October, 2010

New Museum to Rotate Façade Sculpture from Ugo Rondinone’s Hell, Yes! to Isa Genzken’s Rose II

This Saturday, October 30, 2010, the New Museum will begin preparations for a new façade sculpture. Isa Genzken’s Rose II (2008) will be the second work presented on the Museum’s second-floor ledge, which was designed to host a rotating program of sculpture installations. Isa Genzken has a distinguished history in public sculpture, with works in […]

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Museum of Natural History Displays The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond

Museum of Natural History Displays The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond

The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond an extraordinary 31.06-carat blue gem is now on display in the American Museum of Natural History’s Harry Frank Guggenheim Hall of Minerals courtesy of Laurence Graff. Mined in India, the Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond was once part of the dowry of the Spanish Infanta Margarita Téresa, the young princess famously depicted in Diego Velázquez’s […]

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Queens Museum of Art Presents Working Stiffs: Photography from the Collection

The Queens Museum of Art presents Working Stiffs: Photography from the Collection. On view through November 14, 2010. Working stiffs, an archaic phrase from the slang of mid 20th century American life, suggests the deadly dullness and mind-numbing repetition of the life of the working class: from back-breaking, often brutal manual labor to the endless […]

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Walker Art Center’s Sol LeWitt: 2D+3D Features Groundbreaking Sculptural and Two-Dimensional Works

Walker Art Center’s Sol LeWitt: 2D+3D Features Groundbreaking Sculptural and Two-Dimensional Works

When the Walker Art Center opened its new Edward Larrabee Barnes-designed building in 1971, it ushered in exciting new possibilities for exhibiting and collecting the art of its time. The Barnes building, with its sweeping, rectangular galleries and white terrazzo floors, was one of the first U.S. museums designed to showcase sculpture and other works […]

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American Museum of Natural History Presents Brain: The Inside Story

The American Museum of Natural History presents Brain: The Inside Story, open November 20, 2010–August 14, 2011. Step into your brain. In this exhibition, explore how the brain—a product of millions of years of evolution—produces thoughts, senses, and feelings; experience how the brain is continually changing at different stages of life; and discover how new […]

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Delaware Art Museum Different Views: Painters of the Osher  Lifelong Learning Institute

Delaware Art Museum Different Views: Painters of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

The Delaware Art Museum presents Different Views: Painters of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, open November 6, 2010 – January 23, 2011. This juried exhibition features individual paintings from 38 members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware’s Wilmington campus (formerly the Academy of Lifelong Learning). The paintings demonstrate traditional and […]

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Stadel Museum Presents In Chronological Order Stadel Works of the 14th to 21st Centuries

Stadel Museum Presents In Chronological Order Stadel Works of the 14th to 21st Centuries

The Städel Museum, Presents In Chronological Order Städel Works of the 14th to 21st Centuries, open October 28, 2010 – June 26, 2011 in the Städel Museum, Exhibition Building. The holdings of the Städel Museum comprise masterpieces of European art from the late Middle Ages to the present. The temporary closure of its galleries in […]

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Photographer Sudharak Olwe leads Getty Programs for Southland High School and College Students

ndian photographer Sudharak Olwe joins the J. Paul Getty Museum this fall to work with young people on two photography projects inspired by the Getty’s exhibition Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography Since the Sixties, currently on view until November 14, 2010. Olwe works in the documentary tradition established by many of the photographers featured in Engaged […]

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Fitzwilliam Museum Acquires Caravaggio-inspired Dutch masterpiece

Fitzwilliam Museum Acquires Caravaggio-inspired Dutch masterpiece

The ArtFund have helped the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge enrich its world-class collection with a Caravaggio-inspired Dutch oil on canvas. Hendrik ter Brugghen, Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) by Hendrik ter Brugghen, is now on public display within the Fitzwilliam’s fine collection of Dutch paintings. We gave £225,000 to […]

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