Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
This week marks the 205th birthday of Edgar Allan Poe. The exhibition “Terror of the Soul” at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City brings together more than 100 items related to his poetry, fiction and literary criticism.
Co-curator Declan Kiely speaks about the author’s writing process and the influence of his tales and poems, which have frightened and thrilled readers for more than 150 years.
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, with its vast collections of original cartoons, has led the country in recognizing and promoting cartoons as important cultural artifacts. It will celebrate its grand opening on the campus of The Ohio State University November 14-17.
Allen Bellman always loved to doodle but eventually his drawing talent scored him a job in the comic book industry. Bellman began drawing backgrounds for Captain America and has sustained a long career with his art. Now a retiree in South Florida, Bellman still loves creating art and communicating with fans of his work.
Poetry Out Loud will hold its 2013 contest on March 16th at Ohio Dominican University. Make plans to be there to support Ohio high schools students on their way to the national championships! This video story is from the ArtZine archives and covers the 2007 competition. For more information about this year’s activities visit The Ohio Arts [...]