Stanford University: Cantor Arts Center and Stanford Libraries collaborate to make Warhol photography archives publicly available

Stanford University: Cantor Arts Center and Stanford Libraries collaborate to make Warhol photography archives publicly available . “For those who ever wondered about the exact design of John Lennon’s iconic glasses or what it would have been like to have had a front-row seat at Maria Shriver’s wedding to Arnold Schwarzenegger, the newly accessible archive of Andy Warhol’s photography provides a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with the social and art-world celebrities of the time.”

Fast Company: These portraits were painted to confuse facial recognition AI

Fast Company: These portraits were painted to confuse facial recognition AI. “How do you have to distort a face so that facial recognition algorithms no longer see a face–and evade the technology that has become so pervasive in our world? That was the question the Seoul-based artistic duo Shin Seung Back and Kim Yong Hun posed to a group of 10 different painters. The result is their series Nonfacial Portrait, a striking collection of painted portraits that evade the algorithms.”

Flickr Blog: NOW OPEN – Flickr Inktober 2018

Flickr Blog: NOW OPEN – Flickr Inktober 2018. “Are you participating in the Inktober 31 days, 31 drawings challenge? We have a group for you! The Flickr Inktober group is now open to challenge submissions. As in previous years, we are encouraging illustrators and sketch artists from all over the world to share one ink drawing a day during the entire month of October.”

Los Angeles Times: Getty Research Institute launches African American Art History initiative, acquires Betye Saar’s archive

Los Angeles Times: Getty Research Institute launches African American Art History initiative, acquires Betye Saar’s archive. “The program’s mandate includes acquiring archives; the appointment of a curator and bibliographer in African American Art History; annual research fellowships; a plan to conduct oral histories of notable African American artists, scholars, critics, collectors and art dealers; and institutional partnerships with the goal of digitizing existing archival collections and collaborating on joint conferences, publications and research projects.”

Hongkiat: Get Free Art and Design Critiques With Critiquer

Hongkiat: Get Free Art and Design Critiques With Critiquer. “Perhaps the toughest part of improving your design skills is learning what you’re doing wrong. It helps if you have great taste and objectively compare your work to the works of others. But this is easier when you can have someone to critique your work with fresh eyes. Critiquer is a site designed exclusively for this purpose. It’s a free community of artists and digital designers who share their work, critique others, and hope to grow in the process.”

EurekAlert: New platform by NYU Tandon, Frick, brings art history research into the digital age

EurekAlert: New platform by NYU Tandon, Frick, brings art history research into the digital age . “Can 21st century data science and visualization revolutionize the impact of art created millennia ago? Experts in the VIDA (Visualization Imaging and Data Analytics) research center at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and art historians at the Frick Art Reference Library, one of the most prestigious art institutions in New York City, answered in the affirmative – and decided to offer the fruits of their digital collaboration free of charge to art historians, curators, and researchers worldwide.”