Archive for June, 2010

Demuth Museum Presents Charles Demuth: Early Influences Exhibition

Demuth Museum Presents Charles Demuth: Early Influences Exhibition

. June 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Demuth Museum’s current exhibition features the early influences and childhood art work of Charles Demuth. Demuth, who was born in Lancaster in 1883, grew up in a home in which his early artistic talent was recognized and encouraged by his family. Demuth continued to find inspiration in Lancaster throughout his entire artistic career, consistently […]

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Appreciating Art and Improving Health 1913 –1924 at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

. June 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

What does physical education have to do with abstract art? In the United States of the early 20th century, learning to perceive skeletal structure and self-consciously repeating actions or mantras (such as “Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better”) were popular ways of improving one’s health and appearance. These techniques also […]

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Toledo Museum of Art Names Brian P. Kennedy New Director

Toledo Museum of Art Names Brian P. Kennedy New Director

. June 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Toledo Museum of Art announced today that Brian P. Kennedy, director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, has accepted the position as the Museum’s ninth director with a start date of September 1. Board Chair Betsy Brady and George Chapman, head of the search committee, made the announcement this morning at […]

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Museum of Modern Art Announces Contemporary Art from the Collection Reinstallation

Museum of Modern Art Announces Contemporary Art from the Collection Reinstallation

. June 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Exhibition Features Prominent Installations by Paul Chan, General Idea, Yoko Ono, Pino Pascali, and Kara Walker, Among Others NEW YORK – Contemporary Art from the Collection, a complete reinstallation of The Museum of Modern Art’s 14,740-square-foot galleries for contemporary art, offers a focused examination of artistic practice since the late 1960s and how current events […]

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MoMA Opens Dinh Q. Le’s The Farmers and the Helicopters

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The Museum of Modern Art presents Projects 93: Dinh Q. Lê, the installation of Dinh Q. Lê’s (Vietnamese American, b. 1968) recently acquired work The Farmers and The Helicopters (2006), on view June 30, 2010, through January 24, 2011. The first Vietnamese artist to have a solo exhibition at MoMA, Lê creates work that frequently […]

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