February, 2012

Blanton Museum of Art opens American Scenery. Different Views of Hudson River School Painting

Blanton Museum of Art opens American Scenery. Different Views of Hudson River School Painting

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin presents American Scenery: Different Views of Hudson River School Painting, an exhibition on view February 26 – May 13, 2012. John William Casilear (1811-1893), Niagara Falls, 1872, oil on canvas The exhibition fesatures paintings from the Hudson River School, a loose collective of […]

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Art Gallery of South Australia presents Allegoria Sacra

Art Gallery of South Australia presents Allegoria Sacra

The Art Gallery of South Australia presents Allegoria Sacra the monumental new video work by celebrated international collective AES+F. On exhibit 25 February until 3 June 2012. AES+F, Allegoria Sacra, 2011, video still images; Acquired through the Contemporary Collectors’ Director’s Project © AES+F Courtesy Triumph Gallery, Moscow Art Gallery of South Australia Director, Nick Mitzevich […]

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Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art opens Lines of Thought

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art opens Lines of Thought

Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents Lines of Thought, an exhibition on view 29 February–13 May 2012. Hemali Bhuta, “Stepping Down,” 2010. Dimension: Variable, wax sticks of various lengths and cotton threads Copyright the artist and Project 88 This exhibition explores the work, selected from the 1960s to today, of fifteen contemporary artists who […]

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National Gallery of Australia acquires Matisse Oceania the sea

National Gallery of Australia acquires Matisse Oceania the sea

The National Gallery of Australia has unveiled a major international acquisition; a stunning large scale work titled Oceania, the sea (1946) by Henri Matisse (1869–1954). The work was purchased with funds generously provided by National Gallery of Australia Council Member Mr Timothy Fairfax AM. Henri Matisse, Oceania, the sea (Océanie, la mer) 1946. Screenprint on […]

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Musee departemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart presents Irmavep Lab and Maurice Blaussyld

Musee departemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart presents Irmavep Club : Livret IV & Livret V (Maurice Blaussyld), on view 29 February–10 June 2012. Irmavep Lab, a collective of artists and curators, began its activity in 2003 with a series of events in Chatillon-sur-Marne in the house of Musidora, actress in Louis Feuillade’s Vampire film. In […]

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Neuer Berliner Kunstverein announces David Zink Yi exhibition

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein announces David Zink Yi exhibition

The Neuer Berliner Kunstverein presents David Zink Yi, an exhibition on view 3 March–29 April 2012. Opening: Friday, 2 March, 7 pm David Zink Yi, Video still, “Horror Vacui,” 2009 The exhibition of David Zink Yi (born 1973 in Lima/Peru) at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein is premiering the video installation Horror Vacui (2009) in Berlin, […]

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USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum announces Archaeological Candidate Lectures

The USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum in Price, Utah presents a series of Archaeological Candidate Lectures at the museum, 155 East Main Street-Price, Utah in the classroom on the second floor. February 29, 2012 at 7:00 pm Dr. Timothy Riley Starch and phytolith clues to past subsistence patterns across the American West This talk will focus […]

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Space Shuttle Discovery to join National Air and Space Museum collection

Space Shuttle Discovery to join National Air and Space Museum collection

Space Shuttle Discovery, the longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet, will be accepted into the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection at the museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. on on April 19, 2012. Space Shuttle Discovery. Approaching Mir Photo courtesy of NASA The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum announces African American Art in the 20th Century exhibition

“African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond” presents a selection of works by 43 black artists who lived through the tremendous changes of the 20th century. In paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs, the featured artists embrace themes both universal and specific to the African American experience, including the exploration of identity, the […]

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Exclusive March 24 Reception for Spy Pilot Chronicles at The Museum of Flight

Exclusive March 24 Reception for Spy Pilot Chronicles at The Museum of Flight

Blackbird crew shares tales, photos, books about secret flights at Mach 3 On March 24 from 6 to 9 p.m, veteran USAF SR-71 Blackbird spyplane crew Brian Shul and Walt Watson will share their experiences at “Spy Pilot Chronicles,” a Museum event that includes a private reception beneath the Museum’s Blackbird, followed by a lecture […]

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National Air and Space Museum Announces Plans for Welcome Space Shuttle Discovery Event

he Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is offering a series of activities to celebrate the acquisition of the space shuttle Discovery. The event will begin when the orbiter arrives in the Washington metro area Tuesday, April 17, weather permitting. Discovery will be transferred from NASA to the museum in a public ceremony April 19 […]

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Museum Of Fine Arts Houston announces Egyptomania exhibition

Museum Of Fine Arts Houston announces Egyptomania exhibition

The Museum Of Fine Arts Houston presents Egyptomania, an exhibition on view March 18 through July 29, 2012. The fascination for Egypt has been repeatedly rejuvenated. Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign (1798-1801), the opening of the Suez Canal (1869) and the 1922 discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb by English archaeologist Howard Carter all intoxicated the public, resulting […]

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