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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES TWO EXHIBITIONS OF AFRICAN ART SUBVERTING BEAUTY: AFRICAN ANTI-AESTHETICS AND KUBA: FABRIC OF AN EMPIRE

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES TWO EXHIBITIONS OF AFRICAN ART SUBVERTING BEAUTY: AFRICAN ANTI-AESTHETICS AND KUBA: FABRIC OF AN EMPIRE

. June 23, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is opening two new exhibitions of African art this summer. Subverting Beauty: African Anti-Aesthetics, on view July 15, 2018–June 2019, presents nearly two dozen works from sub-Saharan Africa’s colonial period (c. 1880–c. 1960). This focus exhibition highlights how artists used unattractive or disturbing visual characteristics to […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and SFMOMA Co-Organize Joan Mitchell Retrospective

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and SFMOMA Co-Organize Joan Mitchell Retrospective

. June 15, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are co-organizing a comprehensive retrospective of American artist Joan Mitchell. The exhibition will bring together a breathtaking array of paintings, drawings, and prints from public and private collections in the U.S. and Europe that together reveal Mitchell’s inner […]

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Museum of Russian Icons announces Opening Reception: Icons of the Hellenic World

Museum of Russian Icons announces Opening Reception: Icons of the Hellenic World

. June 12, 2018

Icons of the Hellenic World comes from one of the finest collections of Greek icons in the nation. The exhibition delves deeply into the Hellenic world through the lens of this extraordinary collection of icons and related artifacts from the 11th century to the modern era. The reception will include remarks from the Collector and […]

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BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART (BMA) CELEBRATES JACK WHITTEN EXHIBITION AT ART AFTER HOURS: AFROPOLITANISM PARTY

BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART (BMA) CELEBRATES JACK WHITTEN EXHIBITION AT ART AFTER HOURS: AFROPOLITANISM PARTY

. June 8, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD – Explore the extraordinary output of leading black artists with a global vision at the BMA’s lively Art After Hours on Friday, June 22 from 8 to 11 p.m. The theme of the evening is Afropolitanism, a movement that emphasizes the international influence of African arts and culture. Highlights of the event include […]

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Archives of American Art Announces Major Promised Gift from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation

Archives of American Art Announces Major Promised Gift from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation

. June 7, 2018

Gift Transforms the Archives’ Collection of and Accessibility to Material by and About Roy Lichtenstein, the Seminal 20th-century artist The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art announced that it is the beneficiary of a major promised gift from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation: the expansive Roy Lichtenstein Foundation records and Roy Lichtenstein papers comprising over 500 linear […]

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