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“SKIN FRUIT”: First U.S. Exhibition of the Dakis Joannou Collection from Athens, Greece, to Open at New Museum

“SKIN FRUIT”: First U.S. Exhibition of the Dakis Joannou Collection from Athens, Greece, to Open at New Museum

. February 13, 2010

New York, – The New Museum has announced details of “Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection,” its much-anticipated exhibition curated by artist Jeff Koons. “Skin Fruit” will be the first exhibition in the United States of the Athens-based Dakis Joannou Collection, renowned as one of the leading collections of contemporary art in the […]

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Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from George Eastman House Collection  at the New York State Museum

Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from George Eastman House Collection at the New York State Museum

. February 13, 2010

Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from George Eastman House Collection opens February 12 at the New York State Museum as the next exhibition in the Bank of America Great Art Series. On view through May 9 in the Museum’s West Gallery, the exhibition is the 22nd installment of the Bank of America Great Art […]

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Launches Kids Club

. February 13, 2010

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum launched its newest patron group, the Guggenheim Kids Club, with a special reception at the museum. Kids Club cochairs Lisa Thorp, Kimberly Tighe, and Meredith Verona welcomed over 50 families at the event, all of whom enjoyed interactive art activities led by Guggenheim educators, a private viewing of the Kandinsky […]

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Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale at the New York State Museum

. February 13, 2010

ALBANY, NY – Children will have the chance to dig for minerals while adults shop for their own treasures at the “17th Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale,” to be held Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 at the New York State Museum. Open from 10 a.m. to 5 […]

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Nicolas Baier: Pareidolias at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

Nicolas Baier: Pareidolias at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography

. February 12, 2010

Pareidolia is a psychological phenomenon. The term is used to describe how the human mind sees familiar objects in abstract forms, such as animals in clouds or the man in the moon. It is also an intriguing title for the recent work of Montreal artist Nicolas Baier, whose subjects include antique mirrors, the surface of […]

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