Archive for February, 2013

National Museum of American History Acquires Jaws of Life

. February 27, 2013 . 0 Comments

Auto-safety innovations and initiatives, including the “Jaws of Life,” will join the National Museum of American History’s permanent research collections. They illustrate the evolution of automobile safety and represent technological achievements such as portable rescue devices and repositioned fuel tanks, as well as public-awareness and driver-safety campaigns. The recent acquisitions include a 1977 Hurst Power […]

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Milwaukee Art Museum opens Color Rush. 75 Years of Color Photography in America

Milwaukee Art Museum opens Color Rush. 75 Years of Color Photography in America

. February 27, 2013 . 0 Comments

Milwaukee Art Museum presents Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America on view February 22, 2013–May 19, 2013. Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990), A cross roads store, bar, “juke joint,” and gas station in the cotton plantation area, Melrose, La., June 1940. 35mm color transparency. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI […]

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Metropolitan Museum opens At War with the Obvious Photographs by William Eggleston

Metropolitan Museum opens At War with the Obvious Photographs by William Eggleston

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Metropolitan Museum presents At War with the Obvious Photographs by William Eggleston on view February 26—July 28, 2013. William Eggleston (American, born 1939), Untitled, 1971. Dye-transfer print, 31.1 x 47.7 cm (12 1/4 x 18 3/4 in). The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2012.300) Purchase, Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and […]

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Craft and Folk Art Museum presents Scratching the Surface. Contemporary Wood Sculpture

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Craft and Folk Art Museum presents Scratching the Surface. Contemporary Wood Sculpture on view through May 5, 2013. The Craft & Folk Art Museum presents Scratching the Surface: Contemporary Wood Sculpture, an exhibition featuring the works of nine contemporary artists whose unique sculptural forms capitalize on the naturally occurring textures and irregularities of wood. This […]

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Malmo Konsthall presents STILL FIGHTING IGNORANCE & INTELLECTUAL PERFIDY Video art from Africa

Malmo Konsthall presents STILL FIGHTING IGNORANCE & INTELLECTUAL PERFIDY Video art from Africa

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Malmo Konsthall presents STILL FIGHTING IGNORANCE & INTELLECTUAL PERFIDY Video art from Africa on view 2 March – 7 April 2013. [SFIP] Project Project [SFIP] is a multi-national exhibition process and a platform for critical thinking, researching and presenting African video art. The technocultural revolution has democratised cultural and artistic practice through everyday access to […]

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