August, 2011

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Presents Sculpture By Artist Ai Weiwei

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Presents Sculpture By Artist Ai Weiwei

LACMA’s presentation will be only west coast venue on the work’s international tour The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will display the first major public sculpture by Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, titled Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. The installation will comprise twelve monumental bronze animal heads that are re-creations of the famous traditional […]

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Butler Institute of American Art Renovations Begin

The Butler Institute of American Art begins renovations today (Aug 22) according to Northjersey.com “Although construction on the foundation of Main Street’s Butler Museum was supposed to begin around Independence Day, issues with permits from the New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway Company have delayed the start until this week. Borough Administrator Jim Lampmann said […]

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National Museum of African Art Announces “Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley”

National Museum of African Art Announces “Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley”

“Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art from Sept. 14 through March 4, 2012.This international exhibition presents a comprehensive view of the arts produced in the region and includes some of the most abstract, dramatic and inventive sculpture in sub-Saharan Africa. […]

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National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) Presents Tom Wolfe Author / Illustrator Exhibition

The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) presents Tom Wolfe: Author/Illustrator an exhibition on view now. As a marked contrast to the nostalgic images of early to mid-twentieth century Americana painted by Norman Rockwell currently on exhibit at the NMAI as part of this summer’s Norman Rockwell: American Imagist exhibition, the Museum is also exhibiting […]

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents Black Box Nira Pereg

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents Black Box Nira Pereg

Israeli Video Artist’s Projections Transform the Everyday into Dramatic Scenarios The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s popular Black Box series has brought a diverse range of international film and video works to Washington for more than five years. The upcoming installation, on view Aug. 22–November 2011, features the work of Nira Pereg (Israeli, b. […]

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House of Flags Museum Moving to Permanent Lo cation in Downtown Columbus

The House of Flags Museum will be located in the town of Columbus, which is the county seat of Polk County, North Carolina. The site recently secured for the proposed Museum building is on county-owned property, located adjacent to the Historic Polk County Court House, which is one of the county’s priorities for inclusion in […]

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Hayward Gallery Opens John Cage Every Day is a Good Day

Hayward Gallery Opens John Cage Every Day is a Good Day

Hayward Gallery presents John Cage Every Day is a Good Day. A Hayward Touring Exhibition from Southbank Centre, on view 12 August–18 September 2011. John Cage, “River Rocks and Smoke: 4-11-90 #1,” 1990.(c) The John Cage Trust at Bard. This Hayward Touring exhibition is a celebration of the visual art of the American composer, writer […]

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Art Gallery of Western Australia Announces Princely Treasures European Masterpieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Art Gallery of Western Australia Announces Princely Treasures European Masterpieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Art Gallery of Western Australia presents Princely Treasures: European Masterpieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Opens Saturday 24 September 2011. The Victoria and Albert Museum, London has one of the greatest collections of European decorative art of the 17th and 18th centuries, from the miniature to the monumental. Over ninety masterpieces from these […]

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Heart Mountain Relocation Center Museum Opens

A new museum has opened at Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming. The Heart Mountain, Wyoming Foundation (HMWF) was formed in 1996 as a public nonprofit corporation and obtained its federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in 1997. Since then, the organization has worked to preserve the site that represents a period in U.S. history following the […]

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