Frieze New York brings funky, free art to Rockefeller Center

Frieze New York brings funky, free art to Rockefeller Center

They’re part of this year’s annual Frieze art fair, but don’t let the name fool you: The nearly two-dozen sculptures that touched down this week at Rockefeller Center are generating a lot of warmth. Through June 28, they’re free for you to discover, scattered as they...
Wichita business makes lasting impressions

Wichita business makes lasting impressions

When her father died last year, Tracy Cooksey nourished one big regret. “All I could think was I’m never going to see his hands again,” she said. “I would have paid anything to have a cast of his hand and mine.” Cooksey is offering others the chance to preserve those...
Custom body sculpture comes to Knoxville

Custom body sculpture comes to Knoxville

Margarita Smith is Casting the Human Form. Smith’s new business venture offers body castings — essentially, custom sculptures of a person. Popular casting subjects are of hands, baby feet and baby bumps, but Smith is open to other requests. “People are...
How to Become a Casting Director

How to Become a Casting Director

Casting is an art of its own. At the most fundamental level, casting directors are in charge of building a team. At the most sensitive level, casting directors hold the “keys to the city,” determining who gets put forward for a gig and who doesn’t. From running...