A New York Observer story about my New York Times... →
New Systems for Documenting Public Art →
Here’s a post I wrote on Liam Wyatt’s blog (@wittylama) about our work documenting public art using Wikipedia and Flickr. I summarizes my IUPUI student’s final project at the Indiana Statehouse and discusses and discuss the future of Wikiproject Public Art.
Museums 2.0: What Happens When Great Art Meets New... →
This is an interesting summary and question-filled post by Huffington, but I think she, along with many others, miss what I understand to be the big difference between “2.0” and “1.0”. Contributions from users is what’s different, and what makes me think there might actually be a next version of the web, this 2.0 shift. Sure, showing visitors more information and...
publicartweb: The effort to document Milwaukee’s public art collection in Wikipedia hit a milestone today: 30 articles are now live. Very exciting!
In 500 Billion Words, a New Window on Culture... →
Quantitative data in the humanities? Imagine that. This is the kind of project that makes you realize that we really are in the midst of an information revolution of a proportion that we’ve yet to even partially realize.
Check out this Google map showing the List of Public Art IUPUI. Last time here I showed the Google Map and Earth screen shots of the artworks on the grounds of the Indiana Statehouse. What does it all mean? I’m not sure yet, but clearly there’s all sorts of geeky mapping potential with Wikipedia data.
Missing Indiana Statehouse Public Artwork listed... →
Check out the Main Page of Wikipedia right now to... →
Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN)... →
As part of an ongoing series of 10 Tips for Becoming a Conservator, Heather Brown interviews Laurie booth. Previously, Heather gave her #1 tip: visit conservation labs and #2 Tip: join professional organizations. I wonder what #10 will be …
Time to lose control by András Szántó →
An interesting summary article about museums using technology, but it doesn’t really point to the future. Who doesn’t like a little bit of pointing to the future?
I could listen to Lonnie Bunch talk every week. Here he’s talking generally about the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Is there a more relevant arts journalists than... →
His coverage of the @NPG exhibition Hide/Seek has been excellent from the start and his awareness of the “Fire in My Belly” controversy superb. When are we going to have more arts journalists in the US of A that take art and museums seriously?