March, 2012

Racine Art Museum presents Sitting Pretty. Furniture from RAM’s Collection

The Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin presents Sitting Pretty. Furniture from RAM’s Collection, an exhibition on view through May 6, 2012. Each year, the Racine Art Museum welcomes the newest gifts of artworks to its contemporary craft collection with a debut exhibition. Sitting Pretty: Furniture from RAM’s Collection celebrates the arrival of a number of […]

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Mississippi Museum of Art opens Curious George Saves the Day. The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey

Mississippi Museum of Art opens Curious George Saves the Day. The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey

The Mississippi Museum of Art presents Curious George Saves the Day. The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey, an exhibition on view from March 3 through July 22, 2012. It is the twelfth presentation in The Annie Laurie Swaim Hearin Memorial Exhibition Series. Established in 1989 to honor the memory of Annie Laurie Swaim […]

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Mint Museum Uptown opens Fairytales, Fantasy, & Fear

Mint Museum Uptown presents Fairytales, Fantasy, & Fear, an exhibition on view March 3 through July 8, 2012. The exhibition brings together the work of several internationally acclaimed artists, including Mattia Biagi, Mark Newport, Kako Ueda, Tom Price, and Kate Malone. Known for his work in tar, Italian artist Biagi reinterprets icons of lost innocence, […]

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Menil Collection opens Richard Serra Drawing. A Retrospective

Menil Collection opens Richard Serra Drawing. A Retrospective

The Menil Collection presents Richard Serra Drawing. A Retrospective, on view March 2 – June 10, 2012. Richard Serra, Blank, 1978. Paintstick on Belgian linen, 2 parts, each 120 ¼ x 120 ¼ inches, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam © Richard Serra. Photo: Gianfranco Gorgoni. By: Basil Katz Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective is the first retrospective […]

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3rd FORMER WEST Research Congress, Part One, Vienna presents Beyond What Was Contemporary Art

The 3rd FORMER WEST Research Congress, Part One: Beyond What Was Contemporary Art takes place on 19 and 20 April 2012 at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Secession, Vienna. The Congress offers a space to speculate about possibilities for art vis-à-vis the increasing forces of antagonism across the world and the emerging imaginaries […]

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ARTIUM Basque Museum Centre of Contemporary Art presents Goose Flesh by Regina Jose Galindo

ARTIUM Basque Museum Centre of Contemporary Art presents Goose Flesh by Regina Jose Galindo

ARTIUM, Basque Museum Centre of Contemporary Art presents Goose Flesh by Regina José Galindo, on view through May 1, 2012 the first major exhibition in Spain of this Guatemalan artist, whose performances are a metaphor of suffering and social injustice. Regina José Galindo, “Caparazón,” 2010. The exhibition consists of photographs, videos and objects associated with […]

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) opens Cynthia Norton. Freedom Rings Placed Within

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents Cynthia Norton. Freedom Rings Placed Within, an exhibition on view March 3 – May 27, 2012. Opening Reception: Friday March 2, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Cynthia Norton is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky. Influenced by the folk aesthetics and history of […]

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Getty Research Institute Acquires Rare Portfolio of Prints by Bauhaus Masters

Getty Research Institute Acquires Rare Portfolio of Prints by Bauhaus Masters

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) announced the acquisition of an extremely rare complete portfolio of prints issued by the Weimar Bauhaus in 1921. This set of fourteen prints, created by the early masters of the Bauhaus during the school’s Weimar period, represents the beginning of a mission to integrate avant-garde design with industry and craft […]

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Sprengel Museum presents A Return to Painting. Paintings by Ilya Kabakov

Sprengel Museum Hannover presents A Return to Painting. Paintings by Ilya Kabakov, 1961-2011, on view through 29. April 2012. The exhibition shows approximately 60 paintings and three models of installations/monuments. Painting has always been part of Ilya Kabakov’s oeuvre since the very beginning; he already began to paint while he was still in the Soviet […]

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Whitney Museum of American Art opens the Whitney Biennia

Whitney Museum of American Art opens the Whitney Biennia

Whitney Museum of American Art presents the Whitney Biennia from March 1 through May 27. Charles Atlas (b. 1949). Still from Turning (live mix) with Antony and the Johnsons, 2004. Image courtesy the artist and Vilma Gold, London Sculpture, painting, installations, and photography—as well as dance, theater, music, and film—will fill the galleries of the […]

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Artes Mound 5 Exhibition and Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the Artes Mundi 5 Exhibition and Prize was announced by Ben Borthwick, Artes Mundi’s Artistic Director, following an extensive research process by two selectors—Anders Kreuger, Curator at M HKA in Antwerp, Belgium and Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Curator of Contemporary Art at Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York and curatorial agent […]

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Museum Morsbroich presents Michael Schmidt. Lebensmittel

Museum Morsbroich presents Michael Schmidt. Lebensmittel

The Museum Morsbroich presents Michael Schmidt. Lebensmittel on view 4 March– 13 May 2012. Michael Schmidt, “Untitled, # 22,” from: “Lebensmittel,” 2006–2010. Photography, 54,1 x 81,8 cm. © Michael Schmidt From 2006 to 2010, Michael Schmidt travelled the continent of Europe photographing the production, processing, packaging and presentation of foodstuffs. After five years of planning […]

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