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"I am by no means a great artist, I'm just a Hard-Working Sista" -- The Carrie Mae Weems Distinguished Leature at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

'Artist Carrie Mae Weems is considered one of the most influential contemporary American artists today. Crystal Bridges recently acquired the artist’s photograph series, The Kitchen Table, which was on view in the 2016 temporary exhibition Black Unity. Show More Summary

Lead gift supports modern and contemporary collecting, initiatives

last weekArts : Artdaily

As part of its $100 million comprehensive campaign to preserve and expand its legacy for the 21st century and beyond, The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Florida State University announce a leadership gift of $5 million from the Monda family of Sarasota, Florida. Show More Summary

Chance the Rapper's talk at Museum of Contemporary Art rescheduled for Monday; tickets on sale Friday

Last fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art and music website Pitchfork announced a series of talks with speakers including Solange, Vince Staples and Chance the Rapper, but Chance wound up having to re-schedule. Now, Chancelor Bennett’s date has been finalized, and it’s coming up quickly: The Chicago...

New exhibition at MAD explores the complexity of the US-Mexico border

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Arts and Design is presenting La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border, an international exhibition of contemporary jewelry that explores the US?Mexico border as a complex landscape of human interaction. Running through...Show More Summary

Marta Moreira de Almeida appointed Deputy Director of Serralves Museum

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Marta Moreira de Almeida (Porto, 1968) has been appointed as Deputy Director of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, responsible for the area of Exhibitions. The museum?s director, João Ribas, commented: ?Marta has been working in Serralves for over 25 years and has worked directly with all the previous Museum Directors. Show More Summary

Exhibition explores appropriation and transformation in music and art since 1900

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

This interdisciplinary exhibition at the Museum Tinguely will be devoted to the multi-faceted subject of creative adaptation in 20th-century music and contemporary art. From 28 February to 13 May it will present music manuscripts and art works that adopt, recast, paraphrase or even dismantle existing works in their content, structure or conception. Show More Summary

how Could A Museum Lose An 83,000-Pound Richard Serra Sculpture?

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

In 1986, the Madrid museum, one of the top contemporary art destinations in the Spanish capital, commissioned the famous sculptor to create a piece for a landmark exhibition, References: An Artistic Encounter in Time. Their idea was to show the work of three famous Spanish artists next to that of three renowned artists from the […]

Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition at the Katonah Museum of Art

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Largest U.S. exhibition on the subject to date, on view February 25 through June 17. The post Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition at the Katonah Museum of Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Africa Is No Island: Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden opens new exhibition

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, Marrakech, opened internationally on 24 February 2018 with two exhibitions: a semi-permanent exhibition comprised of the Fondation Alliances? collection and L?Afrique n?est pas une île ( Africa Is No Island ), an exhibition of contemporary photography from the African continent and the diaspora. Show More Summary

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens the first major survey of the work of Howardena Pindell

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the first major survey of the work of groundbreaking, multidisciplinary artist Howardena Pindell. The exhibition spans the New York-based artist's five-decades-long career, featuring early...Show More Summary

Exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp offers generous glimpses into AMVK's vast oeuvre

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven (also known as AMVK) is an artist of singular complexity. Born in 1951 in Antwerp, where she still lives and works, she has been active since the 1970s as a visual artist, graphic designer and performer. She has always been a pioneer. Show More Summary

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive mounts exhibition of new work by Jay Heikes

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive launches the fortieth anniversary of its MATRIX Program?which introduces Bay Area audiences to exceptional voices in contemporary art?with an exhibition of work by Jay Heikes, the Minneapolis-based artist whose practice explores the interplay between borders, music, and material discovery. Show More Summary

Madrid To Get New Museum Of Contemporary Latin American Art

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The Miami-based philanthropist and art collector Ella Fontanals-Cisneros has announced that she will donate some works from her collection of Latin American art to the Spanish government, which will exhibit them on the second floor of Madrid's historical La Tabacalera, a former tobacco factory."

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum presents The Coral Reef Project

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum announced the opening of The Coral Reef Project, on view from February 10 through April 15, 2018. The Coral Reef Project, the latest exhibition in Lyman Allyn?s Near :: New contemporary series, is a mixed media exhibit with a unique sculptural installation that demonstrates the fragility of coral and its ecosystem. Show More Summary

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma commissions work by Finnish artist Maija Luutonen

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Finnish artist Maija Luutonen has filled Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma?s Studio K, a 9-meter high gallery room with a new commission work. She is the first artist in the series called Kiasma Commission by Kordelin, lauched to promote Finnish contemporary artists. Show More Summary

Africa Gets Another New Contemporary Art Museum

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Five months after the much-anticipated Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa opened in Cape Town, at the opposite end of the continent, the Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) is having its official international opening in Marrakech, Morocco.

Exhibition of contemporary art employs Victorian aesthetics as a lens to explore modern concerns

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Neo-Victorians: Contemporary Artists Revive Gilded-Age Glamour, on view at the Hudson River Museum from February 10 through May 13, 2018, explores a resurgence of interest over the last decade in ornamental lushness, with works of art that conceal pointed social commentary beneath seductive surface techniques. Show More Summary

Exhibition explores the work of three American artists redefining contemporary history painting

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Seattle Art Museum presents Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas (February 15?May 13, 2018), a new exhibition organized by SAM featuring three leading American artists from three generations whose work redefines history painting in a contemporary context. Show More Summary

Lost Klimt Drawing Turns Up In Dead Museum Staffer's Closet

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"In Austria and Germany, finding missing art is rarely simple. The drawing, along with three works by Klimt's contemporary Egon Schiele, was part of a long legal battle and an even longer back story."

New exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of transformative OKCMOA acquisition

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

In 1968, the Oklahoma Art Center (the predecessor to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art) purchased the 154-piece collection of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, transforming Oklahoma City?s collection of contemporary art. Opening Saturday, Feb. Show More Summary

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