August, 2011

Museum of London Gets Nokia NFC Tags

If you own a NFC enabled phone, then make sure you take full advantage of this cutting-edge technology by tapping the tags around the museums to help you make the most of your visit. NFC (Near Field Communication) is a new mobile phone technology which allows users to share information with a simple tap of […]

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National Museum of the American Indian in New York  Announces Survey of Carl Beam

National Museum of the American Indian in New York Announces Survey of Carl Beam

A retrospective of Carl Beam (Ojibwe, 1943-2004) that includes many of the artist’s epic works will open Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York, the George Gustav Heye Center. With 41 works, including paintings, ceramics, constructions and video, “Carl Beam” examines the artist’s investigations into the metaphysical […]

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The Associated Press and The New York City Police Museum Announce 9/11: A Uniform Response Photography Exhibit

“9/11: A Uniform Response” runs from Sept. 9, 2011 to Jan. 16, 2012 To mark the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, The Associated Press and The New York City Police Museum have collaborated on an exhibition of 30 compelling photographs drawn from the AP archives. “9/11: A Uniform Response” will be […]

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Museum of Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Presents Elevated Perspective: Paintings by Joellyn Duesberry

Museum of Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Presents Elevated Perspective: Paintings by Joellyn Duesberry

The Museum of Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center presents Elevated Perspective: Paintings by Joellyn Duesberry, an overview of a 50-year career of plein-air painting, in the El Pomar and Steiner Family Galleries. On view through Sept. 11, 2011. “Joellyn Duesberry, nationally recognized for her dynamic landscape painting, is among the most important landscape painters working […]

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Academy Art Museum Presents Focus On Flowers The Photography of Richard Paul Weiblinger

Academy Art Museum Presents Focus On Flowers The Photography of Richard Paul Weiblinger

The Academy Art Museum presents Focus On Flowers: The Photography of Richard Paul Weiblinger, on view through AUGUST 28, 2011. Richard Paul Weiblinger is an avid nature photographer and his favorite topics include macro images, landscapes and flowers; color is a major focus of his work and many of his pieces are chromatically strong. He […]

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Academy Art Museum Presents Modernist Inclinations The Art of Jan Matulka

Academy Art Museum Presents Modernist Inclinations The Art of Jan Matulka

The Academy Art Museum presents Modernist Inclinations: The Art of Jan Matulka, on view OCTOBER 16, 2011. In the 1920s and 30s, Jan Matulka (1890 1972) was a leader of New York art world promoting new modes of expression based on his experiences in Paris and across Europe. As an artist and a teacher he […]

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Martin-Gropius-Bau Announces Hokusai – Retrospective

The Martin-Gropius-Bau presents Hokusai – Retrospective 26 August to 24 October 2011. For the first time in Germany a major retrospective is to be devoted to the world-famous Japanese artist Hokusai (1760–1849). Perhaps his best-known picture is the woodcut: “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” from the series: “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” (1823–29). Over 350 […]

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National Museum of Contemporary Art / Seoul Olympic Museum of Art/ Arts Council Korea Announce Itjanayo(You Know…)

National Museum of Contemporary Art / Seoul Olympic Museum of Art/ Arts Council Korea Announce Itjanayo(You Know…)

The National Museum of Contemporary Art / Seoul Olympic Museum of Art/ Arts Council Korea presents Itjanayo(You Know…) Public project on view September 7, 2011–October 23, 2011 at the Cheonggyecheon Plaza in Seoul, Korea. Soo-in Yang, “Itjanayo (You Know…),” 2011. Mixed Media, 2.3 x 2.3 x 2.6m This cooperative exhibit aims to capture the dynamic […]

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National Gallery of Victoria Acquires Correggio Renaissance Masterpiece

National Gallery of Victoria Acquires Correggio Renaissance Masterpiece

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)announced that in its 150th year it had acquired a highly important masterpiece by Correggio, one of the most influential figures of the Italian High Renaissance. Director Gerard Vaughan unveiled the painting, which has just arrived from London. The newly discovered work, titled Madonna and Child with the infant Saint […]

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