So many people barged into the Reykjavik Coworking Unit thinking it was the Icelandic Phallological Museum that a worker there was forced to put a sign up to redirect them.
Despite recent struggles, Cape Town is upbeat. Not least because of its new Zeitz Museum — a landmark for local artists. The building itself is just as impressive, and you can even stay the night.
The UK Heritage Awards honours Britain's finest attractions such as historic houses, gardens, museums and heritage sites across the UK as well as the best places to stay.
The Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg, Florida, has rediscovered two ancient mosaics from Antioch that for reasons unknown were buried under the east lawn behind the sculpture garden. On March 7th, they were excavated and, along with three other Antioch mosaics in the museum’s collection, will be conserved in full view of the […]
Eden Valley Museum in Edenbridge is acquiring an Iron Age hoard of gold coins that was discovered by metal detector hobbyist Jonathan Barber in October of 2016 near the village of Chiddingstone in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. The exact find site has not been disclosed for its own protection. The 10 coins were […]
??? This dance sequence from episode 2 of Babylon Berlin distills the David Bowie Is exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum down to exhilarating essence. More Topics Jeff Daniels chills as preacher-villain in Godless, then gets swamped by hoary dialogue and plot clichés in Looming Tower (THE must-read investigative reporting of our time); Flyover Town Lyricism: Calling Cleveland […]
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Tattoos of a wild bull, a symbol of power and virility, and a Barbary sheep, were found on Egyptian mummies dating to between 3341 and 3017 BC at the British Museum in London.
IN SEARCH OF Tuesday morning I got up later than expected for my drive to San Diego. My short journey/road trip was to see Dan Winters, a favorite photographer of mine, do a talk on his photography. The venue was the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park, so that was just an […] The post In Search Of… appeared first on ESSENTIALS For Photographers.
by Stranger Things To Do Staff See Tori Wrånes's Ældgammel Baby at the Nordic Museum's Northern Exposure: Contemporary Nordic Arts Revealed exhibit, which will open along with the new museum. Courtesy of the Nordic Museum The NordicShow More Summary
Steven Holl Architects and Compagine de Phalsbourg have won an international design competition for the new Angers Collectors Museum (Le Musée des Collectionneurs) and hotel in the heart of Angers, France. Envisioned as a new cultural...Show More Summary
MAD Architects just officially broke ground on the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles’ Exposition Park - and new renderings show the spaceship-like building in all its glory. Founded by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, the museum will take on a fittingly futuristic appearance crafted in MAD Architects’ iconic curvaceous style. Show More Summary
Tumult at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the new buildings slated to rise in Los Angeles. I’m staff writer Carolina A. Miranda with this week’s essential art news (and an essential song devoted to bread): IMAGE OF THE WEEK MOCA CHIEF CURATOR OUT Times art critic Christopher Knight broke the...
Hundreds of scientists are already demanding Long Island billionaire Rebekah Mercer leave the museum board over her climate change denial funding.
This week, National Geographic's racist past, reviewing Surrealism in Egypt, the best museum in the world, FBI surveillance of black bookstores, Portugal's role in introducing tempura to Japan, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Exploring the “Timeless” art of character and setting with Armand Baltazar and the Blanton Museum of Art.
The unexpected firing of Helen Molesworth, the Museum of Contemporary Art’s highly respected chief curator, didn’t just shock the art world. It raised the question of a full-blown institutional identity crisis. For almost 40 years, a MOCA point of pride has been that it was founded by artists....
Source: RSA Heritage Index derived from PAS. I have been working through the data included in the RSA Heritage Index for Essex. The section on 'Museums, Archives, and Artefacts' includes an element 'Archaeological finds reported' derived from the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Show More Summary
Viewers are invited to stick their heads into the porthole-like windows of Los Angeles's newest Kusama chamber to gaze at infinity. The post Broad Museum Acquires Another Kusama Infinity Room, Opening This Weekend appeared first on Hyperallergic.
When I first visited the National Palace Museum in Taipei 20 years ago, I remember that there was a saying that the museum had so many treasures that it would take 10 years to show them all if they would rotate their exhibitions every...Show More Summary