In result of 5 hours of discussion and a referendum on the matter as to whether there will be a Guggenheim Museum in the city of Helsinki, the 150€ million plan has been scrapped. The proposal of the museum has been in the air since 2011, with an international competition which included 1700 architects having … Continue reading Helsinki City Councillors Reject Guggenheim Helsinki Plan
©Andrew Harnik/AP Frank Gehry is one of the world’s leading architects, whose works have helped define contemporary architecture. His best-known buildings include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Dancing House in Prague, and the Guggenheim Museum building in Bilbao, Spain. – The White House On Tuesday, November 22, 2016 President Barack Obama … Continue reading Obama’s Last 21 Presidential Medals Of Freedom
Brandon Victor Dixon Of “Hamilton” Made A Statement About Inclusiveness And Tolerance That Was Thought “Rude” By Trump
Vice president-elect Michael Pence attended the hit musical Hamilton: An American Musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City and was greeted with boos and jeers by people on the street and inside the theatre. Actor Brandon Victor Dixon read a prepared statement written by the Broadway musical cast, producer Jeffrey Seller, creator … Continue reading Brandon Victor Dixon Of “Hamilton” Made A Statement About Inclusiveness And Tolerance That Was Thought “Rude” By Trump
Maverick Senegalese film director Ousmane Sembène, who’s first feature film, the very La Nouvelle Vague, La Noire de… (The Black Girl Of…, 1966 in French) was as Wiki says; “It is often considered the first Sub-Saharan African film by an African filmmaker to receive international attention.” and is considered to be the first feature film released by … Continue reading Final Masterpiece “Moolaadé” By Film Maker Ousmane Sembène
According to PageSix actor Shia LaBeouf has married his love of some years (together since 2012) British actor Mia Goth in an unofficial ceremony at Viva Las Vegas wedding chapel on October 10th. The officiator was an alleged Elvis impersonator. The two actors worked together in Lars von Trier‘s Nymphomaniac (starring Charlotte Gainsbourg & Stellan … Continue reading Shia LaBeouf Has Married Mia Goth
Turner Prize winner, Mark Leckey rose to prominence in the 1990’s and has combined technology in popular culture, with explorations addressing class & history. He is a mixed media artist that does sculpture installation as well as video works. This exhibition, Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers is his largest to date. Contains groundbreaking works, … Continue reading “Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers” Coming To MoMA PS 1; 10.23.2016.
As reported on the BBC News, Rami Malik became the first minority male to win an Emmy Award for Best Leading Actor in a Drama Series, in 18 years for his role in Mr Robot on USA Network. The last minority actor winning for lead role was Andre Braugher for Homicide: Life on the Street in … Continue reading Rami Malik Wins Emmy For “Mr Robot” Lead!
The Lux Helsinki is a cultural event taking place from January 5 to January 9, 2017. Classified a Light Festival, installations and performances have been scheduled all over the city center with venues at Ateneum Art Museum, Yliopistokatu, Esplanade Park Stage, Vanha kirkkopuisto, Annantalo, Erottaja Paviljonki & more with light installations from artists in Europe and Scandinavia. Street … Continue reading Lux Helsinki-Light Festival From 01.05-01.09.2017!
Singer, dancer & choreographer Toni Basil, known for her hit single Mickey, 1981 Toni Basil has continued to choreograph for RuPaul’s Drag Race and other projects. Ms Basil will celebrate her 73rd birthday on September 22, 2016. At a dance workshop at Las Vegas High School, Ms Basil shows them how it’s done. 8 Million … Continue reading Toni Basil Still Dancing Up A Storm At 72 Years Old!
Artist Violet Overn created a series of works titled Fraternity Houses that was featured in the Huffington Post, showing compositions with a disturbing scene in which the artist herself appears ‘passed out’ in front of fraternity houses associated with the University of Southern California, amongst strewn plastic cups. The photo images are stark and a … Continue reading Artist Violet Overn Addresses Campus Sexual Abuse In New Work.
Superstar Chris Brown made a post on Instagram in a cool Black Pyramid shirt with his new coif, and nice black car and what appeared to be a Ron English object of art, this Mickey Mouse rendition. Ron English is a multimedia artist based in New York. The 2 collaborated on Chris Brown’s album F.A.M.E. and also … Continue reading Chris Brown On Instagram Post With A Ron English Toy & No Guns Found.
The prolific Kanye West, 39 has been on the move with his 21 Pablo Pop-Up Shops, around the globe, a massive success of his collaboration with Bravado. The clothing just keeps getting better, and the aesthetic of the way it is presented is minimal and striking. David Beckham with his son at one of the Pablo Pop-Up … Continue reading Kanye West Exhibits “Famous”!
Reviewing the excited press about singer/songwriter Frank Ocean‘s albums Endless & Blond, I found a reference to the genre that his music is categorised and that was contemporary R & B. I really like that idea of a genre, although I’m guessing Mr Ocean himself does not want to be put into a so called category. … Continue reading Frank Ocean’s “Endless” Is Killing Me Softly!
Actor & fashion designer, Ashley Olson, 30 (The Row) was seen getting close with artist George Condo, 59 at the Soho brasserie Balthazar in New York City, where they dined. Originally reported by The New York Post PageSix, a fellow diner observed: ‘It was obvious something was going on … Continue reading Ashley Olson Dating Artist George Condo?