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">&nbsp;</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 04:50:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 43977 at http://nhpr.org Artists Put On A Professional Face At 3S Artspace Meet The Artist Who Was Commissioned To Watch 456 Episodes Of 'Law & Order' http://nhpr.org/post/meet-artist-who-was-commissioned-watch-456-episodes-law-order <p></p><p>In an effort to explore our cultural relationship with computer technology, artist <a href="http://rhizome.org/profile/jeffthompson/"><strong>J</strong><strong>eff Thompson</strong></a> watched 20 years worth of Law &amp; Order – a total of 456 episodes – and <a href="http://rhizome.org/editorial/2014/jan/30/computers-law-order/">documented when computers were used and how</a>.&nbsp; The project was commissioned by the arts and technology organization <a href="http://rhizome.org/">Rhizome</a>.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:29:20 +0000 Virginia Prescott & Sarah Thomas 43810 at http://nhpr.org Meet The Artist Who Was Commissioned To Watch 456 Episodes Of 'Law & Order' Exhibit Pairs Landmark Works Of Art With Forgeries http://nhpr.org/post/exhibit-pairs-landmark-works-art-forgeries <p>A <a href="http://www.springfieldmuseums.org/the_museums/fine_arts/exhibits/view/258-intent_to_deceive_fakes_and_forgeries_in_the_art_world#.Uulo37Qa6ZQ" target="_blank">new exhibit at the Springfield Museums in Massachusetts</a> explores some of the most infamous art forgery scandals of the century. It also delves into the minds of serial forgers. Called "Intent to Deceive," the exhibit places masterpieces by Picasso and Matisse alongside examples of fakes that fooled some of the world's most revered experts.</p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:48:36 +0000 Jody Santos 42655 at http://nhpr.org Currier Museum Celebrates Pop Artist Robert Indiana http://nhpr.org/post/currier-museum-celebrates-pop-artist-robert-indiana <p>When you think of the Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup prints or Roy Lichtenstein's comic book paintings might come to mind. &nbsp;But recently, one of their peers has been <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/22/arts/design/robert-indiana-assumes-one-work-has-swamped-his-career.html?_r=0" target="_blank">getting more attention than usual</a>. &nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 39392 at http://nhpr.org Currier Museum Celebrates Pop Artist Robert Indiana Jackson Historical Society Celebrates The Quirky Landscapes Of Frank Shapleigh http://nhpr.org/post/jackson-historical-society-celebrates-quirky-landscapes-frank-shapleigh <p>While the White Mountains have always been associated with outdoorsy activities, for much of the 19th century, they played a particularly important role in the arts. &nbsp;The new country was looking for an artistic identity that was distinctly "American," and the untamed wilderness of northern New Hampshire inspired scores of painters.</p><p> Sun, 03 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 37857 at http://nhpr.org Jackson Historical Society Celebrates The Quirky Landscapes Of Frank Shapleigh Design Icons Charlotte & Peter Fiell Talk Shop http://nhpr.org/post/design-icons-charlotte-peter-fiell-talk-shop <p>With over twenty years of experience on the editorial side of design publishing, <strong>Charlotte </strong>and<strong> Peter Fiell </strong>are pioneers in bringing great design to the masses with big, beautiful glossy books. Their first book together, “<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Modern-Furniture-Classics-Postwar-Postmodern/dp/0500283001" target="_blank">Modern Design Classics Since 1945</a>”, </em>was published twenty-two years ago and introduced mid-century modern furniture to a new generation of design lovers and novices.</p><p>They are also the former editors-in-chief for the best-selling design imprint <a href="http://www.taschen.com/" target="_blank">Taschen</a>. Three years ago the design power couple established their own line of art and design books—<a href="http://www.fiell.com/page/our-books" target="_blank"><strong>Goodman Fiell</strong></a>—which publishes titles written by the couple in addition to books written by experts across a wide range of disciplines; from <a href="http://www.fiell.com/page/our-books/illustration/50s-illustration" target="_blank">art</a> and <a href="http://www.fiell.com/page/our-books/architecture/richard-rogers" target="_blank">architecture</a> to natural history and <a href="http://www.fiell.com/page/our-books/cultural-discourse/culture" target="_blank">popular culture</a>.</p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:26:46 +0000 Virginia Prescott 37327 at http://nhpr.org Design Icons Charlotte & Peter Fiell Talk Shop Eric Booth Teaches Artists To Teach Others http://nhpr.org/post/eric-booth-teaches-artists-teach-others <p>Education policy in the U.S. is currently laser-focused on engaging students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math—or “STEM” subjects. The goal is to prepare future generations to prosper in the new global economy. But where do the creative arts fit into this equation? How can art and music education help drive innovation? <a href="http://ericbooth.net/" target="_blank"><strong>Eric Booth </strong></a>is a pioneer in art education, and is the author of several books, including, “The Music Teaching Artist’s Bible.” He is also an artist, an actor, and musician and is widely referred to as the father of the teaching artist profession.</p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:58:50 +0000 Virginia Prescott 37188 at http://nhpr.org Eric Booth Teaches Artists To Teach Others Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh: Currier Museum Explains Impressionism In Three Paintings http://nhpr.org/post/monet-renoir-van-gogh-currier-museum-explains-impressionism-three-paintings <p></p><p></p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 36880 at http://nhpr.org Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh: Currier Museum Explains Impressionism In Three Paintings