“Hartwig Fischer, whose appointment has yet to be officially confirmed, would be the first non-British head of the institution since the 1860s. Dr Fischer is currently director general of the Dresden State Art Collections and was formerly director of the Folkwang Museum in Essen.”
No shortage of things to do this weekend! Check out previous posts on The Columbia Museum of Art: Get free admission through October 3 and view second-floor collection galleries, including the newly reinstalled Botticelli...
German art historian, Hartwig Fischer, to become first foreign director of British Museum Like Martin Roth director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, he comes to the London post from Dresden. Let is see what his approach to metal detecting will be (it is illegal around Dresden). Show More Summary
Helsinki Art Museum announces the details of the reopening programme for September 2015, following a renovation and expansion of the museum?s exhibition spaces in the historic Tennis Palace (Tennispalatsi) building. Internationally renowned...Show More Summary
The Indianapolis Museum of Art unveiled renowned sculptor Richard Wentworth?s largest site-specific installation in North America. Richard Wentworth: False Ceiling?Indianapolis debuts Sept. 25 and welcomes guests as they enter the Museum?s Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion. Show More Summary
Following a remarkable spring semester featuring the acclaimed high-tech exhibition Staring Back: The Creation and Legacy of Picasso?s Demoiselles, the Fleming Museum of Art turns its attention to contemporary wood sculpture with a new exhibition featuring the recent works of artists from both near and far. Show More Summary
Blaffer Art Museum debuts Did You Know We Taught Them How to Dance?, the first solo museum presentation of works by British-Nigerian video artist and filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa. Featuring video installations, photographs, and a sound installation...Show More Summary
This week, watermelon shatters across a clean hallway in a Beijing artist's film, and a group of badass female athletes leaves odd marks across museum walls. Hilltop sound experiment Initially a sculptor, Japanese-born artist Yoshi Wada began his sound performances in the 1970s. He learned to play bagpipes and made...
Amid misty waterfalls and art museums along the parkway where Pope Francis will hold a public Mass in Philadelphia Sunday, makeshift abodes belonging to some of the city’s homeless are coming down. Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a stretch of cultural centers and grassy parks where homeless sleep...
New designs for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) have been released by MAD Architects. The building's size has been reduced by around 25 percent to 300,000 sq ft (27,870 sq m). It retains its distinctive undulating look and circular...Show More Summary
“A French appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by the descendants of the art collector Peggy Guggenheim, who had sought to gain more control over how her Venice museum is managed by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York. It was the third attempt by relatives of the philanthropist to challenge the display […]
Celts: art and identity opens at the British Museum on 24 September and draws on the latest research from Britain, Ireland and Western Europe. The exhibition tells the story of the different peoples who have used or been given the name...Show More Summary
The descendants of heiress and art collector Peggy Guggenheim lost their case in a French court Wednesday over her extensive collection of works housed in an 18th century palace on Venice's Grand Canal. The French branch of the family launched legal action against the New York-based Solomon Guggenheim Foundation, which manages the collection. Show More Summary
Philbrook Museum of Art welcomes Sienna Brown, PhD, as the new Nancy E. Meinig Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Most recently she served as the Wallis Annenberg Curatorial Fellow at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she...Show More Summary
A French court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by relatives of Peggy Guggenheim which contended that her art was not being displayed in her Venice museum as she had intended.
The exterior of Los Angeles's new Broad Museum I'VE JUST RETURNED from an exhilarating four-day art tour of Los Angeles with leading art collectors Zoë and Joel Dictrow, during which we visited four museums, six artist studios, and more than twenty galleries. Show More Summary
A new exhibition that showcases the art and culture of Berlin in the early part of the 20th Century is set to open on October 1 in New York. "Berlin Metropolis:1918-1933" at the Neue Galerie New York, a museum devoted to early twentieth-century...Show More Summary
To the editor: Many thanks for your article on the new (free) Broad Museum, and the wonderful photo of a 2-year-old child enjoying the experience. ("For the sake of art," Sept. 21)
To honor His Holiness Pope Francis on the occasion of his visit to the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Association for Public Art announced the installation of Robert Indiana?s monumental sculpture AMOR (1998) on...Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Sydney artist Matthys Gerber. Exploring how his ideas shift in time and context yet continually push at the traditions of painting inShow More Summary