April, 2010

Pate Museum Collection Vehicles for RM Auction

RM Auctions, will offer 43 vehicles from the famed Pate Museum of Transportation ‘without reserve’, June 5th in Cresson, Texas. Regarded as a prime example of ‘one Texan’s devotion to all things mobile’, the Pate Museum was the result of over 40 years of judicious collecting by the late Aggie Pate, former owner of the […]

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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Selects Coulomb Technologies ChargePoint for Triennial Exhibition

Coulomb Technologies announced that the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has selected their ChargePoint® Networked Charging Station for electric vehicles (EV) as a part of the upcoming exhibition entitled: “National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?”. The exhibition title asks the question “Why Design Now?” to examine why design thinking is an essential tool for solving […]

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Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM)

Rituals are embedded in everyday life, whether established by religion, culture, or family, and are continuously performed and reinvented by each generation. Rituals are personal, and are often created and re-interpreted to provide meaning and sustenance for a fulfilling life. A new exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) examines a modern hybrid of the […]

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Collected. Reflections on the Permanent Collection at The Studio Museum in Harlem

Collected. Reflections on the Permanent Collection offers a series of meditations on artworks entrusted to The Studio Museum in Harlem. Envisioned as eight exhibitions within an exhibition and featuring approximately 100 works that span the mid-century to today, Reflections investigates shared thematic concerns between the works on view. These include media and materials; traditional art […]

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Under the Skin: Tattoos in Japanese Prints at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

BOSTON, MA – The first tattoo-themed exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), Under the Skin: Tattoos in Japanese Prints, explores the social significance, iconography, and intricacy of Japanese tattoos. The exhibition, which runs April 3, 2010, through January 2, 2011, includes approximately 70 objects, ranging from prints and postcards to manuscripts and […]

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Photographs by Group f/64 on View this Fall at the Portland Museum of Art

Photographs by Group f/64 on View this Fall at the Portland Museum of Art

Portland, Maine – In the 1930s, a small group of California photographers challenged the painterly, soft-focus Pictorialist style of the day. They argued that photography could only advance as an art if its practitioners exploited characteristics inherent to the camera’s mechanical nature. This small association of innovators created Group f/64, named after the camera aperture […]

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Tula Telfair Exhibition at The Florence Griswold Museum

Tula Telfair Exhibition at The Florence Griswold Museum

Tula Telfair: Landscapes in Counterpoint pairs nine new monumental paintings by the artist with her selection of nineteenth and early twentieth-century paintings from the museum’s collection. Telfair’s choices, which include works by Thomas Cole and Frederic E. Church, establish the visual foundation for, as well as a counterpoint to, her own large-scale landscapes—paintings that are […]

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The Museum für Gegenwartskunst Presents Kilian Rüthemann Exhibition

The Museum für Gegenwartskunst Presents Kilian Rüthemann Exhibition

The Museum für Gegenwartskunst is pleased to present Kilian Rüthemann (born 1979 in Bütschwil, St. Gallen, lives and works in Basel) as recipient of the Manor-Kunstpreis Basel 2010 with a solo exhibition “Attacca” in the museum’s top floor, open through 24 May 2010. Rüthemann’s exhibition represents an investigation of the notion of sculpture with an […]

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American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum

American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee, Wis. – One of the world’s finest collections of early American quilts will be on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum May 22–September 6, 2010. Featuring rare surviving textiles of the late 1700s and early 1800s from Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, Delaware, American Quilts outlines America’s earliest cultural landscape in stunning detail. American […]

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