A look at MAD Museum of Art & Design’s latest futuristic group show that tackles various topics from contemporary artists
Still Life with a Carafe, Flowers and Fruit; Henri Fantin-Latour Link is to zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Somewhat larger than most of Fantin-Latour’s still lifes, this is a prime example of his beautiful approach. Most striking here, I […]
In 1937 the Nazi regime held a major 'Decadent Art' exhibition in Munich, displaying avant-garde art, which they considered a danger to society. Not by accident did they choose a photo of Otto Freundlich's sculpture The New Man for the cover of the exhibition catalog. Show More Summary
The Museum of Modern Art presents Alexandra Bachzetsis?s Massacre: Variations on a Theme, a new performance commission consisting of a video installation on view during regular Museum hours, and four ticketed live performances, taking place on the evenings of January 24, 25, 27, and 28. Show More Summary
This exhibition presents a selection of recent sculptural works by Hamilton-based artist Paul Cvetich alongside woodblock prints from McMaster Museum of Art?s collection by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese 1797 ? 1861). It came about because...Show More Summary
The Long Beach Museum of Art opened an exciting and extraordinary exhibition by Ukrainian-born artist Valentin Popov on January 12, 2017 through March 19, 2017. The exhibition features, for the first time, the modern painter?s work in a Southern California museum. Show More Summary
"Meade had served since March 2015 as the Walker’s artistic director, a newly created role at the museum. Prior to that, he had served for ten months as the Walker’s senior curator of cross-disciplinary platforms, another newly created role. He effectively took over as chief curator after Darsie Alexander left the institution to become director […]
Let's face it—the bulk of this week's chatter in the art world isn't going to be about Donald Trump's Inauguration, but Marilyn Minter and Madonna's talk Thursday evening at the Brooklyn Museum lamenting it. And that's as it should be. Show More Summary
Google is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day with a special doodle and a homepage promotion of a curated collection of Civil Rights photography from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Today’s doodle was illustrated by African-American artist Keith
This February, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) will launch the second edition of its Inside|Out program.
In early December, a small group clad in athleisure jogged through the empty galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the sounds of the Bee Gees. They performed jumping jacks in front of Antonio Canova’s marble “Perseus with the...Show More Summary
The Executive Committee of The European Fine Art Foundation has awarded ?54,000 to three distinct projects, two larger and one smaller, either side of the Atlantic. One is the restoration and reconstruction of the never before seen work by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) entitled Absolution (c.1900) in the Musée Rodin collection, France. Show More Summary
The Henry Luce Foundation recently awarded more than $13 million in grants that will advance the Foundation?s commitments to the development of intellectual leaders and public dissemination of knowledge. The Harn Museum of Art was one...Show More Summary
Batoni, Pompeo (1708-1787) - 1761 Diana and Cupid (Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC) by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Italian painter, who in his own time was ranked with Anton Raphael Mengs as a painter of historical subjects. Probably his...Show More Summary
Ceramics and video may make strange bedfellows, but "Recorded Matter: Ceramics in Motion" at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona doesn't argue for any deep affinity between the two media, only a practical partnership. Clay is primary to each of the 12 artists in this engaging AMOCA show,...
Subtle… not. The National Art Museum in Cape Town has gotten straight to the crux of the matter. They’ve eschewed real art for brash racist sentiment. The exhibit is unamazingly
To the editor: Wow, another museum. We can find land for stadiums, museums, theaters, and state of the art arenas, but we can’t find land to build housing for the poor? So much for L.A. being a progressive city. ( “New force in L.A.” Jan. 11 and “Lucas museum puts L.A. in old role,” Column, Jan....
In anticipation of the relocation and reinstallation of its Arts of Global Africa collection in November 2017, the Newark Museum debuts a newly acquired video installation by artist William Kentridge, What Will Come (2007). The installation will be on view in the Arts of Global Africa?s dedicated space for video art from January through May 2017. Show More Summary
An exhibition featuring renowned African American artist Barbara Bullock will opened at the Morris Museum. Showcasing more than twenty examples of Bullock's vibrant sculptural paper collages, ?Ritual and Evocations? is on view January 13 through April 23, 2017. Show More Summary
The Milwaukee Art Museum today announced the promised gift of an extensive collection of work by French graphic master Jules Chéret. This unparalleled group of more than 500 Chéret artworks, one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind, has been generously promised by Milwaukeeans Susee and James Wiechmann. Show More Summary