Though incremental improvements have been made in recent decades, women remain substantially underrepresented at museums in North America, according to a new report commissioned by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD).
40% of the large museum space will be visible or accessible to the public. Visitors will pass through the building taking in the various art exhibitions and restoration workshops as they make their way up to rooftop exhibitions, sculpture garden and restaurant.
For those of you who live in the San Francisco Bay Area: I will be talking and showing my work at the Cartoon Art Museum in SF on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m., and at the Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa on Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Fearsome warriors clad head-to-toe in highly decorated armor, samurai of 12th- through 19th-century Japan symbolized the power, honor and valor of the country?s military elite. Led by omnipotent warlords, called shoguns, samurai have long fascinated the public. Show More Summary
After 24 days and 41,497 votes, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened Boston Loves Impressionism?its first ?crowdsourced? exhibition?and reveals Boston?s favorite Impressionist works of art. The public was given the opportunity to cast their votes on a group of 50 Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces from the MFA?s collection. Show More Summary
The first garden was Eden ?a setting of flowers and plants for the creation of our world and mankind. Ever since, we have cultivated gardens simply for their beauty or for the sustenance they provide as food. Flowers have served as inspiration for painters and poets from time immemorial. Show More Summary
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Nasher Sculpture Center announced that together these three North Texas museums are adding more than a combined 1,700 high-resolution works of art to the Google Art Project. Show More Summary
The Long Beach Museum of Art debuted 41 newly acquired art works in its latest exhibition entitled Enriching and Engaging ? Selected Recent Acquisitions. The exhibition runs from March 7, 2014 - June 15, 2014. Among the artists featured...Show More Summary
An exhibition, 'Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul', opens at the Art Gallery of NSW on March 7. Many thought the treasures of Afghanistan were lost forever. They survived against the odds, thanks to the heroic efforts of a small band of museum staff. Show More Summary
Museum professional Ed Rodley, one of the followers of "Chasing Aphrodite" tweets ?has the right approach to the Art Newspaper article by US antiquities trade representative Kate FitzGibbon: "US import limits on Chinese antiquities creates an uneven playing field for collectors" (the usual old stuff from this milieu). Show More Summary
The Association of Art Museum Directors and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, today released findings from a research study (which can be found online on the NCAR website)...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s sale of Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art in New York on 19 March 2014 during Asia Week is highlighted by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde?s ethereal Painting No. 3, estimated to bring $2 ? 3 million (above). This major work is theShow More Summary
This week in our ongoing exploration of Great British Art we present Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows by John Constable. We chose this one because it’s now gone on special exhibition at the National Museum in Cardiff Wales. Salisbury...Show More Summary
The Dallas Museum of Art presents Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, an exhibition drawn exclusively from the Museum?s strong holdings of contemporary art. On view March 8 through July 20, 2014, in the DMA?s iconic...Show More Summary
“Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound”, on display now at The Bruce Museum of Arts and Science's, is both informative and visually engaging. Running until March 23rd, the exhibition introduces the ecology and evolutionary history of these mollusks, but that’s not all. Show More Summary
Recently, opera showed up at both Mets, the Metropolitan Opera and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo is hosting a special exhibition of Andy Warhol‘s artworks. Coinciding with the Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal exhibition, the museum has launched a pop-up cafe inside… Andy Warhol Pop-Up Cafe in Tokyo is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
Study of a Seated Woman Seen from Behind (Marie-Gabrielle Capet), Adélaïde Labille-Guiard Original is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A beautiful drawing by the 18th century French painter, and a wonderful example of the expressive possibilities for creating naturalistic portraits and figures in the “trois crayon” method of using three chalks — red, black […]
Oakland has let George Lucas know that he should consider bringing his proposed art museum over to their side of the Bay. Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland's Councilwoman-at-large, sent a tweet to the Star Wars director suggesting sites in Oakland, including the...