April, 2011

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art Opens Mladen Stilinovic Retrospective

Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art Opens Mladen Stilinovic Retrospective

The Ludwig Museum of Contemporary presents SING! Mladen Stilinović Retrospective. On view 22 April–3 July 2011. Mladen Stilinović, (1947, Belgrade) who started his career in the early seventies, is one of the most significant representatives of Central European neo-avant-garde art. The retrospective show in Ludwig Museum is his first exhibition of such large scale in […]

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San Francisco Art Institute Opens Shahzia Sikander Exhibit

San Francisco Art Institute Opens Shahzia Sikander Exhibit

The San Francisco Art Institute presents Shahzia Sikander: The exploding company man and other abstractions, on view April 23–June 25, 2011. Opening: April 22, 2011, 5:30-7:30 pm. The opening reception includes a performance by Du Yun accompanied by Wally Scharold. Born in Pakistan and now based in New York, Shahzia Sikander studied miniature painting in […]

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Live Space Shuttle Endeavor Launch on View at Museum of Flight April 29

Live Space Shuttle Endeavor Launch on View at Museum of Flight April 29

STS-134, last Endeavour flight, scheduled for 12:47 p.m. PST, Ballard High School experiment onboard SEATTLE – Weather permitting, the space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to launch at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on Friday, April 29 at 12:47 p.m. The Museum of Flight invites visitors to attend the live, NASA television broadcast of the launch […]

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Nottingham Contemporary Presents Solo Shows by Huang Yong Ping and Wael Shawky

Nottingham Contemporary Presents Solo Shows by Huang Yong Ping and Wael Shawky

Nottingham Contemporary’s seventh exhibition consists of solo shows by Huang Yong Ping and Wael Shawky. On view through 26 June 2011. Huang Yong Ping, Bat Project IV,” 2005. Photo: Walker art center, Minneapolis Courtesy Huang Yong Ping and Yu De Yao. Huang, who has lived in Paris since 1989, is one of the leading Chinese […]

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Lost City Museum Presents Joan Day Exhibit Southwest Visions

Lost City Museum Presents Joan Day Exhibit Southwest Visions

The Lost City Museum presents the art exhibit “Southwest Visions” by Joan Rainey Day. She will be showing her art in the museum gallery from May 1 through May 29, 2011. Day’s art captures nature and wildlife in paintings, jewelry and other decorative media. Joan Rainey Day was born and raised in Paso Robles, California. […]

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Contemporary Arts Center Presents ArtsWave Sampler Weekend on Saturday April 23

Sampler Weekend celebrates its 25th Anniversary and ArtsWave is excited to try something new – scheduling the Arts Sampler over six weekends during the 12-week community campaign for the arts from mid-February through April, and increasing the number of programs in neighborhood and community arts centers. As part of Sampler Weekend on Saturday, April 23, […]

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Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Acquire Rare Enamel Portrait

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Acquire Rare Enamel Portrait

A rare and exquisite portrait made of enamel on copper by Aberdeen-born artist James Cromar Watt has been bought by Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums with support from the Art Fund and the National Fund for Acquisitions. James Cromar Watt (1862 – 1940) was an architect, designer, jeweller and enameller who dedicated his life to […]

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Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany Opens Max Liebermann Pioneer of Modern Art

Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany Opens Max Liebermann Pioneer of Modern Art

The Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany presents Max Liebermann Pioneer of Modern Art, open 21 April to 11 September 2011. Max Liebermann (1847–1935) is celebrated as one of the most important pioneers of Modernism. His life’s work, both as an artist and as a cultural policy maker, spans six decades […]

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Harris Museum Acquires 19th Century Puck Painting

Harris Museum Acquires 19th Century Puck Painting

The Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston has acquired a 19th Century “Puck” Painting with Art Fund help. Puck by Victorian artist Richard Dadd is a mysterious painting with a fascinating back story. On loan to the Harris since June 2009, the popular work was in danger of being sold by its owners, the […]

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