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Positive Images for Field and Forest: Sharon Ya'ari exhibits at National Gallery of Art, Vilnius

6 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The solo show of the Israeli artist Sharon Ya'ari at the biggest museum of modern and contemporary art in Lithuania?the National Gallery of Art?is organized as an important artistic event bridging the Lithuanian and Israeli contemporary cultural scenes. Show More Summary

All in the Smooth, White, Vacant-Eyed Family of Contemporary Figurative Sculpture

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

PHILADELPHIA — Once upon a time, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, there lived a family of sculptures. They were all smooth, white, and vacant-eyed.

Eric Aho shadows his father at the New Britain Museum

The energetic paint handling in Eric Aho’s work is like a shot of adrenaline for contemporary painters. In a solo exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art, Aho presents a selection of paintings (many of which were shown at DC Moore last year) that fuse portraiture and landscape, as well as a new … read more... Show More Summary

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego announces summer exhibitions at downtown location

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego presents four exhibitions at its Downtown location that highlight the Museum?s permanent collection and dedication to regional and binational artists in San Diego/Tijuana area. For DeLIMITations:...Show More Summary

Breaking News: MOCA GA announces 2016/17 Working Artist Project grants

The Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia has announced the winners of the 2016/17 Working Artist Project grants: Craig Drennen, Lauri Stallings and Paul Stephen Benjamin.

Sculpture by renowned artist Nick Cave on view at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

last weekArts : Artdaily

Property, a profound sculpture by Nick Cave, one of America?s foremost contemporary artists, has been acquired by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and will be on view in the museum?s Project Space beginning July 23. The sculpture, like Cave?s other celebrated works, explores issues of race, gender, oppression, identity and history. Show More Summary

Artist's Photos Of Braided Hairstyles Show The Beauty Of Black Hair

Chicago-based artist Shani Crowe’s photo exhibit “Braids” is a love letter to the beauty of black hairstyles. The exhibit, which was on display at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts from April to July, included 10 black...Show More Summary

Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition by Theaster Gates reimagines the house museum as a visionary site for Black freedom

last weekArts : Artdaily

Contemporary American artist Theaster Gates makes his Canadian debut this summer with an ambitious solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. In a series of large-scale installations, Gates creates symbolic spaces in the tradition of the house museum, each dedicated to the potential of Black creativity and freedom ? past, present and future. Show More Summary

There’s A New $100,000 Art Prize Coming Out Of Austin

“The [museum] Contemporary Austin announced Thursday that it will be host to the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100,000 unrestricted biennial award given to an artist of any age, any nationality and working in any medium. In addition, the Booth Prize will finance a solo exhibit for the winning artist that will be accompanied […]


last weekArts : Artdaily

A monumental interactive tree swing is the focal point of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum?s presentation of the work of Virginia Overton as part of Site Lines: Four Solo Exhibitions Engaging Place. The exhibition, which is on view...Show More Summary

SFMOMA to honor artist Christian Marclay

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces artist Christian Marclay as the recipient of the annual SFMOMA Contemporary Vision Award. Marclay will be honored at a dinner held in the museum on Monday, October 17, 2016. The awardShow More Summary

The Dayton Art Institute presents summer suite of water focused special exhibitions

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

It is a cool summer at The Dayton Art Institute, as the museum continues its ?Year of the Classical Elements? with three contemporary installations, all relating to the element of water. The Antarctic Sublime & Elements of Nature: Water...Show More Summary

Contemporary positions from Albania and Kosovo on view at Ludwig Museum Budapest

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

One of the priorities at Ludwig Museum Budapest is to keep track of the contemporary art scenes and new tendencies of the Central and Eastern European region and the post-socialist countries. The exhibition presenting a selection of contemporary positions from the art scenes of Albania and Kosovo in the summer of 2016 is part of this tendency. Show More Summary

Collector of women artists brings contemporary art to Sheffield

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Valeria Napoleone, a leading international collector of work by female artists, is exhibiting highlights from her collection in public for the first time this July at Museum Sheffield?s Graves Gallery. Drawn from a collection with aShow More Summary

Mexico's N.A.A.F.I. record label is changing club culture around the globe

Museo Jumex, the new spiky-roofed contemporary art museum in Mexico City, is a beacon for a global cultural capital. Nestled between billionaire Carlos Slim’s own glittery private-collection monument Museo Soumaya and rows of gleaming new condo towers, the space is analogous to L.A.’s Broad Museum....

Michael Joo investigates intersection of science, nature and human intervention at the Sackler Gallery

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

An installation by Korean American artist Michael Joo (b. 1966, Ithaca, N.Y.) is being exhibited in the Smithsonian?s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Pavilion this year as part of the museum?s ?Perspectives? contemporary art series. ?Perspectives: Michael Joo,? on view July 2, 2016?July 9, 2017, explores the migration patterns of Korean red-crowned cranes. Show More Summary

Extending a Local Legacy, Bay Area Artists and Media Activists Fight for Social Justice

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

SAN FRANCISCO — Just around the corner from the newly expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) — a veritable temple to wealth amassed in the form of contemporary artworks — the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has mounted a very different kind of installation, one which monumentalizes activism.

Review: MOCA GA’s “Creecy: A Survey of Major Paintings” makes the painter’s painter accessible

Entering the expansive space of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia’s Educational Resource Center, I felt instantly immersed in Herbert Creecy’s lifelong “love affair” with painting. Jackson Pollock famously explained that he painted...Show More Summary

Toledo Museum of Art names Halona Norton-Westbrook Director of Collections

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Toledo Museum of Art has named associate curator of contemporary art Halona Norton-Westbrook to the newly created position of director of collections. In this role Norton-Westbrook is responsible for overseeing the Museum?s curatorial staff, exhibitions and art conservation. Show More Summary

First major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion on view in Brighton

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion is currently on view at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. Exploring fashion and style in four cities at the compass points of the African continent ? Casablanca inShow More Summary

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