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The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today extended hours for the final weekend of the popular Costume Institute exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. On Friday, September 2, and Saturday, September 3, the exhibition will remain open to the public until midnight. Show More Summary
The Aspen Art Museum is presenting a solo exhibition of new work by critically acclaimed Mexican-born artist Gabriel Orozco. From July 29 to December 18, 2016, the museum presents a series of new paintings that explore Orozco?s interest...Show More Summary
Parrish Art Museum Director Terrie Sultan announced the appointment of Corinne Erni as Curator of Special Projects, effective September 1, 2016. The creative force behind the New Museum of New York?s IDEAS CITY?a ground-breaking, collaborative...Show More Summary
The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University has released ?Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pressures,? the first substantive publication on the work of Chicago-based artist Geof Oppenheimer. Published in conjunction with his 2015 Block...Show More Summary
Growing consensus among scientists suggests that we live in a new geological epoch characterized by humankind?s impact on Earth: the Anthropocene. This impact is evidenced in part by remainders of fossil fuel production and consumption, petrochemical use, industrial agriculture and mining. Show More Summary
One of nine Silvered bronze phalerae depicting a mythological figure (Zeus Ammon)awarded to Titus Flavius Festus Roman 1st century CE. Photographed at theNeuses Museum in Berlin, Germany by Mary Harrsch © 2016 A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2016A few months ago I visited the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany. Show More Summary
Most art museums are arranged based on nationality, chronology or genre. Instead of having such sterile and unwelcoming archives, The School of Life argues that art museums should be set up for therapeutic purposes – e.g. museums for loneliness, aging, creativity, etc.
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For lovers of Western art, Remington and Russell are like family. In his scant 48 years, Frederic Remington (1861-1909) cranked out enough illustrations, easel paintings and sculptures that today almost any museum can boast a Remington. Show More Summary
“The [MCASD] is eliminating eight full-time positions and 20 part-time positions in January. … The layoffs come in anticipation of the museum’s big expansion, which will quadruple the exhibition space of the La Jolla location to about 40,000 square feet.”
Madonna knows how to spoil her fans! In honor of the 25th anniversary of the documentary Madonna: Truth or Dare, the Material Girl surprised 400 fans who were at a screening of the film at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. AH-Mazing! Related: Britney Spears Wishes Madonna A Happy Belated Birthday As you surely know, [...]
At the Tribute Celebration for William Chiego?s 25 years as leader of the McNay Art Museum, Marie Halff, emeritus museum trustee and trustee of the G.A.C. Halff Foundation, announced a $1 million donation to the McNay to establish an endowment for the acquisition of American art. Show More Summary
Pérez Art Museum Miami has named Adrienne Chadwick deputy director for education, Christina Boomer Vazquez deputy director of marketing and public engagement, and Melissa Cowley Wolf deputy director of development. Chadwick will oversee...Show More Summary
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents a solo show of the artist Valery Chtak If My Way ? No Way. The exhibition is divided into several sections, which define the artist?s identity. These are a subcultural cluster, music studio, workshop, etc. Show More Summary
Tacoma Art Museum welcomed Director of Development Michael Downing after a national talent search. Downing is a career fundraising and advocacy professional with more than 30 years of experience. His expertise has helped to propel educational...Show More Summary
Cut from a massive decaying sea vessel, this hollowed-out section of hull has been transformed into a seating and performance space outside of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in South Korea. Located in Seoul, the Temp’L features an original corroding exterior that contrasts with its freshly-painted white interior and an array of greenery …
Caravaggio “St John the Baptist” 1602-03 by Beth Timken Via Flickr: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian 1573-1610) Oil on canvas Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri USA Caravaggio pushed his figures up against the picture plane and used dramatic lighting which gives his paintings a quality of immediacy. Show More Summary
“James Smith had been patrolling the halls of the museum’s Egyptian art section for years when a museum technician noticed green marks on a pair of statues in his sector. The museum pinned blame for the 2014 incident on Smith, although video evidence exonerated him, he claims in a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit.”
Until December 11, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts? Graphic Arts Centre becomes a theatre of dark fantasies of the human subconscious with works by some of the nineteenth century?s great graphic artists in the exhibition ?The Black Sun of Melancholy?: Monsters of the Unconscious, From Goya and Blake to Redon and Munch. Show More Summary