TROY, N.Y. — In the cold winter months of early 2019, Nathan Meltz found himself deep in a creative block. An established screenprinting artist, having exhibited in galleries around the world, Meltz is known for his use of mechanical imagery as visual metaphors for various types of destructive technologies, from war machines to fossil fuel extraction devices. But he was struggling to find inspiration.
Founding member of Mötley Crüe, drummer Tommy Lee his proven good taste when it comes to picking eye-watering real estate. Lee has recently put his LA-area hilltop residence on the market for $4.59 million. It is described as one of the most stunning homes in celebrity-rich Calabasas, California, also home to Justin Bieber, Drake, Katie Holmes, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith. Several members of the Kardashian clan live in nearby Hidden Hills.
LONDON (AP) – A new work by the elusive street artist Banksy, honoring health workers, has been unveiled at a British hospital.
LONDON – Jiab Prachakul has won the prestigious first prize in the BP Portrait Award 2020 it was announced today on the National Portrait Gallery’s social media channels. Prachakul’s winning portrait, Night Talk, which depicts her close friends in a bar in Berlin, is displayed in the BP Portrait Award 2020 exhibition, which has opened online on the National Portrait Gallery’s website, while the Gallery in London is temporarily closed due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.
ROCK FALLS, Ill. (AP) – When Dan Sutton was learning contractor skills at his father Chet’s side in Whiteside County, he took his advice to heart.
“He told me, ‘Danny, save this lumber. They don’t make it anymore,’” the younger Sutton, now 62, said.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Boca Raton Museum of Art has launched a new series of free Online Community Initiatives for all ages, including “Keep Kids Smart with Art” to help parents and their children who are home from school. These free Online Community Initiatives will also reach out to seniors who are keeping social distance and who might feel isolated.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to temporarily remove the Angel Moroni statue from its Salt Lake Temple during restoration work.