With so many other events going on in the world, it can be easy to forget about the news in Haiti. The latest Haiti news is that Wyclef Jean, who was in Haiti to promote the presidential campaign of Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly, was shot in the hand just after exiting a car.
On March 16th NASA published in their science blog a “mark your calendar” note, and well, we did! Did you see the moon last night? It was brighter, very bright, and it looked incredible from the New York Manhattan sky. The lunar orbit brought it the closest its been to earth for 20 years. Cool right?
A senior program director from Wyclef’s Yele Foundation confirmed the AP reports that Wyclef was in Delmas, Haiti when shot. Another report from USA Today is titled “Wyclef Jean ‘doing well’ after being shot in hand in Haiti’ (updated 8:53 AM) so this is the good news.
AShock Wave Through the Art Market.. China now Ranks First, Ahead of the USAccording to Thierry Ehrmann, founder and CEO of Artprice, world leader in art market information, “this unprecedented news represents a turning point in the history of the global art market: China is now the number 1 in terms of Fine art auction revenue.” It took just three years for China to jump from third place (previously occupied by France) in 2007 to first place in 2010, ahead of the UK and the USA, the grand masters of the market since the 1950s.
SCAD’s second annual deFINE ART, which ran Feb. 22 – 26, attracted thousands of visitors. deFINE ART featured lectures by prominent figures in the art world, special exhibitions, commissions, student showcases, performances and other events, all of which were free and open to the public.
Miranda Kerr by Seth Sabal in a series of portraits that has been unpublished.