Today the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich opened Francis Bacon and the Masters. Over 100 works have been brought together with 30 loans from the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, marking the UK/Russia Year of Culture. Show More Summary
I’ve mentioned before my earnest wish to visit New York City if for no other reason than to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which must be the greatest art museum in North America. Messy Nessy Chic has given me yet another reasonShow More Summary
Nineteen major paintings lent from the private collection of Thelma and Melvin Lenkin of Chevy Chase, Md., are on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum from April 17 through Aug. 16. Mary Cassatt?s renowned ?Reading ?Le Figaro??...Show More Summary
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University presents Revolt: Aesthetics of Dissent and Disgust, on view April 18 through June 14, 2015. Each year the Johnson Museum provides an opportunity for students in Cornell?s History of Art Majors? Society to gain direct curatorial experience by organizing an exhibition. Show More Summary
The Columbus Museum of Art invites you to explore the culture and history of Southern Asia?s Silk Road. Hats on the Silk Road: Selections from the Collection of Russell S. and Dona Fling, on view April 17 ? July 5, showcases the remarkable collection of Russell S. Show More Summary
The Fondation Gandur pour l?Art opened its first traveling exhibition in Japan on 17 April at the Asahikawa Museum of Art, in Hokkaido. The exhibition will run until 21 June before continuing its journey to three more Japanese cities, including Tokyo. Show More Summary
The Unseen Cinema of HR Giger, a festival of rare and never-before-seen films by and about the surrealist artist, takes place May 22 and 23, 2015 at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. The Swiss artist–who passed away one year ago–is perhaps best known for designing the monster in the Alien […]
Andre? Derain’s The Pool of London (1906) in Minecraft In case you haven’t noticed, flight costs have been creeping up just as the quality of plane travel has severely plummeted. Art lovers who aren’t willing to smoosh themselves into...Show More Summary
As you approach, you'd swear that you're about to encounter Johnny Depp who has just slipped for his next role into a Day of the Dead-inspired costume. In a glass case before you, an ominous looking piece of headgear is topped with a small skull, and banners jut out from its sides, and from a breastplate as [...]
Colin B. Bailey, director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, has been appointed as the new director of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York. “We are delighted that Colin Bailey has agreed to become the new director of the Morgan,” stated Lawrence R. Show More Summary
The Library “looked West to bring back a longtime New Yorker as its new director, choosing Colin B. Bailey, who has served since 2013 as director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco but was for many years before that the chief curator at the Frick Collection.”
Lago Avernus, William Trost Richards In the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Watercolor and gouache on blue paper, 4 1/2 x 9 1/9 inches (11 x 24 cm). Lago Avernus (“Lake Avernus”) is a lake in a volcanic crater in the Campania region of southern Italy. Once believed to be the mythical entrance to the Underworld, […]
A new Twilight Zone exhibit opened this week at the Bundy Museum of History and Art in Binghamton, New York. And we all have just six months to check it out. More »
If you live in the New York area, it might be time to take a trip to Binghamton to head to the Bundy Museum Of History And Art. For one, they’re hosting a screening of Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond tonight at 9pm (and it includes free beer). But the real gem of their establishment is […]
Maximum Bjorkness! That's what I came in expecting at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's Queens-based offshoot, where the famous musician/distressing fashionista's new virtual reality exhibit is on display. "Stonemilker," a lilting, melancholy track from her new album Vulnicura, is the basis for Bjork's foray into VR. Show More Summary
With its Cultural Institute, Google has brought the street view mentality to the art and museum world, allowing users to travel around the globe to see hundreds of collections and archives without ever leaving the couch. The cultural...Show More Summary
The big comeback of the humble zine may be the most surprising movement of the digital era, and Saturday's zine/small press launch party at the Craft and Folk Art Museum is testament to that. Amidst the noise of Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook, artists and writers have taken to, once again,...
A John Singer Sargent show in London, a desert rave in South Africa and a museum re-opening in Tokyo are on this week's calendar of arts events around the world.
The guest list for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's 50th anniversary gala Saturday night might easily be mistaken for that of a Hollywood awards show.
“The Bloch Family Foundation will finance a nearly two-year, $11.7 million renovation … The new space will bring into public view 29 works from the personal collection of Henry and Marion Bloch, a gift of paintings promised by the family in 2010 in connection with the museum’s 75th anniversary.”