The Simon and Maire Jaglom Collection, which is on permanent display in the gallery named for the collectors, centers on Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. These two movements, which are viewed as heralding the advent of modernism, developed in France in the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century. Show More Summary
The Norton Simon Museum will present an installation of Vincent van Gogh?s tender and intimate Bedroom from 1889, a highlight of the Art Institute of Chicago?s superb 19th-century collection. A meditation on friendship, hope and crushing...Show More Summary
On pins and needles for social activism with artist Simone Leigh.
Vincent van Gogh painted three versions of his Arles, France, bedroom — its crookedly hung paintings set within narrow confines — from 1888 to 1889, while staying at the psychiatric asylum at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Soon the second in the trio will be exhibited for the first time on the West Coast....
An imagined biopic of the life of Irish nationalist figure Roger Casement, The Humanizer is an exciting new work by Berlin based, British/Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara. It is one of three major new works commissioned by IMMA to reflect on the legacy of the commemoration of the Irish State as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. Show More Summary
Adapted from The Asylum: A Collage of Couture Reminiscences... and Hysteria by Simon Doonan In 1985, I was hired by Diana Vreeland to design the displays for a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit entitled Costumes of Royal India. I spent four sequin-encrusted months zhooshing bejeweled saris onto mannequins. Show More Summary
From June's hottest album releases to the pending opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, here are five things we loved in Arts & Culture this week: From Paul Simon to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Newsweek staffers picked the albums being released in June that we can't wait to listen to. Show More Summary
The New York Harbor School students have their artwork up at the Melville Gallery, South Street Seaport Museum! 211 Water Street, Saturday and Sunday, 11 – 5pm Much thanks to Yvonne Simons, Jonathan Bouleware et al at the SSSM, thanks NYC for the CASA grant that made this course possible, and Capt. Aaron Singh for bringing […]
Speckled with light, French Impressionist Edouard Vuillard, First Fruits, 1899, Norton Simon Museum The tree at the center of this oil painting looked remarkably similar to our Pakistan mulberry in Santa Monica, California. A reprieve in severe drought conditions last winter boded well for a promising spring harvest 2016. Show More Summary
The Norton Simon Museum presents Drawing, Dreaming and Desire: Works on Paper by Sam Francis, an exhibition that features the artist?s drawings of erotica and the female nude, many on view for the first time. While Francis is renowned...Show More Summary
The Norton Simon Museum presents Duchamp to Pop, an exhibition that examines Marcel Duchamp?s potent influence on Pop Art and its leading artists, among them Andy Warhol, Jim Dine and Ed Ruscha. Approximately 40 artworks from the Museum?s...Show More Summary
It is a depressing state of affairs when the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its two Museums of Tolerance spend more time attacking me on The Huffington Post than the hate speech, racism, sexism, violence and neo-fascism of the Donald Trump campaign. Show More Summary
Duchamp to Pop examines Marcel Duchamp’s potent influence on Pop Art and its leading artists, among them Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, and Ed Ruscha.
As the writer, producer, and director of many of the Human Rights exhibits at the Museum of Tolerance in NY and LA (including one on the poisonous impact of hate speech) the silence of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in the face of the bigotry...Show More Summary
Dr. Charles L. Venable, the IMA?s Melvin & Bren Simon Director & CEO, announced today that Jonathan M. Wright has been named the institution?s Ruth Lilly Deputy Director for Horticulture and Natural Resources following a national search. Jonathan...Show More Summary
40 photographs from Pierdom, Simon Roberts? three-year quest to document all of Britain?s remaining pleasure piers, are being exhibited together for the first time at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. For two centuries Britain?s piers have traced our relationship with the seaside, and our economic and social history. Show More Summary
“Recently, a painting in the British Royal Collection was cleaned, revealing the younger van Ostade’s own lowbrow humor in the figure of a man urinating in front of a dog. Now the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is sharing a similar discovery: Its newly restored 1641 Isack van Ostade painting of peasants butchering a pig […]
Dior may be losing Raf Simons, but it can still throw a great party. Case in point: Last night's Guggenheim International Gala, where Grimes performed in the middle of the museum while guests watched from its white spiral, bathed in James Turrell–style pink, blue, and purple light. Among the crowd was Simons... More »
Fuzz II [In The Red; 2015] by Simon Chandler Rating: If the sophomore album of stoner/classic metal troupe Fuzz reminds us of anything, it’s that music is its own museum. The album’s hard-edge grooves and fattened riffs almost perfectly...Show More Summary
A feasibility study for a new London concert hall has decided that the present Museum of London site is a viable option, according to Mark Boleat, the City of London Corporation’s policy and resources chairman. The Museum itself would move to West Smithfield. That’s a terrible decision on both counts. 1 The Museum, close to the […]