No great Expo or World’s Fair was complete without a native village or two in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Midway at Chicago’s World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893 had a Dahomey village, with Africans in traditional dress, as did Paris’s Exposition Universelle in 1900. Caucasians were displayed as well as more “exotic” people. Young women, or “colleens”, in the Irish villages especially.
Two memorial appeals have been launched to remember the young artist Khadija Saye (1992-2017) who died with her mother, Mary Mendy, in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London on 14 June. As well as the Khadija Saye Memorial Fund, donors are contributing to a fund to support paid internships in galleries or other cultural organisations in her name.
Alice Al Khatib's The Monster I (2012) on show at the Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
A Syrian-born artist who is now a refugee in France has been made a member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS). A bronze by Alice Al Khatib, who was born in 1982 and is a graduate of the fine arts college at the University of Damascus, went on show in the society’s international, open-submission group show of young and emerging sculptors.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".