February, 2012

Brigham Young University Museum of Art opens Beauty and Belief. Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture

Brigham Young University’s Museum of Art presents Beauty and Belief. Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture, an exhibition on view February 24, 2012 to September 29, 2012. As the premier art museum in the Mountain West and most attended university art museum in North America, the Brigham Young University Museum of Art (MOA) […]

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Louvre Announces New Galleries for Islamic Art

Louvre Announces New Galleries for Islamic Art

The creation of a new wing dedicated to Islamic art at the Louvre represents a decisive phase in the architectural history of the palace and in the development of the museum. The design and installation of these new galleries is the museum’s single largest expansion project since I. M. Pei created the now-famous Pyramid twenty […]

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Tate Modern presents Alighiero Boetti. Game Plan

Tate Modern presents Alighiero Boetti. Game Plan

Tate Modern in London presents Alighiero Boetti. Game Plan on view 28 February–27 May 2012. Alighiero Boetti, “Mappa,” 1979, Courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York & Brussels (c) Alighiero Boetti Estate by DACS / SIAE, 2012, courtesy Fondazione Alighiero e Boetti. Photo: Alex Jamison Alighiero E Boetti (1940–1994) was one of the most important and influential […]

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Museum of Latin American Art opens Magdalena Fernandez. 2iPM009

The Museum of Latin American Art opens Magdalena Fernandez. 2iPM009, an exhibition on view February 25–May 27, 2012. The exhibition Magdalena Fernández: 2iPM009 was organized by The Patricia & Philip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University and curated by Julia P. Herzberg. The current exhibition has four additional small video works on display related to […]

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Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) opens Esteban Lisa. Playing with Lines and Colors

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) opens Esteban Lisa. Playing with Lines and Colors

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Lond beach presents Esteban Lisa. Playing with Lines and Colors, an exhibition on view February 25–May 27, 2012. Esteban Lisa, “Juego con líneas y colores / Playing with Lines and Colors,” c. 1954. Oil on paper, Private Collection, Madrid Esteban Lisa: Playing with Lines and Colors, curated […]

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Brooklyn Museum Announces Adult Public Programs Highlighting Women’s History Month

During March the Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of adult public programs for adults, including an evening jazz performance by Helen Young, a feminist art performance by The Guerrilla Girls, and an artist tour with Raw/Cooked’s Shura Chernozatonskaya. The Museum continues to come alive every Thursday evening starting at 7 p.m. with a series […]

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Museum of the Moving Image announces Mircea Cantor Restless. Films and other works

Museum of the Moving Image announces Mircea Cantor Restless. Films and other works

The Museum of the Moving Image announces Mircea Cantor—Restless. Films and other works, on view March 3–May 6, 2012. Mircea Cantor, “Tracking Happiness,” 2009 The Museum of the Moving Image and the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York present an exhibition of video installations, short films, and other works by Mircea Cantor. Although Cantor is […]

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Kunsthaus Graz Universalmuseum Joanneum presents Michael Kienzer and Sofie Thorsen exhibitions

The Kunsthaus Graz Universalmuseum Joanneum presents Michael Kienzer and Sofie Thorsen exhibitions, on view 3 March–6May 2012. Michael Kienzer. Logic and Self-Will Michael Kienzer (*1962) marks a significant position in contemporary Austrian art. His work examines and at the same time looks to break away from accepted viewing habits using a minimalist inspired sculptural idiom […]

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Ashmolean Museum Campaigns To Save A Masterpiece By Manet

Ashmolean Museum Campaigns To Save A Masterpiece By Manet

The Ashmolean Museum is mounting a campaign to save Edouard Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus, 1868, for the nation. On the advice of the Reviewing Committee, the Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has extended the temporary export bar on the painting until August to give the Ashmolean time in which to raise the funds in order […]

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