Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign welcomes Amy L. Powell as the museum?s curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. She began her new role on Sept. 16, 2014. Powell previously held the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Curatorial Fellowship at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. Show More Summary
When Christopher Williams’s retrospective, currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, was first proposed, the artist says he was uncomfortable with the idea of a survey.
New York City’s Museum of Modern Art has discovered footage of a previously unknown 1913 film with vaudeville and Broadway pioneer Bert Williams starring in a cast of all black actors. It’s not a completed film that a movie theater would have received, but rather seven reels of unassembled daily rushes, multiple takes from each [...]
A 101-year-old film discovered by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is the oldest known feature film starring a cast of black actors.
The Museum of Modern Art announces the discovery of previously unidentified, 101-year-old film footage, the earliest known surviving feature film with a cast of black actors. The unedited daily rushes?multiple "takes" shot each day during...Show More Summary
7 reels of 35-millimeter film sat in the archives of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, gathering dust. When scholars finally examined them, they found something amazing: the raw footage of a never-completed feature film from 1913. Show More Summary
The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 will release There Will Never Be Silence, an album that pays homage to both John Cage and the MoMA exhibition There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage?s 4?33? (2013?14). The album will launch on September 27 at the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 in a uniquely designed edition of 500. Show More Summary
This week, Kostow Greenwood Architects is hiring a marketing/administrative assistant, while the Museum of Modern Art needs an assistant creative director for MoMa Retail. LACSD is seeking a graphic artist specialist, and Portland Monthly magazine is on the hunt for an associate art director. Show More Summary
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
Vincent van Gogh?s (1853-1890) cheerful painting Bridge across the Seine at Asnières (1887), is now on view in the European Gallery of the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH. In the Modern Gallery, two stunning 20th century sculptures,...Show More Summary
While many of us are familiar only with water towers that look like giant, featureless capsules, some folks get to gaze upon much more artistically designed water towers, with designs that would be perfect for a modern art museum, miniature golf course, or UFO. Read more...
by Dish Staff Zachary Fine worries that “even art – that precious category of aesthetics coveted for its ability to draw our eye and focus – finds itself potentially imperiled by the company’s growing orbit”: The renowned Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art (LACMA) just joined the app as a user, and almost immediately […]
Vanity Fair is reporting that designer Marc Newson has been hired to join senior vice president of design Jony Ive's design team. Newson has had his work featured by the Museum of Modern Art, and done design for companies like Ford and Nike. Ive...
Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer II, one of two formal portraits that the artist made of Adele Bloch-Bauer, an important patron of the artist, is on view at The Museum of Modern Art beginning today (September 5) as a special long-term loan from a private collection. Show More Summary
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
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
A French museum of modern art has commissioned an installation that makes music from the weather. (Probably a better way to handle the end of summer than moaning to everyone you know about it being September.) With the help of digital...Show More Summary
One of my favorite pieces included in Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art at the Studio Museum in Harlem earlier this year was Adam Pendleton's "Lorraine O'Grady: A Portrait" (2012).
The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin has been gifted approximately 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from UT alumni Judy and Charles Tate of Houston. In addition, the Tates have made a major contribution towards the endowment that supports the museum?s Latin American curatorship. Show More Summary
Looping rainbows, twisting lines, wild mountainscapes, penguins on ice floes and even a Soviet satellite. I walked into the Japanese pavilion at the L.A. County Museum of Art the other day expecting an ethereal look at the world of the kimono. What I got was a face full of bold graphic...