For many people the German artist Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) will be a new acquaintance, while others may remember her from the well-attended Self-Portrait exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in 2012, which included four of her paintings. Show More Summary
Over forty video works and media installations tell the story of the Korean New Media Art scene, from the early works by Nam June Paik, to the experiments carried out in the 1980s, by way of the digital revolution and the cultural changes triggered by the Internet and the social networks. Show More Summary
What might happen if you took away time, so a 24-hour day passed in just 18 hours? What are you left with once 260 volunteers have spent five years erasing a magazine by hand?page by page? These questions about our relationship to time,...Show More Summary
Manhattan may have an okay assortment of cultural institutions, but in Secret Habitat, a free game by Manchester-based indie video game developer Strangethink, users navigate an island that's home to 99 small museums.
Fair Critics, Charles Courtney Curran In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use zoom or download icons below the image. I just love paintings of artists’ studios, particularly those in which other paintings are depicted. I wish the Met’s site had more commentary about this one. Does “Fair Critics” refer to the critical judgement of those […]
Add another cultural institution to the insanely fast-growing scene in the Arts District: the A+D Architecture and Design Museum is on its way. The museum's present home on Miracle Mile is one of a group of buildings on the...
David Gill's re-examination of the reported (perhaps suggested would be a better term) collecting history of the Ka Nefer Nefer mask has just come out. It raises a whole load of questions that I am sure the St Louis Art Museum will want to answer. Show More Summary
My article on the acquisition of the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask by the St Louis Art Museum has been published in The Journal of Art Crime ("The case of the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask", vol. 12, 13-25). It discusses previously undisclosed information about when the curatorial team at SLAM became aware of aspects of the collecting history. Show More Summary
Michael Anthony Earlier this fall, Danny Meyer's food operation at the Whitney Museum of American Art closed in advance of the institution's move to the Meatpacking District, and it's now been announced that Michael Anthony, Gramercy Tavern's esteemed chef, will serve as executive chef and managing director upon its reopening. Show More Summary
The Rockbund Art Museum is showing the very first exhibition in China of the internationally acclaimed artist Ugo Rondinone, born in 1964 in Brunnen, Switzerland, and living in New York since 1997. Ugo Rondinone?s oeuvre takes up a unique...Show More Summary
The third edition of the Bellevue Arts Museum Biennial debuted this past October. Entitled BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood, the exhibition focuses on the versatile medium of wood. For each edition of the Biennial, the Museum designates a new focus of exploration, be it a specific medium, technique, process, or theme in art, craft, and design. Show More Summary
In conjunction with the grand opening of the renovated American Wing, the Baltimore Museum of Art presents Lessons Learned: American Schoolgirl Embroideries on view through May 2015. The exhibition features more than 20 samplers andShow More Summary
Ed Ruscha: Ostend – La Jolla – Venice – The Hague An acrylic on canvas painting by Ed Ruscha, but also a Mural at the La Jolla Branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego, California (see the second photo right) 1995-1996, acrylic on PVC coated fabric. Show More Summary
by Dish Staff The Economist‘s E.W. recently visited “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea”, a new exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC. How depictions of Jesus’ mother changed over time: Pre-Renaissance Mary is represented as queenly: ennobled, enthroned, surrounded by angels and engulfed in celestial light. In the late […]
The Art Institute of Chicago is the first American museum in nearly 15 years to present a solo exhibition of the work of British Op Art artist Bridget Riley. The exhibition, which runs from November 11, 2014, through March 8, 2015, features...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Christine Corday: Protoist Series, Selected Forms, the first solo presentation by the artist in a U.S. museum. The term ?protoist,? coined by Corday, describes forms in and out of aShow More Summary
The Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum has acquired the Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection. The collection has more than a thousand works of art, prints, objects, books, photos and manuscript materials...Show More Summary
Shin Gallery announced that one of its artists, Hyon Gyon has had her artwork acquired by The High Museum of Art for their permanent collection. This is the second major collection this year (the Brooklyn Museum also acquired her work) to accept Hyon Gyon, and for an artist who is still young in her career, this achievement is remarkable. Show More Summary
The Racine Art Museum debuted Michael Lucero's Dreamer with Moth, 1985, which will remain on display until January 26, 2015. RAM currently owns 25 Lucero works created from 1983 through 2007, forming a detailed documentation of his career achievements. Show More Summary
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, the new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, prompted thoughts of Elizabeth Kübler-Ross’s five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance, though I’m not sure how much acceptance there is in the end.