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A 21st-Century “Pictures At An Exhibition” (But This Exhibition Is One Of The World’s Greatest)

11 hours agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“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.”

Doris Salcedo: Where Lives are More Than Data @ The Museum of Contemporary Art

3 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

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...

Black Future Month refocuses the lens on tomorrow's identity

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

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announces $64 million vision campaign

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

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

Exhibition about embroidery in contemporary art opens at the National Museum in Oslo

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

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

Gift of $10 million to Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago by Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

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

Major contemporary artists donate works to benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

35 Artists Donate Works to Benefit Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art

last weekArts : ArtsBeat

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.

Exhibition at LACMA's satellite gallery explores the work of contemporary artist Bari Kumar

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

New work by leading contemporary Israeli artists unveiled at Israel Museum in honor of 50th anniversary year

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

Solo exhibitions by contemporary artists open at the High Museum of Art

last weekArts : Artdaily

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 sale in New York to include works from the collection of Ruth Horwich

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

My mother's silence: Christos Chrissopoulos exhibits at Museum Alex Mylona - Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

Hot Exhibits Highlight The MCA's Start To 2015

No Bowie, no problem. The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is off to a hot start in 2015 with several must-see exhibitions. [ more › ]

Yung and Gifted: 15 Stunning Portraits Artist Yung Jake Made From Emojis

  Visual Artist Creates Celebrity Portraits From Emojis These belong in a contemporary museum! Yung Jake, a California based artist, created some of the most innovative portraits of celebrities using solely emojis. He paints the detailed drawings on the

Charles Avery's 'What's the matter with idealism?' opens at GEM, museum of contemporary art, The Hague

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

Hello, I Must Be Going: A Third Miami Museum Director Departs

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

Miami's new Institute of Contemporary Art has lost its interim director, Suzanne Weaver, who has been there only a few months.

Jamie McCourt and Aileen Getty among new MOCA board trustees

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Former Dodgers President Jamie McCourt and heiress and philanthropist Aileen Getty are among the four new trustees announced Thursday by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

Israel Museum's 50th

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ISRAEL MUSEUM: Israel Museum kicks off 50th anniversary celebrations. Exhibits include contemporary Israeli artists, the country as it was in 1965, exhibit on the Shrine of the Book, and the history of humankind (Judy Maltz, Haaretz ). Show More Summary

Richter Leads Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Sales

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

"There are plenty of collectors who can take a painting that big," said a New York dealer. "There are private museums opening up all over the world."

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