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The 98 Percent in the Arts

6 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

More than half of all arts philanthropy from foundations goes to the wealthiest, whitest 2 percent of the nonprofit arts and culture sector—opera and ballet companies, symphony orchestras, and museums, says a study released today byShow More Summary

Five Art Reasons to Go to the London 2012 Olympics

6 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Philadelphia Museum of Art Turner painting this from his memory of watching the houses of Parliament burn, in October 1834. Good god, the Queen's city is pulling out all the (white guy) stops when it comes to planning art during theShow More Summary

Encounters with Generosity, Cooperation, and Community

6 years agoArts : Art21 Blog

The unpredictable and often ephemeral encounters that occur when art, community, audience, and ideas intersect are what excite me most about working with artists. For my last project at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA)– I left in June 2011 to start 6018NORTH, which I will explain below–we invited artist Mark Bradford to do a [...]

Monster Mash: Paris art theft twist; artist to give birth in gallery

6 years agoArts : Culture Monster

A man suspected of hiding artwork stolen from the Paris Museum of Modern Art last year claims that he threw the paintings into the garbage. A Brooklyn performance artist is planning to give birth in an art gallery.

Hot and Dirty

. Joshua Knelman’s 'Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art', looks at the shadowy side of art fairs, galleries, museums, auction houses, private and public collections. In the United States alone,...Show More Summary

KraftwerkDepot: The storage and change of art over time at MARTa art museum in Herford

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

HERFORD.- Works of art can?t always be looked at and admired; from time to time they also need to rest, to be stored, conserved and restored in specially prepared rooms. This turns museum depots into powerhouses of energy which is periodically released for particular exhibitions. Show More Summary

Magnificent Vision: two centuries of European masterworks from the Speed Art Museum

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

TULSA, OK.- After two exhibitions focusing primarily on work from 20th century America, Tulsa?s Philbrook Museum of Art makes a dramatic shift in both time and setting. For the Museum?s final and biggest show of the year, the Museum is taking a look back at Europe in the 17th and 18th-centuries. Show More Summary

Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography at the Currier Museum of Art

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

MANCHESTER, NH.- Rock & Roll plays center stage at The Currier Museum of Art as Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography opened the evening of Oct. 6. Drawn from the largest private collection of photographs of rock musicians in the United States, the exhibition was organized by the Portland Museum of Art, Maine. Show More Summary

Birmingham Museum of Art presents the pioneering, witty, and incisive editorial cartoons of Jean-Honore Daumier

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

BIRMINGHAM, AL.- One of nineteenth century France?s most popular and influential artists brings Birmingham a fascinating look into politics, society and culture in the exhibition Daumier: Art For the Masses - Selected Works from theShow More Summary

State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 at the Orange County Museum of Art

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

ORANGE COUNTY, CA.- The Orange County Museum of Art presents the exhibition State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970, opening October 9, 2011. Co-organized by OCMA and the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific...Show More Summary

Bonhams offers museum quality pieces, fresh to the market, in 20th century British and Irish art sale

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

LONDON.- An important painting by Frank Auerbach entitled E.O.W., Nude on Bed is one of the highlights of the 20th Century British and Irish art sale, taking place on the 16th November at Bonhams New Bond Street. Estimated at £500,000-...Show More Summary

Turkey puts repaired Hercules statue on display

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

ANKARA (AP).- Turkey is displaying a full statue of Hercules for the first time since a U.S. museum returned the top half after two decades of negotiations. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts last month returned the top half of Weary Heracles, Greek for Hercules. Show More Summary

Padstyle’s visit to the Museum of Modern Art, NY

The Museum of Modern Art is located in Midtown Manhattan, NYC. It has been described as one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. Not only does the MOMA contain modern art from artists such as Jackson Pollack and Vincent Van Gogh, it also shares over 300,000 books about architecture, drawings, [...]

In Print: Sarah Jessica Parker Introduces, "100 Shoes"

Sarah Jessica Parker presents The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's latest book by exclaiming, "When I was asked to write the introduction to 100...

The Whitney presents "Real/Surreal", exploring two of the strongest currents in twentieth-century American art

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

NEW YORK, N.Y.- The permeable boundary between the real and the imagined is the subject of Real/Surreal, opening this fall at the Whitney Museum of American Art. A close look at the interconnection between two of the strongest currents...Show More Summary

Beauty as Duty: Textiles on the Home Front in WWII Britain exhibition on view at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

BOSTON, MA.- Set against the backdrop of war-torn Britain?besieged by bombings and deprivations during World War II?a patriotic sense of style flourished, encouraged by the creation of visually striking textiles and fashions for women. Show More Summary

First major retrospective honoring work of Sheila Hicks opens at the Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts

6 years agoArts : Artdaily

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts presents Sheila Hicks: 50 Years, an exhibition organized by The Addison Gallery of American Art, the art museum of Phillips Academy.This comprehensive exhibition, running 1 October 2011 through 29 January 2012, marks the first museum retrospective devoted to this pioneering figure. Show More Summary

Cupcake Vendor Refuses To Pay Rent Because Of Rent-A-Vet Invasion

Landing space outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art to sell hot dogs, drinks and other snacks is considered a coup, because of the throngs of visitors to the institution and to Central Park. But Cake & Shake, which won to right to sell...Show More Summary

Meet the Press Comes to Chicago Tomorrow

Meet the Press will broadcast from the Museum of Contemporary Art at 8 a.m. tomorrow. The show won't air in Chicago until 11 a.m. after NBC 5's coverage of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon ends. [ more › ]

Anti-gang police arrest 3 in museum theft; paintings not recovered

6 years agoArts : ARCAblog

Interior view of Paris museum (photo by Catherine Sezgin) by Catherine Schofield Sezgin, Editor Here's a link to ArtInfo's summary of the arrest of three people arrested for the theft at Paris' Modern Art Museum. The story reminds me of Sandy Nairne's depiction of an art theft in his book, Art Theft and The Case of the Stolen Turners. Show More Summary

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