Archive for May, 2012

Getty Museum Acquires Photographs by Fashion Photographer Hiro

Getty Museum Acquires Photographs by Fashion Photographer Hiro

. May 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Getty Museum announced the acquisition of fourteen photographs by famed fashion photographer Hiro (Y. Hiro Wakabayashi), comprising work he created while on assignment for Harper’s Bazaar, French Vogue and Mirabella from the 1960s–1990s. Prominently known in the 1960s and 1970s for his editorial work in Harper’s Bazaar during a time when editors strove to […]

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National Gallery of Art displays Deacon Robert Peckham’s Hobby Horse

National Gallery of Art displays Deacon Robert Peckham’s Hobby Horse

. May 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

One of the most intriguing and often-reproduced American paintings in the collection of the National Gallery of Art is the inspiration for Deacon Peckham’s “Hobby Horse”—a focus exhibition on view on the Ground Floor of the East Building from May 27 through October 8, 2012. Robert Peckham, The Hobby Horse, c. 1840 oil on canvas […]

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National Gallery of Art Washington announces George Bellows exhibition

National Gallery of Art Washington announces George Bellows exhibition

. May 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

The National Gallery of Art in Washington presents the first Comprehensive exhibition in three decades of George Bellows Prolific Career, on view June 10 through October 8, 2012. When George Bellows died at the age of 42 in 1925, he was hailed as one of the greatest artists America had yet produced. The first comprehensive […]

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Tate Modern presents Emily Roysdon. I am a Helicopter, Camera, Queen on 31 May

Tate Modern presents Emily Roysdon. I am a Helicopter, Camera, Queen on 31 May

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Tate Modern presents Emily Roysdon. I am a Helicopter, Camera, Queen a new collaborative performance work on 31 May. I am a Helicopter, Camera, Queen continues the BMW Tate Live Performance Room series—a pioneering programme of live, online performances simultaneously seen by international audiences across world time zones at www.youtube.com/user/tate/tatelive. Roysdon often addresses gender politics […]

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Neuer Berliner Kunstverein presents Julieta Aranda

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Neuer Berliner Kunstverein presents Julieta Aranda on 5 June–27 July 2012. In the work Multifamiliar (2012), specially developed for the Showroom of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Julieta Aranda uses as a point of departure a social studies textbook for children, titled Living as Neighbors. The book—published in 1963—follows two families of different racial background, in a […]

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