November, 2011

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art Presents Three New Exhibitions

Psychology, biology and religion collide in The Anatomy of Rage —“Curated by Zhang Peili” introduces emerging multimedia artist Lu Yang In just three years, the UCCA “Curated by…” series has evolved into a forum where established curators have free reign to showcase the work of China’s most talented emerging artists. Every exhibition in the series […]

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Getty Villa Opens Modern Antiquity. Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, and Picabia in the Presence of the Antique

Getty Villa Opens Modern Antiquity. Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, and Picabia in the Presence of the Antique

The Getty Villa presents Modern Antiquity. Picasso, de Chirico, Leger, and Picabia in the Presence of the Antique, an exhibition on view November 2, 2011–January 16, 2012. Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881 – 1973), Studio with Plaster Head, Summer 1925. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 97.9 x 131.1 cm (38 9/16 x 51 5/8 in.). VEX.2011.2.25 © […]

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Artist Faith Ringgold to Present Children’s Books and Story Quilts Lecture at the Foundry Art Centre

Artist Faith Ringgold to Present Children’s Books and Story Quilts Lecture at the Foundry Art Centre

This lecture by influential artist Faith Ringgold focuses on storytelling and the combination of image and text. It begins with the story quilts of the 1980s, and moves between images from books to images on quilts. Hear the story about how Ms. Ringgold’s first children’s narrative, Tar Beach, began as a painting and evolved into […]

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Carnegie Museum of Art Announces Cathy Wilkes Exhibition

Carnegie Museum of Art Announces Cathy Wilkes Exhibition

Carnegie Museum of Art will present the first solo American museum exhibition to combine the sculptural installations and paintings of Glasgow-based artist Cathy Wilkes (b. Belfast 1966). Including the debut of a new installation and recent paintings, the exhibition will provide a comprehensive view of Wilkes’s deeply humanistic and empathetic body of work.Exhibition on view […]

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salt 4. Xaviera Simmons Opens in New UMFA Permanent Space for Modern and Contemporary Art

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) is pleased to present salt 4: Xaviera Simmons, the fourth project in the Museum’s series of exhibitions showcasing innovative art from around the world. salt aims to reflect the international impact of contemporary art today, forging local connections to the global, and bringing […]

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Fitzwilliam Museum Presents Impressionist Artworks in Newley Renovated gallery

Fitzwilliam Museum Presents Impressionist Artworks in Newley Renovated gallery

One of the most popular galleries at the Fitzwilliam Museum has undergone a full renovation and reinstallation. Gallery 5, housing the museum’s remarkable collection of paintings and sculpture by the French Impressionists and other late 19th and early 20th-century artists has re-opened with a striking new look, colour and display. Featuring artists such as Monet, […]

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Museum of the City of New York Presents The Twin Towers and the City. Paintings by Romain de Plas

Museum of the City of New York Presents The Twin Towers and the City. Paintings by Romain de Plas

The Museum of the City of New York presents The Twin Towers and the City: Paintings by Romain de Plas an exhibition on view through Dec 4, 2011. The Twin Towers and the City features eight oil paintings by the artist Romain de Plas (1971- 2002). De Plas, trained at Brown University and the School […]

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Fitzwilliam Museum Announces Online Custom Print service

Fitzwilliam Museum Announces Online Custom Print service

The Fitzwilliam Museum has announced a new online custom print service where web visitors from across the world can buy their own copies of the Museum’s treasures. Over 500 of the museum’s top artworks have been added so far including popular paintings such as The Bridesmaid by John Everett Millais, Springtime by Claude Monet, The […]

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Merce Cunningham at the Walker Art Center

Merce Cunningham at the Walker Art Center

In March 2011, the Walker Art Center announced the single largest visual arts acquisition in its history: more than 1,000 artist-made decors, props, costumes, and painted drops created for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (MCDC). The acquisition, with works by Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and other leading visual artists, was a key moment […]

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