May, 2011

Kimbell Art Museum Announces New iPad App for Picasso and Braque Exhibition

Kimbell Art Museum Announces New iPad App for Picasso and Braque Exhibition

Visitors to the Kimbell Art Museum exhibition Picasso and Braque: The Cubist Experiment, 1910–1912, on view now through August 21, 2011, will be able to use a specially created iPad application to delve more deeply into Cubism. “Advances in digital imaging and the convenience of an iPad provide new ways to look at and understand […]

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Armley Mills Museum Presents Behind the Seams Exhibition

Behind The Seams, featuring three new galleries, is the new star attraction at Armley Mills Museum, once the site of the largest woollen mill in the world. The project, led by not-for-profit company Leeds Fashion Works, celebrates the significance – both past and present – of the region’s textile and fashion industry. Even today, nearly […]

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Penn Museum Presents Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan

Penn Museum Presents Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan

Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan, a traveling exhibition organized by the Textile Museum of Canada, makes its United States debut at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia. On view now through through July 31, 2011. Afghan rug weavers, instead of using their traditional tribal designs, depict on their rugs the world that they see. Modern warfare […]

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Fotomuseum Winterthur Opens Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography Exhibition

Fotomuseum Winterthur presents Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography an exhibition on view 28.05.2011 – 14.08.2011. Modernism made photography what it is. It gave it self-confidence and made it trust itself. Self-confidence because photography in the 1920s recognized and developed its own possibilities and qualities: a probing vision of the world, an investigation of the visible […]

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Gotham Cigar Museum Collection for Morphy’s Antique Advertising Auction

Gotham Cigar Museum Collection for Morphy’s Antique Advertising Auction

A superb collection of early tobacciana will be smoking its way across the auction block on June 18 as Morphy’s presents a 900-lot Antique Advertising sale featuring the specialty collection of the Gotham Cigar Museum of Tampa, Florida. “It’s amazing how many different types of cigar-related items are sought after by collectors. This premier collection […]

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Heard Museum Joins Blue Star Museums Initiative

The Heard Museum is now part of the Blue Star Museum Initiative! The program offers free admission to the Heard for all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 30, through Labor Day, September 5, 2011. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access […]

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Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp Presents Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seeds

Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp Presents Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seeds

Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp presents Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seeds on view through 17 July 2011. After much initial uncertainty, the modified version of Ai Weiwei’s installation “Sunflower Seeds”—featuring a different type of seed to that of the installation at Tate Modern—has arrived in good time at the Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp and the exhibition can take place […]

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Heard Museum Acquires Major Navajo Textile Collection

The Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Arts has been given another significant gift with the donation of the Santa Fe Collection of Navajo Rugs from Dr. Charles and Linda Rimmer. The 77 Navajo textiles, created in the late 20th century, represent many styles handwoven by some of the most accomplished Navajo weavers. The collection […]

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Blaffer Art Museum / Flo Art Fund, Artpace Present Anton Ginzburg At the Back of the North Wind

Blaffer Art Museum / Flo Art Fund, Artpace Present Anton Ginzburg At the Back of the North Wind

Artpace, Blaffer Art Museum and Flo Art Fund present At the Back of the North Wind, an exhibition of new works by Anton Ginzburg, an official collateral event of the 54th International Art Exhibition at la Biennale di Venezia, which will be on display at the Palazzo Bollani from June 1 to November 27, 2011. […]

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Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover Reopens

The Johnson Victrola Museum, located at 375 S. New St. in Dover, Del., resumed a full operating schedule on May 7, 2011, in which it will be open for public visitation from Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., plus additional hours on selected holidays throughout the year. The museum had been operating on […]

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Royal Academy Opens Journeyings: Recent Works on Paper by Frank Bowling RA

Royal Academy Opens Journeyings: Recent Works on Paper by Frank Bowling RA

The Royal Academy presents Journeyings: Recent Works on Paper by Frank Bowling RA an exhibition on view 27 May—23 October 2011 In the Tennant Gallery. This exhibition offers an opportunity to explore recent works on paper by the painter Frank Bowling RA (b. 1936). Bowling’s art reflects his travels, actual and aesthetic, between his birthplace […]

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Van Gogh Museum Reports 471,168 Visitors View Picasso in Paris Exhibition

As many as 471,168 art lovers visited the exhibition Picasso in Paris, 1900-1907. “This means that three out of every four visitors to our museum also visited the Picasso exhibition, a remarkably high figure. This makes this exhibition one of the best visited in the history of our museum”, says Director Axel Rüger about the […]

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