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Could you build your own pots and pans? Coppersmith Sara Dahmen revives a lost art

[ad_1] Copper-smithing is not for the faint of heart. “It’s grueling work,” says Sara Dahmen, as she holds a giant scissor blade over a thick sheet of metal. “This will cut your fingers off,” she warns. She’s building a copper mug — the kind Paul Revere might have sipped ale from in his local tavern, …

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Eri Wakiyama’s surreal, manga-inspired paintings reflect her inner world

[ad_1] Eri Wakiyama’s New York bedroom is covered in stickers. There are those left behind by her friends who work in fashion, repping various cool brands and downtown labels, random adhesive souvenirs she’s collected over the years, and 90s throwbacks to Lisa Frank and Hello Kitty. Her latest solo-exhibition, which is currently on view at …

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PAINT OUT SAVANNAH! | Visual Arts | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

[ad_1] Painting en plein air is the practice of painting landscapes or cityscapes out-of-doors, in a loose, faster style than can be accomplished in the studio. Pronounced like the “plen” in “splendid”, plein airs are more impressionistic, vibrant, and immediate—capturing the sunlight and shadows at a particular moment in time. In the 1880’s, Monet, undoubtedly …

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New tech revolutionizes the music industry, one house concert at a time | News

[ad_1] PITTSBURGH — At a former mayoral residence in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park neighborhood, the McNair House, a family dog ​​wandered among chairs and sofas arranged to form a makeshift theater in the living room. At the front of the room, the Canadian alt rock band Status/Non-Status from Guelph, Ontario, delivered a set to an audience …

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Xinyi Cheng’s sensual paintings explore the complexities of intimacy

[ad_1] The Chinese artist Xinyi Cheng telescopes interpersonal connections. Her exhibition Seen Through Others — on view at Lafayette Anticipations in Paris (March 23-28, 2022) — brings together some 30 works made between 2016 to 2021, featuring figures with inscrutable expressions placed in enigmatic contexts. Her characters wield burning cigarettes, sport elegant mustaches, lollygag in …

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James Blunt says social media should do more to moderate online hate

[ad_1] James Blunt performs at the American Airlines Arena on August 30, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Jason Koerner | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images UK singer-songwriter and “reluctant” Twitter sensation, James Blunt, told CNBC that social media platforms should do more to moderate online hate. The superstar behind global hits such as “You’re Beautiful” …

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