The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) today announced a major new 10-year partnership?the longest and largest programmatic commitment from a corporate sponsor in LACMA?s history. Under the umbrellaShow More Summary
Ernest Leonard Blumenschein's tour de force Taos Indian Chief could sell for $250,000 in Heritage Auctions' presentation of the prestigious Judson C. & Nancy Sue Ball Collection Fine Art Signature Auction. The May 2 auction?s nearlyShow More Summary
Lynn Zelevansky, The Henry J. Heinz II Director of Carnegie Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Ingrid Schaffner as curator of the 57th Carnegie International. The Carnegie International, initiated in 1896, is one of the world?s preeminent surveys of contemporary art. Show More Summary
Lewis Kruger, Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Arts and Design, today announced the appointment of Shannon Stratton to the position of William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator, effective June 2015. In this role, Stratton will work closely with Nanette L. Show More Summary
On Tuesday the Geffrye Museum of the Home opened Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London. Shown is Augustus Edwin Mulready's oil painting A recess on a London Bridge (1879) on loan from the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Show More Summary
In a deal that will be the longest corporate sponsorship in its history, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is expected to announce Thursday a partnership with Korean automaker Hyundai, a ten-year agreement that will put a spotlight on Korean art through exhibitions and provide support for...
When the Whitney Museum of American Art opens its new home, in the meatpacking district, its inaugural exhibition will be “America Is Hard to See.”
“A portrait of Rubens’ young daughter Clara Serena, recently deaccessioned by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, is going on display at the Rubenshuis in Antwerp. In 2013, it was auctioned as by a ‘follower of Rubens’, with an estimate of $20,000-$30,000. … Ben van Beneden, the director of the Rubenshuis, has accepted the former […]
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of a new online video series, The Artist Project, in which 100 artists respond to works from The Met?s vast collection, which spans more than five millennia and cultures throughout the world. Show More Summary
Dr. Daniel E. O?Leary, former Director of the Portland Museum of Art, has been given an exclusive opportunity for private access to the Winslow Homer Studio. For two weeks this spring, Dr. O?Leary will spend time in Winslow Homer?s private world to study and to write a book about Homer and the history of his work in Maine. Show More Summary
In recognition of the vibrant sister city ties between Norfolk, Va., and Kitakyushu, Japan, the Chrysler Museum of Art presents an exhibition of exquisite and colorful 20th-century Japanese woodblock prints. Gifts from Japan: Landscape...Show More Summary
WEST HARRISON, NY — As galleries and museums are for practical reasons limited to exhibitions of modest duration, alternatives are perennially sought by artists, often leading them to less than suitable locations like restaurants, offices, and corporate lobbies. Show More Summary
Mother and daughter, Susan Howe and R.H. Quaytman collaboratively produced Tom Tit Tot, an art book produced for The Museum of Modern Art. Quaytman calls the prospect of continuous collaboration ‘a dangerous cutesy idea.’ Quaytman and Howe’s unique oeuvres are private, mysteriously averse to revealing the intimate details of their biographies. The New York Times […]
A painting sold by the Metropolitan Museum of Art a few years ago because it decided it was not by Peter Paul Rubens has been declared a true Rubens by other experts.
THU 26Baby Bry Bry and the Apologists The Luce Unplugged series continues with a concert by the D.C. punk band. 5:30-7 p.m. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, Eighth and F streets NW. 202-633-7970.americanart.si.edu. Free. Read full article >>
For those unfamiliar with the world of Twitter and its trending topics, we bear big news. This week is Museum Week (#MuseumWeek), meaning that from March 23 to 29, your most beloved art institutions are rolling out fun facts, glorious...Show More Summary
Nude. Art. Tours. At first, the trend of ogling masterpieces in the buff seems like a cleverly planned gimmick -- a promotional ploy aimed at upping the ante of arts coverage across the internet. But when you speak to artist Stuart Ringholt,...Show More Summary
Francisco de la Torre, mayor since 2000 of the Andalusian seaside city, has attracted branches of such museums as the Pompidou, the Thyssen-Bornemisza, and the State Russian Museum – in a bid to make the city a destination for more than just cruise ships. Not all Malagueños are pleased, however.
This is the first in a two-part series about the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s new theory of change. This week, Ian David Moss and I are each writing blog posts about our collaborative process to develop a theory of change at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Show More Summary
We got 99 problems, but finding our trans roots isn't one — thanks to a new exhibit from the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art and the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives. read more