In a New Documentary, Refugees Reclaim Their Narrative

One of the pressing complaints about Western journalism is that traveling reporters drop into the scene where a story is unfolding, tell only a fraction of it, and jet off to the next destination chasing another lede. Marginalized people seeking media coverage also sometimes find themselves at the mercy of […]

In memoriam Tünde Wehli (1943-2019)

Photo of Tünde Wehli, taken at the celebration of her 70th birthday, 2013 It is with sadness that I report on the passing of art historian Tünde Wehli, on November 18, 2019, in the 76th year of her life. Tünde Wehli had been a long-time senior researcher at the Institute […]

Gurney Journey: Enchanted Poster

This weblog by Dinotopia creator James Gurney is for illustrators, plein-air painters, sketchers, comic artists, animators, art students, and writers. You’ll find practical studio tips, insights into the making of the Dinotopia books, and first-hand reports from art schools and museums. Contact You can write me at: James Gurney PO […]

Tips You Need To Become a Better Musician

A music student learns how to play the piano with her instructor. Here are some tips you need to become a better musician BY ALEX TOWNASTALLI, ARTCENTRON Being a musician is incredibly fun, but it’s also a lifelong process of learning that never ends. Find out tips you need to become […]

An Exhibition of Cat Art Worthy of a Meowseum

Luke O’Halloran, “Eeeeeeeeeee” (2022) (all images courtesy Mrs. unless otherwise noted) Cats have descended upon Maspeth, Queens, where Mrs. gallery is featuring the work of 39 artists focused on a single theme: furry felines. Cats have been an art historical focus for thousands of years, and the gallery’s latest exhibition, […]