Category: Culture

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Carhenge, NE: A Midwestern Memorial of Epic Proportions

Just over three decades ago, Jim Reinders stood in the middle of a windy, wide-open patch of Nebraska farmland, imagining what could fill its expanse. What he dreamed up has since evolved into one of the Midwest’s most quirky road trip treasures. Reinders, who spent time studying in England, had long been fascinated by the mystery of Stonehenge. Not one to shrink from a challenge, Reinders set out to replicate the famed site—with an American twist. 

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Fractured Shadows – an Interview With Emanuel Torres

On November 5, 2020, LatchKey Gallery opened its doors to art patrons who are eager to experience the Puerto Rico-born and based artist Emanuel Torres’ newest exhibition: “Sombras Fracturadas | Fractured Shadows.” The NYC show features nine new paintings from Torres. All of these paintings were created during the spring and summer of this year while he, like most of the world, was in quarantine. 

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Little Amal’s Big Journey to Shed Light on Refugee Crisis

Throughout the world, 79.5 million people have been forcibly displaced, and 26 million of them are refugees. Many people are vaguely aware of the plight of refugees worldwide, but most have no idea of just how dire the situation truly is. In an effort to shed light on this horrific crisis, a puppet by the name of “Little Amal” is going on an 8,000-kilometer journey, beginning at the border of Syria and Turkey. 

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In Isolation – an Interview With Seth Clark

On October 23, 2020, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the solo exhibition “In Isolation” opened for public viewing. Created by multimedia artist Seth Clark, this unique and exciting exhibition will run through November 21, 2020, at Paradigm Gallery + Studio®. “In Isolation” features a collection of collages and drawings that contribute to Clark’s ongoing exploration of structure and aging architecture.

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New Acropolis Lighting System Creates a Vision of Athens–After Dark

Athens, Greece, has long been a heralded site in history: the center of early civilization and epic tales of fortified gods living among men. To today’s viewing audience, the mighty Acropolis of Athens is a rousing mixture of futurism and tradition, sitting stoically against a twenty-first-century landscape of modernity and contemporary life. The building system’s various structures, which have been under construction for the better part of 50 years thanks to the Acropolis Restoration Project, is now in the midst of another revision. And this one might be the most illuminating update of them all.