March, 2012

Morgan Library & Museum appoints Joel Smith as the first curator of photography

The Morgan Library & Museum announced today the appointment of Joel Smith as the first curator of photography in the institution’s history. Currently curator of photography at Princeton University Art Museum, Mr. Smith will begin his work at the Morgan in September, and will focus his attention on building the collection and organizing related exhibitions […]

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National Gallery of Art announces I Spy. Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938–2010

National Gallery of Art announces I Spy. Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938–2010

The National Gallery of Art in Washington presents I Spy. Photography and the Theater of the Street, 1938–2010, an exhibition on view, April 22–August 5, 2012. Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Head #22, 2001, chromogenic print National Gallery of Art, Washington, Charina Endowment Fund © Philip‑Lorca diCorcia The exhibition is devoted to street photographs by some of the […]

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Modern Art Oxford announces Shezad Dawood exhibition

Modern Art Oxford presents a major solo exhibition of British artist Shezad Dawood, on view 5 April–10 June 2012. Through new film, installation and textile-based ‘paintings’, Dawood presents multi-layered narratives, which call into question our attempts to reconcile the passing of time and the creation of identity in our own lives. These works draw on […]

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Arizona State Museum’s woven wonders debut in new exhibit, Basketry Treasured

Arizona State Museum’s woven wonders debut in new exhibit, Basketry Treasured

(University of Arizona/Tucson) Over the past decade, we’ve been informing the world that Arizona State Museum holds the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of Southwest American Indian pottery. Some 20,000 whole vessels were collectively named an American Treasure in the year 2000. An assortment of historic American Indian baskets (1890s-1950s) from Arizona State Museum’s […]

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Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts announces In the Still Epiphany

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts announces In the Still Epiphany

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts presents In the Still Epiphany, an exhibition on view April 5–October 27, 2012. Opening: Thursday, April 5, 5–9pm. Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867–1947), “Still Life with Ham,” 1940. Oil on canvas, 17 x 25 inches, © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Photo by Jean Paul […]

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Whitney Museum of American Art Builds Education Studio Designed by LOT-EK

Whitney Museum of American Art Builds Education Studio Designed by LOT-EK

The Whitney Museum of American Art has commissioned the architecture firm LOT-EK to design and build a pop-up studio for the Museum’s education programs. The structure, which will be known as the Whitney Studio, is currently being built and is scheduled to open this month in the Sculpture Court of the Museum’s Marcel Breuer building, […]

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Delfina Foundation presents Social States at Pump House Gallery

Delfina Foundation, in partnership with Pump House Gallery and The Creative India Foundation, present an exhibition of new works by resident artists Baptist Coelho and Nadia Kaabi-Linke. On view through 20 May 2012 (Wednesday–Sunday, 11–16). Coelho (born and works in Mumbai, India) and Kaabi-Linke (born in Tunisia, lives and works in Berlin) were awarded 12-week […]

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Sharjah Art Foundation announces 2012 Production Programme grants

Sharjah Art Foundation announces 2012 Production Programme grants

Sharjah Art Foundation (Sharjah, United Arab Emirates) announces that the recipients of its prestigious 2012 Production Programme grants, which provide artists working in a wide range of media with funding for new work, are artists Sean Gullette, Mario Rizzi, and Lindsay Seers. The announcement was made at the closing reception for the Sharjah Art Foundation’s […]

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National Atomic Testing Museum opens Area 51: Myth or Reality exhibition

The National Atomic Testing Museum presents Area 51: Myth or Reality Learn about the most secret place in America. The first ever exhibit on Area 51 developed with the help of the very people that worked there. This exhibit will expore the real truth, the real programs and address the secrecy that surrounds the base […]

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Technisches Museum Wien opens At Your Service – Art and Labour

Technisches Museum Wien opens At Your Service – Art and Labour

The Technisches Museum Wien presents At Your Service – Art and Labour, an exhibition by the Technisches Museum Wien and ERSTE Foundation, on view 23 March 2012–3 March 2013. Design by Walking Chair Design Studio. The Technisches Museum Wien and ERSTE Foundation are exploring new ground, engaging technology and art in dialogue. For the exhibition […]

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Portland Art Museum Receives Gift of $2 million by the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce that a gift of $2 million was recently pledged by the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation. The gift from the foundation, headquartered in Santa Barbara, Calif., will endow the curator of modern and contemporary art. The position, currently held by Bruce Guenther, will now be known as […]

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Iniva at Rivington Place presents Roee Rosen. Vile, Evil Veil

Iniva at Rivington Place presents Roee Rosen. Vile, Evil Veil

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) presents the first UK solo exhibition of Israeli artist, writer and filmmaker Roee Rosen: Vile, Evil Veil. The exhibition consists of two seminal works: the award winning film Out (Tse) and the installation piece Live and Die as Eva Braun alongside a dramatic new work specially created for the […]

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