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DERGİ - CIA'nin Soğuk Savaş aracı: Modern resim? - BBC Türkçe. Telif hakkı CIA Soyut Dışavurumcu akım 1940'larda hiç tanınmamış sanatçılar içinde ortaya çıkmış ve New York'u sanat dünyasının merkezine oturtmuştu.

DERGİ - CIA'nin Soğuk Savaş aracı: Modern resim? - BBC Türkçe

Fakat bazıları Soğuk Savaş'ta bu akımın CIA tarafından kullanıldığına inanıyor. İkinci Dünya Savaşı'nın hemen ardından New York'taki sanat dünyasında heyecan verici gelişmeler oldu. Yıllarca kimsenin tanımadığı, yoksulluk içinde yaşayan ressamlar, şehri saran bir tuhaf enerjiyle birden özgüvene ve başarıya ulaştı. Bunlar Soyut Dışavurumculuk adını alacak akımı kurdu. DERGİ - Politikacıların kullandığı gizli semboller Bu akımın ilginç yanlarından biri, kısa sürede uluslararası önem kazanmasıydı. Telif hakkı Getty Images 1950'lere gelindiğinde resim ve heykeldeki en heyecanlı gelişmelerin artık Paris'te değil de New York'ta gerçekleştiği kabul görmüştü. DERGİ - CIA'nin Soğuk Savaş aracı: Modern resim? - BBC Türkçe. Hit Makers by Derek Thompson review – how things become popular. On its first release, “Rock Around the Clock” was a flop.

Hit Makers by Derek Thompson review – how things become popular

The impressionist painters were derided by the artistic establishment of the time. And Fifty Shades of Grey was originally a work of internet fan-fiction that was then put out by a tiny Australian publishing house, to no global acclaim. So how did what happened next happen next? This engagingly written and likably interdisciplinary book goes in search, it announces at the beginning, of “the secret to making products that people like”. It is no spoiler for me to reveal that, in fact, there is no such singular secret – obviously, since if the author knew it, he would have gone off and become a trillionaire entrepreneur instead of writing a book.

There is nonetheless much of interest in the details. The book’s best and most original contribution is a chapter that patiently demolishes the idea that cultural products ever actually “go viral”. So is Hit Makers a hit in the making? • Hit Makers is published by (Allen Lane). The Incredible Shrinking Ad - The Atlantic. On July 1, 1941, baseball fans watching the Brooklyn Dodgers game on WNBT witnessed a breakthrough in marketing.

The Incredible Shrinking Ad - The Atlantic

For 10 long seconds, before the first pitch, their black-and-white screens showed a fixed image of a clock, superimposed on a map of the United States. A voice-over, from the watchmaker Bulova, intoned: “America runs on Bulova time.” It was the first official TV advertisement in U.S. history. And it was pretty lousy. As anyone who watched the Super Bowl knows, TV advertising has evolved from frozen images and voice-overs to stories so entertaining that we occasionally shush each other in order to hear them. The history of affordable news and entertainment in America is, in many respects, a chronicle of advertising’s successful shifts from one medium to the next. “We’re in the midst of something similar today with our phones,” Lears told me recently. This may seem like good news—many ads, after all, are annoying and intrusive.

Disney's Frozen: The power of princess merchandising. The Patriot Centre at George Mason University, half an hour west of Washington, is a popular place to watch concerts, college athletics, professional wrestling and other events that command the attention of the adult world.

Disney's Frozen: The power of princess merchandising

But no event in the 29-year history of the arena has attracted as many people or earnt as much money as October's performances of "Disney on Ice Presents Frozen". For six days, waves of little blue-and-white Princess Elsas – and quite a few costumed parents – sang the movie's hit song "Let it Go" at the top of their lungs, enjoyed £10 snow cones (syrup-soaked ice shavings), posed for £15 pictures with cardboard cut-outs, and waved plastic sticks, which had miraculously become £18 magic wands. Behold the bewitching power of branding. In the year since Disney's latest princess movie, Frozen, opened last November, Elsa and her sister Anna have rapidly become two of the world's most successful product endorsers.

Same old, same old. How the hipster aesthetic is taking over the world. Go to Shoreditch Grind, near a roundabout in the middle of London’s hipster district.

Same old, same old. How the hipster aesthetic is taking over the world

It’s a coffee shop with rough-hewn wooden tables, plentiful sunlight from wide windows, and austere pendant lighting. Then head to Takk in Manchester. It’s a coffee shop with a big glass storefront, reclaimed wood furniture, and hanging Edison bulbs. Compare the two: You might not even know you’re in different spaces. It’s no accident that these places look similar. It’s not just coffee shops, either. In an essay for the American tech website The Verge, I called this style “AirSpace”. Hence the replicability: if a hip creative travels to Berlin or Tallinn, they seek out a place that looks like AirSpace, perhaps recommending it on Foursquare or posting a photo of it to Instagram to gain the approval of culturally savvy friends.

You can hop from cookie-cutter bar to office space to apartment building, and be surrounded by those same AirSpace tropes I described above. The First Cyborg. During The Great Depression, People Danced Until They Literally Dropped.