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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Partners with Google on Design Contest for K-12 Students

. February 4, 2010

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum announced its partnership with Google on an exhibition of this year’s U.S. “Doodle 4 Google” design competition winner and finalists. The “Doodle 4 Google” design competition invites K-12 students from across the country to think like designers, using Google’s iconic logo to convey their hopes and dreams inspired by […]

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Documentary Fortnight, 2010: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film

. February 4, 2010

The 2010 edition of Documentary Fortnight, MoMA‘s ninth annual festival of international nonfiction film, includes 20 feature and 23 mid-length and short documentaries that represent the wide range of creative categories that extend the idea of the documentary form. Established in 2001, MoMA‘s annual two-week showcase of recent nonfiction film and video takes place each […]

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Michelangelo Exhibition to Open at the Muscarelle Museum of Art

. February 3, 2010

The exhibition Michelangelo: Anatomy as Architecture opens February 6, 2010 at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary (www.wm.edu/muscarelle). The Muscarelle Museum is the only venue in the United States for this exhibition, which consists of drawings, archival pages, and engravings on loan from the finest collection of Michelangelo drawings […]

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Photocollages Reveal Wit and Whimsy of the Victorian Era in Metropolitan Museum Exhibition

Photocollages Reveal Wit and Whimsy of the Victorian Era in Metropolitan Museum Exhibition

. February 3, 2010

In the 1860s and 1870s, long before the embrace of collage techniques by avant-garde artists of the early 20th century, aristocratic Victorian women were experimenting with photocollage. Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through May 9, 2010, is the first exhibition to comprehensively examine this […]

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Plains Art Museum to Acquire Rosenquist’s The North Dakota Mural

. February 3, 2010

The Plains Art Museum in Fargo, N.D. will acquire James Rosenquist’s The North Dakota Mural, a major new work 13 feet high and 24 feet wide. The donor’s contribution of $600,000 will be matched with an equal donation from the artist for the commissioned mural. Rosenquist is considered one of the founders of the Pop […]

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