LOS ANGELES, CA.- In the past few years, the Getty Museum has focused on building its holdings of German and Austrian drawings from the 18th through the early 20th centuries thanks to important acquisitions and gifts, which is unveiled for the first time. Show More Summary
WEIL AM RHEIN.- In the second half of the 20th century, Italian design attained worldwide recognition. The Milanese photographers Aldo Ballo and Marirosa Toscani Ballo played a considerable part in this success - there is hardly a design icon from that era which was not photographed in their studio. Show More Summary
Actress Tia James portrays the enslaved African American woman represented in a painting in the Newark Museum’s collection. “Near Andersonville” was created by famed American artist Winslow Homer in 1866. The painting depicts the young woman on the ‘threshold’ of the future as she considers her freedom and views her liberators (Union soldiers) being led [...]
A 4-foot-by-13-foot mural painted by Maurice Sendak (and the wall it was painted on) has been removed and is being restored to be put on display at a museum in Philadelphia.
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Michael Froomkin writes: >Free Drinks! (Repost) | Discourse.net: All you have to do is listen to a lecture first, starting at 5:30 on Monday, April 4, at the Lowe Art Museum. RSVP by March 30th — that’s tomorrow — to email@example.com:
Los Angeles isn't exactly lacking when it comes to premiere art venues, a thriving gallery scene, and arts-oriented communities. But according to a recent Top 100 list published by Art Newspaper, only two our museums rank among those around the globe for attendance. [ more › ]
The Bradbury Science Museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico contains a bunch of exhibits about the history of Los Alamos National Laboratory and its science and research work. And with alarm bells continuing to sound around the world in light...Show More Summary
Getty Museum to return painting looted by Nazis
This image is of a piece from the "Constant Triumph" exhibit by IngridMwangiRobertHutter at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. According to the exhibit catalog, "after working together for several years and marrying, Mwangi and Hutter...Show More Summary
Our latest “Centerfield” post is up on Art:21 blog today. This time, I write about the multiple presentations of Susan Philipsz’ works on view right now in Chicago at the MCA and the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. An excerpt from the piece follows; click on over to read it in full. …My husband and I [...]
Natasha Lisitsa and her team at Waterlily Pond Floral and Event Design Studio recently unveiled Fantastical — a 1,000-pound floral creation that was suspended from a 35-foot ceiling at the architecturally renowned de Young Museum in San Francisco. The organic forms were built from 2,500 feet of vibrantly colored bamboo fashioned into interlocked 3-D pyramids [...]
Seth Kugel visits London pubs, museums and theater while following students' money-saving advice.
Once again, the Natural History Museum will be opening up its Butterfly Pavilion, where patrons can "wing it" with hundreds of free-flying butterflies in a fun, interactive environment. This is the 13th year the seasonal attraction is operating at the Museum. [ more › ]
Sustainable style news from EcoSalon’s West Coast Fashion Correspondent. Bienvenido Balenciaga - The opening of the 120-piece fashion retrospective Balenciaga and Spain at San Franciso’s De Young Museum last week was celebrated with a $2,500 a ticket fundraiser attended by fashion’s elite. Show More Summary
Carlos Slim joins a small club of billionaires with their own museums.
NEW YORK — President Barack Obama has found his inner geek and joined New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at a science and engineering fair at the American Museum of National History.
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Sleepovers are fun. But in a museum? You bet! photo: Aaron Colussi Ever since I read From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler, a classic of children's literature about two kids who run away from home to live in the Metropolitan...Show More Summary
Well, about 80 people, mostly Buddhists it would seem, were on hand for the noon-time soft opening of the brand spanking new International Art Museum of America today. No photos are allowed so I didn’t stick around too long. Anyway, the downstairs part looked like a model home in a new housing development. Everything had [...]