March, 2011

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Presents Will Eisner New York From The Spirit to the Modern Graphic Novel

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Presents Will Eisner New York From The Spirit to the Modern Graphic Novel

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art – MoCCA – ipresents Will Eisner’s New York: From the Spirit to the Modern Graphic Novel, an exhibit showcasing work of the comics and graphic novel master that was inspired by, and which spotlighted, his hometown, the city he always held closest to his heart: New York. The […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces New Curator of Craft Position at its Renwick Gallery

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has met the challenge posed by Lloyd Herman, the founding director of its Renwick Gallery, to create a $2 million endowment to support a new curator of craft position. Herman’s $800,000 challenge gift was the catalyst for attracting $1.2 million in matching funds from private contributors around the country. “Lloyd […]

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De Hallen Haarlem Opens Matt Stokes The Distant Sound

De Hallen Haarlem Opens Matt Stokes The Distant Sound

De Hallen Haarlem presents the first solo exhibition by Matt Stokes in a Dutch museum. This British artist is chiefly known for his video work in which he investigates underground currents in contemporary music. The museum is showing new and recent work by Stokes, in which he focuses on the subcultures of grindcore and Northern […]

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Craven Museum Presents The Shakespeare First Folio

The Craven Museum & Gallery presents The Shakespeare First Folio. On permanent display from 25 March 2011 In 1623, seven years after William Shakespeare’s death, a compilation of 36 of his plays were published together in one volume. No more than 750 copies of this ‘First Folio’ were printed and today only about 230 survive, […]

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Art Gallery of South Australia Acquires Ben Quilty Exhibition

Art Gallery of South Australia Acquires Ben Quilty Exhibition

Ben Quilty couldn’t quite believe it when the Art Gallery of South Australia acquired his most recent exhibition in its entirety. Featuring 16 luscious oil paintings and a large metal sculpture Quilty’s Inhabit is a landmark body of work that continues the artist’s exploration of self and identity. Quilty flew into Adelaide last week for […]

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Presents Hell Purgatory and Paradise An Artist’s Journey

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American Historyy presents Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: An Artist’s Journey on view through May 29, 2011. In Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: An Artist’s Journey, Gale Fulton Ross utilizes a multifaceted approach to describe her journey from confusion and despair to self-forgiveness, enlightenment, and artistic freedom. Her first-person visual […]

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Walker Art Gallery Opens British Art 1880-1950

Walker Art Gallery Opens British Art 1880-1950

The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool has opened British Art 1880-1950. Room 11 showcases works by Jacob Epstein, Paul Nash, LS Lowry and Lucian Freud alongside the Merseyside artists Albert Richards and George Jardine. Other highlights include furniture by Morris & Co and ceramics by the Martin Brothers and Bernard Leach. This room also includes […]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA) Announces Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR)

The Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the artist-run radio project Neighborhood Public Radio (NPR) as the spring 2011 participants in Engagement Party, MOCA’s program presenting new works by innovative Southern California–based artist collectives. Harnessing the airwaves, NPR will create three interactive sound projects for MOCA visitors to experience on the first Thursday […]

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Princeton University Art Museum Opens Kurt Schwitters Color and Collage

Princeton University Art Museum Opens Kurt Schwitters Color and Collage

The Princeton University Art Museum presents Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage. On View March 26 through June 26, 2011. Kurt Schwitters (1887–1948) was an integral part of Germany’s revolutionary art and intellectual movements in the tumultuous wake of the First World War. He is one of the most enduring figures of the 20th century international […]

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