March, 2012

New York State Museum researchers and scientists from Binghamton University and Cardiff University report discovery of the floor of the world’s oldest forest

New York State Museum researchers and scientists from Binghamton University and Cardiff University have reported the discovery of the floor of the world’s oldest forest in a cover article in the March 1 issue of Nature, a leading international journal of science. “It was like discovering the botanical equivalent of dinosaur footprints,” said Dr. William […]

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The National Gallery and the National Galleries of Scotland Acquires Titian’s Diana and Callisto

The National Gallery and the National Galleries of Scotland Acquires Titian’s Diana and Callisto

The The National Gallery and the National Galleries of Scotland have acquired Titian’s masterpiece, Diana and Callisto. Titian, Diana and Callisto, 1556-9. © photo National Galleries of Scotland Following the purchase of its companion painting Diana and Actaeon in 2009, this major acquisition ensures that these superlative works by Titian will remain together on public […]

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MOCA GA Announces the 2012 MOCA GALA Art Auction Fundraiser On Saturday, April 21

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) announces its annual MOCA GALA Art Auction 2012 on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at its exhibition galleries on Bennett Street. Honorees for MOCA GALA 2012 are two of Atlanta’s most well-known and well-loved art supporters, Carolyn and Gudmund Vigtel. The […]

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection opens European Art 1949‐1979 exhibition

Peggy Guggenheim Collection opens European Art 1949‐1979 exhibition

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection presents European Art, 1949‐1979: a selection of works from the museum’s holdings of postwar European painting and sculpture, on view February 29 through May 6, 2012. Pierre Alechinsky, Aztec Volcano, 1971. Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Venice. Gift, Enrico and Fiorella Chiari© Pierre Alechinsky, by SIAE 2012. This exhibition documents how Peggy […]

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National Gallery of Victoria announces appointment of director and trustee

Premier and Minister for the Arts Ted Baillieu announced the appointment of Mr Tony Ellwood as the new Director of the National Gallery of Victoria, and the re-appointment of Mr Allan Myers AO QC as President of the NGV Council of Trustees. Mr Baillieu said that after a national and international search, Tony Ellwood had […]

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Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst presents Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt

Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst presents Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt

Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst presents Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt, an exhibition on view 3 March–29 April 2012. Opening: Friday, 2 March 2012, 8pm. Ludwig Forum Aachen. Photo: Marcel Hiller. The artist’s collective “Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt” stages materials taken from different formal and functional relationships as a spatial narrative, one that finds its own starting point in the […]

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The Power Plant announces Dissenting Histories. 25 Years of The Power Plant

The Power Plant presents Dissenting Histories. 25 Years of The Power Plant, on view 24 March–3 September, 2012. Curated by Melanie O’Brian, Curator & Head of Programs. Dissenting Histories: 25 Years of The Power Plant is a dynamic project designed to exhibit, activate, reconsider, and put into dialogue the gallery’s rich histories. Designed by Markus […]

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National Gallery of Victoria presents Time Catcher exhibition

National Gallery of Victoria presents Time Catcher exhibition

The National Gallery of Victoria presents Time Catcher, an exhibition on view through 11 November 2012 at The Ian Potter Centre. NGV Kids Corner has transformed into a time capsule for the new exhibition. Drawn entirely from the NGV Collection, this exhibition will take visitors on a journey from ancient Egypt to the modern day. […]

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Raven Row opens Textiles collected by Seth Siegelaub for the CSROT

Raven Row presents Textiles collected by Seth Siegelaub for the CSROT, on view 1 March–6 May 2012. Raven Row presents the first exhibition of the collection of historic textiles assembled by Seth Siegelaub over the past thirty years for the Center for Social Research on Old Textiles (CSROT). The exhibition will feature over 200 items […]

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The Power Plant announces Kerry Tribe. Speak, Memory

The Power Plant announces Kerry Tribe. Speak, Memory

The Power Plant presents Kerry Tribe. Speak, Memory, an exhibition on view 24 March–3 June, 2012. Curated by Melanie O’Brian, Curator & Head of Programs, a major solo exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artist Kerry Tribe. Contextualizing a new project through a selection of past works, the exhibition Speak, Memory offers insight into Tribe’s […]

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