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
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
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
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, 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
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 »
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
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...]
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; 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 »
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
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...
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
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 ]
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,...
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...
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
The museum will have a permanent home in the Design District.
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 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