The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced a bequest commitment of a major painting from Barbra Streisand?a stunning 1900?1901 portrait, Mrs. Cazalet and Children Edward & Victor, by American artist John Singer Sargent. The bequest is being made in honor of LACMA?s 50th anniversary in 2015. Show More Summary
kutxx: 3. Joos van Cleve The Annunciation c. 1525, oil on panel, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
A savvy opponent is ready to take on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over concerns that its planned $300-million film museum will snarl traffic and worsen parking problems.
Via the Museum of the City of New York. New York City is home to many Art Deco gems. Some of them are hidden; others, like the Chrysler Building and the Empire State, are the opposite. These towers stand out...
Look, we're not going pretend that we totally understand what's going on here, but University of Applied Arts Vienna, Studio Excessive student Che-Kuang Chuang created this reimagining of the Sir John Soane Museum in London for his Diploma Project,...
The appropriately named Vulture section of New York magazine has circled over what all proof indicates is a rape hoax and swooped down to gorge itself on speculation about the museum art future of the mattress carried around by the infamous Columbia University "Mattress Girl," Emma Sulkowicz. Show More Summary
Karolina Waclawiak wants to talk about class. We're sitting at Stark Bar on the campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It's the end of the workday, and office workers and museum goers alike are letting themselves loosen in the gently failing early evening light.
The National Gallery of Art has acquired works by three contemporary female artists and a Chicago outsider artist using funds from the museum’s Collectors Committee and other donors. Cecily Brown’s painting “Girl on a Swing,” Martha Rosler’s photomontage “Cleaning the Drapes” and Roni Horn’s cast-glass sculpture “Opposite of White, v. 2” were added to the […]
The British museum will be showing off its Greek art through Twitter's live-streaming app. If you need a lunchtime distraction today, tune into the British Museum's live broadcast of its ancient Greek artifacts. The live video of the tour will be available starting around 1:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Twitter's video streaming app is finding its way into museum hallways. The British Museum has announced it will live stream a 30-minute broadcast on Periscope from its "Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art" exhibition See also: Can Meerkat still compete against Periscope? The stream, which begins Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Saturday night's gala for the Museum of Contemporary Art will honor artist and board member John Baldessari, with cocktails, dinner and a performance by R&B singer Janelle Monáe at the Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo.
In the heart of Berlin stands a windowless concrete bunker so awesomely ugly that, when you see it, you instinctively avert your gaze. It is heavy, gray, and shrapnel-pocked, and has no signage to explain its protean history. Designed...Show More Summary
by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, ARCA Blog EditorNicole Winfield reported for The Associated Press on May 26th about the ceremony in Rome where American officials returned stolen art to Carabinieri officials (Rome: US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy; Vases, frescoes): The items returned Tuesday were either spontaneously turned over to U.S. Show More Summary
Media-based artworks, like those presented in our Watch This! Revelations in Media Art exhibition (on view until September 7, 2015), are a relatively new aspect of museum collections. Like all of our artworks, they are cared for and preserved by our team of conservators. Find out more....
It was with some trepidation that I went to see the Whitney Museum of Art’s new downtown home at Gansevoort and West Street, just south of West 14th Street in what was once Manhattan’s meatpacking district by day; home of several notorious sex clubs at night. I was concerned that [...]
On 1 July, at a swanky party at Tate Modern, one of Britain’s museums will bank a cheque for £100,000, as the Art Fund announces this year’s Museum of the… Read more The post Museum relic appeared first on The Spectator.
On this week’s art crime blotter: German police catch up with Hitler's bronze horses, falling tourist takes Greek vase with her, and Swiss squatters brick up museum entrances.
The Currier Museum of Art announced the appointment of Samantha Cataldo as Assistant Curator. Cataldo?s responsibilities will include acquiring post-World War II art and curating exhibitions, including the Museum?s Contemporary Connections series. Show More Summary
The museum will move from its Hanson Place home to a new mixed-use facility on the corner of Lafayette Avenue and Flatbush Avenue.
centuriespast: Simon Vouet, 1590-1649 Toilet of Venus, ca.1628-39, oil on canvas, 183,8x153 cm Art Museum, Cincinnati