Tag: jeffrey

The Guerrilla Girls Canceled Their Book Contract With Phaidon Over Billionaire Owner Leon Black’s ‘Shady Dealings’ With Jeffrey Epstein

The Guerrilla Girls are once again calling on New York’s Museum of Modern Art to remove chairman Leon Black from its board due to his longstanding ties to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The anonymous feminist art collective also canceled their 2018 book…

/ February 2, 2021

A New Show Places Emma Amos, Whose Art Captured the Civil Rights and Feminist Movements, Where She Belongs: the 20th-Century Canon

The artist Emma Amos died in May, at age 83, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. But even as her illness progressed, the painter, printmaker, and weaver was sustained by the knowledge that her seven-decade career was finally on the brink of her…

/ February 2, 2021

A New Book Makes the Case That Fantasy Art Is America’s Least Understood Fine-Art Form—See the Wild Images Here

Dragons, sexy maidens, and epic sword fights are getting the fine-art treatment in Masterpieces of Fantasy Art, Taschen’s new 532-page illustrated tome celebrating the genre. Lest you think fantasy art is nothing more than a lightweight endeavor, the massive volume…

/ December 23, 2020

Trump turns on Pence, Meadows and McConnell in desperate final days

President Trump, in his final days, is turning bitterly on virtually every person around him, griping about anyone who refuses to indulge conspiracy theories or hopeless bids to overturn the election, several top officials tell Axios.The latest: Targets of his…

/ December 22, 2020

New York Times returns Peabody after finding “significant falsehoods” in “Caliphate” podcast

The New York Times on Friday said it would return its 2018 Peabody Award for its "Caliphate" podcast, hours after the paper conceded that large parts of the audio series didn't meet its editorial standards.Why it matters: It's an embarrassing…

/ December 19, 2020

Time Person Of The Year Award: People Predict How Trump Will Flip Over Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Win

“If Donald Trump was a force for disruption and division over the past four years, Biden and Harris show where the nation is heading: a blend of ethnicities, lived experiences and world views that must find a way forward together…

/ December 11, 2020

Georgia Runoff Candidate Kelly Loeffler Allegedly Owns a $56,000 Warhol Portrait of Mao, and a Fellow Republican Thinks It’s Weird

Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler, who is locked in a tight runoff race for Georgia’s Senate seat, which will help determine which party controls Congress’s upper chamber, appears to be something of an art collector. Georgia representative Doug Collins, another Republican in the…

/ December 10, 2020

Photographer Andres Serrano Unveils What Is Likely Jeffrey Epstein’s Final Portrait, Shot Just Months Before His Death

Artist Andres Serrano is no stranger to inciting controversy with his work—and his latest outing, “Infamous” at New York’s Fotografiska, is no exception. The exhibition includes a portrait of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, shot just months before the disgraced…

/ November 3, 2020

LACMA Trustee Tom Gores Has Resigned From the Museum’s Board After Activists Decried the Billionaire’s Prison Investments

Criminal justice activists have prevailed in their efforts to oust NBA team owner Tom Gores from the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art due to his investment firm’s ownership of a prison telephone company. The 56-year-old billionaire…

/ October 9, 2020

Enron – The Biggest Fraud in History

In this video we take a look at the Enron story. At over $60 billion being scammed away from the public, they were the biggest fraud in history. Yes, even bigger than Theranos. #enron #fraud #skilling #jeffrey --- About ColdFusion…

/ August 30, 2019