Mike Isaac and Daisuke Wakabayashi, reporting for The New York Times: The experiment quickly ran into problems. In one case, an autonomous Volvo zoomed through a red light on a busy street in front of the city’s Museum of Modern Art. Uber, a ride-hailing service, said the incident was because of human error. Show More Summary
A French artist is preparing to be entombed for a week inside a 12-tonne limestone boulder in a modern art museum in Paris, after which he will emerge and attempt to hatch a dozen eggs by sitting on them for weeks on end. …He once spent a fortnight inside a stuffed bear, was buried under […] The post The culture of culture that is French appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
This week in art news: protesters called on the Museum of Modern Art to drop a Trump adviser from its board, Italy’s art crime squad recovered a Guercino painting stolen in 2014, and two more works from the Cornelius Gurlitt trove were returned to the heirs of their Jewish owners. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Among the holdings of the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main is an important collection of outstanding works of minimal art of the 1960s and ?70s. In a major survey featuring nearly fifty artists, the MMK is now presenting the masterworks of this collection comprehensively for the first time. Show More Summary
One of the perks of winning at the AICP Awards is that your ad goes into the archives of the Department of Film at the Museum of Modern Art. This brings a new level of bragging rights to advertising creatives, whose work doesn't too often reside next to masterful fine art. The call for entries...
Since 2000, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) PS1 art gallery brings to life experimental outdoor installations every summer—and this year’s winning design is shaping up to be its most innovative project yet. Ithaca-based design...Show More Summary
“When we think of modernism, we associate it with urban spaces,” says Stephanie Heydt, the High’s American art curator. This exhibition showcases modernist works set outside of city limits.
Yup, another clock project. But here, [Jan] builds something that would be more at home in a modern art museum than in the dark recesses of a hacker cave. It’s not hard to read the time at all, it’s accurate, and it’s beautiful. It’s...Show More Summary
Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio has been named the winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1?s annual Young Architects Program. Opening on June 29 in the MoMA PS1 courtyard, this year?s construction is an immersive design that evolves...Show More Summary
The National Museum of Women in the Arts presents New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin, on view from Feb. 17 through May 14, 2017. Contemporaries and friends, potter Maria Martinez (ca. 1887?1980) and photographer...Show More Summary
In the preface to Louisiana Revy: William Kentridge ? Thick Time, Louisiana?s director Poul Erik Tøjner states: ?Everything is in motion for William Kentridge. Even when it stands still. His films unfold time, the instant expands, the past is drawn into the present and issues promises about the future, for who knows what motion will bring?... Show More Summary
Shedding light on a rarely examined topic in the history of modernism, the major exhibition ?Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915-1950? (Feb. 12 through May 7, 2017) at the High Museum of Art uncovers how experiences of rural life fundamentally changed the direction of American art. Show More Summary
The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive launched the region-wide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia. This major exhibition explores...Show More Summary
With the exhibition The Architect?s Studio. Wang Shu ? Amateur Architecture Studio, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art introduces a new series of monographic architecture exhibitions offering the opportunity to get a closer look at the work process of an individual studio and gain a better understanding of how ideas become form. Show More Summary
The New York Times notes one of the more striking and creative acts of defiance from a cultural institution since the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban, and it’s happening at New York’s own Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). In one of the strongest protests yet by a major cultural institution, the museum has reconfigured its fifth-floor […]
In response to the Trump administration’s monumentally cruel immigrant travel ban, the Museum of Modern Art in NYC has retooled its galleries to hang art by artists from countries affected by the ban, noting that if those artists are...Show More Summary
The Starry Night Vincent Van Gogh What can I say...I'm a sucker for the color blue. This work is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art in NYC, but I am sorry to say I have...
Though he's famous for scaling buildings to steal from wealthy owners' apartments, this was easier: "During several scouting visits, he discreetly sprayed the window’s mounts with acid so they could be easily dismantled later. Then, around 3 a.m. on May 20, 2010, he disassembled the window, removed the glass, cut the padlock and the chain […]
Ever since Donald Trump signed the xenophobic travel ban that has wreaked devastating effects on immigrant and refugee travelers, the country has erupted in a spectrum of protests. The Museum of Modern Art is participating by shelving some of its most iconic Western pieces and replacing them with work by Iranian,… Read more...
The Museum of Modern Art is responding to Donald Trump’s travel ban by reconfiguring its own priorities. The museum will now showcase work from Iranian, Iraqi and Sudanese-born artists —Trump’s executive order bars refugees and citizens from these countries, plus Syria, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia, all of which are majority-Muslim ... More »