Archive for November, 2012

AppArtAward 2012 Highlights

AppArtAward 2012 Highlights

. November 30, 2012

The ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and its partners presented the AppArtAward for the second time on July 13th, 2012. The prize awards the best work of art in App format that distinguished themselves as advanced artistic applications. In addition to the aesthetic aspects, focus is placed on the creative integration and […]

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One Sixth of the Earth Ecologies of Image Art Exhibition

. November 30, 2012

“One Sixth of the Earth. Ecologies of Image” presents art produced in countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc dating from the last 15 years. The exhibition focuses on works of moving image − the medium adopted by many contemporary artists − and develops a broad ‘ecological’ framework to present and contextualize a […]

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National Museum of the American Indian Offers Daily Film Screenings about Lincoln’s Influence on Indian Country

. November 29, 2012

To commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., will launch a monthlong film series this December, “Lincoln’s Indian Legacy.” Throughout the month, two documentary films exploring President Abraham Lincoln’s policies toward Native American communities will screen daily (except Wednesdays) in the museum’s Rasmuson Theater. […]

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Spidernaut finds home at the National Museum of Natural History’s Insect Zoo

. November 29, 2012

A jumping spider of the species Phidippus johnsoni recently returned from a 100-day stay in space, en route to and as a resident aboard the International Space Station. She is the first jumping spider to return from space and successfully readjust to life on Earth. The Museum of Natural History’s director and associate director will […]

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Museum of Modern Art announces the gift of Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon

Museum of Modern Art announces the gift of Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon

. November 29, 2012

The Museum of Modern Art has announced the gift of Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon (1959) by the Family of Ileana Sonnabend. Robert Rauschenberg Canyon 1959. © 2012 Museum of Modern Art. Photo by John Wronn. Canyon is one of Robert Rauschenberg’s best-known Combines—a term the artist invented to describe works that combine art materials and a […]

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