October, 2010

Delaware Art Museum Presents Ultra-Realistic Sculpture by Marc Sijan

Delaware Art Museum Presents Ultra-Realistic Sculpture by Marc Sijan

The Delaware Art Museum presents Ultra-Realistic Sculpture by Marc Sijan, oprn November 13, 2010 – January 16, 2011. Marc Sijan creates incredibly lifelike figures, based on individuals he knows well. His interest goes beyond anatomy and anecdote, as he attempts to convey character and movement. The artist describes his goal: “I want to give it […]

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Oakland Museum of California Acquires Historic Poster Collection

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) announced the acquisition of the renowned All Of Us Or None poster collection. Representing one of the most significant social movement collections in existence today, the acquisition of 23,500 posters documenting all streams of progressive activity-covering the 1960s poster renaissance that began in San Francisco, and including almost every […]

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Walters Art Museum Presents Treasures  of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe

Walters Art Museum Presents Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe

The Walters Art Museum is to present Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe, opening Feb. 13, 2011, exploring the convergence of art and spirituality in medieval times. This is the first major U.S. exhibition of Christian relics and reliquaries co-organized by the Walters, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the British […]

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Roberson Museum and Science Center Halloween Spook-Tacular Festivities

Roberson Museum and Science Center Halloween Spook-Tacular Festivities

Roberson Museum and Science Center will host its 4th Annual Halloween Spook-Tacular Friday, October 29 from 6 – 8:30pm. The evening includes Haunted Mansion tours every half-hour and other ghostly fun for all ages. In addition to the Haunted Mansion tours, Roberson’s Halloween Spook-Tacular allows visitors to experience close encounters with living insects, participate in […]

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Contemporary Artist Chakaia Booker to Speak at UMFA

Contemporary Artist Chakaia Booker to Speak at UMFA

Salt Lake City – With growing demands on the world’s resources and energy, everyday items across the urban landscape increasingly find second lives through reuse and recycling. Few found objects, however, are reinvented in such interesting form as the rubber tires used by contemporary sculptor Chakaia Booker. On Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 7 pm, […]

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National Museum of Art Architecture and Design Presents Discords : Norwegian Architecture 1945–65

National Museum of Art Architecture and Design Presents Discords : Norwegian Architecture 1945–65

The exhibition, Discords: Norwegian Architecture 1945–65 at The National Museum, open 14. November–03. April 2011 throws light on neglected aspects of post-war modernism in Norwegian architecture, adding detail to earlier accounts. It concentrates on the growth of discord among competing architectural ideologies among different generations and circles, and on the influences that came from international […]

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Presents The More Things Change

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Presents The More Things Change

The More Things Change samples from SFMOMA’s always evolving collection and showcases recent acquisitions—some on view here for the first time—to present a selective survey of art made since 2000. A collaboration among ten curators from all five of the museum’s curatorial departments, the exhibition reflects on some of the broad ideas and sentiments that […]

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Norwegian National Museum of Art Architecture and Design Presents Take Me To Your Leader! The Great Escape Into Space

Norwegian National Museum of Art Architecture and Design Presents Take Me To Your Leader! The Great Escape Into Space

The entire ground floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art is currently being filled with works inspired by science fiction. On display are paintings, textiles, installations, DVDs, films and sculptures. Around 90 works by more than 20 international artists are being included in the exhibition. The exhibition will be open until 30 January 2011. “Take […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Presents William Eggleston : Democratic Camera Photographs and Video 1961–2008

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Presents William Eggleston : Democratic Camera Photographs and Video 1961–2008

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents William Eggleston: Democratic Camera—Photographs and Video, 1961–2008, the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of the Memphis-based contemporary photographer. Exhibition on view through January 16, 2011. The exhibition traces the artist’s evolution over a five-decade-period and brings together more than 200 photographs, including his iconic images of familiar, […]

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