Susan Hiller's latest video, on view at Pérez Art Museum Miami, features 23 endangered or extinct languages spoken by the people who know them best. The post The Spectral Sounds of Endangered and Extinct Languages appeared first on Hyperallergic.
For Miami artist Franky Cruz, art is more than something you stroll past in a gallery or gawk at in a museum. It's a vital part of life as we know it. Without it, nothing would work properly.
Some politicians have never made a secret of their desire to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as its companion agency the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Each of these agencies have traditionally been regarded as...
The ancient and the contemporary collide at the 57th Venice Biennale of Art with artefacts on loan from the Iraq Museum
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art announced the winners of its Travel Grants for international curators. These grants will be used to enable the winning curators to attend the first Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art which runs from March 10 to May 14, 2017. Show More Summary
Open to the public from Tuesday, February 28 to Sunday, May 28, 2017, the 2017 Jamaica Biennial is organized by the National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ), the largest and oldest public art museum in the Anglophone Caribbean. With a focus...Show More Summary
Over the last six years, artist Ann Johnston has created a striking series of large-scale quilts inspired by California?s Sierra Nevada range. 32 of these quilts?made from cloth that the artist has dyed herself?are being displayed in the Bellevue Arts Museum exhibition The Contact: Quilts of the Sierra Nevada by Ann Johnston. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) There was a bizarre incident at the Minneapolis Institute of Art today: a fight broke out in an 18th Century European art gallery. Almost equally remarkable is the manner in which my local newspaper, the Star Tribune,...Show More Summary
The Tampa Museum of Art is presenting a survey of black and white works by the legendary artist Alex Katz (American, b. 1927). This exhibition features Katz?s signature portraits of family and friends, renderings of Maine?s countryside, and ephemeral still lifes. Show More Summary
Elmhurst Art Museum presents the World Premiere of Kings and Queens: Pinball, Imagists and Chicago, an examination of the intertwined history of two of Chicago?s greatest exports: pinball and imagist painting. Curated by New York?s Dan...Show More Summary
The 4000 years of personal ornaments have their moment at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
My favorite news story of this last week was word that Anne Koyama, the gracious and much-loved publisher behind Koyama Press, was donating a bunch of original art of recent vintage to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. What's...Show More Summary
The Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art presents the first comprehensive exhibition on the work of Cesare Leonardi (b. 1935, Modena, Italy). An architect and photographer, in the course of a career that spanned more than four decades Leonardi has continuously challenged the boundary between design and artistic practice. Show More Summary
The Aspen Art Museum announces renowned artist Lawrence Weiner as the recipient of the 2017 Aspen Award for Art. The Award will be presented to Weiner at the annual AAM ArtCrush, held August 4, 2017. "Lawrence is a true friend of the museum, and one of the most significant contemporary artists of our time. Show More Summary
In 2006, thieves took advantage of the bustle of the Rio Carnival, stealing five major works of art from a museum and ending up on the FBIs Top Ten Art Crimes list.
Mike Isaac and Daisuke Wakabayashi, reporting for The New York Times: The experiment quickly ran into problems. In one case, an autonomous Volvo zoomed through a red light on a busy street in front of the city’s Museum of Modern Art. Uber, a ride-hailing service, said the incident was because of human error. Show More Summary
An exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum in Washington focuses on the mirrored-room environments of Ms. Kusama, a fixture of popular culture.
Watching Antonia Wright's Are You OK? is uncomfortable. As she weeps on the street behind what used to be the Miami Art Museum, people walk by indifferently, maybe stealing a brief glance. A man hovers on the left side of the frame but does nothing.
In February, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Ron Mueck, an exhibition of major works by contemporary sculptor Ron Mueck, who produces hauntingly realistic figures that also challenge perception through shifts in scale. Following...Show More Summary
Sotheby?s unveiled highlights from the March sale of Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art. Led by property from the Cleveland Museum of Art, an institution at the forefront of this field, the spring?s auction features works spanning all mediums ? sculpture, miniatures, gilt-bronzes and more. Show More Summary