John and Dominique de Menil were patrons of the arts, founders of the the Menil Collection museum, and early champions of Modernist architecture.
"Kick the Kandinsky" is still a step too far, but there are plenty of grown-up games one can play at the museum. The post Five Games to Play at the Art Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The California African American Museum announced today a significant gift of thirty-two artworks from collector, scholar, and advocate Gordon W. Bailey. The paintings, sculpture, and mixed media works that comprise Bailey?s gift to CAAM are by African American artists and include an important, circa-1980s work by the renowned, St. Show More Summary
Ann Arbor community leaders Philip and Kathy Power have created the Power Family Program for Inuit Art at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, a program that will position the museum as a national leader in the curation, exhibition and understanding of Inuit art. Show More Summary
From March 22 to September 9, 2018, the Museum of Arts and Design presents Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro, an exhibition that showcases twenty-nine collage paintings by the pioneering feminist artist Miriam Schapiro...Show More Summary
hedaysofedo: By Katsushika Hokusai (????, 1760 – 1849). Source: Museum of Fine Arts. Via ukiyo-e.org
The New York native has been practicing performance art, the most ephemeral of forms, since the 1970s. Now she has the biggest museum show of her career.
The 1841 portraits by Franklin R. Street have been shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and appear in the new documentary The Montiers: An American Story. The post Oldest Known Portraits of an African American Couple, Found Under a Bed, Star in New Documentary appeared first on Hyperallergic.
An art collector who died earlier this year donated a remarkable collection of escaliers to Cooper-Hewiit Museum. The tiny staircases were fashioned by French compagnons, a secretive trade group of master craftworkers. (more…)
A growing number of museums bring stimulation and solace to dementia patients through regular tours.
No, they're not previously unknown Native American art, we're afraid. They're first- and second-century Greco-Roman works from Antioch, and five of them were among the first pieces acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. "One was embedded in a fountain in the sculpture garden. One went on display in the Membership Garden. One […]
Rio de Janeiro's Modern Art Museum is selling one of its most prized works, a Jackson Pollock painting, to help stay afloat. The private, not-for-profit museum said a sale of this type has never been done before in Brazil, although it is common in Europe and the United States. Show More Summary
by Katie Kurtz Compare this painting by Mickalene Thomas to a similar composition by Manet. In person, Thomas’s work sparkles with rhinestones and glitter. THE ARTIST AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG Three young women of color...Show More Summary
Liev Schreiber hits the red carpet at the premiere of his new animated movie Isle of Dogs on Tuesday night (March 20) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The 50-year-old actor was joined at the premiere by his sons Sasha, 10, and Kai, 9. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
The Frick Pittsburgh in Point Breeze is presenting Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, an exhibition featuring more than 70 masterpieces collected by Pittsburgh-born collector and philanthropist, Paul Mellon (1907?1999), beginning March 17, 2018. Show More Summary
The photographs of Diane Arbus (1923-71) are among the most widely recognised in the history of photography. Her images stand as powerful allegories of post-war America, and once seen are rarely forgotten. Works such as Identical twins,...Show More Summary
MAAT presents a wide range of exhibitions in which the theme of climate change stands out. Following the acclaim of Bill Fontana?s Shadow Soundings sound and video installation, which received more than 70.000 visitors, on March 21 MAAT?s Oval Gallery hosts a new large-scale commission by Tomás Saraceno. Show More Summary
The Gardiner Museum announced the appointment of Sequoia Miller to the role of Chief Curator. Miller worked as a full-time studio potter before re-entering academia as a doctoral candidate in the History of Art at Yale. He is expected to receive his PhD in May. Show More Summary
Founded in 1912 in honor of the recently deceased local illustrator Howard Pyle, the Delaware Art Museum soon grew from a fledgling collection to the museum it is today. It now houses 12,000 pieces, with a particular emphasis on American...Show More Summary
The policy change was backed by philanthropist Susie Konkel, who is a well-known advocate for youth. All eligible visitors will also be able to sign up for the Susie Konkel Pass, which will provide the holder opportunities to attend special events such as free screenings of PMA Films.