When I was a teenager in Zurich, there was an exhibition called The Tendency Towards the Total Work of Art curated by Harald Szeemann. It ran from February to April in 1983 and I went to see it 41 times. It was part of my inspiration to work in the arts and become a curator. It was a non-didactic attempt to create, as Szeemann said, “poems in space”. That was, somehow, the moment that art became a passion, something more intense. I also visited the Weissenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart at that time. It’s a housing estate conceived as an international showcase of what became the international style of modern architecture. It was built for an exhibition in 1927 and the 33 buildings include 63 living units designed by 17 architects. It made me want to curate architecture. I also took away the idea that while it’s good to visit exhibitions, it’s interesting to look at buildings. I would love to live in the Weissenhofsiedlung – what an experience that would be. … [Read more...] about Bauhaus at 100: what it means to me by Norman Foster, Margaret Howell and others
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Now, Ms McQuirter is one of the many writers and influencers who are helping make veganism mainstream in the black community. Her 2010 cookbook, By Any Greens Necessary, was specifically aimed at black women, and this year she is launching an online campaign to try and get 10,000 black women to go vegan. … [Read more...] about Why black Americans are more likely to be vegan
This weekend, Portland police arrested 15 people, mostly from the Portland area but others from California, Washington, and Arizona, for allegedly setting a fire outside a police precinct in the city's north side. … [Read more...] about Trump supporters & Proud Boys armed with paint guns clash with BLM protesters at pro-police & QAnon rally near Portland
According to CDC guidelines, travel increases the chance of getting or spreading COVID-19 and travelers are asked to consider whether coronavirus is spreading at their destination or if they are at increased risk of the virus before their fly. … [Read more...] about REVEALED: TSA screened more than 2million passengers over Labor Day Weekend – the highest number since the pandemic began in March
When is Sue Perkins: Along The US-Mexico Border next on and how many episodes are there? Sue Perkins: Along The US-Mexico Border is on BBC One at 9pm tonight (September 8). … [Read more...] about What is Sue Perkins: Along The US-Mexico Border about and how many episodes are there?