The last of the new operas at the center of Opera Philadelphia's O17 opera fest is THE WAKE WORLD, a chamber piece written by composer/librettist David Hertzberg and directed by RB Schlather. It opens on Monday September 18 at the Barnes collection--the great museum in central Philadelphia--and promises a one-of-a-kind experience for those savvy enough to snare a ticket. (Its five performances are sold out.) (more...)
Carolina Garcia Jayaram, President and CEO of the National YoungArts Foundation, today announces a dynamic series of new programs and initiatives that build on the organization's commitment to championing emerging artists. (more...)
Miami City Ballet will present a world premiere ballet choreographed by Troy Schumacher as part of the opening program of New York City Center's 2017 Fall for Dance Festival on October 2 and 3 at New York City Center (55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues). The new work has been commissioned by City Center and is a meditation on childhood, set to Francis Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor and featuring a cast of 14 Miami City Ballet dancers. (more...)
Art21 has announced Summer of Shorts, a dynamic ten-week roll-out of exclusive new short films documenting the life and work of some of the most compelling contemporary artists working today: Meriem Bennani, Jordan Casteel, Stan Douglas, Theaster Gates, Liz Larner, Aki Sasamoto, Avery Singer, Jeff Wall, Chris Ware, and Caroline Woolard. (more...)
On May 20, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will present "Little Boy Lost: One Child's Story of Life Behind Bars," a collaborative work that amplifies the voices of incarcerated youth through the story of 20-year-old Miami native Damien Duncan. The performance is part of YoungArts' celebrated Outside the Box series, which engages the community with free, multidisciplinary performances that take place outside of the iconic Jewel Box on the YoungArts Plaza. (more...)
Kiehl's Since 1851 and Art Production Fund are pleased to present Jeff Koons's Seated Ballerina, a large-scale public art installation, hosted by Tishman Speyer at Rockefeller Center from May 12 June 2, 2017. The inflatable nylon sculpture stands 45 feet high and depicts a seated ballerina from the artist's iconic Antiquity series. (more...)
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 53rd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (more...)
Smithsonian magazine announced today the first winners of the 2017 American Ingenuity Awards. Dave Malloy, creator, and Rachel Chavkin, director of the renowned Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, are being honored with the American Ingenuity Award in History. They will receive the award at an awards gala at the National Portrait Gallery on November 29. (more...)
The Lyric Hammersmith today is pleased to announce the full casting for the UK premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach's thrilling courtroom drama Terror, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes and designed by Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle. (more...)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017
- A List of the Top Contemporary Artists of Today
Artists from every contemporary field are featured on the list, providing expansive and in-depth coverage of truly talented individuals - The Judges team believe each entrant featured on this list is a name worth remembering.
Every artist included on the Gold List has earned their spot there, be it through a growing reputation among the art community or an established name that continues to inspire and excite.
Nothing gives them more pleasure than recognizing these inspirational talents and providing a platform for the exposure they so greatly deserve.
The Gold List not only showcases an incredible repertoire of work for each entrant, but also an insight into to person behind the art, with an in-depth biography and feature article also included for every artist.
- The First Special Edition of Art Market Magazine, Available for Direct Distribution
Art Market Magazine is an art publication of high renowned, enjoying a reputation that continues to grow with each passing issue.
In just three short years, the magazine has grown from a passion project covering the emerging Israeli art scene to truly international publication that takes you on a journey through the global art world.
With a monthly readership of 16,000 and growing, Art Market Magazine's success is not by chance, but a result of passionate art coverage for people that love art.
Each issue is packed with content, with reviews, feature articles, artist profiles and interviews the art and culture coverage featured here is as varied as it is extensive.
Now, Art Market is ecstatic to produce the first-ever special edition in the shape of The Gold List, a testament to how far the publication has come in such a short time.
Better still, direct distribution of this special edition is fully available for art galleries, curators, collectors, investors and any other industry leaders of the art world.
This is a highly-anticipated edition will provide exposure to over 50,000 readers worldwide, including European and North American markets, truly helping to solidify Art Market Magazine's status as a leading global art publication.
- The Gold List issue of Art Market Magazine is now available in both print and digital copy, and can be found at the following retailers:
- Steimatzky (Tel Aviv, Israel), Magzter, Pocketmags, Amazon (Kindle), iOS & Google Play App. In the upcoming few weeks will be also available in Barnes & Noble's (USA).
Additionally, each artist will also enjoy an online digital exhibition on Art Market Magazine's official website.
- About Art Market Magazine
Founded in 2014, Art Market magazine offers comprehensive coverage of the world of fine art and beyond.
Known for its quality and passion for all things art, Art Market Magazine offers each reader a deeper focus on auctions, art fairs and exhibitions from all over the world, along with articles and exclusive interviews with emerging and most known artists in the world today.
In previous issues, Art Market Magazine has featured exclusive interviews with some of the most important and influential figures in the art world today, including: Jeff Koons, Liz Sterling- Head of contemporary art department at Sotheby's, Jacob Pabst- Artnet CEO, Yayoi Kusama, Cindy Sherman, Andrew Salgado, Tony Terto and many more.
List of Chosen Photographers for the Gold List Special Edition Issue One
Joshua Miels . Feromontana . Debi Oulu . Marco Battaglini . Mally Elbaz Almandine . Maritha Van Amerom . Michal Shelly . Nellien Brewer . Ora Nissim . Dana Zaltzman . Samantha French . Emily Harris . Dr. Lilac Abramsky-arazi . Guy Aloni . Lika Ramati . Boris Leifer . Peggy Lee . Agita Keiri . Joyce Pommer . Sergio Camporeale . Brian Sostrom . Doron Gal- Adoni . Raphael Perez . Tanya Isaacson . Assaf Basson . Uriel Cazes . Niva Dotan . Lela Migirov . Orna Naor . Catriona Cameron . Emerich Meerson . Ayelet Boker . Zvika Horesh . Ynin Shillo . Paul Michael Montelongo . Whitney Babin . Daphne Horev . Elhanan Simhayev (more...)
On Thursday, April 20, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will welcome 280 of New York City's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the second annual YoungArts New York Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing. Presented in collaboration with luxury brand Swarovski, with support from Max Mara, the event will be hosted by honorary co-chairs Debbie Allen, Agnes Gund and Sir Salman Rushdie, as well as gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christian Simonds. The YoungArts New York Gala will be emceed by former Gossip Girl and The Knick actress Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 Winner in Theater and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), and will feature an elegant reception and seated dinner by Restaurant Associates. Throughout the evening, a series of interdisciplinary performance vignettes will be directed by YoungArts alumni Jake Goldbas (2007 Winner in Jazz), featuring soul singer and songwriter Grace Weber (2006 Winner in Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), jazz singer, songwriter and bassist Kate Davis (2009 Winner in Jazz and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), R&B/pop singer and songwriter and The Voice Season 8 Top 5 contestant India Carney (2011 Winner in Theater, Voice and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts), modern dancer Javon Jones (2016 Winner in Dance and inaugural Max Mara Young Visionary Award recipient) alongside four recent YoungArts dance alumni, and more. (more...)
Chicago's own Jeremy Piven will lead an in-depth discussion with Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award recipient Kevin Spacey at this year's annual benefit 'Kevin Spacey: Renaissance Man,' Saturday, May 13 at The Four Seasons Chicago (120 E. Delaware). (more...)
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2017 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 25 to 30 and will offer approximately 75 of this year's YoungArts Winners - some of the country's most talented artists ages 15 to 18 years old - life-changing opportunities to learn, connect and collaborate with their peers and renowned artists across disciplines. (more...)
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announced the appointment of Stacey Glassman Mizener as Vice President of Development and Dejha Carrington as Vice President of External Relations. (more...)
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) has announced that applications to become a 2018 YoungArts Winner will be accepted beginning today, March 15 through October 13, 2017. YoungArts identifies and nurtures the nation's most accomplished emerging artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12. One of the most comprehensive programs dedicated to supporting and propelling young artists, YoungArts provides opportunities to participate in its programs nationwide and engage with renowned mentors, monetary awards, including prizes of up to $10,000, the chance to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their professional and artistic goals. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit applications online at http://www.youngarts.org/apply. (more...)
The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new season running May 2017 to January 2018 including three major new productions: a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the now traditional Lyric pantomime. (more...)
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) recently announced details for its 2017 regional programs, including a new long-term institutional partnership with the Center for the Art of Performance at University of California Los Angeles (CAP UCLA) that represents YoungArts' deepening roots in the area, and further expands the organization's resources and reach on the West Coast. (more...)