Artist Award:James Turrell will be among twelve honorees awarded with the National Medal of the Arts, the U.S. government’s highest award for artists and art patrons. Turrell’s groundbreaking visual art captures the powers of light and space, challenging our perceptions of art and reality. Presented by President Barack Obama, the ceremony can be streamed live at 3PM on Monday, July 28: whitehouse.gov/live.
Hands can tell you the real truth about someone. The way they rise or fall, so often unconscious of their sadness or grace, can signal final defeat or love that hides behind a straight face or cynical smile.