Archive for June, 2011

Last Chance to See Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW)

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Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa, an overview of Nubia’s rich culture, from its earliest kingdoms (3200–3000 BC) to the Kushite period (ca. 900–400 BC), closes to the public on June 12. On view at New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW), the exhibition includes more than 120 objects, ranging from […]

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National Museum of XXI Century Arts (MAXXI) Celebrates First Birthday

National Museum of XXI Century Arts (MAXXI) Celebrates First Birthday

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The National Museum of XXI Century Arts designed by Zaha Hadid is celebrating its first birthday having opened to the public on 30 May 2010 after a three-day inauguration (27, 28, 29). To mark the occasion there was a great family party on Saturday 28 May: the museum piazza was awash with the colours of […]

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Steven Holl Architects and BCWH Architects Commissioned to Design New Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University

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Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with BCWH Architects has won the commission for the new Institute for Contemporary Art for Virginia Commonwealth University. The building will create a new forum for the arts on campus and forge new connections to the arts community of the region. The 32,000 square-foot Institute for Contemporary Art will showcase […]

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Tate Modern Announces World Premiere of New Commission by Michael Clark Company

Tate Modern Announces World Premiere of New Commission by Michael Clark Company

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In June, Michael Clark Company will present the world premiere of a new commission for the Turbine Hall, open 8–12 June 2011, following the company’s public residency last summer: a unique situation in which visitors were able to watch the choreographic process unfold. The iconic British artist and choreographer will work with movement, film, light […]

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Getty Research Institute Opens Display and Art History: The Dusseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue

Getty Research Institute Opens Display and Art History: The Dusseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue

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The Getty Research Institute presents Display and Art History: The Düsseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue. Exhibition open May 31—August 21, 2011. Display and Art History: The Düsseldorf Gallery and Its Catalogue illustrates the making of one of the earliest modern catalogues, La galerie électorale de Dusseldorff (1778), a revolutionary two-volume publication that played a significant […]

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