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The Gardener as Laborer and Artist’s Model by Susan Harris

12 hours agoHobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant

At the National Portrait Gallery, where I visited the new Obama portraits, it’s not ALL presidents and other known faces on view there. In fact, the “Sweat of their Face” exhibit is just the opposite; it “combines art and social history with representations of American laborers across genres and centuries of art.” Among portraits of laborers – a […]

Art of the Future at the Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh

The Art of the Future exhibition is on at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh until 29 April 2018. Schools and community groups around Scotland were mailed a box of art supplies, with which to create work about topics close to their hearts.  

Guards at National Gallery of Art in DC Say Supervisors Perpetuate Toxic Workplace

12 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Seventeen current and former guards spoke to the Washington Post, alleging that their complaints are routinely ignored or suppressed by higher-ups. The post Guards at National Gallery of Art in DC Say Supervisors Perpetuate Toxic Workplace appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Celebrated painter and printmaker Takao Tanabe creates new award for emerging Canadian artists

13 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Once a year, the National Gallery of Canada will receive $15,000 from artist Takao Tanabe to recognize an up and coming Canadian artist through the purchase of their work for the national collection.To date, the Takao Tanabe Purchase...Show More Summary

This Famous Photo of Stephen Hawking Protesting the Vietnam War in 1968 Is Actually Incorrect!

Have you seen this photo of Stephen Hawking protesting the Vietnam War in 1968? It’s a powerful image, but it’s not actually Hawking. Gizmodo has confirmed with the National Portrait Gallery in London that it doesn’t actually know who the bespectacled man with canes might be. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Rembrandt riverfront drawing

View over the Amstel from the Rampart, Rembrandt van Rijn Brown ink and wash, roughly 3 1/2 x 7 inches (9 x 18 cm); in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, DC. Though a number of Rembrandt’s drawings, particularly those of figures or Read More...

Powerful photos capture young girl marveling over Michelle Obama portrait

Now that the Barack and Michelle Obama's official portraits have been unveiled, they hang in the  Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. for all to enjoy. While many may have assumed there would be nothing more powerful...Show More Summary

Australian Art Museum Drops Security Firm Accused of Abuse at Detention Centers

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The National Gallery of Victoria will no longer work with Wilson Security, though it claims recent protests and petitions did not drive the decision. The post Australian Art Museum Drops Security Firm Accused of Abuse at Detention Centers appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Michelle Obama meets 2-year-old who admired her portrait — and dances with her!

Michelle Obama shared a video of her dancing with Parker Curry, the 2-year-old who went viral after admiring the former first lady's portrait at the National Portrait Gallery.

This Museum Tour is the Perfect Guide to Celebrating Women’s History in Style

From the National Portrait Gallery to the Air and Space Museum, here’s where to find the stories of wondrous women come March

Joaquin Phoenix & Rooney Mara Couple Up at 'Mary Magdalene' Special UK Screening!

Rooney Mara keeps it chic and sophisticated while posing for photographs at the special screening of her latest film Mary Magdalene held at The National Gallery on Monday (February 26) in London, England. The 32-year-old actress was joined at the event by her boyfriend and co-star Joaquin Phoenix, as well as their other cast mates [...]

Prints of La Verna explore Franciscan imagery at the National Gallery of Art

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Show More Summary

Contemporary artist Alex Janvier celebrated in major retrospective at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery welcomes the touring version of one of the National Gallery of Canada?s most popular winter exhibitions, Alex Janvier. Janvier is one of Canada?s most respected living Indigenous artists. The exhibition opened February 15, 2018, and will run through May 21, 2018. Show More Summary

Joseph Alanen's Kalevala-themed works donated to the Ateneum

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Ateneum Art Museum, which is part of the Finnish National Gallery, has received three Kalevala-themed tempera paintings by Joseph Alanen (1885?1920) for its collection, from a private donor. Before this donation, the Finnish National Gallery?s collection only included one work by Alanen. Show More Summary

"I am relieved I can pay back my school loans": A Profile of Artist Amy Sherald

'Alex Wagner profiles Amy Sherald, the artist whose painting of former first lady Michelle Obama was unveiled this week at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.' -- CBS Sunday Morning

National Gallery of Canada resumes state-of-the-art restoration of the Canada Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

After close to 60 years of exhibitions featuring the work of some of Canada?s most celebrated artists and architects, the Canada Pavilion in Venice, Italy is undergoing a major, $3-million restoration. The designated heritage building...Show More Summary

Fragonard's "Young Girl Reading" on special loan to Speed Art Museum

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Speed Art Museum unveiled a special ?Mystery Masterpiece?, Jean Honoré Fragonard?s (1732?1806) Young Girl Reading (c. 1769). The painting is on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., through May 15, 2018. The painting was most recently part of the Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures exhibition at the National Gallery of Art. Show More Summary

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