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The DART Board: 01.02.2019

By Peggy Roalf   Wednesday January 2, 2019

The first DART Board of 2019 is a hybrid: introducing the winners of the last Book Prize Contest of 2018, ahead of must-see museum shows soon to close. Here’s the summary: In the past the Book Prize Contest has involved identifying, from a photo of mine, “Where in New York Am I?” Info  But this one is different. It invites DART subscribers to ...   Read the full Story >>

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

By Peggy Roalf   Monday December 17, 2018

As the year comes screaming to a close—likely one of the strangest, if not the worst of the 21st Century—this is a good time to offer the last DART Book Prize Contest of 2018! There have been so many fun entries that the deadline has been extended to Friday, December 21! In the past the Book Prize Contest has involved identifying, from ...   Read the full Story >>

Inside/Out at the Center for Book Arts

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday December 13, 2018

Self. Family. Memory. Loss. Displacement. Catastrophe. These are subjects of concern in the visual arts—perhaps never more so than today. As the planet degrades at an accelerating pace; as war, poverty, displacement, tribalism, nationalism and other such human catastrophes fail to be contained, photographers in particular make these subjects the focus of their work. And with increasing frequency, the self-published photobook is the ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest

By Peggy Roalf   Tuesday December 11, 2018

As the year comes screaming to a close—likely one of the strangest, if not the worst of the 21st Century—this is a good time to offer the last DART Book Prize Contest of 2018! In the past the Book Prize Contest has involved identifying, from a photo of mine, “Where in New York Am I?” Info But this one is different. It ...   Read the full Story >>

Book Prize Contest Winner

By Peggy Roalf   Friday September 7, 2018

Thanks to everyone who entered the last Book Prize Contest of Summer! While everyone got the bridge right, only two were on the Left Bank, or Roosevelt Island, side of the East River. First reply in gets the prize, Patricia Lindgren of Redding Center, CT. Special thanks to David K. Pearce, who chose the Right Bank tennis bubble, for identifying the presumed location as ...   Read the full Story >>

The August DART Book Prize Contest

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday August 30, 2018

The last week of August can mean only one thing for DART readers—the last Book Prize Contest of Summer! So grab that ice-cold drink, kick back, and tell me: where in New York City am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest. Use your imagination, tell a story, fictional accounts will be considered ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest is Back!

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday June 28, 2018

The arrival of summer can mean only one thing for DART readers—the first DART Book Prize Contest of the year! So grab that ice-cold drink, kick back, and tell me:  Where in New York City am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest.  Contest rules: Use this subject in your reply: I Love ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Board: 07.11.2017

By Peggy Roalf   Tuesday July 11, 2017

Talks / Protest / Book Events / Screenings / and Beyond Tuesday, July 11 Ánde Somby Art Residency | Yoiking, 12-1 pm. Madison Square Park, 11 Madison Avenue, NY, NY Info Performances all week, hours vary Marlon Riggs & “No Regrets” | Disclosure, Performativity & Legacy,6:30 pm.The 8th Floor, 17 West 17th Street, NY, NY Info Sketch Night at Society of Illustrators, with pop standards by Ming ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest Continues!

By Peggy Roalf   Friday July 7, 2017

The second month of summer can mean only one thing for DART readers—the second DART Book Prize Contest of the year! So grab that ice-cold drink, kick back, and tell me: where in New York City am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest.  Contest rules Use this subject in your reply: I ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest is Back!

By Peggy Roalf   Monday June 12, 2017

The first heat wave of summer can mean only one thing for DART readers—the first DART Book Prize Contest of 2017! So grab that ice-cold drink, kick back, and tell me: where in New York am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest.  Hint The more information you include, such as interesting facts ...   Read the full Story >>

The Last Book Prize Contest of Summer

By Peggy Roalf   Wednesday August 17, 2016

As the Great Heat-wave of 2016 fades into memory, it’s time for the last DART Book Prize Contest of Summer! So, keep cool, and guess: where in France am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest.  Hint The more information you include, such as interesting facts about the city, best shopping/museums/galleries ...   Read the full Story >>

And the Winner Is...

By Peggy Roalf   Friday July 29, 2016

The winner of the recent DART Book Prize Contest is Benoit Filion, of Chateaugay, New York. He wrote: You are in front of Galerie Lefebvre (intersection of Quai Voltaire/Pont du Carrousel) looking at the reflection of the Louvre in the window. Every inch of Paris is worth discovering and you likely have seen a lot already. Louvre, d'Orsay and Pompidou since you ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday July 14, 2016

With AC absolutely required for summer in the city, that means only one thing for DART readers—the first DART Book Prize Contest of 2016! So, Happy Bastille Day, and where in Paris am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest. Hint The more information you include, such as interesting facts about the neighborhood ...   Read the full Story >>

Beauty at the Cooper Hewitt Triennial

By Peggy Roalf   Wednesday May 4, 2016

For the first DART Book Prize Essay Contest, students in Dr. Anastasia Aukeman’s Integrative Seminar 2: Visual Culture course at Parsons School of Design, in the School of Art and Design History and Theory, submitted their critiques of the Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial exhibition. Honorable Mention goes to Jaya Jankowski, in the morning section.—Peggy Roalf  Beauty by Jaya Jankowski  |  In the ...   Read the full Story >>

Beauty - Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday April 28, 2016

For the first DART Book Prize Essay Contest, students in Dr. Anastasia Aukeman’s Integrative Seminar 2: Visual Culture course at Parsons School of Design, in the School of Art and Design History and Theory, submitted their critiques of the Beauty–Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial exhibition. The second first place award goes to Anna Kampfe. The honorable mention will be announced and published in ...   Read the full Story >>

Beauty - Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

By Peggy Roalf   Thursday April 21, 2016

For the first DART Book Prize Essay Contest, students in Dr. Anastasia Aukeman’s Integrative Seminar 2: Visual Culture course at Parsons School of Design, in the School of Art and Design History and Theory, submitted their critiques of the Beauty –Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial exhibition. First place for the afternoon section goes to Angela Yang. First place for the morning section as well ...   Read the full Story >>

And the Winner Is:

By Peggy Roalf   Friday March 11, 2016

This photo could just as well be for a contest titled “How To Be in Paris Wherever In the World You Are—at least that’s what it was like on a recent Saturday in New York. In any case, the winner of the recent DART Book Prize contest is Beth Tondreau, a graphic designer, publishing specialist and author of Layout Essentials: 100 Design ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest

By Peggy Roalf   Friday February 26, 2016

Spring is in the air—at least it was last weekend, with New Yorkers locked in a strolling frenzy—so that means: it’s time for the first DART Book Prize Contest of the year! So, where in New York am I? Correctly identify my exact location and get into the drawing for the DART Book Prize Contest. Hint The more information you include ...   Read the full Story >>

Friday NotePad: 09.12.2014

By Peggy Roalf   Friday September 12, 2014

 Coming up: Photoville 2014 This year’s edition of a new classic promises to bring photo buffs of all stripes together on Brooklyn’s sunny shores, starting next week. This crowd-pleasing photo destination is a pop-up, modular venue built from shipping containers re-purposed into galleries exhibiting a wide array of cutting-edge photography. The event epitomizes the work of United Photo Industries, which seeks to ...   Read the full Story >>

The DART Book Prize Contest, V. 3

By Peggy Roalf   Tuesday August 26, 2014

Where in France am I?Correctly identify my exact location i and get into the drawing for the last DART Book Prize Contest of Summer 2014. Hint The more information you include, such as historical details, interesting facts, geolocation data, whatever you're into now, the better your chances are of winning. Contest rulesUse this subject in your reply: I Love Art Books ...   Read the full Story >>

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