“Four museums in Miami are currently searching for new directors. In a city that has transformed itself into one of the top destinations for contemporary art in the US over the past decade and boasts perhaps ten significant art institutions, nearly half are now leaderless.”
Christopher Bedford, director of the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, has announced that computer programmer and philanthropist Peter Norton has donated 41 works created by some of today?s leading contemporary artists to the museum. Show More Summary
"Wow, you look like an installation at the contemporary art museum!" The joys of modernism aren't for everyone. Children, especially, might not appreciate the artistry of unusually shaped furniture and all-white, sparsely decorated homes. Read Full Story
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announced some exciting news recently. [ more › ]
“Four contemporary classical composers walk into an art museum. No punch line. But after walking in, this quartet of composers eventually walked away having penned four new compositions, which Network for New Music will premiere Friday at the Barnes Foundation – amid the art and spaces that inspired them.”
The commotion (and borderline hysteria) over the recent David Bowie exhibition [PDF] at the Museum of Contemporary Art in January has ceased -- the elaborate costumes and platform boots have bid adieu to Chicago and are traveling across the...
This Black History Month, an arts museum in Brooklyn is going back to the future. The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is combining the old with the new. Instead of celebrating...Show More Summary
Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, announced the launch of the Vision Campaign today--the museum's capital campaign to raise $64 million--and has already raised $60 million in private donations toward the goal to date. Show More Summary
If you mention embroidery, many will immediately think of tablecloths with floral vines, bell pulls, or landscapes created through cross-stitching. In recent years, however, embroidery has been taken up again and discussed in contemporary art, thereby showing that preconceived notions should be reassessed. Show More Summary
Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, today announced the extraordinary gift of $10 million from Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund to create the Griffin Galleries of Contemporary Art. ?Ken has been a consistent and generous supporter of the arts in our community,? said Madeleine Grynsztejn. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s announced that its spring auctions of Contemporary Art in New York will feature an outstanding selection of works generously donated by artists in support of MOCA ? The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Approximately...Show More Summary
Thirty-five works, from artists including Barbara Kruger, John Baldessari, Jeff Koons and Ed Ruscha, will be auctioned at Sotheby's to benefit the museum.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future, on view at LACMA?s satellite gallery in Charles White Elementary School in MacArthur Park through June 13. The exhibition explores the work of Los Angeles?based...Show More Summary
Inaugurating the Israel Museum?s 50th anniversary celebrations is a special exhibition featuring the diversity of creative practice in Israeli art today. On view from February 10 through August 29, 2015, 6 Artists, 6 Projects embraces...Show More Summary
In conjunction with ?Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds,? the High Museum of Art presents two solo exhibitions by leading contemporary American artists José Parlá and Fahamu Pecou. In their concurrent exhibitions, on view Feb. 14 through...Show More Summary
Christie?s will offer Works from the Collection of Ruth Horwich as part of the upcoming First Open Sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Ruth Horwich and her husband Leonard were among the founders of the Museum of Contemporary ArtShow More Summary
Museum Alex Mylona ? Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art presents the exhibition Christos Chrissopoulos My mother?s silence, curated by Denys Zacharopoulos. Nefeli Editions has published the bilingual album featuring Christos Chrissopoulos?s...Show More Summary
No Bowie, no problem. The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is off to a hot start in 2015 with several must-see exhibitions. [ more › ]
Charles Avery (b. 1973, Oban, Scotland) is an explorer of the ?old-fashioned? kind. For the last decade he has been hard at work on his project ?The Islanders?, using drawings, texts, video, objects and installations to create a portrait of a fictional island. Show More Summary
Miami's new Institute of Contemporary Art has lost its interim director, Suzanne Weaver, who has been there only a few months.