It’s not easy to define what Love Castle is. It’s definitely about sex, but whether it’s a museum, an art exhibition, or a monument to one’s life obsession is unclear, and perhaps purposefully so. On the scientific side, Love Castle...Show More Summary
John Jennings, from Sanford, has curated his own bespoke, lovingly-restored collection of trucks - ranging from 1926 to the present day.
The Factory Village, Julian Alden Weir In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Use the “Download” or “Enlarge” links under the image on their site. In this late 19th century scene — that makes factory life seem almost idyllic — I love Weir’s textural applicaiton of paint and the way he uses it […]
Archaeologists from Yale and the Royal Museum of Art and History in Belgium have discovered the earliest-known ‘billboard-sized’ hieroglyphs in the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab. The hieroglyphs, which are around 21.7 inches in height, date back around 5,200 years. Show More Summary
Rare treasures from Rome and the Vatican will go on display in the United Kingdom for the first time as a key part of a major new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. These outstanding artefacts form part of the largest exhibition about the Jacobites to be held in over 70 years. Show More Summary
As a part of their gifting program, Eli Wilner and Company created a handcrafted replica frame for a Mary Cassatt painting, Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinée, 1822-78, in the collection of the North Carolina Museum of Art....Show More Summary
The 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in San Francisco conjures images of hippies frolicking in the park with daisies in their hair. But the power of flowers to inspire peace and love goes back far more than 50 years and far beyond our city shores. Show More Summary
From 23 June 2017 until 1 January 2018, IWM North will present Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War, the largest UK retrospective of the artist?s work to date. Marking one hundred years since Lewis (18 November 1882 - 7 March 1957) was first...Show More Summary
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris Marais presents Le Freak, an exhibition of new works by Daniel Richter. The exhibition coincides with a retrospective of his work, shown successively at the Louisiana Museum in Humlebaek, Denmark, the 21er...Show More Summary
They left in the middle of the night -- often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. In the decades prior to the Civil War in 1865, an estimated one hundred thousand slaves became passengers on the Underground Railroad, a journey of untold hardship, in search of freedom. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Museum of Art, in its latest initiative to use game-changing technology that enhances the experience of its visitors and their connection with the museum?s world-renowned collection, has reimagined its award-winning Gallery One concept with the introduction of the ARTLENS Gallery. Show More Summary
The Chrysler Museum of Art announced the appointment of Kate Hofheimer Wilson as Director of Development. She brings more than 13 years of nonprofit development experience in Hampton Roads to the Museum, where she will set fundraising goals and develop strategies to secure support. Show More Summary
The other day, in my quest to look at works of art with fresh eyes, I asked a colleague to join me (that's one way to get new eyes) in a walk through the museum, and let me know what spoke to him.
A new exhibition at Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum is attempting to bring hope to those who have been swept up in the refugee crisis that has plagued Europe for the past several years. The exhibition, entitled “Solution or Utopia? Design for Refugees”, showcases the innovative ways in which designers have reimagined some of the things associated […]
Building Type looks at Robert A.M. Stern's new Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia and how the idea of an "American" architecture desperately needs reinvention.
(Steven Hayward) I’m currently undercover deep behind enemy lines in Marin County, CA, with what you might call Energy Seal Team Six (see photo at the bottom), though come to think of it, you can tell how bad California is by reflecting...Show More Summary
The Computer History Museum (now on YouTube): Museum Historian John Markoff moderates a discussion with former iPhone team members Hugo Fiennes, Nitin Ganatra and Scott Herz, followed by a conversation with Scott Forstall. Fascinating stories. Forstall was great. Show More Summary
A new bill would offer loan forgiveness to museum workers and humanities professors for up to $10,000. I see no chance of this ever passing. [artnet News] Sotheby’s netted a total of $161.3 million at its Impressionist and modern evening sale in London, exceeding its low estimate of $141.2 million. Show More Summary
In a Computer History Museum interview this week, Scott Forstall was unapologetic about the skeuomorphic designs used in early iOS versions – the famous leather, paper and metal textures used to make on-screen elements look like real-world...Show More Summary
A massive installation at the Muskegon Museum of Art displays Edward Curtis's entire ethnographic survey of surviving Native American culture at the turn of the 20th century. The post A Critical Understanding of Edward Curtis’s Photos of Native American Culture appeared first on Hyperallergic.