Paolo de MatteisAllegory of the Peace of 1714 (Treaty of Utrecht)

The Luxury of our Century: Art

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What has inspired Age of Artists in the last month? Exciting, entertaining and controversial findings from the world wide web. Things that attracted our attention in october:

The annual John Peel Lecture by BBC Radio invites a notable figure from the music industry to shape a debate and create insight around music and music-related media. This year Brian Eno examines wether art ist our new luxury these days. Read the full transcript of this episode.

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Janice Biala, White Still Life

Traps, Catchphrases and a Release – Our Links of the Month

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What has inspired Age of Artists in the last month? Exciting, entertaining and controversial findings from the World Wide Web. Our Top Picks of the Month:

Are you stuck in the comfort zone? HBR-Autor Roger Martin attended his thoughts another topic that moves managers around the world: Strategic Planning. It seems to be the Holy Grail of all management tools. It is everywhere and overrated –Martin says. His article with the provocative title The Big Lie of Strategic Planning tells about the traps of strategic planning and how to escape them with a handful of rules.

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Exciting, entertaining and controversial findings: Our Top Picks in June

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What has inspired Age of Artists in June? Exciting, entertaining and controversial findings from the World Wide Web. Our Top Picks of the Month:

“It falls into line with evidence that focus of expertise really does change the brain. The brain is incredibly flexible in response to training and there are huge individual differences that we are only beginning to tap into”. BBCs science reporter Melissa Hogenboom reports about a new study that says that people who are better at drawing seem to have more developed structures in regions of the brain that control for fine motor performance and what we call procedural memory.

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