Figurative in the News

Emptying the Notebook: Rude Awakening - Columbia Daily Tribune (blog)

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 00:37

Emptying the Notebook: Rude Awakening
Columbia Daily Tribune (blog)
Figuratively or literally. Or both. You celebrated all day Saturday in preparation for the BIGGEST game in Missouri football history. At least that's what everyone wanted to call this game. OK, not everyone — but most. The buildup, the anticipation ...

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Figuratively speaking - Deccan Chronicle

Sat, 09/08/2012 - 18:44

Deccan Chronicle

Figuratively speaking
Deccan Chronicle
But the name that tops my list is that of Alberto Giacometti, a Swiss sculptor who was also known for his figurative forms in the 1960s. Even his still images had life generating values. There was some movement in them. Inspired by him, I always show ...

Chandler Center for the Arts showing 'Go Figure' exhibit - AZ Central.com

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 19:33

Chandler Center for the Arts showing 'Go Figure' exhibit
AZ Central.com
"Go Figure: An Exhibition of Figurative Works" will be featured at the Exhibit Hall at the arts center, 250 N. Arizona Ave., through Oct. 27. The exhibit kicks off with an artists' reception from 6 to 8 Friday night, allowing patrons to mingle with the ...
5 questions with artist Debra JonesEast Valley Tribune

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Literally Not Figuratively - Slate Magazine (blog)

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 05:39

Literally Not Figuratively
Slate Magazine (blog)
The extra ands and repetitions and literalies -- folks, literally not figuratively, they work in a setting like this. And Biden's speech-crafters have figured out how to say odd things without setting off the fact-check monitors. Who were these mystery ...

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Game Changer: Steve McLendon - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 07:07

Game Changer: Steve McLendon
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
He's still not as big -- figuratively nor precisely -- as Big Snack, Casey Hampton, who held down the job of playing nose tackle for the Steelers the past 11 seasons. McLendon, though, likely will open the season as the team's starter and could well ...

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Love plays it safe but will he be sorry? - Boston.com

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 16:19

Love plays it safe but will he be sorry?
Boston.com
With a figurative pin tucked behind a figurative bunker, Davis Love played for the center of the green with his four Ryder Cup captain's picks: Choosing the smart, safe shot that shouldn't bring bogey into play, and might mean a birdie if things go well.

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Is Our President (Figuratively) Fiddling While Rome Burns? - Town Hall

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 20:24

Is Our President (Figuratively) Fiddling While Rome Burns?
Town Hall
Is Our President (Figuratively) Fiddling While Rome Burns? Carol Platt Liebau Blogger, Townhall.com. Sep 04, 2012 12:54 PM EST. Tweet. Sign-Up. Click Here! Yesterday's post discussed all the clues in Jodi Kantor's New York Times piece that suggest the ...

Easley volleyball team has high hopes - Greenville News

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 18:01

Easley volleyball team has high hopes
Greenville News
And while the game is indoor volleyball, the Green Wave players hope to kick up some figurative sand in competition this fall. “All of them were really excited to get to tryouts after watching the Olympics,” said Easley coach Melissa Thomas. “They like ...

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Celebrate 2 cultures: Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival transports visitors ... - The Missoulian

Fri, 08/24/2012 - 17:26

Celebrate 2 cultures: Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival transports visitors ...
The Missoulian
Celebrate 2 cultures: Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival transports visitors figuratively, literally. Print Email. « Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival · Tom Janzen hurls a 16-pound bag. » 2012-08-24T07:00:00Z 2012-08-24T08:21:59Z Celebrate 2 cultures ...

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Painterly video animations of abstract and figurative scenes by Jacco Olivier ... - Art Daily

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 03:48

Painterly video animations of abstract and figurative scenes by Jacco Olivier ...
Art Daily
Jacco Olivier creates short, painterly video animations of abstract and figurative scenes depicted on series of small panels, photographed in stages of progress. Inspired by nature, domestic life, and the fluidity of paint, his dream-like videos fuse ...