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Smithsonian Cup returns to National Museum of Natural History after a decade on tour

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

More than a decade after its initial display at the Smithsonian?s National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Cup, crafted by Gianmaria Buccellati of the Italian jeweler, House of Buccellati, is now back on view in the museum?s Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals. Show More Summary

Curiator announces rapid growth since spring launch and major updates to platform

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Only three months after its launch to the public and two months after the launch of its mobile app, Curiator has nearly doubled its number of users and the size of its catalog. Curiator, the platform to discover, collect and share art...Show More Summary

FreedmanArt announces 'Olitski Visions' at Tower 49 in New York

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

FreedmanArt and the Jules Olitski family present ?Olitski Visions? at Tower 49, 12 East 49th Street, now extended through August 2014. On Wednesday, July 23, 5:30pm ? 8:00pm, Ai Kato, Art Director, Gallery at Tower 49, will host a summer reception in celebration of the installation, in the main lobby at Tower 49. Show More Summary

Nye and Company to auction property from the collection of Yankees legend Yogi Berra

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Nye and Company has the great honor to represent the sale of Major League Baseball?s iconic New York Yankees catcher, Yogi Berra. Nearly 300 lots will be posted to, starting July 23rd through August 6th. The Bloomfield,...Show More Summary

National Academy elects thirteen artists and architects as National Academicians

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The National Academy announced the election of thirteen new visual artists and architect Academicians, including Edward Ruscha, Martin Puryear, Michael Manfredi and Marion Weiss, and Charles Renfro. National Academicians are elected annually by their peers for their contribution to American art and architecture. Show More Summary

How Mickalene Thomas Breaks Up the Modernist Boys Club

When Pablo Picasso and other early modernists appropriated elements of so-called “primitive” African art for Cubist and proto-Cubist works such as 1907’s Les Demoiselles d'Avignon they perpetrated a kind of artistic colonialism similar to the economic colonialism that brought back African treasures to French museums and galleries in the first place. Show More Summary

Daily Inspiration #1819

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary

How a 19th-Century Painter Influenced Military Camouflage

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

The newest exhibition at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York examines the influence of nature on military camouflage.

No Swearing Gambling Drinking

January 1937. "Children of citrus workers in hallway of apartment house. Winter Haven, Fla." Swearing, Gambling and Drinking, with their little brother Allowed. Photo by Arthur Rothstein, Resettlement Administration. View full size.

Need a Craft of the month!! Spruce Pine NC

8 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

You kids,Nathan Blank is a metal artist in Spruce Pine and he is moving and wants to sell his "booth". I haven't seen it but if I know Nathan then it is top notch! Check out his work: He is selling it...Show More Summary

Archeologists Find Possible Ancient Cat Costume in Peru

9 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Archeologists in Peru have discovered the 1,500-year-old tomb of a Moche nobleman, which they say could shed further light on the pre-Inca civilization. Along with some things you might expect to find in an archeological dig was a curious pair of metal feline paws with sharp claws.

'Bullets Over Broadway' to close in New York on Aug. 24

9 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

"Bullets Over Broadway," the first stage musical based on one of Woody Allen's movies, is a comedy about the difficulties of mounting a stage production in New York. It's a challenge that the musical's producers may know well given the show's own difficulties in attracting audiences in recent...

A Suitcase Full of Ballets

9 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“the second detail,” “Resonance,” “Cacti” Boston Ballet David H. Koch Theater New York, New York June 29, 2014 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2014 by Leigh Witchel Boston Ballet in "the second detail" For Boston Ballet’s second mixed rep...Show More Summary

Music at High Cove NC (Near Spruce Pine and Bakersville NC)

10 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

If you are around Bakersville/Spruce Pine NC area and have time.... come on by Saturday to see Cheryl Craigie playing guitar with Rhonda Gouge and Kathy Kuhne. It should be fun. Here is Cheryl's post:My band Rhonda Gouge and Roan Mountain Rain is playing on Saturday night. Show More Summary

Early High-Speed Photographs Offer Incredible Details of Motion

10 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Back in the 1930s, an electrical engineer from Nebraska, working at MIT, developed the first "strobe" flash for photography, changing the way motion is documented.

Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

10 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell -- will receive the National Medal of Arts from...

Opponents to the Corcoran Gallery of Art takeover will get a hearing

10 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington received a surprising setback in court this week when a judge ruled that members of a group opposing the institution's planned takeover deal with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University have legal standing and will be able to have...


I needed a headshot, today, so I redrew a sketch from a couple weeks ago.

No Problem: 1939

January 1939. "Small truck farmer from North Carolina. His neck was broken and is in a brace. Near Belle Glade, Florida." And then he found work as a meme. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

“Bullets Over Broadway,” the Musical, to Close Aug. 24

11 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The musical based on Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway" will end its run at the St. James Theater on Aug. 24

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