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Lucas Museum looks to clear final hurdle as judge considers lawsuit arguments

Construction on the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art along Chicago's lakefront may begin as soon as spring. But for that to happen, one remaining roadblock would need to be cleared. That obstacle, the federal lawsuit filed by the open-space preservation group Friends of the Parks, may be removed as...

First Look At The Results Of SFMoMA’s Huge Expansion

“It will be all about the collection when the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opens its doors to the public May 14 after a three-year rebuilding that roughly doubles its size and triples its gallery space.”

Learning About the Figure from Picasso’s Sculptures

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Seeing the current retrospective of Picasso’s sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art reminded me of a college experience, because as I wandered through the show I saw work that cleverly illustrated problems that sculptors would need to solve and questions they might have to answer in the course of plying their practice.

How LACMA found its zoot suit -- and set a new auction record

For five years, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been working on an exhibition about the history of men's fashion from the 18th century to the present. And for five years, its curators have been desperately trying to acquire one key piece: an authentic 1940s zoot suit. The flared, broad-shouldered...

The Museum of Neon Art Switches Back on in LA

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

GLENDALE, Calif. — The warm, electric glow and mid-century charm of neon signs are enduring features of Los Angeles’s historical buildings, but some of the city’s most beloved examples have not been seen since the Museum of Neon Art (MONA) closed its downtown LA location in 2011.

Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust Sees Temporary Ceasefire

“The mystery of what will happen to Picasso’s 1931 plaster bust of his mistress and muse Marie-Thérèse Walter after the Museum of Modern Art’s blockbuster show closes on Sunday has been temporarily resolved. The two parties disputing the sculpture’s ownership … both claim that they own the bust and that it was sold to them […]

World's leading collection on the art of photography to be created at the Victoria and Albert Museum

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

An historic agreement between the Science Museum Group (SMG) and the Victoria and Albert Museum is set to create the world?s foremost collection on the art of photography. The museums announced that more than 400,000 objects from SMG?s three-million-strong photography collection, held at the National Media Museum, will be transferred to the V&A. Show More Summary

Ashmolean Museum allocated important bronze from collection of Lord Archer

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Ashmolean announced that Arts Council England has allocated to the Museum an important bronze, Satan/Mephistopheles, by JeanJacques Feuchère (1807?52). The sculpture has been donated by Lord Archer through the Cultural Gifts Scheme on behalf of himself and his wife, Dame Mary Archer. Show More Summary

Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center debuts exhibition of photographs by Gordon Watkinson

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion debuted Bauhaus twenty-21: An Ongoing Legacy - Photographs by Gordon Watkinson on January 24. The exhibition continues through May 1, showcasing 12 of the most iconic achievements of Bauhaus architecture built before 1933, and 12 contemporary examples. Show More Summary

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU opens "The Art of Video Games"

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU announces a new partnership with Alienware and Killer Networking as Presenting Sponsors for The Art of Video Games exhibition in Miami (on view Jan. 23 - April 17). This is the public?s final...Show More Summary

Exhibition of Michelle Stuart's new photographic works opens at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Widely recognized as one of the very few female pioneers of Land Art, Michelle Stuart is known for her nature-based art dating to the late 1960s and 1970s. Comparatively lesser-known are her remarkable photographic works, which constitute a crucial part of her oeuvre and have been her primary focus over the past several years. Show More Summary

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum offers a unique opportunity to explore the work of the Gaur group

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

San Sebastián's nomination as European Culture Capital 2016 provided a unique opportunity to explore the work of a group of Basque artists (Jorge Oteiza (1908-2003), Eduardo Chillida (1924-2002), Néstor Basterretxea (1924-2014), Amable...Show More Summary

MoMA PS1 To Get Wading Pool and Woven Canopy This Summer

Every year, MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program brings a bit of architectural whimsy—design-y water pipes, brick towers, a "party wall"—to the museum's Long Island City courtyard as part of its summer art installation (which coincides with the ever-popular Warm...

Uber inexplicably changes its perfectly fine logo to weird lines

You know that feeling you get when you walk into an art museum and scratch your head trying to understand the abstract paintings? Now you can have that every single time you look at your phone screen, courtesy of Uber. The ride-hailing...Show More Summary

Michael Pitt, Imogen Poots Wake To ‘The Sleeping Shepherd’ – EFM

The Sleeping Shepherd is inspired by the real life story of notorious art thief, Stéphane Breitwieser who admitted to stealing 239 works of art from 172 museums and exhibits across Europe beginning in 1995 until he was caught in 2001. Show More Summary

New York Museums Are Swapping Their Art on Instagram

Today, New York art museums make selfies out of their collections using the hashtag #MuseumInstaSwap.

ArtRx LA

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — This week, there's a discussion on alternative art spaces at the Armory in Pasadena, the premier of the Wooster Group's production of The Room, the grand opening of the Museum of Neon Art, and more.

Eye Candy for Today: Sargent’s “An Artist in His Studio”

An Artist in His Studio, John Singer Sargent Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Many, if not most paintings are not named by the artist, but by subsequent buyers, sellers or scholars. If Sargent named this one (and […]

ArtRx NYC

6 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week, El Museo del Barrio revises the history of Kinetic and Op art to include Latin America, the National Academy Museum shows the work of pioneering feminist artist Miriam Schapiro, Galerie Lelong debuts nine unseen films by Ana Mendieta, and much more.

Museum of Contemporary Art

On the top of the Museum of Contemporary Art at Circular Quay, there is a rooftop cafe. And art.

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