The Museum of Modern Art presents XL: 19 New Acquisitions in Photography, featuring a selection of major works?often multipart and serial images?by 19 contemporary artists, from May 10, 2013, to January 6, 2014. The exhibition features...Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia announces the 2013 MCA Foyer commission by artist Guan Wei. The first commission for this space was a vibrant abstract work titled Tango (2013) by Sydney-based artist Helen Eager. Guan Wei?s new...Show More Summary
EXPO 1: NEW YORK, AN EXPLORATION OF ECOLOGICAL CHALLENGES IN THE CONTEXT OF 21ST CENTURY ECONOMIC AND SOCIO-POLITICAL INSTABILITY, OPENS AT MoMA PS1, MoMA, AND ROCKAWAY BEACH
Although last week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced that it would repatriate two statues from the Koh Ker temple complex after receiving evidence they had been looted, the foreign press is somewhat scathingly noting...Show More Summary
Greta Gerwin poses for a pic with her co-star Mickey Sumner at the premiere of their film Frances Ha held at the Museum of Modern Art on Thursday (May 9) in New York City. The 29-year-old actress, who wrote the film and starred in it as well, was joined at the event by director and [...]
This Saturday, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens two new temporary exhibitions featuring American genre painting. Genre painting?scenes of everyday life?flourished in the United States during the mid-19th century. These narrative scenes depicting the everyday activities of ?stock? or ?typed? characters captivated American audiences. Show More Summary
A new exhibition offers an overview of Kathleen Gilje's satirically pointed and technically adroit reincarnations of famous Old Master and nineteenth-century paintings. Through these works she comments on social, political and art historical...Show More Summary
The great opera and theater director Peter Sellars draped a chain of Lithuanian amber around his neck for PreCognito, something he does, he said, only for very special occasions.
John Singer Sargent, long dismissed by the art establishment as a facile painter of society portraits, has finally in recent years been getting something of his due as a painter. Beyond the technical mastery and delicious painterly flourish of his formal work in oil, Sargent was one of the great masters of the medium of [...]
SAN FRANCISCO—Turns out even high-art museum goers appreciate a good cat video. So much so, a full night of such digital shorts, shown in a festival at the Walker Art Center last year, not only returns, it's going on the road. This Saturday, the Internet Cat Video Festival lands in Oakland, Calif., one of several [...]
Actress Greta Gerwig wore a black silk brocade dress by Balenciaga to the premiere of her new movie, Frances Ha, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York last night. This makes her one of the first people to wear Alexander Wang's new designs for the label out in ... More »
Maloney Fine Art presents Some People, a solo exhibition of new work by Millie Wilson. Millie Wilson has used the frame of the museum to propose a secret history of modernity, informed by queer subjectivity. She employs humor, parody and combined media to engage stereotypes of difference, and to question received ideas. Show More Summary
With all apologies to Neil Young, this is the story of Johnny Rotten, or at least the story of his clothes. PUNK: Chaos to Couture, which opens today at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and runs through August 14, argues that Punk rock and its accompanying look didn’t fade away, but rather lingers on in our culture in an important way. Show More Summary
New York City-based artist Dannielle Tegeder will receive her first solo museum exhibition, ?Dannielle Tegeder: Painting in the Extended Field,? at the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art this spring. Featuring new and recent work, the...Show More Summary
(Seattle Art Museum) What should you do after work today? You should head down to Seattle Art Museum and check out the hauntingly beautiful jazz of Dutch saxophonist Tineke Postma. Her quartet is performing between 5:30 and 7:30 pm as part of the Art of Jazz series, which is in its 17th year. Show More Summary
With one of the most renowned Cezanne paintings, The Large Bathers, on loan to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, I was curious which were considered to be his most famous paintings. Born in 1839, Paul Cezanne was one of the most significant pioneers of Modernism. Show More Summary
Just weeks after announcing plans to raze the former American Folk Art Museum by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien — a decision that unstoppered a geyser of protests from critics, architects, and preservationists — the Museum of Modern Art has hired Diller Scofidio + Renfro to help plot its expansion ... More »
Stepping up the effort to strengthen its European art collection, the Getty Museum has acquired two major Old Masters paintings: an exuberant early self-portrait of Rembrandt from around 1628, and a classic scene of the Grand Canal in Venice by Canaletto from around 1738.
Last month we saw Style Wars: A Trump Card game – a pack of playing cards featuring a selection of iconic menswear designers. This time around with playing cards: fashion illustrator Blue Logan teams up with Moda Operandi to release… Metropolitan Museum of Art “PUNK: Chaos to Couture Playing Cards” is a post by Denise Taw on Selectism.
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