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After supply chain delays, work accelerates on Albright-Knox expansion

The Buffalo News 20 Jun 2022
Mark Sommer ... Gundlach Building being erected along Elmwood Avenue ... A worker is dwarfed by the intricately patterned steel frame of "Common Sky" designed by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and German architect Sebastian Behmann of Studio Other Spaces, which is under construction at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 ... ....

Story of doomed war artist Eric Ravilious told in new film

The Observer 19 Jun 2022
The letter was dated 30 August 1942 and posted from Iceland. Eric Ravilious, one of the official war artists, wrote to his wife, Tirzah (“Tush”), of “an unbelievable lunch of caviar, paté and cheese” ... And it is Ravilious’s war letters that, largely because of his death – he was the first war artist to perish – have such resonance.

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Watauga Democrat 17 Jun 2022
About the Artist ... Artists at the Smith Gallery ... About the Artist. Pietrantoni is the recipient of numerous awards including a Fulbright to Iceland, an Artist Trust Fellowship, a Larry Sommers Printmaking Fellowship, a Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Grant, the Manifest Prize and a Graves Award for Excellence in Humanities Research and Teaching.

Hercules & Love Affair

The Quietus 17 Jun 2022
A perfect stage to sashay away the turmoil of one’s blues on a Saturday night ... A timeless classic ... On Anohni’s advice, Budgie (Siouxsie & The Banshees) contributes impactful beats to the songs, while Icelandic artist Elin Ey’s vocals on ‘Dissociation’ add to the dynamism to the record whilst sitting neatly between Butler and Anohni ... ....

Ever say “I’ll be happy when …?” Here’s why you need to stop doing that ...

Ideas Ted 15 Jun 2022
On a whim I said, “Let’s go to Iceland!”. “Iceland?” he said, looking at me strangely ... Iceland was a symbol of a lot of things for me ... And as I saw my coupled friends share their vacations on social media while I went home to visit my family yet again, I thought, “I’ll be happy when I finally find someone who will go to Iceland with me.”.

Icelandic bakery in Dover-Foxcroft thriving after opening during the pandemic

Bangor Daily News 12 Jun 2022
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — At first glance, Vail’s Custom Cakes & Icelandic Bakery is the kind of small shop you would find along a stretch of Main Street in most rural towns in Maine ... Her father is from Iceland, and her artist mother moved there from Norway in the 1980s ... Visit Vail’s Custom Cakes & Icelandic Bakery at 83 E.

New Poetry Podcast from June 10, 2022, “Book of Songs”, Poems Adapted to Music, John ...

Swords Today 02 Jun 2022
Ten contributions can be heard in the original and German translations of poets from Iceland, Turkey, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Poland, #Belarus and #Ireland ... Halldór Laxness Halldórson »Idea for a Scaldon Saga # 1«, German, Icelandic, Directed by Martin Schutz.

The National’s 20 best songs – ranked!

The Observer 02 Jun 2022
20 Available (2003). The band’s frontman, Matt Berninger, has expressed his hesitation about this song from their second album, Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers; it is definitely a rare nasty one ... Read more ... (If you want wallowing, they once played it for six hours straight for a piece by the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson.)11 Fake Empire (2007) ... .

Poland LGBTQ ‘Free Zones’ tossed, UK ranking drops, Pussy Riot singer escapes

Washington Blade 16 May 2022
Maria V ... The Times reported that Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson eventually helped Alyokhina acquire the necessary travel documents from an unnamed country that in turn assisted her entering into Lithuania, where many Pussy Riot members had already escaped to, including Alyokhina’s girlfriend, Lucy Shtein ... ....

Abattoir gallery show on works by Hildur Jonsson and Brinsley Tyrrell zooms from cosmic vastness ...

Cleveland 15 May 2022
Through Saturday, June 4, the gallery is displaying nearly a dozen new paintings in woven and dyed silk by Cleveland Heights artist Hildur Asgeirsdottir Jonsson, who revels in the austere volcanic landscapes of her native Iceland ... What unites the two artists is a sense that both ...

Pussy Riot Activist Maria Alyokhina Leaves Russia – NYT

Moscow Times 11 May 2022
She later made several failed attempts to travel to the European Union via Belarus, before finally crossing the border with outside help from unnamed EU officials and Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson ... Her third attempt was successful after Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson ...

Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina says she escaped Russia dressed as a food courier

CNN 11 May 2022
She had been under "effective house arrest," the Times said, and has openly criticized the war in Ukraine ... But now I don't think that is a question anymore." ... Read More ... Alyokhina told the Times she hopes to return to Russia, but for now, she's in Iceland, where she's organizing pro-Ukraine events with appearances from Icelandic artists like Björk. .

Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Escaped Moscow Dressed as a Food Courier

Rollingstone 11 May 2022
After several failed attempts of crossing into Lithuania at the Belarusian border, the activist was able to procure a special travel document from an unidentified European nation with assistance from an Icelandic performance artist ... ....

Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina escapes Russia as Putin cracks down on dissidents

NME 11 May 2022
READ MORE. Ukrainian artists on the Russian crisis. “Now is the time to push for change” ... The report then reveals that Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson was able to assist Alyokhina in getting her a travel document from a European country that allowed her to travel freely from Russia to the EU ... “A lot of magic happened last week ... “1. lol. 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... .

Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina Escapes Russia Amid Putin's Crackdown on Dissidents

Democratic Underground 11 May 2022
Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina has fled Russia amid Putin’s war on Ukraine and crackdown on dissidents ... Her friend Ragnar Kjartansson, the Icelandic performance artist who has collaborated with the National, reportedly convinced a European country to issue Alyokhina a travel document that essentially offered her E.U. citizenship status ... She added ... .

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