This week, photography's truth, the media's numbness to torture, the clock of the Met Museum, mass art, a photo no one would publish, mistakes in Medieval English architecture, and more.
Amie Siegel's three-part installation on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Provenance," traces the rehabilitation of ruined Le Corbusier furniture from Chandigarh, India, as upscale appetences for chic global lifestyles.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art said the app will offer “a personalized portal to all the events, exhibitions and artworks at the museum.”
London's Victoria and Albert Museum explores the role of design in political protests. As protests continue over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager more than a week ago in Ferguson, Mo., a new museum exhibit is examining design's role in such political demonstrations from a safe distance. Read Full Story
"The Language Of The Wall. Graffiti / Street Art" Pera Museum. Istanbul, Turkey No street artist is a prophet in his own land, to paraphrase the Latin "Nemo propheta in patria." To see a large show of new street art in a museum right now don't think of New York. Show More Summary
Danish artist Olafur Eliasson creates an incredible sitespecific installation for his solo exhibition at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum of Modern Art “that reverses the relation between nature and art.” Bringing the outside in, the entire...Show More Summary
Maxwell Anderson, the Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, announced today the launch of an exciting redesigned digital database for the Museum?s collection of encyclopedic art through its website, DMA.org. This marks...Show More Summary
On 20 August, Denmark?s leading art institution, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, located on the outskirts of Copenhagen, will open its doors to the museum?s first major solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. Show More Summary
InFocus, the photography support organization of Phoenix Art Museum, will connect seasoned collectors and first-time bidders at PhotoBid 2014, the annual silent auction and preview exhibition. The works in the auction will be on view in the Museum?s Norton Photography Gallery beginning October 4-17. Show More Summary
The Museum of the City of New York today announced that visitors have just three weeks left to see Palaces for the People: Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile?a major exhibition examining the engineering and architectural beauty of spaces designed and built by Spanish immigrant Rafael Guastavino and his son, Rafael Jr. Show More Summary
Multidisciplinary artist Alfred Leslie?s The Killing Cycle, an exploration of non-linear narratives in single paintings, forms the centerpiece of the Haggerty Museum of Art?s fall exhibition, which opens August 20 and runs through December 23. Show More Summary
The Hammer Museum announces the recipients of the three Made in L.A. 2014 Mohn Awards. Alice Könitz, creator of The Los Angeles Museum of Art, receives the $100,000 Mohn Award honoring artistic excellence; Magdalena Suarez Frimkess and...Show More Summary
One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. The National Gallery will take the art,...
Alice Könitz won the top prize in the Hammer Museum's "Made in L.A." biennial for her collaborative Los Angeles Museum of Art.
In what will be an endnote to be discussed for some time, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation’s oldest private museums, will be no more.
Taking over the museum gallery's entire South Wing, the site-specific installation offers an interactive element that redefines the typical visitor experience at the museum. "Presence at an exhibition [takes] on a new meaning with Olafur Eliasson's Riverbed,"
The Rudolf Staechelin Collection and the Im Obersteg Collection are two distinguished private collections with deep roots in Basel and a long history of affiliation with the Kunstmuseum Basel. The temporary closure of the museum in 2015 creates the unprecedented opportunity to send the two collections on a joint international tour. Show More Summary
Quinn & Farmer Auctions in Charlottesville, Virginia, is hosting an online-only sale through LiveAuctioneers that features the photography collection of George Cruger, former publications manager for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) in Richmond. Show More Summary
This fall, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, celebrates the 20th anniversary of Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director, with a range of special programs and events, including an array of ?20 Reasons to Visit.? The longest-tenured Director in the Museum?s 144-year history, Rogers marks two decades at the MFA on September 1. Show More Summary
The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences is showcasing its design and technology collection through a compelling new exhibition Interface: people, machines, design at the Powerhouse Museum from 15 August 2014 ? 11 October 2015. Featuring...Show More Summary