If you?re looking for something to do with the kiddos that?s a little more exciting that the checking out the Santa Claus imposter helper at the local mall?we?ve got an idea. An exhibit, "Merry Grinchmas! The Art of Dr. Seuss," is now doing its thing at the Children?s Museum of Houston. Show More Summary
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Vincent Fecteau. Fecteau’s work is prominently included in this year’s Carnegie International, which is on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art through March 16, 2014. The exhibition includes 11 Fecteau sculptures, effectively a mini-survey of work he’s made since 2006. The Art Institute of Chicago presented an exhibition of [...]
The Cinquantenaire Museum is mounting a large-scale retrospective exhibition Henry van de Velde ? Passion Function Beauty presents the extensive and varied oeuvre of this great designer, architect, art educator and artistic adviser.Show More Summary
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage today announced the appointment of Ellen A. Rudolph as the museum?s new executive director, effective January 8, 2014. Ms. Rudolph was chosen for the position after a national search of qualified candidates led by executive search firm Dise & Company. Show More Summary
One of the stories making the rounds in the art blogosphere at the moment is an article from LiveScience, which details a study that found people were less likely to remember artwork they saw in a museum if they photographed it. The findings dovetail nicely with an essay by Eric Gibson in the current issue of The New Criterion.
Drew Barrymore is pregnant with another girl! She and her husband Will Kopelman announced that they are expecting their second child last month, after Drew stepped out in a draped gown for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's annual gala. Show More Summary
Edinburgh-based artist Jessica Harrison transforms the collectible ceramic ladies that populate grandmothers' china cabinets into spectacles of gore. These elegant abominations are now on view at the Museum of Arts and Design in NewShow More Summary
Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents a solo exhibition of Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972), one of the key figures in the art of the XX century. The exhibition occupies the 2nd floor of the MMOMA?s main building at 25 Petrovka Street and it contains more than 100 artworks. Show More Summary
The San Diego Museum of Art has hired Michael Brown, Ph.D., as the Museum?s Associate Curator of European Art. Brown will begin his role in January 2014. Working with the Museum?s Permanent Collection of European art, Brown will oversee...Show More Summary
More than 45 years ago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art created an experimental program to bring artists and technology companies together in the hopes of inspiring innovative thinking in the visual arts. This week, the museum announced that it is resurrecting the program in the form of a laboratory and has partnered with companies including Google and SpaceX.
As we enter the last few weeks of the Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices exhibition by the International Museum of Women, I have found myself reflecting on the hundreds of women included in this groundbreaking exhibition. Each andShow More Summary
On view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a career-spanning look at the acclaimed designer's body of work. We happen to know what industrial designer Marc Newson's home looks like. Newson, who once told the New York Times, "the future...Show More Summary
Carlos Santana remembers Nelson Mandela during an interview Friday with chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown at the Smithsonian Museum for African Art. Carlos Santana is about to head on a tour of Africa, but before he does, he will join Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Martina Arroyo as 2013 Kennedy Center honorees. Show More Summary
Today's prize in the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis vs. Pearl Jam vs. Slog Holiday Charity Challenge is a pair of memberships to Seattle Art Museum. Thanks, SAM, for helping us help homeless youth by supporting YouthCare and the Orion Center! Would...Show More Summary
The Jewish Museum has opened a new exhibit called “Art Spiegelman’s Co-Mix: A Retrospective.” This New York City-based institution has created an art show profiles the career of the acclaimed graphic novelist (pictured, via). According to Forward.com, the curators collected hundreds of drawings. Show More Summary
Owners of 21c Museum Hotels, Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown, were out looking for new art at Art Basel in Miami Beach over the weekend. The New York Times followed Wilson as he went shopping. It’s a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Wilson, with some small insight into the contemporary art scene. According to the […]
Just watch those paper cuts--they'll take off a limb. Sipho Mabona is an origami artist with a singular vision. He wants to spend several weeks of his life folding a life-sized elephant at an art museum in Beromünster, Switzerland. Read Full Story
The Institute of Art and Law has put together a programme on Human Remains and the Law on Friday Dec. 13, 2013 at the Natural History Museum in London. From the announcement: An afternoon seminar with the generous support of the Natural History Museum The treatment of human remains, whether contained in museum collections or […]
Art has long been incredibly important to the development of science, as shown in the Natural Histories: 400 Years of Scientific Illustration from the Museum’s Library exhibition now at the American Museum of Natural History.
The Ohr-O?Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi announces Carl Joe Williams: Shades of Perception, now open in the Gallery of African American Art. The exhibition will be on display until May 31, 2014, with an opening reception on January 10, 2014. Show More Summary