Archive for October, 2012

Chrysler Museum of Art presents Pinaree Sanpitak exhibition

. October 22, 2012

Chrysler Museum of Art presents a solo exhibition by Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak, on view DEC 30, 2012. This gallery full of silk-covered forms, suggestive of the stupas found in Buddhist religious tradition, gently rock and sway in response to the movement of passers-by. These quiet shapes evoke a sense of nurturing, refuge and contemplation, […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Bivouac

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Bivouac

. October 22, 2012

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Bivouac, an exhibition on view Oct 20, 2012–Jan 20, 2013. Installation view, Bivouac, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France October 7, 2011 – July 30, 2012 Photo © studio Bouroullec Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac is a mid-career exhibition of work by two of the most exciting and […]

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Royal Ontario Museum Researchers Publish New Theory on Origin of Flightless Birds

. October 22, 2012

New DNA studies by Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) researchers indicate that two opposing views on the origin of ratites, large flightless birds originating on the southern supercontinent Gondwana, might both be correct. Dr. Allan J. Baker, Head of the ROM’s Department of Natural History and Oliver Haddrath, Research Technician, Ornithology Division, Department of Natural History […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens Mapplethorpe. XYZ

Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens Mapplethorpe. XYZ

. October 22, 2012

TheLos Angeles County Museum of Art presents Mapplethorpe. XYZ an exhibition of three portfolios created by American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989). On view October 21, 2012–March 24, 2013. Robert Mapplethorpe Cedric, N.Y.C., 1978, from X Portfolio, gelatin silver print, jointly acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The J. Paul Getty Trust; […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich presents Giacometti. The Donations

. October 22, 2012

Kunsthaus Zurich presents Giacometti. The Donations a special exhibition of Giovanni and Alberto Giacometti, on view through 17 February 2013. Important series of works from the famous artist family originally from the alpine Val Bregaglia region will be on view in the generous spaces of the Müller Building. Amongst the works presented there will be […]

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