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Karen Finley peeks through 'The Jackie Look'

Although dead now for more than 20 years, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis came to the Broad museum over the weekend to deliver an art lecture on the culture's fixation on images of trauma. This is a topic in which Ms. Onassis is both an expert and an emblem. And as impersonated by the performance artist...

Repititiationes ~ 11/22/15

A Don’s Life: A Museum of Socialist Art — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 22, 2015 Laudator Temporis Acti: Beatus Vir — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) November 22, 2015Show More Summary

These Art Donors Are Tired Of London Getting Everything

“In America, pretty much every major city – Detroit, St Louis, Chicago, Dallas, Forth Worth, Houston, LA, San Francisco, Seattle – they all have museums which could virtually be national museums in terms of their scope and their quality. This situation just doesn’t happen in England, and there are very few museums that have got […]

Exhibition at MoMA tracks the evolution of Jackson Pollock's work from the 1930s until his 1956 death

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

This concentrated survey of the work of Jackson Pollock (American, 1912?1956) tracks the evolution of the artist?s work from the 1930s until his 1956 death at the age of 44. The Museum of Modern Art?s Pollock holdings are unparalleled...Show More Summary

Exhibition at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts explores Auguste Rodin's studio and process

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

An exhibition honoring the creative genius of master sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) is on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts from November 21, 2015 to March 13, 2016. Drawn primarily from collections of the Musée Rodin,Show More Summary

Hamburger Bahnhof ? Museum für Gegenwart opens "Neue Galerie", a new exhibition space

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

November 2015 sees the opening of the "Neue Galerie", a new exhibition space at the Hamburger Bahnhof ? Museum für Gegenwart ? Berlin, designed with the specific purpose of keeping the Nationalgalerie's modern art collection on public display while the Mies van der Rohe building undergoes renovations. Show More Summary

Guggenheim Museum examines new developments in contemporary photography

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Photo-Poetics: An Anthology, an exhibition documenting recent developments in contemporary photography and consisting of photographs, videos, and slide installations by ten international artists. Show More Summary

Exhibition at Rubin Museum of Art showcases Steve McCurry?s photographs of India

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

In its first partnership with the International Center of Photography, the Rubin Museum of Art presents ?Steve McCurry: India,? opening on November 18, 2015. The exhibition showcases McCurry?s photographs of India in a museum for the...Show More Summary

Unpublished and rarely-seen works by Carolee Schneemann on view in new exhibition in Salzburg

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg presents a comprehensive retrospective of the work of the American artist Carolee Schneemann. Surveying an oeuvre that spans six decades, the show traces a genealogy of new forms of art that emerge as painting set in motion. Show More Summary

New exhibitions at Long Beach Museum of Art feature the works of contemporary Southern California artists

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Long Beach Museum of Art opened three new fall exhibitions on November 20 that highlight the works of Southern California artists Terry Braunstein, Barbara Strasen and Lori LaMont. The three exhibitions begin the LBMA 2016 programmatic season and it underscores the diversity of exhibits that the Museum will be presenting in the coming year. Show More Summary

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 5 Remaining Card Catalogues

Topic: Museums Before Watsonline and The Collection Online, the Met relied upon good old-fashioned card catalogues. Finding books might have been slower going back then, but we still have a soft spot for these relics from the not-so-distant past. Show More Summary

Letters to Calendar: The Bill Cosby scandal taints this museum

Cosby scandal tarnishes museum Shame on Johnnetta B. Cole, director of the National Museum of African Art (and friend of Bill Cosby), for having blithely taken his money and possessing no spine evidently ["Museum Loses in Its Cozy Relationship with Cosby, Nov. 11]. Mercy, mercy me, what fools...

Mysterious Sightings in Hong Kong: 'Event Horizon' Conquers Asia

In what could be one of the grandest art installations to ever be seen in Hong Kong, sculptor Antony Gormley is bringing the open-world museum for everyone to see at no cost.

Frost Art Museum opens exhibition of wroks by architect and interior designer Ramón Espantaleón

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

This exhibition features works that are part of a series entitled First Apple. This series expresses the artist?s ideas about the origin of the world. To achieve this, the artist used the technique of pointillism, reinterpreted and applied over the volumetric representation of the island of Manhattan, considered by many the center of modern world. Show More Summary

Three installations from the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego's collection featured in new exhibit

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego presents three large-scale works from its permanent collection by artists Robert Irwin, Ernesto Neto, and Judith Barry at its downtown location from November 20, 2015 through February 21, 2016. Show More Summary

Exhibition celebrates the achievements of designer and author Bruce Mau

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents an exhibition celebrating the achievements of a renowned designer and author. Work on What You Love: Bruce Mau Rethinking Design encompasses a wide range of innovative work, from book and branding...Show More Summary

Surreal Photos of Contemporary Museum Visitors Interacting with the Ghosts of Art History

In the Night at the Museum film series, a security guard discovers that the artifacts on display come alive at night. Stories about ghosts and haunted exhibitions populate our urban legends, with the Smithsonian Institution and Merchant’s House Museum being two paranormal examples. Show More Summary

An Early Thanksgiving: The Wagner Gift to the Whitney

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Opening in the shadow of the Paris attacks, the exhibition Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner represents, as Adam Weinberg, the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, said in his remarks at the press preview, “a celebration of what matters in life.”

Portland Museum of Art welcomes recovered treasures home to Maine

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Six historically significant paintings by beloved American painter and illustrator N.C. Wyeth were recently secured and reunited after being stolen more than two years ago in what the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) calls one of the largest property thefts in Maine?s history. Show More Summary

Martin Johnson Heade masterpieces to be reunited at Minnesota Marine Art Museum

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

In last night?s auction of American Art from the Collection of A. Alfred Taubman, Martin Johnson Heade?s monumental masterpiece The Great Florida Sunset was acquired for the collection of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) in Winona, Minnesota. Show More Summary

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