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'What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present' opens at the RISD Museum

5 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The RISD Museum explores an alternate history of contemporary American art this fall in What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present. What Nerve! is on view from mid-September through January 4, 2015. ?The RISD Museum is excited to present this ambitious exhibition,? says John W. Show More Summary

'Andy Warhol: Shadows' exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated

13 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The event: The Museum of Contemporary Art’s weekend of festivities began Thursday when an intimate gathering of VIPs got a first glimpse of “Andy Warhol: Shadows,” the new exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue. Cocktails and dinner at the Standard Downtown followed.  

First exhibition inspired by Cornell Fine Arts Museum's Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

From September 17, 2014 to January 4, 2015, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL presents the exhibition Fractured Narratives: a strategy to engage, the first exhibition inspired by the Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College. Show More Summary

Around Town - Vivid Sydney 2015

22 May 2015-08 Jun 2015 Vivid Sydney is an annual city-wide festival featuring a live music component at Sydney Opera House, a talks and 'ideas' program at the Museum of Contemporary...

News del Giorno: Video Art Ruffles Feathers; Communion for Divorcées?

2 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Pope Francis has gotten five cardinals up in arms by merely considering the idea of opening up communion to divorced Catholics. [Huffington Post Italia] Rome’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO) caused a stir when it projected a video-art piece titled Happy Moms, which featured close-up shots of vulvas, onto the... More »

Moscow's Garage Museum announces opening plans for new Koolhaas building

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

On September 15th 2014, Dasha Zhukova (Founder, Garage), Rem Koolhaas (Founder, OMA), Anton Belov (Director, Garage), and Kate Fowle (Chief Curator, Garage) presented the plans for Garage Museum of Contemporary Art?s new building and program, scheduled to open in 2015. Show More Summary

Tate icons to be seen all over the UK

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

Iconic art works will be lent to museums and galleries all over the UK giving audiences the chance to see some of Tate?s most famous works. Tracey Emin?s My Bed 1988, on long-term loan to Tate, will be shown at Turner Contemporary in Margate, Emin?s home town, as well as in London and Liverpool. Show More Summary

Moscow ‘Garage’ Museum to Open June 2015 with Shows by Russian, NY Artists

Russian collector Dasha Zhukova said her new Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow will open in June 2015 with a group of shows.

Portland Art Museum Chief Curator Bruce Guenther announces retirement

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Portland Art Museum today announced the retirement of Bruce Guenther, chief curator and The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. ?It has been an honor to have worked with Bruce. As chief curator, he...Show More Summary

Anri Sala exhibits in Baltimore Museum of Art's dynamic contemporary wing

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Baltimore Museum of Art?s dynamic contemporary wing exhibition program continues with an exhibition of new and rarely shown works by one of the most intriguing artists working today. Black Box: Anri Sala (September 14, 2014 ? February...Show More Summary

Detroit City: A multiyear new initiative highlights Detroit artists in a global context

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Detroit is a city with competing narratives: art and culture, bankruptcy, and revitalization. The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit examines these narratives and put Detroit artists in a global context with a new multiyear program titled...Show More Summary

Newswire: Celebrate the spirit of rock ’n’ roll with some David Bowie-themed chicken wings

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art is gearing up to host “David Bowie Is,” a massive touring exhibition of the famed musician’s performances, costumes, and personas. To celebrate the event, the museum’s in-house restaurant, Puck’s Cafe, has switched up its menu, filling it with Bowie-themed entries and cocktails. Show More Summary

Here and Elsewhere: A Portrait of the Global Art Economy

last weekArts : Art Fag City

It’s unfortunate, then, that the lessons I got out of Here and Elsewhere, the New Museum’s current exhibition of art from the Arab World, weren’t the least bit challenging. We’re told contemporary art should look like other contemporary art and exhibitions, and that if that art is political, it should reference past events. That’s not much of a lesson plan.

The Improvised Body: The Reemergence of Senga Nengudi

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The artist Senga Nengudi was recently honored with dual retrospectives of her work at Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art and RedLine Gallery. The MCA featured the black and brown pantyhose of her long-running R.S.V.P. series, which was stretched, contorted, and knotted into abstract echoes of everything from hair and genitalia to masks and musical notation.

MOCAD launches Mike Kelley's 'Mobile Homestead' neighborhood tour

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Mike Kelley?s Mobile Homestead, a unique public art project by internationally renowned artist Mike Kelley, will venture from its permanent home on the grounds of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit into the neighborhoods and parks of the city on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Show More Summary

Allen Memorial Art Museum highlights Latin American Art of the 20th and 21st centuries

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The first modern work of Latin American art entered the collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum in 1936, providing the seed for a diverse group of more than 200 modern and contemporary works by artists from 12 countries. This fall,...Show More Summary

Where's Ziggy? "David Bowie Is" Arrives At Chicago's Museum Of Contemporary Art

    It's our third edition of Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. A few times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips—near and far—for making your trips more enjoyable. So sit back, dream of your next journey and let us know if you have any hints for us—email travel@gothamist.com. [ more › ]

Vitra’s Rolf Fehlbaum to Receive Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Collab Design Excellence Award

2 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

Make way for the chairman. Vitra’s Rolf Fehlbaum is the winner of the 2014 Collab Design Excellence Award, bestowed annually by a collaboration of design professionals supporting the modern and contemporary design collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Show More Summary

Fleming Museum of Art opens 'Kara Walker: Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)'

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

On Tuesday, September 2, the Fleming Museum of Art reopens for its Fall 2014 season with the first of three exhibitions commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War. A contemporary lens on the war is provided...Show More Summary

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