A variety of contemporary art galleries, architectural landmarks and outdoor activities in the D.C. metropolitan area add to the vibrancy and richness that make the nation's capital a wonderful place to visit. Be sure to add these eight diverse, unique destinations to your list of places to round out your trip. Sponsored by Destination D.C.
Bonhams broke no fewer than ten world records at its Middle Eastern and Lebanese Modern and Contemporary art sales. Bonhams is the first international auction house to hold an exclusively Lebanese art sale, which smashed world records for seven artists. Show More Summary
Kandinsky, Pechstein and Uecker are true masters of their trades. They, as well as many other acclaimed artist colleagues are represented with choice masterpieces in the auctions at Ketterer Kunst in Munich from 9 to 11 June. This section is led by Wassily Kandinsky's strictly geometric composition ?Kleines Warm?, estimated at at ? 400,000-600,000. Show More Summary
Contemporary Fine Arts is presenting the exhibition ?KERAMIK? with new works by Anselm Reyle. A solo exhibition in the new premises of Contemporary Fine Arts presents brand new work by the artist for the first time after more than two years. Show More Summary
This week’s Lightning Reviews is lighter than normal on romance. Instead, we have a short romance comic with some very sweet art, contemporary fiction with an adventurous and curious old gentleman, and women’s fiction with a woman who runs a postcard shop in Paris!
Sotheby?s New York headquarters hosts a dynamic ten-day exhibition ahead of its marquee May auctions of Impressionist & Modern Art (9 & 10 May) and Contemporary Art (11 & 12 May). Reflecting today?s market, and in response to the evolving...Show More Summary
Heritage Auctions has announced the sale of several important works from the estate of Anita Reiner in the May 2 Modern & Contemporary Art Auction. The selection is led by Ice Bucket by Jeff Koons (est. $300,000-$500,000), exhibited in the recent Whitney Museum retrospective, which serves as one of the auction's cover lots. Show More Summary
The Cincinnati Art Museum presents Not in New York: Carl Solway and Cincinnati April 30 through October 30. The exhibition explores many of the most compelling contemporary artworks in the museum?s permanent collection that connect to Carl Solway?s transformative influence on the Cincinnati arts scene. Show More Summary
Themes of excavation, and pulling back layers to learn more about the past are explored in two upcoming exhibitions, opening April 30 at your AGA. Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective presents an exhibition of new works by internationally known artists Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater. Show More Summary
IMMA presents IMMA Collection: A Decade a snapshot of how the National Collection of modern and contemporary art has developed over the past 10 years. IMMA?s remit is to collect the art of now for the future, to reflect key developments in visual culture and to keep them in the public domain for future generations. Show More Summary
Over the last two decades, contemporary art has seen a remarkable shift towards the performative. This change in emphasis from art-object to process is expressed in the current revival of performance art, site-specific and time-based projects as well as process-driven painting practices. Show More Summary
From April 29 to October 5, 2016, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York presents But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, the third exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Museum brings African masquerade to life with a groundbreaking installation that connects works by twenty-five contemporary artists with examples of traditional disguise in the exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, on view April 29 through September 18, 2016. Show More Summary
On 23 June 2016 at the Boundless: Contemporary Art auction in Hong Kong, Sotheby?s will offer a set of 24 silver plates by Pablo Picasso (Est. HK$12 ? 18 million / US$1.55 ? 2.33 million) ? the first time for a complete set to appear at any auction worldwide. Show More Summary
The San Diego Museum of Art welcomes Brush and Ink: Chinese Paintings from The San Diego Museum of Art Selected by Pan Gongkai, on view April 29, 2016 through September 4, 2016. Curated by acclaimed contemporary Chinese artist Pan Gongkai, the exhibition showcases the evolution of brush and ink painting from the 15th century to the present day. Show More Summary
Show posters have a rich history in nostalgic remembrance; unlike a handbill, those photocopied notes plastered on a telephone pole to promote an upcoming show, show posters are often sold (or given away) at a concert or event, meant to commemorate the experience and evoke memories of good times past. For many years, the Fillmore […]
SYDNEY — The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Australia has mounted the first ever retrospective of Grayson Perry’s work in the Southern Hemisphere.
Wanting to give her toddler daughter Zelda's room the same stylish contemporary aesthetic as the rest of her home without blowing the budget, Glitter and Bubbles blogger Corri McFadden decided to take matters into her own hands. SheShow More Summary
François Pinault, one of the world's most powerful collectors of contemporary art, is opening a museum in central Paris to showcase his private art collection.
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968?2015, featuring more than 40 works that reflect the vital history and continued relevance of photographic practices in Peru. Show More Summary