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Exhibition presents a collection of visual stories about contemporary life in Iran and the Arab world

9 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The exhibition, opening May 30 at Carnegie Museum of Art, introduces the pioneering work of 12 leading women photographers who have tackled the very notion of representation with passion and power, questioning tradition and challenging perceptions of Middle Eastern identity. Show More Summary

Moscow art museum reopens in Koolhas building

The new home of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Gorky Park — a Soviet-era bus garage transformed by Rem Koolhaas — debuts June 12. On Monday, the museum opens its final exhibition in its nearby temporary pavilion, Katharina Grosse’s “Yes No Why Later,” a walk-through installation (pictured) on view through Aug. Show More Summary

National Gallery of Art acquires significant works by contemporary artists

The National Gallery of Art has acquired works by three contemporary female artists and a Chicago outsider artist using funds from the museum’s Collectors Committee and other donors. Cecily Brown’s painting “Girl on a Swing,” Martha Rosler’s photomontage “Cleaning the Drapes” and Roni Horn’s cast-glass sculpture “Opposite of White, v. 2” were added to the […]

Why MOCA is honoring artist John Baldessari at Saturday gala

Saturday night's gala for the Museum of Contemporary Art will honor artist and board member John Baldessari, with cocktails, dinner and a performance by R&B singer Janelle Monáe at the Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo. 

Currier Museum of Art Announces Hiring of Contemporary Arts Curator

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Currier Museum of Art announced the appointment of Samantha Cataldo as Assistant Curator. Cataldo?s responsibilities will include acquiring post-World War II art and curating exhibitions, including the Museum?s Contemporary Connections series. Show More Summary

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts to Move to Larger New Space in Brooklyn

The museum will move from its Hanson Place home to a new mixed-use facility on the corner of Lafayette Avenue and Flatbush Avenue.

Painter Reveals 2,307 Obama Portraits (And Counting)

Images courtesy of Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit Every single day for the past six years, painter Rob Pruitt has taken 15 minutes to craft a tricolor portrait of President Obama on a different 2' x 2' panel. The expansive collection...Show More Summary

A Painting for Every Day of Obama’s Presidency

4 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Entering the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit for Rob Pruitt’s new exhibition, the viewer is enticed immediately by a meticulous grid of President Obama–themed, patriotic-colored paintings.

The San Diego Museum of Art welcomes Chinese contemporary artist Pan Gongkai for special exhibition

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The San Diego Museum of Art welcomes an exhibition from acclaimed contemporary Chinese artist Pan Gongkai, on view through February 2016. The exhibition includes six stunning new paintings, created specifically for The San Diego Museum of Art from the artist?s studio in Beijing. Show More Summary

When Lady Gaga Met The Bolshoi

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Brad and Angelina were there when, in 2009, the LA Museum of Contemporary Art, threw a party that saw Lady Gaga sing on a Damien Hirst-customized, pink grand piano.

Chrysler Museum mourns passing of Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Amy Brandt

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Chrysler Museum of Art community is sad to report the death of our colleague and friend Amy L. Brandt, who died May 15 after a valiant health struggle. She was 37. ?Academically distinguished, deeply passionate, and supremely self-confident,...Show More Summary

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents 'Adam Cvijanovic: American Montage'

last weekArts : Artdaily

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presenting American Montage, the first solo museum exhibition for Brooklyn-based artist Adam Cvijanovic. Cvijanovic (pronounced svee-YAHN-o-vitch) emerged to international attention as part of the America Today exhibition at the Hermitage Museum in St. Show More Summary

Cancer Is in the Eye of the Beholder

I wish I understood contemporary art museums. I really do. But most of the time, the creative genius behind the displays is totally lost on me. Someone can stick chewed up pieces of pink and blue bubble gum all over a light pole, and it's an eyesore and damage to public property. Show More Summary

MOCA lands $15.9 million from auction of donated art

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

A sale of donated art to benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles reaped $15.9 million on Tuesday evening at a Sotheby's auction in New York. Eight works were sold to benefit MOCA, including a Mark Grotjahn piece that fetched $6.5 million.

First Look: New Garage Cover and Museum Video Tour

In 2008, Dasha Zhukova, known for her cultural patronage as well as her marriage to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, opened the Garage, one of the largest contemporary arts spaces in her home country, inside Moscow's defunct Melnikov Bus Depot. Soon it hosted inquiries into the influence of John Cage and... More »

It Is About Leaving a Mark: A First Look Inside Russia's New Contemporary Art Museum

Garage Museum in Gorky Park, overview. Image courtesy of OMA, via One year ago, the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture changed its name to Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, a move signifying its projected longevity as Russia's first...Show More Summary

Timothy Rodgers appointed as new Director of The Wolfsonian-FIU

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Timothy Rodgers has been named director of The Wolfsonian?FIU. Rodgers comes to FIU from Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA). ?We are looking forward to having Dr. Rodgers lead The Wolfsonian?FIU into the next phase of its development. Show More Summary

Around Town - Other Worlds Zine Fair

Sat 23 May Other Worlds Zine Fair was established in 2014 as a boycott against the annual zine fair held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, which receives corporate...

Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb opens exhibition of works by artists who studied at the Bauhaus

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The exhibition presents the work of artists, architects and designers who studied at the Bauhaus: Otti Berger, Ivana Tomljenovi? and Gustav Bohutinsky from Croatia, Avgust ?ernigoj from Slovenia, and Selman Selmanagi? from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Show More Summary

Artist Chris Burden Has Died

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Paul Schimmel, a close friend of the artist and the former chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art who had organized Burden’s first retrospective exhibition in 1988, said the cause was malignant melanoma. Burden had been diagnosed with the illness 18 months ago, Schimmel said, but kept the information private

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