Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that a record 6.3 million people?from the five boroughs of New York City, the local tri-state area, across the United States, and around the world?visited the Museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30 (FY15). Show More Summary
Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum, announced today that Dennis Szakacs, formerly Deputy Director of the institution and, more recently, Director and CEO of the Orange County Museum of Art, will rejoin the staff of the New Museum as Associate Director. Show More Summary
Maya angelou’s extraordinary life spanned careers as a poet, author, dancer, actor, director, professor, and activist. She was also an art collector, though not surprisingly, one very different from most others. “She wasn’t buying what...Show More Summary
The San Jose Museum of Art today announced the appointment of Susan Sayre Batton as deputy director for curatorial affairs. Batton is a highly experienced arts administrator who comes to SJMA from Dia:Beacon, Dia Art Foundation?s museum located in Beacon, NY. Show More Summary
Our good friend Bram Vanhaeren is an Art Director working at KBC based in Antwerp, Belgium. On the other hand, Bram is also a talented illustrator and designer and today we are showcasing his AlphaWall Type Series. With a mixture of Bram's signature style, these pieces are his input of making type attractive again. Show More Summary
Do you have a question for Hearthstone's Art Director Ben Thompson? Ask away.
Photo courtesy of Steven McQueen Kanye West's Steve McQueen-directed video for "All Day/I Feel Like That" made its United States debut at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art this weekend. The artist and director were on hand at the premiere to chat about the making of the nine-minute clip, which, as the L.A. Show More Summary
Collaborations is the second documentary film by director Oliver Hardt on the work of British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye. The film features interviews with Adjaye’s collaborators, a roster of influential figures in the art and cultural...Show More Summary
Phoenix Art Museum announced that Kaela Hoskings will be joining the institution as its new Gerry Grout Education Director and will assume her new responsibilities at the Museum on August 17, 2015. Hoskings is currently the directorShow More Summary
The American Cinematheque and the Art Directors Guild's Film Society celebrate the career of Oscar-nominated production designer James Bissell on Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the films Bissell designed are 1982's "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," 2005's "Good Night, and Good Luck"...
The General Council of the Museu d?Art Contemporani de Barcelona has named Ferran Barenblit as the new director of MACBA. The International Committee of Experts was formed by representatives of the institutions in the MACBA Consortium:...Show More Summary
Tulane University?s principal art space has changed its name. Previously known as the Newcomb Art Gallery, the institution has become the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University. Museum director Mónica Ramírez-Montagut stated, ?The institutional...Show More Summary
Joe Taslim is set to reunite with 'Fast & Furious 6' director Justin Lin with a role in 'Star Trek Beyond', which is currently in production.
My older daughter and I both like to sketch. We sometimes go the the Art Directors Guild's figure drawing sessions here in Los Angeles on Tuesday nights (only $10!) or we sit on the floor of her room and sketch whatever we want. Read the rest
This question originally appeared on Quora. What is it like to work as a graphic designer? Answer below by Quora user Craig Weiland, art director. It takes a certain kind of person to be a successful graphic designer, especially one who really enjoys doing it and is willing to make a career out of it. Show More Summary
In case you missed the big news from the Chappie press tour, director Neill Blomkamp is making a fifth movie in the Alien franchise starring Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley. Early concept art […]
MANAGING the needs of one artist fretting about one project is difficult enough. Juggling 20 such projects every other year is the arts administrator’s version of chicken, a game at which Alex Poots, the outgoing artistic director of the Manchester International Festival (MIF), is alarmingly adept. Show More Summary
Simon Mellor, Executive Director Arts and Culture for Arts Council England, has been deputed to work two days a week in Manchester as project director for the new £78m Factory theatre. Let’s figure this out: either the ACE doesn’t need a full-time exec director, or Manchester’s project is in such trouble that the rest of England […]
As the creative director of F&B group The Establishment, Ken Tan makes a living by building relationships with people. His idea of de-stressing is to do exactly the same thing. Read the rest of the story at: Restaurateur Ken Tan Pursued an Art Piece for 7 months
EXCLUSIVE: Ida Shlain doesn't want to talk about her brother; neither does Natalya Vronsky, and neither does Ida Hovav, who are all one and the same person. In fact, she doesn't want to talk to reporters at all. I've been trying to find...Show More Summary