March, 2012

Gaetane Verna named as Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre

Gaëtane Verna has been appointed to the position of Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. Verna has been the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Musée d’art de Joliette (MAJ) in Lanaudière, Québec since 2006. GaëtaneVerna was chosen to lead the future of The Power Plant after an extensive international search launched […]

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Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) opens Charline von Heyl exhibition

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) opens Charline von Heyl exhibition

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) presents an exhibition of work by Charline von Heyl, on view March 21 – July 15, 2012. Charline von Heyl, It’s Vot’s Behind Me That I Am (Krazy Kat), 2010, acrylic, oil on linen and canvas, 82 x 72 inches. Private collection, New York; courtesy of Friedrich Petzel Gallery, […]

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Spencer Museum of Art opens Cryptograph. An Exhibition for Alan Turing

The Spencer Museum of Art presents Cryptograph. An Exhibition for Alan Turing, an exhibition on view March 24 – July 20, 2012 . Cryptograph is organized in conjunction with the many celebrations taking place around the world in honor of the centenary of Alan Turing (1912-1954), the brilliant British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and pioneering computer […]

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Museum of the Confederacy Appomattox Opens March 31

Museum of the Confederacy Appomattox Opens March 31

The Museum of the Confederacy celebrates the opening of its Appomattox site with a special ceremony in the morning and activities on March 31. Architect Carlton Abbott’s rendering of the MOC-Appomattox site In 2006 the Museum of the Confederacy embarked on a plan to increase its ability to reach more people in fulfilling its mission […]

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The Academy of Natural Sciences Starts Yearlong Celebration

The Academy of Natural Sciences Starts Yearlong Celebration

On March 24, the Academy kicked off a yearlong celebration in Honor of Its Bicentennial. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Photo by Will Klein Featuring: A major new exhibition called The Academy at 200: The Nature of Discovery. New behind-the-scenes tours of its world-renowned collections of 18 million animals and plants. Publication of the first […]

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Akron Art Museum to auction Cindy Sherman masterpiece

Akron Art Museum to auction Cindy Sherman masterpiece

Christie’s fine art auctioneers will offer an acclaimed masterpiece by Cindy Sherman consigned by the Akron Art Museum, Ohio. All proceeds from the sale will be directed to the museum’s acquisition fund to allow for future strategic purchases that will augment the core of the Akron Art Museum’s strong Contemporary collection. Cindy Sherman (b. 1954), […]

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Kunsthalle Mannheim Opens Pipilotti Rist. Augapfelmassag

Kunsthalle Mannheim Opens Pipilotti Rist. Augapfelmassag

Kunsthalle Mannheim Opens Pipilotti Rist. Augapfelmassagan the largest retrospective of the artist in Germany on view 25.03.2012-24.06.2012. Pipilotti Rist, Selfless in Lavabad, 1994, audio-video installation (video still) Courtesy of the artist Pipilotti Rist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine, New York Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist is one of the world’s best known contemporary video artists. […]

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Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents Depot VBVR

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents Depot VBVR

The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents Depot VBVR an exhibition on view 20 May 2012. Daan van Golden, Sex Pistols, 1979, Kleurenfoto, ingelijst achter glas, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (Depot VBVR) The Art & Project gallery was a dream come true. Always at the cutting edge, it was a place to meet and to discover new things. […]

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de Young Museum opens The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

de Young Museum opens The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

The de Young Museum presents The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, the first exhibition devoted to the celebrated French designer and his personal themes of “equality, diversity and perversity.” on view at the de Young in the Herbst Exhibition Galleries from March 24–August 19, 2012. Les Actrices [Movie […]

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Groninger Museum opens Iris van Herpen exhibition

Groninger Museum opens Iris van Herpen exhibition

The Groninger Museum presents the first large-scale solo exhibition of the work of Iris van Herpen (Wamel, 1984), on view 24 March to 23 September 2012. One of the most striking designers of this moment. The exhibition offers an overview of her work from 2008 to the present. Groninger Museum. Photo: Ralph Richter © Groninger […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences Light Show

Academy of Natural Sciences Light Show

The Academy of Natural Sciences Drexel University is presenting a Light Show taking place at the Academy every night through March 27 in celebration of the Academy’s Bicentennial! The five-minute show on the Academy’s historic façade on Logan Circle features color-changing LED light technology coupled with animated laser images from the Academy’s renowned collections of […]

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New installation of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) Collection highlights contemporary photography

Works by Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Nan Goldin, Rineke Dijkstra and Catherine Opie explore concepts of portraiture in photography and other mediums The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) unveils the seventh installation of its permanent collection galleries, featuring the museum’s new acquisitions as well as works on extended loan to the ICA. Since its establishment in 2006, […]

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