June, 2011

Design Museum Hosting Summer Party July 6

The Design Museum in London is hosting a Summer Party July 6 at 6 – 10pm. The Design Museum is the world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture. The Design Museum’s […]

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Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus Presents Marisa Merz Exhibition

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus Presents Marisa Merz Exhibition

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Onlus presents Marisa Merz: non corrisponde eppur fiorisce It doesn’t match yet it flourishes an exhibition on view 1 June–18 September 2011. One of the most significant and interesting artists of the past forty years and indisputably a protagonist of the Italian art scene since the end of the 1960s when she […]

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Sir Terence Conran Makes Major Gift to the London Design Museum

The Trustees of the Design Museum announced a major gift by the Conran Foundation, endowed by Sir Terence Conran towards the museum’s new development project. This will help to create the world’s leading museum of contemporary design and architecture in London. Sir Terence Conran’s donation consists of a cash gift of £7.5m and the value […]

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Opens Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) Solo Exhibition

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Opens Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) Solo Exhibition

Harun Farocki: Images of War (at a Distance) marks the first comprehensive solo exhibition of Berlin-based artist Harun Farocki (b. 1944, German-annexed Czechoslovakia) in a United States museum, and features the U.S. premiere of Serious Games I–IV (2009–10), a four–part video installation at the center of the exhibition. The exhibition reflects a recent large-scale acquisition—realized […]

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Tate Britain Opens BP British Art Displays: Has the film already started?

Tate Britain presents BP British Art Displays: Has the film already started? on view 27 June 2011 – Thursday 1 March 2012. Significant new acquisitions to Tate’s Collection by some of Britain’s most innovative contemporary artists go on display at Tate Britain today. Presented in a newly re-hung suite of contemporary galleries, works by artists […]

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Tate Britain Announces John Martin: Apocalypse

Tate Britain Announces John Martin: Apocalypse

Tate Britain presents John Martin: Apocalypse, on view 21 September 2011 – 15 January 2012. John Martin (1789–1854) was a key figure in the nineteenth-century art world, renowned for his dramatic scenes of apocalyptic destruction and biblical disaster. While he was hugely popular, he remained something of an outsider, scorned by the art critics of […]

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Tallahassee Museum Hosts Swamp Stomp on July 9

The Tallahassee Museum presents it’s 33rd annual Swamp Stomp on Saturday, July 9, 4-9 p.m. Along with the music, you can enjoy outdoor games, close-up animal encounters, living history demonstrations, and environmental education. The line-up includes contemporary acoustic, Americana, folk, bluegrass, and a special style of regional music that festival organizer Del Suggs calls saltwater […]

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Carnegie Museum of Art Presents Architectural Explorations Exhibition

Carnegie Museum of Art Presents Architectural Explorations Exhibition

The Carnegie Museum of Art presents Architectural Explorations an exhibition on view through August 12, 2011 in The Heinz Architectural Center. The Heinz Architectural Center’s collection comprises more than 5,000 drawings, models, photographs, rare books, games, and other material made between the 1780s and the present. The collection encompasses the full range of architectural representation, […]

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Museum of Glass Announces Mildred Howard Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech

The Museum of Glass presents Mildred Howard: Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech. Exhibition open July 2, 2011 – April 29, 2012. Parenthetically Speaking: It’s Only a Figure of Speech is a new collection of work by San Francisco-based artist Mildred Howard comprising more than 40 glass punctuation marks, proofreading symbols and musical […]

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