The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is exhibiting an illuminating sculpture from its permanent collection by Dan Flavin: … Read More
The Newark Museum has announced a major gift of modern and contemporary African art from the collection of Dr. Simon Ottenberg, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle, and a pioneering scholar of modern and contemporary Nigerian art. Show More Summary
Tom Mashberg reports that Cambodia now has requested objects from others, including: Denver Art Museum Cleveland Museum of Art The Norton Simon, And of course Sotheby's which is challenging a federal forfeiture New York's Metropolitan Museum announced it would return two other statues. Show More Summary
Two 18th-century period rooms from Great Britain have been reinstalled at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as part of a suite of galleries. The Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries comprise the Newland House Drawing Room, Hamilton Palace Dining Room, and British Art 1560?1830. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia announced that MCA Chairman Simon Mordant AM has been reappointed for a further three-year term. Simon Mordant has been Chairman of the Board of the MCA since July 2010. In 2007, he was appointed...Show More Summary
Stands Alone is a new exhibition of images by Simone Novotny on display at the Geffrye Museum. It charts the transformation of Arsenal’s old Highbury stadium into new housing–Highbury Stadium Square–and features several of the residents as they try to build a community in this new development. The exhibition is open now and runs until [...]
We listened and we heard you, dear readers. We would like to present Save And Misbehave, an ongoing initiative to let our readers know about places around Los Angeles perfect for saving a little money while getting down. First on the agenda, instead of swinging by your local watering hole for some TGIF happy hour, [...]
If you want to avoid queues at The British Museum, use the Montague Place entrance and climb the stairs to the first floor. Showing in Room 90 is In search of Classical Greece: travel drawings of Edward Dodwell and Simone Pomardi 1805–1806 (CLICK). Show More Summary
Reader Lori Worley took this photo of a bird wading through a reflection of the trees and sky in the sculpture garden at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. The image was shot using an iPhone 4s. Submit your photos...
Sophie Prell: Simon Says is a game about doing what you're told. Copy what Simon says, and you get to keep playing. You could play Ian Bogost's Simony that way... or you could just buy your way to the top. Either path is as legitimate as the other, because Simony blends art and social science to examine how we value merit and status.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- Dr. Charles L. Venable, The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, announced today that he has restructured the Museum?s senior management team. The most significant changes are the...Show More Summary
Photo via Architizer Thinking well within the box—or maybe it's so obvious it's genius?—Korean architects UAD and Charlie Smith Design drafted this plan for the Simone Handbag Museum in Seoul, South Korea, which looks, well, like a 10-story purse. The...
Last week, the Simon Wiesenthal Center released its 2012 list of top ten list of anti-Semitic/anti-Israel slurs at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. Rabbi David Wolpe of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles wrote the following in response to annual list. Read full article >>
PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents an exhibition of ?Studies in Desperation,? Connor Everts?s landmark lithographic suite from late 1963. Comprised of nine powerful lithographs, in which mangled and malformed figures are...Show More Summary
It was a particularly lively reception Thursday evening at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. More than 600 people -- local curators and artists, media and museum members, many nibbling on bread sticks and sipping wine -- gathered to welcome a most distinguished guest: an iconic van Gogh painting on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents an installation of Vincent van Gogh?s electrifying ?Self-Portrait? from 1889, a highlight of the National Gallery of Art?s 19th-century collection. One of 36 self-portraits by Van Gogh,...Show More Summary
I would love to visit a museum (or two) and/or go to a concert (or two) with John Simon because what seems to move him emotionally when considering works of music and art is so vastly different from what moves me emotionally when considering works of music and art. Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE, WIS.- The Milwaukee Art Museum announced a new acquisition, purchased with funds from the Johnson and Pabst LGBT Humanity Fund at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, given by Milwaukee philanthropist and community advocate Joseph R. Show More Summary
EAST LANSING, MICH.- The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University opened this past Saturday at a dedication ceremony attended by 2,000 people, including Eli and Edythe Broad, MSU President Lou Anna Simon, Architect Zaha Hadid and Michigan Gov. Show More Summary
We found a few interesting events happening around town tonight, including a show with British comedian Simon Amstell; alternative-classical sounds by Muse/ique; a new film series at the Museum of Tolerance; KCRW's music for a school night and PEN Center writers at Skylight Books. Read on for the details. [ more › ]