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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to include key loans for its upcoming landmark exhibition

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has announced loans of important paintings by Johannes Vermeer and Rembrandt van Rijn for its upcoming landmark exhibition Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer (October 11, 2015?January 18, 2016). Show More Summary

Peter Norton donates significant contemporary art collection to Rose Art Museum

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Christopher Bedford, director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, has announced that computer programmer and philanthropist Peter Norton has donated 41 works created by some of today?s leading contemporary artists to the museum. Show More Summary

Dallas Museum of Art acquires a masterwwork of Pre-Columbian art for its Arts of the Americas Collection

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Dallas Museum of Art today announced the acquisition of an artistically significant pre-Columbian Maya vessel for its Arts of the Americas collection. This Late Classic (A.D. 700?900) ceramic vase is from the site of Quirigua in Guatemala, near the border with Honduras. Show More Summary

Funding success for World Museum's Egypt galleries

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

World Museum has received a generous grant of £300,000 towards the expansion and improvement of its Ancient Egypt galleries. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Wolfson Foundation have endorsed the exciting project...Show More Summary

Volkswagen Group of America and MoMA team up to create audio component for Björk retrospective

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Volkswagen Group of America has partnered with The Museum of Modern Art to create a first-ever augmented audio guide as an integral part of Björk, a retrospective of the Icelandic artist and musician Björk, opening at MoMA on March 8, 2015. Show More Summary

Quality pieces shine in Bonhams Fine English Furniture, Sculpture, and Works of Art Sale

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

A wide selection of quality furnishings and decorative pieces are set to go under the hammer in the sale of Fine English Furniture, Sculpture & Works of Art on 11 March at Bonhams New Bond Street salerooms. The star lot is a late George III satinwood, rosewood and tulipwood Carlton House desk, estimated at £40,000-60,000. Show More Summary

Spanish artist and sculptor Jorge Palacios presents new work in New York

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Fridman Gallery presents an outdoor installation, Sketch in the air, by the Spanish sculptor Jorge Palacios. The sculpture will be on view outside the Trump Soho New York (246 Spring Street, corner of Varick Street). Coinciding withShow More Summary

Swann Galleries' Vintage posters sale illustrates the strength of the poster market

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Interest in ski posters was mountain-high at Swann Galleries? February 12 auction of Vintage Posters, resulting in several new auction records. Also sought after were Art Nouveau images by Alphonse Mucha and other artists of that era. Show More Summary

Artists announced for The London Open 2015 at the Whitechapel Gallery

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Whitechapel Gallery announces the artists included in The London Open 2015, the Gallery?s triennial exhibition, which is open to all artists aged 26 or over living and working in London. From a record number of 2,133 applicants,Show More Summary

Shapero Modern opens 'Rack 'em Up: British Contemporary Editions, 1990-2000'

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Rack ?em up: British Contemporary Editions, 1990 ? 2000 focusses on editions produced by the so-called YBA generation of artists. The survey, the first of its kind ever staged, brings together works by all of the leading figures of the...Show More Summary

McMichael Canadian Art Collection names Dr. Sarah Stanners as Director, Curatorial & Collections

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Dr. Victoria Dickenson, Executive Director & CEO of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, announced the appointment of Sarah Stanners, PhD, to the position of Director, Curatorial & Collections at the McMichael, effective March 9, 2015. Show More Summary

Exhibition reveals a collection that is among the oldest and most significant of its kind in the U.S.

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

American Neoclassic Sculpture at the Boston Athenæum, on view at the Boston Athenæum February 26 through May 16, 2015, reveals a collection that is among the oldest and most signi?cant of its kind in the United States, one that helped establish an ?American taste? in the visual arts. Show More Summary

Portrait of influential post-war fashion designer to be offered at Spring Chelsea Antiuque Fair

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

With London Fashion Week just ended and Paris Fashion Week about to start on March 4, it is extremely timely, that Nicholas Bagshawe Fine Art will be offering a atmospheric and stylish portrait of Parisian couturier Jacques Fath (1912...Show More Summary

Story of Disneyland auction exceeds expectations raises $1.7 million

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Van Eaton Galleries, one of the world?s premier animation artwork and collectible galleries held the highly-anticipated ?The Story of Disneyland? auction this weekend in Sherman Oaks, California. Bidders gathered each day under a tent,...Show More Summary

Museum reopening boosts Iraqi national pride

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Even as Iraq mourned the destruction of priceless artefacts by jihadists in Mosul, the national museum in Baghdad brought joy and pride to visitors as it opened its doors for the first time in 12 years. The reopening to the public on...Show More Summary

Andy Warhol’s Masturbation Metaphor

In a 1977 interview with Glenn O’Brien for the marijuana lifestyle magazine High Times, O’Brien asked Andy Warhol if his teachers recognized his early “natural talent.” “Something like that,” Warhol responded with his characteristicShow More Summary

Tracing the Origins of San Francisco’s Gentrification

10 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

You might call the South of Market area in San Francisco the cradle of gentrification.

Living Large: 1956

1956. "Hayes residence, Kessler Lake Drive, Dallas. Living room to fireplace. Architects: Prinz & Brooks." Our second look at Chevrolet dealer Earl Hayes' midcentury manse. 8x10 acetate negative by Maynard L. Parker for House Beautiful. Source: Huntington Library. View full size.

Matchmaker, #matchmaker

11 hours agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

Platform 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets Danspace Project New York, NY February 21, 2015 by Leigh Witchel copyright © 2015 by Leigh Witchel It’s hell being a yenta. For Danspace’s Platform 2015, Claudia La Rocco commemo-...Show More Summary

Teachable Moments from a Conference on Art and Education

11 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last month, ART21 hosted a intricately interdisciplinary affair: Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education, a conference designed to probe the intersections of art and education.

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