April, 2011

GRAMMY Museum Announces Roy Orbison Exhibition: The Soul of Rock & Roll

On April 29, 2011, The GRAMMY Museum will debut a new exhibit, Roy Orbison: The Soul of Rock-n-Roll. Housed on the Museum’s fourth floor, the exhibit will explore the life and legacy of music legend and cultural enigma Roy Orbison. The exhibit is launching in celebration of Orbison’s 75th birthday year. “Roy Orbison has one […]

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Daimler Contemporary Presents Private / Corporate VI The Juan & Patricia Vergez Collection

Daimler Contemporary Presents Private / Corporate VI The Juan & Patricia Vergez Collection

The Daimler Contemporary presents Private/Corporate VI The Juan & Patricia Vergez Collection, Buenos Aires, in dialogue with the Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart/Berlin. Open 16 April–11 September 2011. Collectors Reception: Thursday, 28 April 2010, 7 p.m. Ill.: Ernesto Neto, Kirstin Arndt, Absalon (Installation view) The Daimler Contemporary announce the exhibition ‘Private/Corporate VI. The Juan & Patricia […]

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National Gallery of Art Acquires Works by Kerry James Marshall and Anne Truitt

National Gallery of Art Acquires Works by Kerry James Marshall and Anne Truitt

Works on Paper by Khan, Castle, Spiegelman, Schwitters, and Van Doesburg Also Acquired At its annual meeting in April, the Collectors Committee of the National Gallery of Art made possible the acquisition of Great America (1994) by Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955)—the Gallery’s first painting by the midcareer African American artist—and Knight’s Heritage (1963), a […]

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Museum of Mathematics Receives Grant from Google

The Museum of Mathematics (www.momath.org), which will open in the heart of Manhattan in 2012 and will boast dynamic exhibits and programs that will stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of math, today announced that it has been awarded a $2 million grant from Google. The money will be used to support the […]

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Norton Simon Museum Opens Where Art Meets Science: Ancient Sculpture from the Hindu-Buddhist World

Norton Simon Museum Opens Where Art Meets Science: Ancient Sculpture from the Hindu-Buddhist World

The Norton Simon Museum presents Where Art Meets Science: Ancient Sculpture from the Hindu-Buddhist World. On view April 22, 2011 – August 01, 2011. Before ancient objects enter a museum collection, they often travel vast distances and endure various periods of use, disuse, loss, and rediscovery. Their original meaning and function can become lost or […]

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National Portrait Gallery Opens Now and Then Photographs by John Swannell

National Portrait Gallery Opens Now and Then Photographs by John Swannell

Previously Unseen Portraits of Susan Boyle and Tony Blair Go on Display at National Portrait Gallery Previously unreleased portraits of singer Susan Boyle, former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, and art historian and museum director Sir Roy Strong (in Elizabethan costume), will form part of a new display at the National Portrait Gallery. The display will […]

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National Palace Museum Wins Two Remi Awards

The National Palace Museum in Taiwan has won Two Remi Awards at the 44th Annual WorldFest Houston International Film Festival The 44th WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival held the 2011 Remi Award Gala on April 16th, 2011. The “Inside: The Emperor’s Treasure” and the “Dynastic Renaissance: Art and Culture of the Southern Song” received the […]

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Extends Museum Hours During Summer Months

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Extends Museum Hours During Summer Months

Live Music Also Returns to the Sculpture Garden with Summergarden and MoMA Nights The Museum of Modern Art will be extending its hours from July 1 through September 3, keeping the museum open until 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (with the exception of Saturday, July 9) evenings, and opening its doors from 10:30 […]

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Institut du monde arabe Announces ZAHA HADID UNE ARCHITECTURE

Institut du monde arabe Announces ZAHA HADID UNE ARCHITECTURE

Institut du monde arabe presents ZAHA HADID, UNE ARCHITECTURE on view Friday, 29 April– Sunday, 30 October 2011. “Zaha Hadid, une architecture” will be the first exhibition held inside the Mobile Art pavilion since the installation of the pavilion in front of the Institut du monde arabe. Photo © François Lacour/AIA Productions (APC+AIA). Early in […]

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