didoofcarthage: Red-figure hydria with the abduction of Persephone (and detail) Greek, Apulia, c. 340-330 B.C. erracotta Metropolitan Museum of Art
Meet the kings and queens of rock and roll in an exhibition featuring the photography of Herb Ritts at the Chrysler Museum of Art this summer. Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits is on view June 24 to Sept. 18, 2016 at the Chrysler, where admission is always free. Show More Summary
The Columbia Museum of Art announced the appointment of Catherine Walworth, Ph.D., to Curator. Walworth joined the CMA curatorial team this spring, and she will be leading a gallery talk on modern art in the Big & Bold exhibition on Thursday, July 7, at 7 p.m. Show More Summary
The Delaware Art Museum announces Edward Koren: The Capricious Line will be on view June 25 ? September 18, 2016. This exhibition celebrates the five-decade career of renowned cartoonist and long-standing contributor to The New Yorker Edward Koren (born 1935) and features approximately 50 original drawings, many on display for the first time. Show More Summary
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn., welcomes the touring exhibition, ?The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection,? on view from June 25?Sept. 25, 2016. In 40 paintings, sculptures,Show More Summary
The drama surrounding George Lucas' planned $700-million museum has become more intense than a showdown between rebel fighters and forces of the Empire. Officials at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art announced Friday that they are no longer considering Chicago as a site for the museum and that...
Henry Lerolle by hauk sven Via Flickr: The organ rehearsal, 1887. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Henry Lerolle was a French painter, art collector and patron, born in Paris. He studied at Académie Suisse and in the studio of Louis Lamothe. His work was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1868, 1885, and 1895.
Thomas Wilmer Dewing by hauk sven Via Flickr: Green and gold, 1917. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas Wilmer Dewing (May 4, 1851 – November 5, 1938) was an American painter working at the turn of the 20th century.
Art With A Purrr-pose: Cats Take Over The Worcester Art Museum: npr: wbur: The team at the Worchester Art Museum dug deep into the their collection of 35,000 objects to unearth and better understand cat imagery through the ages. Oh,Show More Summary
In some ways it makes sense that Valeri Larko, a committed plein air painter, would have an exhibition, Bronx Focus: Paintings by Valeri Larko, at the Bronx Museum of the Arts that essentially chronicles the changing landscape of the borough.
David Lynch's multimedia extravaganza, a museum about broken hearts, and 'Metamorphosis' in Athens are the art events we'd travel across the world for in the coming months.
I t’s a little past 11 on a Wednesday night. I’m standing with one hip cocked to the side in the back-middle of a dance floor inside an art museum in Montréal, but no one’s dancing. I take note of this fact and remember how yesterday...Show More Summary
This escalator is giving security experts extra time to scout out criminals. (Photo: eliminium/CC BY 2.0) When you are strolling through exhibits in the Nevada Museum of Art or making your way to the roulette table at the Circus Circus hotel and casino in Reno, you are a player in a well-orchestrated scene. Show More Summary
“Museums are increasingly using the popular market research tool to gather input from the public and refine exhibitions and programmes. … [Yet] some feel that the use of focus groups to develop exhibitions – a practice pioneered by science and history museums – encourages institutions to act more like for-profit businesses than mission-driven entities.”
Picasso Linocuts from the British Museum goes on display at the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight from 24 June 2016 to 8 January 2017 The Still Life under the Lamp and the Jacqueline Reading series from the British Museum collection...Show More Summary
The Museum of Modern Art announces Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW, the first major survey in New York of the artist Louise Lawler (American, b. 1947). Spanning the 40-year creative output of one of the most influential artists working...Show More Summary
For the first time, in cooperation with the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow and the ZKM in Karlsruhe, BOZAR presents a survey of the artistic trends that flourished in Eastern and Western Europe after the Second World War. Show More Summary
In spite of the loss of a large part of its collection, the museum remains a wonderful place to visit. For the historical specimens of course but also for a number of artefacts that are interesting from an artistic point of view
On a recent Tuesday evening, the video-game creator Jason Rohrer was visiting Manhattan from Davis, California. His work is the subject of “The Game Worlds of Jason Rohrer,” the first full-scale museum show devoted to the video games...Show More Summary
by Jen Graves Look. See. The curtain is being opened in Where Love Is Illegal, by Robin Hammond, at Seattle Art Museum. JG Each photograph in Where Love Is Illegal features a person or a pair of people (a couple, or a mother and child)...Show More Summary