Tag Archive for ‘art’

The Art of the Steal

A really interesting film via Dan Silver: This is a fascinating documentary film about the longstanding financial problems of the Barnes Foundation, a $25-billion collection of mostly Modernist and post-Impressionist artworks, and the foundation officers’ successful effort to break Albert… Read More ›

Activism in 2016: Art, Land and Technology

ACTIVISM IN 2016: ART, LAND AND TECHNOLOGY WEDNESDAY 23RD MARCH 2016, MILLBURN HOUSE, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK Invited speaker: Dr Jenny Hughes, University of Manchester  Website: http://activism2016.wordpress.com/ This one-day conference sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre will explore contemporary forms of political activism and… Read More ›

Making Sociology Public

This was originally published on Making Science Public Ever since I began to study Sociology, I’ve been fascinated by the question of how the discipline orientates itself towards public life. When I first encountered Sociology I was an intellectually frustrated… Read More ›