Okay, now that we're on the brink of September, New York is coming back to life. And what a life it is—from anarchist spots in Bushwick to mansions in the Bronx, holograms on Governors Island to museums is Astoria—we've dug deep to find...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian Channel special focuses on the refurbishment of the Original Series Enterprise model on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. and looks forward to how today’s scientist are bringing us into the 23rd century. Show More Summary
San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum is in that stage where it is without a home due to ruthless gentrification in the San Francisco area. This article updates us on their current status, with another comics show appearance in the immediate...Show More Summary
A valuable 16th century painting by the Renaissance artist known as Parmigianino could soon find a home in Los Angeles, but the work of art is still subject to an export license from Britain. The J. Paul Getty Museum said that it hopes to acquire the biblically themed painting, titled “Virgin With...
Mountain View, CA--The second floor of the Computer History Museum here was a sea of young entrepreneurs and top Silicon Valley investors going on speed-dates, and Qasar Younis was the matchmaker. He surveyed the scene. Hundreds of entrepreneurs, each with their own table, spread out across two giant rooms last week. Investors, swarming around […]
“At a time when contemporary art is all the rage among collectors, viewers and donors, many experts are questioning whether old master artwork — once the most coveted — can stay relevant at auction houses, galleries and museums. Having struggled with shrinking inventory and elusive profits, auction houses appear to be devoting most of their […]
New York’s Museum of Modern Art will screen an eclectic assortment of films based on or inspired by William Shakespeare next month in “Breaking Bard: Shakespeare on Film, October 12–24 at the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. The seriesShow More Summary
1. The washing machine nudge. 2. Miss Hokusai anime film coming out. And unfortunately, privacy rights for Elizabeth Bishop are being attenuated. 3. Italy’s poop museum (NYT). 4. How hard is it for cities to get denser? 5. Brendan Greeley on sociology vs. economics and who is really in charge? The post Monday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Wine tasting with the apes, tributes to Michael Jackson, and several museums' after hours parties are among our picks for the week. [ more › ]
Corey Helford Gallery's 10th anniversary show, which opened on Saturday, isn't a typical gallery exhibit. Think of this more like a museum exhibition, a maze-like journey through a cavernous space filled with an almost overwhelming amount of art. Each piece requires the viewer's extended gaze; the whole thing could easily warrant...
It's easy to forget that a historic artifact preserved in a museum is not a static object.
Smithsonian will discuss ways to expand access to the museum, a first-of-its-kind Zika case in Maryland, and more news. [ more › ]
Nancy Spector is the new chief curator of the Brooklyn Museum. She previously spent 30 years at the Guggenheim before being hired earlier this year. She has two teenage daughters, a husband who is an architect, and a new puppy. She often finds she writes best at 3 a.m. She ... More »
Photo courtesy AACA Museum. Since 2012, Mark Lizewskie has been the executive director of the AACA Museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and as a board member for The Elegance at Hershey, he’s been a familiar face to those exhibiting at (or attending) the concours. After four years of service to the AACA Museum, Mark has tendered […]
“There were discussions of favorite architects, favorite cities and, yes, favorite museums.”
“As rescue efforts continue in the town of Amatrice and the surrounding area, where the death toll has risen to 247, the culture minister Dario Franceschini urged Italians to ‘go to museums in a sign of solidarity with the populations involved in [the] earthquake.'”
AIRCRAFT RESTORATION: The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum restores a World War 2 German “flying wing.” The US Army captured the Horten Ho 229 V3 jet prototype in April 1945. The restoration process included an analysis of the airplane’s potential stealth capabilities.
Two Italians are turning manure into renewable electricity — and the inspiration for a museum.