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'Hofmann by Hofmann' on view at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

In 1960 Hans Hofmann (1880?1966) described the just-completed painting Summer Bliss as one of his finest. At the suggestion of Erle Loran, then chair of the UC Berkeley Art Department, Hofmann offered Summer Bliss to the University in honor of professor Worth Ryder, who had passed away earlier that year. Show More Summary

'Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion' opens at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

The Fabric Workshop and Museum presents new work by Artist-in-Residence Kazumi Tanaka, a Japanese-American sculptor based in Beacon, New York. Kazumi Tanaka: Mother and Child Reunion opens on Friday, August 1, 2014. This exhibition presents...Show More Summary

Garage Museum exhibition explores relationship between globalization and art in the 1990s

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

The New International is the latest in a series of projects at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art to focus on the 1990s as a significant turning point in contemporary art practices around the world. Navigating the prevailing discourses...Show More Summary

South Africa shantytown forces anti-apartheid museum to close

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

South African shantytown residents have forced the closure of a museum honouring anti-apartheid heroes, accusing the authorities of building "a house for dead people" while they live in squalor. Once a tourist magnet, The Red Location...Show More Summary

Hoyland painting returns to The Fitzwilliam Museum by popular demand

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

Thanks to the resounding success of the Art Everywhere campaign, in which John Hoyland?s 1981 painting 'Memory Mirror' featured in the top ten of Britain?s favourite artworks, the original work is now being shown publicly once again at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Show More Summary

Artist Charlotte Kruk puts a twist on the idea of eye candy

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

The Racine Art Museum commissioned artist and sculpture Charlotte Kruk to create a new exhibition for its Windows on Fifth Gallery. Open August 1, 2014 through July 26, 2015, Consumer Couture - The Politics of Having is a series of vignettes...Show More Summary

Special exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

2 hours agoArts : Artdaily

After a year of social tumult and congressional debate, the U.S. Civil Rights Act was signed into law on July 2, 1964. In honor of those who fought for the right of all citizens to be treated fairly and equally, the Toledo Museum ofShow More Summary

The Studio Museum in Harlem presents 'Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989'

2 hours agoArts : Artdaily

This summer, The Studio Museum in Harlem presents Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974?1989, the first museum survey of the Los Angeles?based conceptual artist?s early work. On view from July 17?October 29, 2014, the exhibition features seventy-five works from the beginning of a singular career that now spans four decades. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Edmund Kanoldt pencil drawing

View of Benevento, Edmund Kanoldt On Google Art Project. Downloadable high-res file on Wikimedia Commons. Original is in the Getty Museum. A beautifully complete, but still economical, graphite drawing by the 19th century German landscape artist. I love the way he has handled the tone and textural variation in the distance, middle ground and foreground […]

Watch Owen Wilson Get Urinated On In The Trailer For ‘Night At The Museum 3?

I’vealwayssaidtherearen’tenoughhistoricaldick jokesinchildren’smovies.ThankGodforBenStiller,starofthethird andprobablynotfinalinstallationofhishistoricalCGfarce‘NightattheMuseum.‘Thisfilmlooksliketheprevioustwofilmsexceptwithmorepharaohsandmummiesandsht.Andifit’sanythingliketheotherfilms,I’msurehe’llspendanotherwhacky nightnarrowlyavoidingdeathbutnotactuallydying.

the creationism museum: lessons for social movement theory

This summer, Casey Oberlin finished her Ph.D. and she will soon join the sociology faculty of Grinnell College. Her dissertation is a fascinating study of the Creationism Museum in Kentucky. It’s hard to do proper service to such a rich work, but I’d like to summarize some key points for students of social movements and […]

Bees Are Friends

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Frye Art Museum is putting in a pollinator garden—neat! Future pollinator gardens outside the @FryeArtMuseum! To be planted by @GardenHotline & @seattletilth this Saturday. — the Garden Hotline (@GardenHotline) July 31, 2014 [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Picasso art looks crooked, unintentionally, at MoMA

A priceless Picasso painting was left dangling perilously from a wall at New York’s Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday.

Picasso art looks crooked, unintentionally, at MoMA

A priceless Picasso painting was left dangling perilously from a wall at New York’s Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday.

Disobedient Objects, A New Exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum About the Role of Objects in Social Movements

6 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Disobedient Objects” is a new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on the role of objects in social movements since the late 1970s. The exhibition features a variety of objects from movements from around the world, including banners, defaced currency, and experimental activist-bicycles. As part of the exhibition, the museum has released downloadable guides […]

Brooklyn Museum Goes Free for Those Under 20

7 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Starting September 3, the Brooklyn Museum will be free for visitors under 20.

Object Lesson: When James Ensor turned to skeletons and satire

7 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

Of the more than 100 paintings, etchings and drawings in the Getty Museum's sprawling exhibition devoted to 19th century painter James Ensor, "Skeleton Looking at Chinoiserie" is the sort of work that you just might miss if you cruise through the galleries a little too quickly. It's small, with...

Artist John Morse on his Guerrilla Show at the Guggenheim

Earlier this month, six people wearing brightly colored, oversize t-shirts wound their way to the top floor of the Guggenheim museum and formed artist John Morse’s pop-up installation, “The Color Spectrum at the Guggenheim,”

Thinking of the Children : Years Later, Empty Children's Museum Opening in the Valley

No, that's not an image from an episode of PBS's Magic School Bus series. The long-empty new building next to the Lake View Terrace Library at the Hansen Dam Rec Area will finally open in November as a new...

New L.A. Museum Draws Attention to Animal Rights

The National Museum of Animals & Society, a new museum in Los Angeles, has been featuring an active roster of exhibits and events focused on representing the animal protection movement. "Other social movements---women's suffrage, civil rights, various labor movements--have museums, or sections of museums, dedicated to their causes. Show More Summary

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