Archive for February, 2010

Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists at the Tennessee State Museum

Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists at the Tennessee State Museum

. February 19, 2010

An exhibition of high quality reproduction prints, taken from woodblocks created by the acclaimed 18th century artist Sharaku presented alongside interpretative works by contemporary Japanese graphic and fine artists, opens at the Tennessee State Museum on February 18th. Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists, which is free to the public, is sponsored by the Consulate-General […]

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Guggenheim Presents Animal Collective and Danny Perez Performance

. February 19, 2010

NEW YORK, NY – In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the Guggenheim Museum presents Animal Collective in collaboration with experimental visual artist Danny Perez for a site-specific performance on Thursday, March 4, 2010. In conjunction with Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum and in the context of Tino Sehgal, for which the entire […]

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Director of Kresge Art Museum to Step Down

. February 18, 2010

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Susan J. Bandes, director of Michigan State University’s Kresge Art Museum, will step down from that position to pursue research interests and teaching, effective May 1. Bandes will remain a full-time professor within the Department of Art and Art History. “In Susan Bandes’ nearly a quarter of a century as director […]

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John Wood and Paul Harrison at the University Art Museum

. February 18, 2010

Opening reception Friday, February 26, 2010, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The University Art Museum is pleased debut the first U.S. museum survey of the British artistic team John Wood and Paul Harrison. Combining aesthetic restraint and slapstick performance, Wood and Harrison are ingenious inventors, stuntmen, and occasional masochists who often employ their own bodies as “raw material.” […]

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James Leventhal Appointed New Deputy Director for Development at Jewish Museum

. February 18, 2010

The Contemporary Jewish Museum has announced the appointment of James Leventhal as the Deputy Director for Development as of February 22, 2010. Mr. Leventhal brings 24 years of experience of working in the arts with his major appointments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and most recently at the Judah L. Magnes Museum, where he […]

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