Headed to The Met soon? For Android folk, The Metropolitan Museum of Art released its official application, bringing us up to speed with the good people over on iOS. In the app, users can see what’s taking place at The Met, including...Show More Summary
Take in some rich history through these exhibits this summer. [ more › ]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jewish officials are furious over a video installation at a Polish museum that shows naked men and women playing a game of tag in a gas chamber. Efraim Zuroff, director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem,...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian American Art Museum, beating its New York archrival to the punch, announced Monday what it called the first retrospective of Irving Penn's photography in nearly two decades. "Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty," opening October 23, will feature 146 photographic prints, many of them never exhibited or even seen before, it said in a statement. Show More Summary
The National Academy Museum & School has added 150 high-resolution artworks to the Google Art Project, enabling individuals across America to access and explore a sample of its rich collection of paintings, sculptures, new media and architectural drawings and models. Show More Summary
The New Britain Museum of American Art announces the new permanent Shaker Gallery, one of only three found in U.S. art museums, alongside the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The brainchild of Trustee and...Show More Summary
The US government subsidizes Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ museum planning even though the organizations earns tens of millions of dollars on its own, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul said in a press releas...
A founder of Lowrider magazine passes away. A Delaware museum quietly sells two important works. And the Great Wall of China is slowly disappearing. Plus: art in Havana, defending the White House and Bill Clinton's sax. Here is the Roundup:
“About half of the Broad’s 2,000 artworks have made their way from warehouses around the city, where they had been stored by museum founders Eli and Edythe Broad. Now all this postwar and contemporary art, by some of the most recognizable names of the last 40 years, is heading to a single place for the […]
Have you ever wondered how a shoe gets made? I usually just put them on and don’t think twice about it. But then I watched this video courtesy of London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, and now I realize what I’ve … The post “The Art of Shoe Making” with Foster & Sons appeared first on Selectism.
Strange Fruit (Pair 1). Image by the author Last Friday night, as visitors sat on pillows in the rotunda of the Guggenheim Museum, artist Kevin Beasley activated his two sound sculptures, Strange Fruit (Pair 1 and Pair 2). Named after...Show More Summary
Museum quality art for all to enjoy is part of the SLS LUX experience, like this iconic Fernando Botero bronze sculpture whose new home is now in Miami. SLS LUX?s mission is to ?indulge the senses,? though ?sense the indulgence? also comes to mind. Show More Summary
Yesterday was a lovely warm summer day—perfect to check out the Museum of Modern Art's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. But as I was about to push open the door, I noticed a sign warning visitors that there were "live bees" and a beehive in the central tree area of the garden. This was not an artist's metaphor: [ more › ]
The Studio Museum's $122 million new home indicates a shift into the mainstream. The Studio Museum in Harlem has announced plans for the construction of a new $122 million building designed by the British architect David Adjaye. Read Full Story
Miley Cyrus arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "China: Through the Looking Glass" on Monday, May 4, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Miley Cyrus has always been an intriguing artist and celebrity. From her days as a child star portraying Hannah Montana, her [...]
Joanne Heyler steps off the long escalator that runs through the belly and onto the third floor of the cavernous new Broad museum in downtown L.A. She sweeps her arm toward the gleaming white galleries. With heavy wooden crates containing art clustered along walls and in corners, she beams, even...
“Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends” is a new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until October 4, 2015. Over 100 of Sargent’s oils, watercolors and drawings, on loan and from the museum’s own superb collection. My God, what more do you want me to say? Just go if you possibly can.
This rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts?the original school of fine arts in Paris and a repository for work by Europe?s most renowned artists since the seventeenth century?includes approximately 140 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from antiquity through the nineteenth century. Show More Summary
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts recently acquired 21 new artworks for its Native American collection. This acquisition includes objects from the Plains, Puebloan Southwest, Arctic North, and Northwest Coast. Highlights of the new collection include a Pueblo/Apache shirt and a Northern Great Lakes/Eastern Plains headdress. Show More Summary
Often called the ?West Coast Warhol,? Richard Duardo (1952?2014) was a master printer, as well as an artist in his own right, and a driving force in the contemporary art world of Los Angeles. He printed for the likes of David Hockney, Shepard Fairey, and Keith Haring. Show More Summary