May, 2010

Yael Bartana Exhibition at Moderna Museet

Yael Bartana Exhibition at Moderna Museet

This summer’s major exhibition at Moderna Museet Malmö presents the internationally acclaimed film artist Yael Bartana. The exhibition “and Europe will be stunned”, will occupy the entire Turbine Hall and will screen the artist’s five most recent productions. Oscillating between history and an imagined future, these films exist in a troubled borderland between documentary, propaganda […]

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Daniel Birnbaum Appointed New Director for Moderna Museet

The Swedish Government has now appointed the successor of the current director for Moderna Museet, Lars Nittve, who resigns 31 October 2010: Daniel Birnbaum. Birnbaum is a philosopher, critic and curator, previously director for IASPIS International Artists Studio Program in Sweden and 2001-2010 rector at Städelschule Staatliche Hochschule in Frankfurt am Main. Daniel Birnbaum was […]

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Summer Guests Pipilotti Rist: Close my dress, thank you at Langmatt Museum Baden

Summer Guests Pipilotti Rist: Close my dress, thank you at Langmatt Museum Baden

Swiss film and video artist Pipilotti Rist has designed a kaleidoscope of colours and poetic surprises for the 20th anniversary of the Langmatt Museum: the artist focuses on the hidden life at Villa Langmatt, built in 1900-01 by Karl Moser. She directs our attention to the now-forgotten parallel universe of the servants and creates coherent […]

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International Slavery Museum Expansion Plan Approved

International Slavery Museum Expansion Plan Approved

Planning permission has been granted for plans to extend the International Slavery Museum. Currently the museum is contained within the Merseyside Maritime Museum and entered on the third floor. The new plans will see the museum have its own entrance at the Dock Traffic Office and a striking glass walkway will connect the two buildings. […]

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Alexandra Exter: Retrospective at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art

An unprecedented retrospective exhibition of works by Alexandra Exter hosted by the Moscow Museum of Modern Art is a truly remarkable event. Alexandra Exter, one of the ‘amazons’ and brightest stars of the Russian avant-garde, took part in most significant shows of the new art, including exhibitions of ‘Jack of Diamonds’ group and ‘Union of […]

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Fred Tomaselli Solo Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum

Fred Tomaselli Solo Exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum

Fred Tomaselli, a mid-career survey featuring the artist’s two-dimensional works from the late 1980s tothe present, will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum from October 8, 2010, through January 2, 2011. This exhibition focuses on the trajectory of Tomaselli’s career, from early experiments with photograms and collage to recent paintings and prints that combine […]

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History Scientist Announces New Dinosaur

Michael J. Ryan, Ph.D., a scientist at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, announces the discovery of a new horned dinosaur, Medusaceratops lokii. Approximately 20 feet long, weighing more than 2 tons, the plant-eating dinosaur lived nearly 78 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period in what is now Montana. Its identification marks the […]

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