Neanderthal artists made oldest-known cave paintings

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Neanderthal artists made oldest-known cave paintings

Nature.com18 hours ago
Uranium-thorium dating has been used in geology for decades, but has seldom been employed to estimate the age of cave art. Some archaeologists are sceptical of the approach. They suggest that the calcium carbonate could have dissolved and re-crystallized after it was first formed — a process that …
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Art and feminism at The Blitz

Times of Malta51 minutes ago
The project’s main event is an editing workshop – Edit-a-thon – that takes place over two days and brings people together to learn how to edit Wikipedia to create new articles and improve existing content on women and the arts. This will mark the fifth year of the Art+Feminism project, which comes out of …
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Art Therapy Helps to Unlock Emotions Buried Within

The White House (blog)17 hours ago
On Wednesday, I visited with two very special ladies who were willing to share what art therapy has meant to their healing process. I visited Florida Hospital Cancer Institute in Orlando. The first patient, Julie, articulated how difficult life is when you first receive a cancer diagnosis. You don’t want to let …
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The art of subjectivity

Times of Malta5 hours ago
One of the training and developing programmes I enjoy greatly delivering is one which relates to the leadership of change. This is because it provides me with the opportunity to emphasise the importance of balancing the technical dimension of any change with the human one. If change were something …
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Still Making Art, and Sly Jokes, at Age 91

New York TimesFeb. 19, 2018
BUCHAREST, Romania — In her studio, the Romanian conceptual artist Geta Bratescu was looking at a large drawing she had made in 2012 of a bird dressed as a clown. The 91-year-old artist remarked how much younger she was when she made the piece. “What I work with these days is smaller,” said …
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Art Therapy: My First Music Therapy Session with Children

The White House (blog)Feb. 20, 2018
Art Therapy: My First Music Therapy Session with Children. February 20, 2018 … When we talk about art therapy, it really includes the “arts”; visual art, music, drama, dance and writing. Last Saturday, we … I am honored to have this national and international platform to shine the light on art therapy. I hope you continue to …
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Art that transgresses borders and language

Times of Malta5 hours ago
Drawn, shredded or alluded to in the form of stark geometric lines, maps are linking thread that run through Mario Abela’s latest experimental exhibition. Dislocated Geographies, which opens at Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta on February 23, is the manifestation of, and attempt by Abela to understand the world …
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Taking an arts degree? Do the maths

Financial Times3 hours ago
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When computers make art

PursuitFeb. 21, 2018
However rather than the algorithms simply learning to emulate art, the researchers added a twist that encouraged the system to create art that deviates from established styles while still remaining within the bounds of recognisable art. When people looked at the results they were unable to distinguish the art …
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Friday essay: the erotic art of Ancient Greece and Rome

The Conversation AU17 hours ago
Craig Barker does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant … Rarely does L.P. Hartley’s dictum that “the past is a foreign country” hold more firmly than in the area of sexuality in classical art.

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