Public Domain

Today, copyrighted works from 1923 enter the public domain for the first time in 21 years.

The likes of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton are open to public domain reinterpretation. Firstly, happy new year to you all. We hope 2019 is even more prosperous than 2018. If you're a creative or a lover of the arts, today's events might help with that. 1st January is Public Domain Day. What does that …

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The Modernist Podcast

Podcasts are all the rage now so here's one dedicated to modernism through the ages. The Modernist Podcast is a monthly discussion of art, literature and culture in the early twentieth century, "providing academics with a platform to share their research with the wider community". Episodes include "Modernism, Women and Feminism", "Queer Modernism", and "Modernism …

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion (Documentary)

The Barcelona Pavilion is one of the greatest and most famous pieces of modernist architecture. It was originally designed for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe but was demolished after the exposition ended. Mies had a series of photographs taken of the building beforehand and thanks to these …