R.J. Preece (ADP)

Media Push and Pull: Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker and the "Creepy Statue" Controversy (2014)

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 In my research, I specialize in art and artists interfacing with mass media. Artists like Hirst, Emin, Quinn, Koons, Tunick, and Gregor Schneider offer recognizable stories with mass media appeal, but Tony Matelli? I recently published an interview with Matelli (Sculpture, January/February...

Over 5000 articles in 96+ countries report on Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley College: An artdesigncafe media coverage compilation (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 The following is an international media/Internet coverage compilation— 16 web pages (navigation at the bottom of this page)— concerning Tony Matelli’s discussion-generating Sleepwalker sculpture installed at Wellesley College. If you haven’t done so already, we recommend reading the overview...

Tony Matelli interview: Sleepwalker and massive media coverage (2014)

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 I had just published an interview of Tony Matelli in the January / February issue of Sculpture, focusing mainly on the work he presented the previous year at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum in Denmark. While working at my computer on 8 February 2014, CNN Europe was on in the background. Some sort of...

800 TV broadcasts, over 5000 articles, in over 96 countries: Interview of Nina Berger (2014)

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 Imagine being the PR officer of an art exhibition that resulted in about 800 TV broadcasts and over 5000 articles in over 96 countries. For most of us, yes, we can only imagine this. But for Nina Berger, the media relations consultant at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College near Boston, this...

Wellesley College Sleepwalker becomes a national sensation: US national media coverage (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 Your attention, please. Wire service reports and news agency photographs: (05 February 2014, 03:38PM EST, hosted AP version). Mass. college man-in-undies sculpture causes stir. Associated Press (website). [0005] (05 February 2014; 3:37PM, EST). Mass. college man-in-undies sculpture...

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Canada (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 North of the US border, the Sleepwalker controversy was reported at the national, regional and local level, including on radio station websites across the country. CANADA See entry 5075, Global News - The Morning Show, below. Your attention, please. Wire service reports and...

Sleepwalker across the US - AL-CA: Eight miles high in regional & local coverage (automated music) (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 Is the ghost of Andy Warhol impressed? 50 states and District of Columbia - regional and local coverage Alabama Also see cross-border areas: Atlanta, GA area; Columbus, MS area; Columbus, GA area; Meridian, MS area; Birmingham area TV Associated Press. (05 February 2014;...

La estatua de un sonámbulo aterra a estudiantes universitarios: Sleepwalker media coverage in Dominican Republic, Mexico and South America (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 South of the US border, the controversy at Wellesley College was announced, and the sculpture in the snow became a photo of the day and week. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, MEXICO and SOUTH AMERICA For rough foreign language translations, see Google translate. See entry 2737, Noticieros Televisa in...

Sleepwalker regional & local coverage across the US: CO-IA (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 Is this a sculpture, or is it "sexual assault"? Colorado "Another Wellesley alum, a clergywoman [told me]: ’Although I don’t particularly like the statue and am glad it is not a permanent addition to campus, I don’t think it should be removed to protect the students. But then, I have never...

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Western Europe (Part I) (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 News about the Sleepwalker controversy crossed the Atlantic quickly, and became news reports, some opinion pieces, TV broadcasts, and photos in galleries on various websites in various languages. WESTERN EUROPE (PART I) See entry 5082 below For rough foreign language translations, see...

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Asia (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 ASIA For rough foreign language translations, see Google translate. Armenia (06 February 2014). «Лунатик» вызвал переполох в женском колледже в США. tert.am (News website) (Yerevan, Armenia) (Section unknown) (website). [3751] (07 February 2014). Պահանջել են ապամոնտաժել լուսնոտի սարսափազդու արձանը. ankakh.com...

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Australia and the South Pacific (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND and TAHITIAustralia Your attention, please. News agency photograph: (05 February 2014). Statue of sleep-walking man triggers controversy at Wellesley College. gettyimages.com.au (Photo and caption). [1854] National TV ninemsn staff. (06 February 2014)....

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Central & Eastern Europe and Turkey (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 More, more news coverage as we move east. CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE and TURKEY For rough foreign language translations, see Google translate. Albania (06 February 2014). Një statujë e zhveshur që tremb studentët! 77News (newspaper) (Tirana) (Section unknown) (website) [2303] (06 February...

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker at Wellesley: Media coverage in Western Europe (Part II) and Africa (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 WESTERN EUROPE (PART II and AFRICA)Norway Your attention, please. News agency photographs: (06 February 2014). Sculpture exhibit at Wellesley College causes a stir. gettyimages.no (USA) (ca. 8 photos and captions on offer) (website). [2433] Torgersen, Hans O. (05 February 2014)....

Sleepwalker regional & local coverage across the US: KS-MT (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 Compare/contrast: Wendy discovering her husband’s "work" in The Shining vs. Kim, Kocia and Preece going nuts compiling this repetitive "media installation", while the news distributors, journalists and editors watch from behind.. Kansas Also see cross-border areas: Joplin, MO area; Kansas...

Sleepwalker regional & local coverage across the US: NE-OH (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 See entry 5087 below, KNTV (ABC 13) news report in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nebraska Also see cross-border areas: Cheyenne, WY area; Denver, CO area; Rapid City, SD area; Sioux City, IA area; and Sioux Falls, SD area. Lincoln, NE area TV Associated Press. (05 February 2014; Updated 08...

Sleepwalker regional & local coverage across the US: OK - WY (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 See entry 0711, KHOU report, Houston, TX. Oklahoma Also see cross-border areas: Amarillo, TX area; Ft. Smith, AR area; Joplin, MO area; Sherman ,TX area; Shreveport, LA area; Wichita Falls, TX area. Oklahoma City area TV Associated Press. (05 February 2014; Updated 08 February 2014)....

Tony Matelli’s Sleepwalker and Trauma warnings move from internet to ivory tower - Associated Press (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 On April 26, AP released an article referring to the Sleepwalker and Wellesley College controversy. Below is the media coverage that we gathered, sprinkled with some sensational quotes from the overall coverage. Your attention, please. Wire service report: Leff, Lisa. (26 April 2014)....

College campus sleepwalker statue vandalized by Associated Press vs. Sleepwalker Burning down the house (automated music) (2014)

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Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP) - 25 Jun 14 The tone definitely changed when it was announced that Sleepwalker and the hyper-realistic lost dog sculpture had been vandalized with yellow paint, in addition to other properties at Wellesley College. Shortly afterwards, Sleepwalker was removed for a good scrubbing at a nearby spa, or rather...

Learning from Spencer Tunick + Greenpeace - 2007 (2013)

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R.J. Preece (ADP) - 20 Dec 13 Learning from Spencer Tunick + Greenpeace Sometimes doing arts marketing and media/communications research is fruitful for brainstorming, and such is the case with the Spencer Tunick + Greenpeace “nudes on a glacier” project (2007) in Switzerland. I first learned about it at the time via a...

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