A relative of late German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt lodged a claim Friday for his inheritance, a Nazi-era art hoard which he has bequested to a Swiss museum, a spokesman said. The surprise move came just days before the MuseumShow More Summary
Last night the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Hugo Boss announced Paul Chan as the recipient of the Hugo Boss Prize 2014. The festive award ceremony took place at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The international jury comprised...Show More Summary
Over the course of its more than 100-year history, the Bruce Museum has acquired a noteworthy collection of Native American pottery, including pieces created by the legendary potter Maria Martinez and her family. A special exhibition showcasing the Bruce Museum?s collection, along with vessels from other museums, will open on November 22. Show More Summary
China Then and Now brings together exemplary Chinese works of art from the classical, early modern and contemporary periods. The exhibition explores three millennia of one of the world?s most important artistic traditions from the perspective of American collectors on Long Island, such as Childs and Frances Frick and Dr. Show More Summary
Making the most of a Manhattan evening, Cameron Diaz showed up at the American Museum of Natural History last night (November 20) for the 2014 Gala. Joined by model pal Naomi Campbell and “Glee” actress Dianna Agron, the “There’s Something...Show More Summary
Today, the Museum of London revealed a new and interactive audio app, A Hollow Body, to coincide with its Sherlock Holmes season. Created in partnership with collaborative art collective, Circumstance, A Hollow Body is a mobile app with...Show More Summary
A cousin of the late Cornelius Gurlitt, whose art trove is being studied to determine if works had been looted by the Nazis, is challenging his will, which named a Swiss museum as his lone heir.
David Bowie’s career retrospective David Bowie Is made its U.S. debut at the Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago just about two months ago when it kicked off with an official “David Bowie Day.” In that time, it’s become a hotspot for celebrities to visit while in the city: Usher brought his kids there this week, [...]
A cousin has challenged the will of Cornelius Gurlitt hours before the Swiss museum he named in May as his sole heir was poised to accept his bequest of hundreds of artworks.
A new report finds that wages of manufacturing workers have fallen 4.4% in the past decade—"almost three times faster than for workers as a whole." But hey, Detroit still has that art museum. Silver linings. Read more...
Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Julia Wertz's Museum of Mistakes: The Fart Party Collection Julia Wertz's Fart Party has been a beloved webcomic for a decade. Check out the complete collection, including never-before-published...Show More Summary
For the past two years, Fernbank Forest in DeKalb County has denied visitors regular entry into its 65 acres of undisturbed, hardwood forest. With warning signs and chain-link fences put into place by Fernbank Museum of Natural History...Show More Summary
On November 1st, I accompanied my sister, Prue Draper, to a dinner at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa, California, marking the opening of an exhibit on the Hole in the Head. The what? The Hole in the Head, now fifty years in place...Show More Summary
There was an intimate pre-party event last night at the Wright — the Liam Gillick–bedecked restaurant at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum — during which select members of the media were given advance word on the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. The catch? “The news of the winner... More »
"The Preservationists Strike Back" could be the title for the latest episode in the saga of Star Wars director George Lucas's planned $300 million Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts on the Lake Michigan waterfront in Chicago.
This week in art news: The Tate recreated two paintings in Minecraft, the Whitney Museum's new building has an opening date, and "Whistler's Mother" is traveling to the United States.
It's highly possible you will get nothing done for a good hour after you see this picture of Margot Robbie taken at the Hugo Boss Prize event at Guggenheim Museum last night. The gorgeousness will just suck you right in. Her glossy, glowing skin is breathtaking. Show More Summary
Cameron Diaz gets all dressed up for the 2014 Museum Gala at American Museum of Natural History on Thursday evening (November 20) in New York City. The 42-year-old actress was joined at the big bash by Tina Fey with her husband Jeff Richmond, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Orange is the New Black actress Laura Prepon, Mike [...]
From Atlanta Intown… The Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Druid Hills has announced significant expansion plans, which includes the 75-acre Fernbank Forest. The new outdoor adventure experience will occupy the 10 acres of mature woodlands behind the Museum’s terrace overlook. Show More Summary
Earlier this autumn I spent a week in Switzerland. It was a typical leisure trip, colored with couple of “gun nut special” detours. First of those was a visit to B+T factory in the city of Thun, which I already described here. LaterShow More Summary