Category Archives: Art

Society Online Has Its Villages Too

Great site.

The Neighborhood

There exist a Society Online that remains undiscovered, yet are doing things that may contribute to a more civil, peaceful society, through beauty, art, activism or sure presence of self. Season V sets off on a journey of knowledge & discover to make contact with other neighborhoods like ours. .

“It takes a village to raise a child.” – Igbo and Yoruba (Nigeria) Proverb

As we approach Opening Day of The Neighborhood’s 5th Season, the only limitations, even the most original and imaginative collaborative of artists cannot conquer, is its value in the minds of its supporters, fans, friends, family and the performers, that have benefited from its stage.

(name, city & The Neighborhood show/post)
Shrestha Bibash, Kathmandu Nepal, Mark Safe: Eyes on Nepal & Young Black  Men
Marla Davis, Denver Colorado, The Lives We Live,  A Star is Born
John Akers, Los Angeles California, A Star is Born

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Rijksmuseum in Holland’s Clever Advertising Stunt

The Rijksmuseum in Holland had an idea:
Let’s bring the art to the people and then, hopefully, they will come to see more – at the museum.
They took one painting of Rembrandt’s from 1642, “Night Watch” and brought to life the characters in it, placed them in a busy mall and the rest you can see for yourself!
Here’s a link to the actual painting: