The ancient and the contemporary collide at the 57th Venice Biennale of Art with artefacts on loan from the Iraq Museum
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art announced the winners of its Travel Grants for international curators. These grants will be used to enable the winning curators to attend the first Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art which runs from March 10 to May 14, 2017. Show More Summary
The Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art presents the first comprehensive exhibition on the work of Cesare Leonardi (b. 1935, Modena, Italy). An architect and photographer, in the course of a career that spanned more than four decades Leonardi has continuously challenged the boundary between design and artistic practice. Show More Summary
In February, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Ron Mueck, an exhibition of major works by contemporary sculptor Ron Mueck, who produces hauntingly realistic figures that also challenge perception through shifts in scale. Following...Show More Summary
On February 24, 2017, the San Antonio Museum of Art opened an exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal art, titled Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art. The exhibition is drawn from a collection gifted to the Museum earlier this year by long-time supporters May and Victor Lam. Show More Summary
Innovative artists can create remarkable objects from simple materials, such as paper, construction supplies, and light. These elements combine in experimental fashion in two new contemporary exhibitions opening at the Currier Museum of Art on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Show More Summary
The Orlando Museum of Art has acquired three important works of art by: Robin Rhode, a contemporary performance artist and photographer; Kate Gilmore, a contemporary performance and video artist; and Frederick MacMonnies, a 19th Century American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts school. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia announces the opening of the distance between by Mario Petrirena. The exhibition takes place in the upper level galleries at MOCA GA. Exhibition dates are February 24, 2017 ? April 29, 2017. Mario Petrirena was born in Cuba and was raised during the political upheaval of the 1960s. Show More Summary
Paul Schimmel, the longtime Los Angeles curator best known for his defining tenure as the former chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, has departed Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, the downtown gallery he helped establish in spring 2016. The gallery functioned as the Los Angeles...
The Museum of Contemporary Art on the Moon has drawn together a group of artists to create work for a speculative museum that might one day exist on the moon. The post Envisioning an Art Museum on the Moon appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Thanks to sponsorship by Fundación Banco Santander, the latest edition of the Invited Work programme is presenting a work by the contemporary artist from Bilbao Javier Pérez. Entitled Carrion, this installation created in 2011 comprises ten stuffed crows perched on fragments of an ornate chandelier made of red Murano glass. Show More Summary
When the LA Art Book Fair landed at the Museum of Contemporary Art's branch in Little Tokyo in 2013, staff at the museum told organizers to expect 5,000 people over the course of the three-day event. "Well, we got 5,000 people on opening night," says curator Shannon Cane, who oversees the Los Angeles fair,...
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum announced earlier today that they have accepted Annie Koyama's donation of more than 250 pages of original artwork featuring contemporary American cartoonists. Koyama is the founder, owner and...Show More Summary
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is presenting Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje, an exploration of contemporary Cuban art from the 1970s to the present that looks at how Cuban artists both on the island and abroad have grappled with issues of identity, community, and the urban experience. Show More Summary
Ahead of its Grand Opening during South Africa Heritage Weekend in September 2017, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) today announced major gifts from the Roger Ballen Foundation and the Eiger Foundation to Zeitz MOCAA?s endowment to establish and support a Centre for Photography. Show More Summary
In her native Canada and beyond, the artist Liz Magor (b. 1948) is regarded as one of the most influential contemporary sculptors; the oeuvre she has built since the 1970s has guided an entire generation of younger artists. Her art investigates...Show More Summary
The Denver Art Museum presents Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place, an exhibition of site-specific installations by emerging and mid-career Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West.Show More Summary
Thanks to the generous gifts of donors and supporters, the Racine Art Museum owns over 9,000 pieces, crowning it as America's largest collection of contemporary craft. Open at Racine Art Museum, February 19 - June 4, 2017, Small Gifts from Big Donors focuses on the small-scale gifts of significant donors to RAM's collection. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville scoured the globe to find a respected international curator and scholar to be its next director: Caitlín Doherty. She has engaged with artists, students, and communities around the world throughout a career that spans Scotland, Ireland, Qatar, and the United States. Show More Summary
The National Museum of Women in the Arts presents New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin, on view from Feb. 17 through May 14, 2017. Contemporaries and friends, potter Maria Martinez (ca. 1887?1980) and photographer...Show More Summary