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Anna Stothart named Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the San Antonio Museum of Art

22 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The San Antonio Museum of Art announces Anna Stothart has been appointed The Brown Foundation Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Stothart will begin at the Museum in February. She is currently Assistant Curator at the InstituteShow More Summary

A Roving Locus: A Conversation with Amy Adler

I first saw Amy Adler's work at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego many years ago when I was probably still in college. Her "Director" series was being exhibited and the work continues to stick with me over all these years. The...Show More Summary

'The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World' opens at MoMA

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Paintings by 17 artists working today are the focus of The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World at The Museum of Modern Art from December 14, 2014, through April 5, 2015. These works are united by a singular approach...Show More Summary

Cleveland Museum of Art announces acquisitions and gift

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Recent additions of artwork representing medieval Europe, the Ancient Americas, 20th-century photography and contemporary art further enhance the Cleveland Museum of Art?s permanent collection. World-renowned for its quality and breadth, the collection represents almost 45,000 objects and 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. Show More Summary

Stéphane Aquin named Chief Curator of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Stéphane Aquin, curator of contemporary art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art since 1998, has been named chief curator of the Smithsonian?s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, effective early 2015. He will lead a department of five...Show More Summary

Remembering 3 Critical Moments in Contemporary Art

Three art-scene controversies from New York’s archives that are worth revisiting. 1. When the Met almost became a theme park.In 1977, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s then-director Thomas Hoving and billionaire Walter H. Annenberg were surreptitiously planning for the “Fine Arts Center of the Annenberg School of Communications at the... More »

Lubeznik Center for the Arts appoints Erika Hanner as Executive Director

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Board of Directors of Lubeznik Center for the Arts announces the appointment of Erika Hanner as its Executive Director. Most recently she served as the Director of Convergent Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago, IL. Show More Summary

Photo of Nude Pregnant Woman Upsets City Council President So Much, He Wants Museum’s Funding Pulled

No, this is not a story from Lahore or Riyadh. Welcome to Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville City Council President Clay Yarborough objected Wednesday to a photo of a nude pregnant woman at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, saying it “works against our efforts to promote a family-friendly Jacksonville and downtown.” Won’t somebody please think of the [Read More...]

Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities

On this dark, rainy afternoon, Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Helen Molesworth is hunkered down inside her office, bundled up in the copious folds of a fuzzy, gray sweater — and she is making sausage.

‘Forever Now’ Is MoMA’s Market Moment

"Forever Now; Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World" at the Museum of Modern Art arrives, curated by Laura Hoptman, at a moment when painting is in an astonishingly conflicted but promising abysm of wakefulness. A group show about this stirring medium, at this moment, and in the very House of... More »

Esterio Segura's first U.S. museum exhibition on view at the Museum of Latin American Art

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

MOLAA is presenting the first solo U.S. museum exhibition of pioneering contemporary artist Esterio Segura. This is the first comprehensive survey of his work at a museum outside of Cuba since his 1999 exhibition Espacio ocupado por un Sueño/Space Occupied by a Dream at Centro Wifredo Lam in Havana. Show More Summary

Architects in Finland Battle Over the Helsinki Guggenheim and the “Next Helsinki”

In early December 2014, the shortlist for a competition of the desing of the new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki was announced. The bulk of the building of the new Finnish venue of the famed museum of modern and contemporary art will be financed by the government of Finland and the...

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles presents 'Cameron: Songs for the Witch Woman'

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is presenting Cameron: Songs for the Witch Woman from October 11, 2014 to January 18, 2015 at MOCA Pacific Design Center. Organized by guest curator Yael Lipschutz, the exhibition is the largest comprehensive survey of Cameron?s work since 1989 and includes approximately 98 artworks and ephemeral artifacts. Show More Summary

MOCA GA receives major NEA grant

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia's (MOCA GA) Working Artist Project just got a $20,000 boost. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that MOCA GA is one of a several hundred nonprofit organizations across the country to receive an Arts Work grant.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ICA Miami plans new building funded by ex-Philadelphia Eagles owner

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami will build a permanent home for itself that is expected to open in December 2016. The facility, which the recently founded museum announced on Monday, is being funded entirely from a gift by former Philadelphia Eagles owner Norman Braman and his wife,...

Art - Jane Gillings: The Museum of Unnatural History

03-20 Dec In her latest exhibition, local artist Jane Gillings has used the detritus of contemporary life (discarded rubbish, packaging, toys and spare parts) to...

Israel Museum announces 2014 contemporary acquisition highlights

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem has expanded its holdings in contemporary art with acquisitions of major works by Francis Alÿs, Pawel Althamer, Camille Henrot, and Yayoi Kusama. These acquisitions span mediums and genres and deepen the Museum?s representation of pivotal artists who have made meaningful contributions to the canon of contemporary art. Show More Summary

Land and Financing for the New Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

The museum will have a permanent home in the Design District.

Home of the Week: Museum feel in the Valley

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Modern art sculptures, walls of glass and a dramatic fountain outside the foyer give this walled and gated contemporary a museum-like feel. Dual staircases off the two-story entry hall, a double-island kitchen, two laundry rooms and two two-car garages are among features at the one-of-a-kind...

The Contemporary Jewish Museum Hosts Exhibit On J. Otto Seibold

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Contemporary Jewish Museum is hosting an exhibit shining the spotlight on children’s books illustrator J. Otto Seibold. The “J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch” art show was organized to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Mr. Lunch book series. Show More Summary

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