This Visual Art news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about visual arts from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- The REAL story of A Christmas Story's leg lamp which became famous when a crew member found it
Prof Noland James from Oklahoma University created a leg lamp. It remained in his room throughout much of his career until he retired in 2001 but inspired the prop in A Christmas Story film.
Daily Mail. Friday, 25 Dec 2020.
- Artist who spoofed the Ladybird Peter and Jane series releases a book on Covid
Miriam Elia, an UK-based visual artist, tackles the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in her new spoof Ladybird Peter and Jane book We Do Coronavirus, which is set to be released next week.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 1 Nov 2020.
- #5WomenArtists Campaign Tackles Gender Inequity for the Fifth Year in a Row
Though women make up nearly half of visual artists in the United States, they represent just 13 percent of artists in museum collections
Smithsonian. Monday, 9 Mar 2020.
- Syd Mead, sci-fi visual artist known for Blade Runner and Tron, dies at 86 - CNET
The legendary Mead once called science fiction "reality ahead of schedule."
CNET. Tuesday, 31 Dec 2019.
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