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