April, 2011

Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection Presents The Last First Decade

Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection Presents The Last First Decade

The Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection is pleased to announce its new exhibition, The Last First Decade. On view 30 April–18 December 2011. Opening: Saturday, 30 April, 7 pm Almost 100 years after the advent of the historical avant-garde, the exhibition The Last First Decade proposes revisiting it through the art of the first decade […]

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Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary Launches The Morning Line by Matthew Ritchie and Aranda \ Lasch

Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary Launches The Morning Line by Matthew Ritchie and Aranda \ Lasch

Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary launches The Morning Line by Matthew Ritchie and Aranda\Lasch in Vienna With a 4-Day Sonic Festival in June 2011. A sonic pavilion by Matthew Ritchie with
 Aranda\Lasch and Arup AGU on Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna, Austria. Opening: Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 7 p.m. Festival for Contemporary Music Composition June 8–11, 2011. The Morning Line […]

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Lost City Museum Presents Flintknapping Demo During Archaeology Awareness Month

The Lost City Museum is welcoming visitors during May, Archaeology Awareness Month in Nevada, to learn about the archaeology of Nevada in a hands-on way. For those who have ever wanted to learn how to flintknap or find out how stone tools are made Lost City museum will host demonstrations. Visitors can join Archaeologist Joe […]

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Nevada State Museum Presents Walking in the Footsteps of the Donner Party

Nevada State Museum Presents Walking in the Footsteps of the Donner Party

Frank X. Mullen Jr. presents the lecture, Walking in the Footsteps of the Donner Party, plus a book signing at the Nevada State Museum Thursday, April 28, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mullen’s book, Donner Party Chronicles, will be available for purchase through the Museum Store. The author will be on hand to […]

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Yeshiva University Museum Presents Major Retrospective of Paintings by Sam Borenstein

Yeshiva University Museum Presents Major Retrospective of Paintings by Sam Borenstein

Continuing until May 8, 2011, the Yeshiva University Museum in Chelsea presents a major retrospective of paintings by Sam Borenstein. Born in Europe and immigrating to North America as a teenager, Sam Borenstein returned to Paris in 1939 to meet Soutine and see the work of Van Gogh with his own eyes. Inspired by these […]

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Penn Museum Launches Louis Shotridge Digital Archive

Penn Museum Launches Louis Shotridge Digital Archive

For the first time, scholars, students, and community leaders interested in learning more about Southeastern Alaskan Native history and culture can explore the remarkable Shotridge collection online. The Shotridge collection is widely acclaimed as one of the finest Tlingit collections in the world because of the kinds of objects represented and their detailed documentation. This […]

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Museum of London Displays Hand Drawn Maps of London

Museum of London Displays Hand Drawn Maps of London

A display of 11 hand-drawn maps of London goes on view at the Museum of London 21 April through 11 September 2011. The exhibition looks at mapping London, not as a factual or geographical tool but based on the individual experiences, perceptions and imaginations of Londoners. The maps have all been created by members of […]

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Hirshhorn Museum Presents the Recent Work of Grazia Toderi

Hirshhorn Museum Presents the Recent Work of Grazia Toderi

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum presents the Recent Work of Grazia Toderi on view April 21, 2011 to September 5, 2011. Grazia Toderi, “Orbite Rosse (Red Orbit),” 2009. Installation view, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK. Courtesy of the artist Grazia Toderi (Italian, b. Padua, 1963) likens her video projections to “frescoes of light.” Best known […]

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Denver Art Museum (DAM) Presents Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective

Denver Art Museum (DAM) Presents Yves Saint Laurent Retrospective

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) and Foundation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent presents Yves Saint Laurent, a sweeping retrospective the designer’s 40 years of creativity. On view March 25 (2012) through July 7, 2012. The DAM is the only United States venue for the exhibition, which features a stunning selection of 200 haute couture garments along […]

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