Top Posts From AJBlogs 08.22.16

How Dance Will Help Teach Us About The Next Transformative Technology
Dance is the most physical art. Bodies moving, yes, but also because of how bodies relate to the space they’re in. Much of the energy in tech innovation right now is exploring the edges between physical and virtual worlds, … read more
AJBlog: diacritical/Douglas McLennan Published 2016-08-22

The Fisher Folly: SFMoMA’s Bad Deal
We’ve never known exactly the details of the deal that the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art made in 2009 with the Fisher family to get its collection (better described, actually, as access to the family’s collection … read more
AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2016-08-22

SFMOMA’s Seismic Fisher Fissure: “Integration with the Museum’s Collection”?
The San Francisco Chronicle‘s Charles Desmarais last weekend blasted the lid off a huge hole in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s description of the strictures governing its 100-year mega-loan of the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection. … read more
AJBlog: CultureGrrl Published 2016-08-22

Toots Thielemans 1922-2016
Toots Thielemans, the man who made the harmonica a well-known jazz instrument died today in Brussels, Belgium, his hometown. He was 94. Thielemans was recently hospitalized after a fall that resulted in a broken arm, … read more
AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2016-08-22

Monday Recommendation: Toots Thielemans
Toots Thielemans, Yesterday & Today (Out Of The Blue) The loss today of the harmonica virtuoso makes this survey of his career poignant and rewarding. Two CDs with thirty-eight tracks, most previously unreleased, follow Thielemans … read more
AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2016-08-22