February, 2010

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

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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Moore Adventures in Wonderland at The Rosenbach Museum & Library

Moore Adventures in Wonderland will uncover the unexpected connections between Lewis Carroll, famed author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and 20th-Century poet Marianne Moore. Inspired by the Rosenbach’s extensive Carroll and Moore collections and the whimsical qualities of the exhibition space, Johnson will create a poetic archive and a hyper-visual experience of Alice Through the […]

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Crocker Art Museum to Open the New Anne and Malcolm McHenry Works on Paper Study Center in 2010 as part of the Museum’s 125,000-Square-Foot Expansion Project

Crocker Art Museum to Open the New Anne and Malcolm McHenry Works on Paper Study Center in 2010 as part of the Museum’s 125,000-Square-Foot Expansion Project

Inaugural Exhibit A Pioneering Collection Highlights the Finest Early Collection of European Drawings in United States Sacramento, Calif. – As part of the Crocker Art Museum’s 125,000-square-foot expansion project — to be completed in October 2010 — the Museum will unveil the new Anne and Malcolm McHenry Works on Paper Study Center and exhibition space. […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts

J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts

On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center, March 2–May 16, 2010, Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts explores representations of medieval architecture in manuscript illumination where artists incorporated examples of medieval church and domestic architecture into scenes drawn from scripture, literature, and history. Architectural settings were also employed to […]

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MoMA HOSTS OPENING NIGHT BENEFIT FOR THE ARMORY SHOW 2010

MoMA HOSTS OPENING NIGHT BENEFIT FOR THE ARMORY SHOW 2010

Party Features Live Performance by The Walkmen on March 3, 2010 New York – The Museum of Modern Art will host an evening benefit to celebrate the opening of The 2010 Armory Show on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. The acclaimed indie rock band The Walkmen will perform live in MoMA’s […]

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Executions Examined at Neanderthal Museum in Düsseldorf

Gallow, Wheel, and Stake – Insights into Places of Horror is a special exhibit and rare examination of the history of executions A new unique exhibit at the Neanderthal Museum in Düsseldorf examines executions from the Middle Ages through early modern times from an archeological, anthropological, and ethnographical viewpoint, looking at locations, methods, and causes. […]

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Fernando Botero Exhibition at The Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Fernando Botero Exhibition at The Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) presents a major exhibition that showcases work by one of the most honored Latin American artists working today. Fernando Botero includes a range of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture that exemplify Botero’s most familiar themes: commonplace scenes of everyday life, life in the bedroom, life of the streets and […]

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Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan at the Memorial Art Gallery

Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan at the Memorial Art Gallery

NATIONALLY TOURING SHOW EXPLORES LAST YEARS OF “LIVING” JAPANESE KIMONO – Fashioning Kimono Features Bold, Vibrant Designs from Early to Mid 20th Century Rochester, NY — Well into the last century, Japan’s traditional national dress—the kimono—was worn by men, women and children of all social classes. Deceptively simple in concept—a one-piece, front-wrap garment with a […]

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Works of Renowned D.C. Artist Tom Green at American University Museum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will kick off its 2010 season on Saturday, January 23, with the first exhibition to feature nearly 40 years of work by renowned D.C. artist Tom Green. Green taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design for about 35 years and has […]

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