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The Contemporary Jewish Museum Hosts Exhibit On J. Otto Seibold

1 minute 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

Souls Grown Deep Foundation donates 57 works to Metropolitan Museum of Art

16 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that 57 works by contemporary African American artists from the Southern United States have been donated to the Museum by the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from its William S. Show More Summary

Njideka Akunyili Crosby is the 2014 winner of Smithsonian American Art Museum prize

16 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today that Njideka Akunyili Crosby is the 2014 winner of its James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize. Akunyili Crosby was selected by an independent panel of jurors who recognized her paintings...Show More Summary

Njideka Akunyili Crosby Wins the 2014 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Award

yesterdayArts / Museums : Eye Level

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is delighted to announce that Njideka Akunyili Crosby is the 2014 winner of our biennial James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize. Akunyili Crosby was selected by an independent panel of jurors who wrote in their decision, "Her bold yet intimate paintings are among the most visually, conceptually, and technically exciting work being made today."

Painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby wins $25,000 American Art Museum prize

yesterdayArts : Arts Post

“5 Umezebi Street, New Haven, Enugu” by Njidek Akunyili Crosby, the winner of the 2014 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Courtesy of Max Yawney). The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2014 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize to Njideka Akunyili Crosby for her “bold yet intimate” paintings. Akunyili Crosby is […]

10th Shanghai Biennale: China's longest running contemporary art biennial opens

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The 10th edition of Shanghai Biennale, China's longest running contemporary art biennial, opened on 23 November. Taking place at Power Station of Art, China's first state-run contemporary art museum, the event incorporates works by over 70 artists. Show More Summary

Exhibition traces American artist Anne Collier's career from 2002 to the present

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents American artist Anne Collier?s first major exhibition in the United States, which traces her career from 2002 to the present. The self-titled exhibition presents several themes dominant...Show More Summary

Nassau County Museum of Art presents its first exhibition devoted to Chinese art

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

China Then and Now brings together exemplary Chinese works of art from the classical, early modern and contemporary periods. The exhibition explores three millennia of one of the world?s most important artistic traditions from the perspective of American collectors on Long Island, such as Childs and Frances Frick and Dr. Show More Summary

Watch of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes Cover “Moonage Daydream” & “Hang Onto Yourself” At MCA Chicago’s “David Bowie Is” Exhibit

David Bowie’s career retrospective David Bowie Is made its U.S. debut at the Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago just about two months ago when it kicked off with an official “David Bowie Day.” In that time, it’s become a hotspot for celebrities to visit while in the city: Usher brought his kids there this week, [...]

A Diverse but Directionless Survey of American Art Today

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

The recently minted Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, has mounted a prodigious exhibition of contemporary art titled State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.

MOCA's 2015-16 art exhibitions include Matthew Barney show

With no major exhibitions since a Mike Kelley show in March, the new leadership team at the Museum of Contemporary Art announced a 2015-16 schedule on Thursday punctuated by a Matthew Barney show at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary next fall and an Elaine Sturtevant show this spring at MOCA Grand...

MOCA's 2015-16 art exhibitions include Matthew Barney show

5 days agoArts : Culture Monster

With no major exhibitions since a Mike Kelley show in March, the new leadership team at the Museum of Contemporary Art announced a 2015-16 schedule on Thursday punctuated by a Matthew Barney show at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary next fall and an Elaine Sturtevant show this spring at MOCA Grand...

MOCA announces 2015-16 exhibition schedule

5 days agoArts : Culture Monster

The Museum of Contemporary Art, after no major exhibitions since a "Mike Kelley” show in March, has finally announced a 2015-16 programming schedule. Highlights include a Matthew Barney show at the Geffen Contemporary next fall, coming to L.A. from the Museum of Old and New Art in...

Leading Brazilian artist Adriana Varejao's first solo U.S. museum exhibition opens

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

This November, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opened the first solo U.S. museum exhibition of Adriana Varejão, one of the leading voices in contemporary Brazilian art. Covering the period from 1993 to 2014, the exhibition examines...Show More Summary

Chic Chicago Wedding at the Museum Of Contemporary Art

Clary Pfeiffer has a beautiful way with the camera. So when she steps behind the lens to capture a wedding as chic and classic as this beauty, I know we are in for a treat. And let me just tell you, this gallery is certainly a treat. Modern and sophisticated, this couples' beautiful day plays out…

Japanese Artists Solve The Problem of How To Sell Multiple Copies of Interactive Artworks

If you’re a modern art fan, you may have bought a copy of a Picasso or a Pollock. But chances are, you’ve never been able to buy a copy of an interactive art installation…until now. Back in July, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo in Japan displayed a giant canvas showing four snowmen in a wintry scene. Show More Summary

5 Must-See Exhibitions in Miami During Art Basel

Art Basel Miami Beach brings out the biggest names in contemporary art, not just within the fair circuit but also in the local arts community. This year marks the second anniversary of the opening of the Pérez Art Museum and the debut of the Institute of Contemporary Art Miami. Show More Summary

New video and site-specific sculpture by Kate Gilmore on view at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum has commissioned Kate Gilmore to debut a new video and site-specific sculpture that is a record of a private performance produced in the gallery space where it is on view from October 19, 2014, through April 5, 2015. Show More Summary

Modern and contemporary art from the Dominican Republic on view at the Art Museum of the Americas

last weekArts : Artdaily

This scenic view and historic sketch showcases, through 30 artworks, the consistency, quality, and diversity of the Collection of the Directorate General of Customs. The selection of works sets the Customs Office apart as one of the more important creative spaces in the region. Show More Summary

North Miami Leaders and Former Museum Board Settle Dispute over Museum Assets

last weekArts : ArtsBeat

The city of North Miami and the former board of the Museum of Contemporary Art there have settled a dispute over how to divvy up assets from the museum.

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