centuriespast: Yawning Panther .Anna Hyatt Huntington, American Chrysler Museum
As the U.S. remembers its fallen soldiers this Memorial Day weekend, artists from all over the country are flocking to Washington, D.C. to commemorate people living on the fringes of society. The post Artists Are Taking Over The Oldest National Museum To Tell The Story Of Mass Incarceration appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway certainly knows how to wake everybody up in the morning. “Legends Day” started off with historic race car laps, and my goodness, these things are fantastic. IMS may be known for its museum, but nothing beats seeing and hearing historic cars in action. Read more...
alongtimealone: The Children’s Meal,Pierre Bonnard, 1895 Oil on cardboard, mounted on wood, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
image credit: Ken and Nyetta One of Ponce's most recognizable landmarks is Parque de Bombas, the city's old firehouse building and now a firefighting museum.This brightly colored red and black candy striped building, located at the Plaza Las Delicias town square, directly behind the Ponce Cathedral, was Puerto Rico's first ever fire station. The Presurfer
As a museum celebrates the fashion designer’s 35-year career, she dismisses talk of retirement.
An art prank at the recently re-opened San Francisco Museum of Modern Art went viral after 17-year-old TJ Khayatan and his friends put his glasses in an empty space and documented as people observed it as art. The Huffington Post notes that some even took photos of the prank exhibit, check out TJ’s Twitter pics... Show More Summary
From May 27 to September 7, 2016, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the first comprehensive retrospective in the United States in nearly fifty years of the work of pioneering artist and educator László Moholy-Nagy (1895?1946). Show More Summary
The Summer of Women began May 14 at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU, and runs through September debuting three original exhibitions featuring women artists. Topping the marquee is a fresh look at the artwork of rebel-nun/Pop Art pioneer Corita Kent. Show More Summary
From Baghdad to Bengal, St Paul?s Cathedral to the Imperial War Museum, the importance of Gerry Judah?s artwork should not be underestimated. Visually forceful and sensitively crafted, Judah?s poetic works engage with pressing geopolitical issues of conflict and climate change, while remaining deeply personal. Show More Summary
SUPERFLEX?s exhibition ?Superfake/The Parley?, specially produced for Lunds konsthall, originated in a presentation earlier this year at the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, Arizona, USA. It was based on the discovery that...Show More Summary
17-year-old TJ Khayatan was hanging out with some friends recently at San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art, when he noticed some of the pieces weren't as elaborate as he'd expected them to be.
Crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials are in the spotlight in the American Museum of Natural History’s latest exhibition, “ Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World.” In addition to exploring the evolutionary history of these...Show More Summary
“Fraser-Smith. Charles Fraser-Smith”. OK, he wasn’t James Bond. But Charles Fraser-Smith, was thought to be the inspiration for the gadget guru “Q” in the Ian Fleming series, and served as an agent for Britain’s military intelligence arm during World War II. Show More Summary
The "Nobel Prize of high school competitions" just got the most money it's ever received in its 95 years of existence from biopharmaceutical giant Regeneron. On Thursday at the American Museum of Natural History, Regeneron made the largest...Show More Summary
Twitter users @TJCruda and @k_vinnn set a pair of eyeglasses on the floor of San Francisco's Museum Of Modern Art after being underwhelmed by the rest of the art there. Then people mistook the glasses for an art piece and began studying it and taking pictures. Show More Summary
Ed. note : Above the Law will not be publishing on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. John Quinn is opening up a museum for the brokenhearted. Yes, this is real. [Big Law Business] Chris Martin is getting some really good legal advice. Show More Summary
The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) has announced the finalists for the 2016 European Prize for Urban Public Space. An international jury of architects, critics, and directors of museums and institutions from across...Show More Summary
On the beautiful grounds of the University of Psychiatric Services, at the location of the former Waldau Insane Asylum stands a small museum displaying the history of psychiatric care. The museum was begun in 1914 by doctor Walter Morgenthaler who worked in the Waldau clinic. Show More Summary
A 19 foot Trojan horse replica wasn't allowed to visit the Capitol before heading to a touring exhibit on Greek culture. [ more › ]