Tom Veys Arrives from Belgium to Accept the 2022 Valentin Krustev Translation Award at Special Poetry Event at the New London Public Library, July 9 at 1:00

This award celebrates the life of Valentine Krustev, who, before his untimely death was a great help and support to William Meredith and the Foundation. The award will be presented to the Belgian poet and visual artist, Tom Veys, for PANDEMIE, a translation into Dutch of the poet, Richard Harteis. PANDEMIE will also be celebrated later in July at the Bulgarian Embassy, which has become … Continue reading Tom Veys Arrives from Belgium to Accept the 2022 Valentin Krustev Translation Award at Special Poetry Event at the New London Public Library, July 9 at 1:00

The Art of Literature Exhibition

A special curated exhibition exploring the relationship between art and literature Showcasing masterpieces from across three millennia of literary and artistic culture around the globe, including works by William Shakespeare; Pablo Picasso; Marlene Dumas; James Joyce; John William Waterhouse; Lucian Freud and J.K. Rowling Headlining London Now, a festival of arts and culture, open to all at Christie’s London headquarters in June and July  Christie’s announced The … Continue reading The Art of Literature Exhibition

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

Amina Edris to Perform Cleopatra, Replacing Julia Bullock San Francisco Opera announced a cast change for the world premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra, opening on September 10, 2022 as the first operatic presentation of the Company’s 2022–23 Centennial Season. Soprano Amina Edris will create the role of Cleopatra, replacing Julia Bullock, who has withdrawn from the production. Bullock and her husband, conductor Christian Reif, are expecting the birth … Continue reading San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update for World Premiere of John Adams’ Antony and Cleopatra Opening September 10

“Royalty Free” Tells of Making The World A better Place Through Music And A Dream

By Sherletta Germain  “Royalty Free” is a story of Kevin McCloud and his ability to make the world a better place through his composition of music. I really enjoyed the film because it didn’t just show one layer of who Kevin is. The film showed the ups and downs; the good versus the bad . Kevin’s career was interesting in how he kind of accidentally … Continue reading “Royalty Free” Tells of Making The World A better Place Through Music And A Dream

​A New Convergence: Tabitha Jackson on Plans for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

By Tabitha Jackson A message from Festival Director Tabitha Jackson on the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, scheduled for January 20–30, 2022. Dear Friends, This time last year, I wrote to share some early thoughts about how we were approaching my first Sundance Film Festival as director — and the first Sundance to be held in the midst of a pandemic. Since 1985, artists and audiences … Continue reading ​A New Convergence: Tabitha Jackson on Plans for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

Ex-Big Blue linebacker Keith Rivers is now a ‘giant’ in the art world

He wants to be a “Giant” in the art world too. Former Giants linebacker Keith Rivers once collected sacks, but the 35-year-old retired NFLer — a … Ex-Big Blue linebacker Keith Rivers is now a ‘giant’ in the art world Previously published in the New York Post By Dean Balsamini He wants to be a “Giant” in the art world too. Former Giants linebacker Keith … Continue reading Ex-Big Blue linebacker Keith Rivers is now a ‘giant’ in the art world

The biggest thing out of Miami Art Week is 10-year-old child prodigy Andres Valencia

It’s not many fourth-graders who can impress the Wolf of Wall Street. But Jordan Belfort — the trader-turned-felon who inspired the Scorsese film — … Previously published in the New York Post By Jacquelynn Powers Maurice But Jordan Belfort — the trader-turned-felon who inspired the Scorsese film — snapped up a painting this week by 10-year-old painter Andres Valencia. So did “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara. Channing Tatum and … Continue reading The biggest thing out of Miami Art Week is 10-year-old child prodigy Andres Valencia

92 Quintessential Quandary – Artist’s Passion

By Stephan Pisko Invisible individual fingers’ communicating with hands’ asking questions’ arguing amiably but moreover accepting a tolerence transcendence dribbling through notes and spaces supplying anti-answers’ repeating ritually hands’ are virtually lost luminously faded fingers’ joyfully jester pouncing vigor venomously. “You see but I cannot see you” said hands’ but fingers’ carry on snickering sadistically existing exuberantly although dimensionless fingers’ linger somewhere adjudicating hands’ the … Continue reading 92 Quintessential Quandary – Artist’s Passion

Creative Tool

By Stephan Pisko What can an artist do with yet another creative tool? Create something different? The advent of digital technology enhanced creative output immensely the photographic artist wasn’t hesitant to cutback on output because of the expense of film and the “digital age” presented extending the creativity latitude within the captured image in a myriad of magnificent ways. The “film age” provided artistry with … Continue reading Creative Tool

Wrap Mind

By Stephan Pisko Human beings’ must encompass wrap mind around intellectually meaningful useful inspired passionate purpose this is fantastic health for the entire being physically and non-physically. We must defrag mind everyday review useful communication throughout identity’s daily duration period overall mind must be extremely selectively diligent to “screen in” so that identity’s “contained content” is less than identity’s “expelled extraneous” content of no meaningful … Continue reading Wrap Mind

Apple Launches Apple Creative Studios To Provide Opportunities To Young Creatives

Launching first in Los Angeles and Beijing, participants will receive hands-on experience and mentorship from renowned artists, nonprofit community partners, and Apple Apple announced Today at Apple Creative Studios, a global initiative that will provide career-building mentorship, professional industry skills training, creative resources, and access to Apple’s full product lineup of iPhone, iPad, and Mac to underrepresented communities across the globe. Creative Studios will launch … Continue reading Apple Launches Apple Creative Studios To Provide Opportunities To Young Creatives

NETFLIX & WOMEN IN ANIMATION VANCOUVER ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WIA VANCOUVER’S ACE PROGRAM AT BANFF

Netflix Canada and Women in Animation Vancouver (WIA) announced today the expansion of WIA Vancouver’s Animation Career EXCELerator Program (ACE). Netflix co-CEO and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos included the news in his keynote speech at the virtual 2021 Banff World Media Festival where he also shared that the company will be acting as the Premiere partner of the 2022-2024 program. The goal of the … Continue reading NETFLIX & WOMEN IN ANIMATION VANCOUVER ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WIA VANCOUVER’S ACE PROGRAM AT BANFF

The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch Fundraiser

The Art Of Monteque will be hosting an online fundraiser to benefit the Dreamweaver Artist Ranch.  Allowing us to better support and showcase artist, companies, and small businesses so they can thrive. Becoming a destination for the Mariposa , California region of the Sierra foothills, while creating and showing content that is relevant and insightful… Creating a cultural community benefit that supports local artists and … Continue reading The Dreamweaver Artist Ranch Fundraiser

Review of “Working Through the Infinite Source”

By Vernon Nickerson We All Have The Power To Reach The Stars Mr. Sandeep Mangeram Agarwal’s book of Poems “ In Working Through the Infinite Source” is a journey and study of one’s own divinity and how through 30 poems written as palms shows the connectivity of humanity through love. With the intention to transform, educate and to heal it is a simple, but profoundly … Continue reading Review of “Working Through the Infinite Source”