“When we think of modernism, we associate it with urban spaces,” says Stephanie Heydt, the High’s American art curator. This exhibition showcases modernist works set outside of city limits.
On the first day of Black History Month, the good people at Google blessed the internet with a doodle honoring Edmonia Lewis, the first woman of African-American and Native American descent to earn global recognition as a fine arts sculptor. Lewis,...Show More Summary
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the temporary exhibition, Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border, on view February 18 through April 24, 2017. Admission to Crystal Bridges and Border Cantos is free. Show More Summary
Joyful picnics, seaside fun, prosperous storefronts, tidy homes: the typical California dream. This dream was uprooted in 1942 by the signing of Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the incarceration of 120,000 American Japanese during WWII. Show More Summary
Photo courtesy National Archives 75 Years Since Executive Order 9066 Day of Remembrance: A Time for Action From the Japanese American Service Committee:February 19, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066...Show More Summary
The Denver Art Museum presents Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place, an exhibition of site-specific installations by emerging and mid-career Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West.Show More Summary
Ogunquit Museum of American Art mourns the recent passing of renowned painter and illustrator Dahlov Ipcar. The museum had been looking forward to welcoming the artist at the opening of its 64th exhibition season with an installation of her work. Show More Summary
Following Japan?s bombing of Pearl Harbor, the governments of the United States and Canada forcibly relocated citizens of Japanese ancestry. Two renowned photographers ? American Ansel Adams and Canadian Leonard Frank ? documented the relocation and internment of their fellow citizens. Show More Summary
The first solo exhibition by American artist Jordan Wolfson in the Netherlands unfolds in two parts. Previously, MANIC/LOVE was on display; now, it is followed by TRUTH/LOVE, which offers an in-depth overview of the artist?s work through...Show More Summary
Over 300 route books made by American circuses are being digitized for the first time by Illinois State University, Circus World, and the Ringling Museum of Art. The post Digitizing Route Books from the Golden Age of the American Circus appeared first on Hyperallergic.
(American Museum of Natural History) New research provides compelling evidence that a group of strange-looking fish living near the mouth of the Congo River are evolving due to the intense hydraulics of the river's rapids and deep canyons. Show More Summary
First Lady Melania Trump welcomed her Israeli Counterpart, Sara Netanyahu to Washington Wednesday, with a trip to the National Museum of African American History. (Feb. 15)
Instructions to All Persons at the Japanese American National Museum looks back at Executive Order 9066, which was signed by President Roosevelt 75 years ago. The post An Exhibition Examines the Executive Order that Interned Thousands of Japanese Americans appeared first on Hyperallergic.
I arrived at the 2017 Carroll Shelby Cruise-In on the top level of the Petersen Automotive Museum parking structure expecting to see a big gaggle of American cars. And I did. Cobras, GT350s, Daytonas, lots of sleek muscle. But there was something else, too. Back in a corner, separated from the thrumming V8s, sat… Read more...
Savarin Jasper Johns This is at The Whitney Museum of American Art, which is in Manhattan, in the far West Village (J.J. Sefton might dispute this. Maybe it's South Chelsea?). It's a famous museum, and we are all supposed...
The new exhibit includes more than 100 objects from the museum’s collection, and items newly acquired from the families of the internees.
Native Fashion Now brings together works by 67 designers and artists from the US and Canada who are melding generations-old practices and contemporary couture.
Diane Kruger, Shay Mitchell, and Camilla Belle sit front row at the Tory Burch FW17 Show during New York Fashion Week at the Whitney Museum of American Art on Tuesday (February 14) in New York City. Also pictured at the show were Jessica Hart, Anna Wintour, Li Bingbing, Sofia Sanchez, Chriselle Lim, Blair Eadie, Margaret [...]
On the eve of Black History Month, a teacher and her 70 high school seniors traveled from Baltimore city to visit the recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture celebrate the launch of a new digital African...Show More Summary
As a way of recognizing African American History Month, the Smithsonian is drawing attention to its 'Musical Crossroads' exhibit at its new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. ____________________________ Guest Post from SoundExchange In recognition of African American History Month, we are highlighting the “Musical...