Courtesy Seattle Art Museum 'THE FLAGELLATION,' CA. 1360 This is not the picture you were expecting to see, is it? In her eight years at Seattle Art Museum, Sandra Jackson-Dumont has foregrounded work made by artists of color confronting tough subjects. Show More Summary
For an ongoing guerrilla art project called Goldenroach Hungarian designer and visual artist Miklós Kiss, aka kissmiklos, has been smuggling 14-carat gold-plated bronze cockroaches into museums across Europe, making them part of the....Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Museum of Art presents Ai Weiwei: According to What?, the prolific Chinese artist’s first large-scale exhibition in New York. This is the last and largest stop in Weiwei’s global tour and includes works not seen at previous venues. The exhibition features… Preview Ai Weiwei’s Largest New York Exhibit, “According to What?” is a post by Thomas Welch on Selectism.
With scaffolding now shrouding its embattled façade, the architects behind the ill-fated American Folk Art Museum (AFAM) have broken their silence over the demolition of the acclaimed building, denouncing the "senseless and unnecessary act of destruction" in a brief statement posted online yesterday and a longer interview in the New York Times today.
The Museum of Modern Art’s sprawling extravagant “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010” is really good. How could it not be, with more than 260 works by a great artist on hand? When Polke died at 69 in 2010, John Baldessari observed that “Any one [Polke] move can provide a career for... More »
Cecilia Azcarate's art history tumblelog B4XVI pairs pictures of rappers with historical sculptures, paintings, and statues from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection.
Courtesy of the Henry Art Gallery/Contemporary Arts Museum Houston SO MANY WAYS TO READ DANTE Joan Jonas uses live-action video, video drawing, benches, tables, lamps, painting, performance, and the late Spalding Gray in her exhibition...Show More Summary
(Photo: Oceana / Melissa Forsyth) Last night, D.C residents might have noticed an unusual display outside of popular downtown landmarks like Union Station, the Postal Museum, and The National Gallery of Art. Leading up to the fourthShow More Summary
Spanish artist Gonzalo Orquin’s controversial series “Si, Quiero” is taking up residency in Manhattan’s Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art on April 30.
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art opened in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2009 in a four-story building designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta. It's no surprise then that the museum is celebrating the architect with the major exhibition...Show More Summary
The Bank of England Museum's latest exhibition offers a look at some fascinating items from its archives, including bank note test prints and sketches by designer Harry Ecclestone.
by Caroline Lawrence In 2010 a millionaire art collector bought a four story house in a pretty hill town on the French Rivera and made it into a boutique museum for his marvellous collection of Classical and modern art. This is the Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, or MACM for short. For any lover of ancient […]
The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis recently opened an exhibition of 41 evocative photographs Blake Little captured in the gay rodeo scene. Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo chronicles the story of an often-ignored part of American Western culture. Little became captivated by the gay rodeo scene in the late ’80s and […]
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The Irene Leache Memorial Foundation has donated its entire collection of European Old Master paintings, sculpture, tapestries, and decorative arts to the Chrysler Museum of Art. At its March meeting, the museum?s board of trustees voted unanimously to accession the Irene Leache Memorial art collection. Show More Summary
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens has appointed Wilfried Zeisler to associate curator of 19th-century art. With an academic background in French 19th-century art in the Russian court, Zeisler brings significant professional and academic experience to this important and unique area of focus at Hillwood. Show More Summary
Lancaster is bursting with Pop Art this spring at the Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art. The Demuth Museum hosts James Warhola: Visiting a Pop Icon, featuring original watercolor illustrations by James Warhola from his children's book, Uncle Andy?s. Show More Summary
There was a point at which American artist Andrew Binkley had had it with school and journeyed off to China to explore Ch’an Buddhism. A year’s immersion in the art and philosophy of that culture moved him to dive even deeper and off he went to Thailand where he spent two years as a Theravadan […]
For those who've always dreamed of a Night at the Museum-style living situation, consider renting this furnished two-bedroom suite inside San Francisco's Pritikin Museum for $4.5K a month. The private museum boasts $50M worth of art and unlimited access to...
The New York Times reports that scaffolding and protective netting will begin to go up around NYC's former American Folk Art Museum today as the Museum of Modern Art prepares to dismantle it. MoMA filed an application to demolish th...