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Whitney Museum of American Art Opens Lyonel Feininger At The Edge Of The World Exhibition

Whitney Museum of American Art Opens Lyonel Feininger At The Edge Of The World Exhibition

. June 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Whitney Museum of American Art presents a major Lyonel Feininger exhibition, on view JUNE 30–OCTOBER 16, 2011. Born and raised in New York, Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956) moved at the age of sixteen to Germany, where he became one of the leading practitioners of German Expressionism and the Bauhaus. In the late 1930s, when the […]

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Asia Society Museum Opens Ai Weiwei New York Photographs Exhibition

. June 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

Asia Society Museum presents an exhibition of 227 photographs taken by Ai Weiwei, capturing the history, culture, and atmosphere of 1980s New York from his unique perspective. The exhibition, on view June 29 through August 14, 2011, marks the first time Ai Weiwei’s New York Photographs series is being shown outside of China. Before Ai […]

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Presents Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) Presents Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents

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Abstract Expressionism and its Discontents, a new installation at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) on view through August 28, 2011, revisits the post-World War II art movement to include artists historically not associated with Abstract Expressionism. When in 1946 New Yorker critic Robert Coates identified an expressive, gestural and subjective approach towards […]

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Launches Summer Season with Contemporary Works by Philadelphia Artists

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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents Urbanism: Reimagining the Lived Environment, contemporary works by Philadelphia artists Arden Bendler Browning, the Dufala Brothers, Ben Peterson, and Amy Walsh, on view July 2 – September 4, 2011. A cradle for American art for over two centuries, Philadelphia is a city where hundreds of artists […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens Mother India Depictions of the Goddess in Indian Painting

Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens Mother India Depictions of the Goddess in Indian Painting

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Mother India an exhibition featuring Depictions of the Goddess in Indian Painting on view June 29 – November 27, 2011. Devi, the Indian goddess, is the omnipresent embodiment of power and wisdom given expression in all of India’s ancient religions. From the beginnings of figurative representation in early India, […]

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