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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces curatorial team developments

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the promotions of assistant curators Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood to curator. Additionally, Mindy Besaw has been appointed curator, joining the Crystal Bridges team in the fall from the Whitney Western Art Museum in Cody, Wyo. Show More Summary

Annette Messager?s first retrospective exhibition in Australia opens in Sydney

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents Annette Messager?s first retrospective exhibition in Australia. This major presentation by the internationally renowned French artist features works from the early 1970s to the present, including her large kinetic installations with mechanical and inflatable elements. Show More Summary

Hyperallergic Heads to Art Southampton, Parrish Art Museum

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last Saturday, a diverse group of art enthusiasts, collectors, gallerists, art advisors, museum professionals, and artists joined Hyperallergic for a day trip to the Hamptons.

Met Museum President Emily Rafferty to retire

Emily Rafferty, who has been the president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for more than a decade, announced Thursday that she will be retiring in the spring of 2015. "With the ebb and flow of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Katz Marks the Spot: New Art Billboard to Welcome Whitney Downtown

Alex Katz’s 2012 painting Katherine and Elizabeth (Photo courtesy Gavin Brown’s Enterprise) Worried that the spindly and shape-shifting “W” of the Whitney Museum’s fledgling graphic identity will be insufficient to guide visitors to the door of its new downtown home? Alex Katz to the rescue. Show More Summary

Ka Nefer Nefer Shamed US Government Throws in Towel

The shame-faced US Department of Justice will take no further legal action over Egyptian mask in St Louis Art Museum after botched legal moves. Monday was the deadline for the department to ask for a rehearing of the June 12 decision by the 8th U.S. Show More Summary

ArtRx LA

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, there are a couple of new exhibitions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an intimate dance performance that runs through the month, and more.

Three things MOCA can do about its looming exhibition gap

3 days agoArts : Culture Monster

The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule.

Andrea L. Rich dies at 71; former UCLA administrator and LACMA head

3 days agoArts : Culture Monster

Andrea L. Rich, a dynamic, public-spirited leader who rose to the heights of academic administration at UCLA before making a controversial shift to the art world, as head of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died. She was 71...

Star Wars Developments: MAD architects just got tapped to...

MAD architects just got tapped to design Star Wars creator George Lucas' Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago, which will house everything for movie memorabilia to Norman Rockwell paintings. In collaboration with local Studio Gang, the scifi-enthused Beijing firm's...

Exhibition focuses on relationships among photographic work of three artists active during the 1970s

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents The Believable Lie: Heinecken, Polke, and Feldmann, an exhibition focusing on relationships among the photographic work of three artists active during the 1970s that drew on ideas of surrealist/Dada culture of the 1920s and 1930s and influenced succeeding generations of photographers and media artists. Show More Summary

Kim Gattle appointed as Deputy Director for Institutional Advancement at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

This new addition to the Indianapolis Museum of Art?s senior leadership team will assist in building a more secure financial foundation for the institution, according to Dr. Charles L. Venable, The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Show More Summary

Alfredo Jaar's iconic 1987 Times Square intervention 'A Logo for America' returns in August

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

This August, The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, present a reenactment of Alfredo Jaar?s iconic 1987 intervention in Times Square, A Logo for America. Show More Summary

Fun & Games exhibition opens at Toledo Museum of Art

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Youngsters and other digital natives might wonder what people did for fun before video games came on the scene. The Toledo Museum of Art answers that question with Fun & Games: The Pursuit of Leisure, a new exhibition. Fun & Games has...Show More Summary

Tracing a Line Between Conceptualism and Blackness

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The soothing piano music and soulful singing of Marian Anderson’s “Trampin’” filled the auditorium as artist Adam Pendleton began his performance at the Museum of Modern Art.

What Are You Doing This Week? Stranger Critics Answer the Question

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of Frye Art Museum Looking for Open Windows Among the Shadows of the Cocaine Envel FOR OPEN WINDOWS AMONG THE SHADOWS OF THE COCAINE ENVELOPE by Curtis Barnes Jen Graves: "Tomorrow, I get the pleasure of sitting down to talk with (listen to) veteran Seattle artist Curtis R. Show More Summary

the people of good taste vs. the george lucas museum

Over the past few years, George Lucas has tried to find a home for his museum, which will house his personal collection of contemporary art and, of course, the deepest collection of Star Wars memorabilia in the world. At first, he tried his backyard, San Francisco, before choosing the city of Chicago. It turns out […]

Food Cart Fracas at Met Museum Steams Top Dogs

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The $65 million redesign of the plazas in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art has staunched the rising tide of food carts that typically congregate at the foot of the institution's sweeping entrance, the New York Times reported.

Studio Gang, VOA Design Tapped For Lucas Museum Buildout

Details on the building of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art are taking shape and will enlist the expertise of a couple local architectural firms. [ more › ]

"Star Wars" Creator George Lucas Names Architect For New Chicago Museum

The director picks Beijing-based MAD Architects to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. George Lucas has chosen Beijing-based MAD Architects to lead the design of his new museum, planned to open on 17 acres of what is currently parking space along the Chicago lakefront in 2018. Show More Summary

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