The Smithsonian?s National Museum of African Art announced the acquisition and permanent installation of sculpture ?Wind Sculpture VII? by celebrated contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare MBE. ?Wind Sculpture VII? made its Smithsonian debut Saturday, Dec. Show More Summary
Following his appointment as the next Treasury Secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, California banker Steven Mnuchin has resigned from his board position at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and onetime co-chairman of the troubled Relativity...
This week in art news: a museum discovered that an 800-year-old Mixtec skull in its collection is a forgery, Iran barred works from the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art from leaving the country, and Zaha Hadid Architects distanced itself from principal Patrik Schumacher's pro-gentrifcation comments. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Tucked east of downtown's tourist-heavy and bustling Magnificent Mile is Seneca Playlot Park. Sandwiched between the Ritz Carlton and the Museum of Contemporary Art, the park is easy to miss, but to rapper Brian Fresco, who chose the spot for his interview with RedEye, this tiny park is crucial...
This week, Pieterspace hosts a discussion on making art during fascism, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive celebrates its new home, the Museum of Contemporary Art honors a Day With(out) Art with a film screening, and more. The post ArtRx LA appeared first on Hyperallergic.
MOCAPE is located in Shenzhen and was designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au Coop Himmelb(l)au, the Vienna-based cooperative architectural design firm led by Wolf D. Prix, has completed the Museum of Contemporary Art and Planning Exhibition (MOCAPE)...Show More Summary
Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, has announced the names of the creative team that will reimagine many of the MCA's public spaces as part of an architectural redesign of the building, led by the Los Angeles architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee. Show More Summary
Museum Berggruen opened an exhibition of works by American painter George Condo (b. 1957, Concord, New Hampshire). This first ever large-scale exhibition of contemporary art at Museum Berggruen since its opening combines works by George...Show More Summary
One does not expect destination-worthy dining in a museum. That assumption is about to change. As part of a $16 million renovation, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago Ave.) will create a restaurant to be run by Jason Hammel, the chef/owner of Lula Cafe in Logan Square. As yet...
Authorities block release of famous artworks unseeen in the west for years, forcing Gemälde Galerie to postpone exhibition indefinitely An exhibition of artworks from Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art which was due to open in Berlin...Show More Summary
In the Sanford Biggers exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, there is a feeling of being somewhat loose and unsupported in the space. The post Trying to Believe in Sanford Biggers’s Subjective Cosmology appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are launching a new contemporary arts initiative at the de Young and Legion of Honor to augment the institution?s collection, programming, and outreach. Building upon each museum?s unique history...Show More Summary
David Salle teaches us how to overcome museum bewilderment.
Paintings by Arab artists are displayed alongside works by Iranians, underlining cultural bond despite political tensions Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting an exhibition of modern Arab art from countries including SaudiShow More Summary
Once the 100,000-square-foot Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) opens on the V&A Waterfront in September 2017, it will reign as Africa’s largest contemporary art gallery—and one of the world’s most influential art institutions. Show More Summary
Kimberli Gant will become the McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art, Museum Director Erik Neil announced today. Gant currently serves as the Mellon Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Arts of Global Africa at the Newark Museum, in Newark, N.J. Show More Summary
For those who prefer their art house horror leans closer to the disturbing than the slow-burn suspense story, Nicolas Pesce’s THE EYES OF MY MOTHER is certainly the contemporary chiller for you. With gorgeous black-and-white photography and a truly unsettling story on display, the film transfixes you akin to a cinematic puzzle, with the pieces […]
Through drawings and paintings of the figure, still lifes, and landscapes, the exhibiting painters draw inspiration from the canon — Renaissance painting, the Hudson River School, American Modernism — and advance realism as a critical mode. The post ‘Truth & Vision’: 20 Contemporary Realist Painters at the Delaware Art Museum appeared first on Hyperallergic.
On November 13, 2016, Jitish Kallat: Covering Letter, an immersive installation by one of India?s leading contemporary artists, opened at the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The presentation of...Show More Summary
In 2003, About Face Theatre produced an early version of an unusual solo play called "I Am My Own Wife" at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. Starring the actor Jefferson Mays, who then was little known, "I Am My Own Wife" was the compelling story of a self-described German transvestite. The...