Archive for June, 2010

Moderna Museet Stockholm Presents Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting

Moderna Museet Stockholm Presents Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

Ed Ruscha, born in 1937, is an icon of modern art and exceedingly prolific to this day. His paintings are ambiguous and provocative, recycling scraps from popular culture and redefining established genres. Is he one of the first pop artists, a trail-blazer of conceptual art, a late surrealist, a pioneer of postmodernism, or a bit […]

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Bruce Nauman: Days Sound Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art

. June 2, 2010 . 1 Comment

New York – The single-work, sound installation Bruce Nauman: Days will fill The Museum of Modern Art’s Special Exhibition Gallery, from June 2 to August 23, 2010. Days (2009), by Bruce Nauman (American, born 1941), was created for the artist’s solo exhibition at the 2009 Venice Biennale, where he represented the United States. The work, […]

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Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) Changes Name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP)

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for. The sites include the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument http://pacifichistoricparks.org/phh.php […]

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Rijksmuseum to Exhibit Paintings, Prints and Drawings of the Expansion of 17th-century Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum to Exhibit Paintings, Prints and Drawings of the Expansion of 17th-century Amsterdam

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

From 1 June, the Rijksmuseum will be hosting an exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings showing the spectacular expansion of 17th-century Amsterdam. A number of maps from the Rijksmuseum’s own collection charting the expansion agreed on in 1662 will also be on display. Central to the exhibition are six views by Gerrit Berckheyde depicting the […]

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Strike Shuts Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

Glasgow museums and librarys are closed after staff walked out. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Burrell Collection were all closed. Unions are taking action over a 10% wage cut for 150 workers, a pay freeze and cuts in public holidays and overtime rates. Brian Smith of the Unison […]

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