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Björk Shares E-mail Correspondence With Philosopher Timothy Morton

Back in March, New York City's Museum of Modern Art hosted the Björk retrospective Björk, an exhibit that "chronicle[d] her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance." In association with the...Show More Summary

Broad Strokes

After decades assembling one of the foremost collections of contemporary art, Eli and Edythe Broad open a landmark Los Angeles museum. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt built pyramids to leave a lasting personal stamp on the landscape. But the modern mogul is more apt to build a museum. Show More Summary

The paradox of 'Power and Pathos' at the Getty: Disasters rescued these ancient bronzes

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Here's a paradox: Today's art lovers would recoil at the thought of travel disasters, building collapses or volcanic eruptions afflicting their own communities. But over the next three months, visitors to the Getty Museum can enjoy a unique display of bronze statuary that was saved for posterity...

Amos Mac: Trans Heartthrob

4 days agoLGBT / Gay :

Photography by M. Sharkey I first met Amos Mac at the opening of a group show we were both in at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in 2012. As a fan of Original Plumbing, the trans male culture quarterly he founded with Rocco Kayiatos, I made a point of finding him and introducing myself. Show More Summary

Cats Are Taking Over Art Museums, Leaving No Feline-Obsessed Prisoners Behind

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

If you are a human being with access to the Internet, you've seen a cat video. The early lolcats, the veteran Lil Bub, the more recent two-legged "bunny cat." Cats have, in the words of one very feline-fascinated museum, taken over our online world. Show More Summary

An Art Museum In Los Angeles Is Killing The Snapchat Game

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Once upon a time, Snapchat was the app of choice for nudie shots and music festivals. No longer! Thanks to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's social media guru Lucy Redoglia, the sexting app du jour is having a renaissance, withShow More Summary

Michener Art Museum unveils work by Philadelphia painter Elizabeth Osborne

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The James A. Michener Art Museum presents Veils of Color: Juxtapositions and Recent Work by Elizabeth Osborne, on view from July 25 to November 15, 2015. This exhibition explores the arc of Osborne's nearly six-decade career. It is an...Show More Summary

Columbus Museum of Art debuts new acquisitions

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Columbus Museum of Art today announced the acquisition of four works of art that will make their CMA debut during the Museum?s Community Grand Opening, presented by PNC Arts Alive, on Sunday, October 25 celebrating the completion of the Museum?s new wing. Show More Summary

Estate of the Arts: Art Installation Lets You Sit Below an Endless, Glowing Rainbow

Photo Courtesy Liz West via Designboom We've seen artists use infinity rooms before, but not quite like this. As part of an exhibition on the art and science of light at the UK's National Media Museum, artist Liz West...

Worth a Thousand Words: Chagall

Chagallpainted by Karin Jurick I love Karin Jurick's paintings of people looking at art but this one hits me harder than the others which are usually in well-lit museums. This one is in a museum also but it feels like a chapel because of the lighting and ambiance.

A Massachusetts Newspaper Is Getting a Daily Dose of Typography

Images courtesy of the Fitchburg Art Museum For a small town in Massachusetts, the daily news is looking a little graphic. Commissioned by the Fitchburg Art Museum, artist Anna Schuleit Haber is taking typography to the forefront of the city’s minds via the front page of Fitchburg’s daily newspaper. Show More Summary

Nedra’s Big Deals: Free museum entry, art exhibition, garden BOGO

Smith-Gilbert Gardens: Check out this exclusive from Smith-Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw. As the gardens celebrate Founder’s Day today, get a “buy one admission, get one admission free” deal (of equal or lesser value), through...

6 Quick Tips: The Art of the #ArtSelfie

via @museummammy Like most objects in art museums, smartphone snapshots are more of an aesthetic tradition than a science. But, with that in mind, here are a few techniques that you should keep in mind when trying to achieve the perfect #artselfie: 1. Show More Summary

Boston’s Kimonos of Oppression

So the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has an 1876 Monet painting that shows the painter’s wife wearing a kimono. Museum staff thought it would make a nice promotion to get a kimono like the one Mme. Monet was wearing and, one day a week, let visitors put it on and pose for photos in front of the painting. Bad move. Show More Summary

The Perfect NYC Weekend: Go Out, Have Fun

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

New York City is truly one of the world’s most prominent destinations, and boasts a vibrant scene bustling with busy theaters, art museums and galleries, decadent restaurants, shopping, parks and other distinct experiences that visitors and locals al… The post The Perfect NYC Weekend: Go Out, Have Fun appeared first on Towleroad.

Worth a Thousand Words: Cinderella at the Kitchen Fire

Cinderella at the Kitchen Fire, Thomas Sully, 1843 I need to go see the original of this lovely, gentle painting. It's in the Dallas Museum of Art and was brought to my attention when sweet Hannah gave me a print of it after a visit there. I love the glimpse of the stepsisters primping in the background.

Molly Jackson: Art for the Geeky Masses

This past weekend I went to visit my sister’s family in North Carolina. While I was there, we took a special trip with my now 2-year old niece to the Greensboro Children’s Museum. That was where I saw the most amazing piece of wall art. This piece you see above is called A Piece For […]

Arts & Culture: Inside MOCA's New Little Satellite Space in Arlington Heights

The Museum of Contemporary Art has three Los Angeles locations—one in West Hollywood, at the Pacific Design Center; one on Grand Avenue in Bunker Hill; and one in Little Tokyo. But now, somewhere in the middle, there's a new...

Japanese Art at V&A

In November the Victoria and Albert Museum in London will reopen the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art, which has been closed for refurbishment. Since 1852 the museum has been collecting Japanese art and now holds one of the finest collections in the world, with over 48,500 objects. Show More Summary

Curbed Miami: Behold, a Gorgeous Video About Perez Art Museum Miami

The Perez Art Museum Miami is one of the rare, special breed of buildings that everybody loves. Since the day it opened in 2013, Miamians have been obsessed with the architectural triumph that is the city's new flagship art...

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