The High Museum of Art’s retrospective, Alex Katz, This Is Now, surveys the work of one of the most influential painters of the 20th and
Photos of Cosmo by Max Touhey. If you happened to walk by the Museum of Modern Art PS1, in Long Island City, Queens, this month, you would have seen a curious 50-foot structure rising over the museum's courtyard walls....
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is thrilled to take part in America Now! a three-part collaboration jointly organized with the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of American History. In our inaugural year, all three museums have been focused on highlighting a fundamental part of the American experience: innovation!
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - the organization that awards the Oscars - is poised to build a new museum stretching across 208,000 square feet on Wilshire Boulevard just west of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Dedicated to the history of movies and the art of filmmaking,...
The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University has announced that Michelle Puetz, 2013-15 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), will join the museum on July 13, 2015, as Pick-Laudati Curator of Media Arts. Show More Summary
Through a dramatic use of original music, powerful visuals, and the written yet unspoken word, New York artist Lesley Dill blurs the lines between theatrical performance and visual art in a thought provoking exhibition now open at the McNay Art Museum. Show More Summary
Hilla Ben Ari returns to Rome to present her latest work Na?amah: A Tribute to Nachum Benari, a video work created for the Ein Harod Art Museum (Israel). Nachum Benari, writer and intellectual born in the Ukraine in 1893, was the artist?s great uncle and one of the founders of both the Ein Harod Museum and the nearby kibbutz. Show More Summary
On Monday evening, employees of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) who are members of the United Autoworkers Local 2110 voted to approve a new five-year contract that was offered by the museum's administration on Friday.
This past weekend, between not sleeping and constantly checking the news, I walked the long rectangular room at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where Jacob Lawrence’s “Migration Series” is currently on display. I had seen many of the...Show More Summary
Alex Katz may be best known for his stylized portraiture—he’s painted the likes of Anna Wintour and Kate Moss—but the octogenarian has also been creating landscapes since the 1950s.
Caitlin McGurk of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum has an interesting post here about art on eBay claiming to be original Calvin & Hobbes strips. While making clear the Billy isn't in the business of appraising art in any way,...Show More Summary
“We must try... to remain calm”. So says Stefan Weber, Director of the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin in an interview with Sönje Storm of DW. The entire interview is well worth a read, but of particular note are his comments on how we can prepare for the time after the armed conflict […]
This past Saturday, June 20, The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame honored its 2015 class of inductees at the Stone Center for the Performing Arts in North Wtilkesboro, NC. They are housed in the Wilkes County Heritage Museum, an historic building there in town. […]
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents the exhibition based on the film Under Electric Clouds (director Alexey German Jr, art director Elena Okopnaia). The project Now 2017 will open at the venue of a new MMOMA building at Gogolevsky boulevard on the day of the film?s official first run in Russia. Show More Summary
Artist Virginia Poundstone?whose practice spans photography, sculpture, video, and installation, and is exclusively focused on the history and botany of the flower and its socio-economic and cultural significance?mounted an exhibition...Show More Summary
On June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan stood in front of the famed Brandenburg Gate, a checkpoint between East and West Berlin, and before a crowd of 20,000 cheering Germans, urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. Show More Summary
What do the music-making angels, now a favourite all round the world, have to do with modernism? Do they not seem to represent the opposite: the idyllic world of childish naiveté? But is this deliberately ?childishly genuine view? not...Show More Summary
The Museum of Modern Art has just acquired the original Rainbow Flag, and it was made by a drag queen! Artist Gilbert Baker, along with […]
Most eye-grabbing headlines in the art world seem to revolve around the economics of art. Whether it’s a Picasso nabbing a record-breaking offer at auction or a priceless piece vanishing from a museum in a daring heist, the monetary value of artworks fascinates us. Some criticize the massive prices paid out for rare works as obscenely decadent. Show More Summary
You could be forgiven if you didn’t know April 11 was Cecil Peoples Day. That's not a joke: two months ago, the Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank, California, held a day of tribute to Peoples, the karate master and commission-appointed MMA punch line who once said that leg kicks don't finish fights. Show More Summary