August, 2012

National Museum of American History announces Not Lost in Translation. The Life of Clotilde Arias

National Museum of American History presents Not Lost in Translation. The Life of Clotilde Arias, an exhibition on view from Sept. 27, 2102. Through the lens of her possessions and papers—photographs, personal and professional documents, journals and objects—the exhibition looks at the life of Arias, the woman who translated the national anthem into its official […]

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Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts celebrates 50th anniversary with Circa 1963 exhibition

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts celebrates 50th anniversary with Circa 1963 exhibition

The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University presents Circa 1963, an exhibition on view August 30—October 7, 2012. The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts (CCVA) at Harvard University is Le Corbusier’s only building in North America, and one of the last to be completed during his lifetime. In May 2013, the […]

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Kunsthalle Zurich presents Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt (New World)

Kunsthalle Zurich presents Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt (New World), on view 1 September–4 November 2012. The first exhibition in the Kunsthalle Zürich’s new and renovated premises at the Löwenbräukunst is dedicated to a reunion with an artist who presented his very first institutional exhibition at the Kunsthalle Zürich in 1995. Since then, Wolfgang Tillmans (born […]

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Museum of Flight Lecture Profiles CIA’s Taiwanese Air Force Spy Program Sept. 8

Museum of Flight Lecture Profiles CIA’s Taiwanese Air Force Spy Program Sept. 8

The Museum of Flight A look at the Black Bat Squadron of the 1950s and 1960s SEATTLE – On Sept. 8, aviation historian Li Wang will deliver a fascinating presentation about The Republic of China Air Force 34th Squadron – the Black Bat Squadron – that flew missions deep into China under the cover of […]

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Tacoma Art Museum presents Best of the Northwest. Selected Paintings from the Collection

Tacoma Art Museum presents Best of the Northwest. Selected Paintings from the Collection. On view through March 2013. Tacoma Art Museum’s collection of Northwest art includes more than 3,200 objects. The works on view here are some of the best from the museums collection of paintings by Northwest artists. Many are familiar favorites, others have […]

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Merseyside Maritime Museum presents A Sporting Celebration

Merseyside Maritime Museum presents A Sporting Celebration

Merseyside Maritime Museum presents A Sporting Celebration, an exhibition on view until the end of 2012. Artist impression of the Olympic Stadium, with a capacity for 80,000 spectators © London 2012 This display explores some of the controls in place to ensure a safe and successful celebration of sport. Today, staff at UK Border Agency, […]

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Winterthur Awarded Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Winterthur has been selected for the prestigious Humanities Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The $350,000 grant will enable Winterthur to update and enhance the Museum’s environmental monitoring and control systems necessary for collection preservation in its three major buildings — the Museum, the Louise DuPont Crowninshield Research […]

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Art Gallery of South Australia presents Fred Williams. Infinite horizons

Art Gallery of South Australia presents Fred Williams. Infinite horizons

The Art Gallery of South Australia presents Fred Williams. Infinite horizons a major retrospective of Fred Williams’s work on view 31 August to 4 November 2012. Featuring over 100 works of art, the exhibition highlights Williams’s strength as a landscape artist and includes important oil paintings and luminous gouaches that reveal his distinctive approach. Fred […]

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USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum participates in Blue Star Museums program

The Prehistoric Museum, USU Eastern is participating in Blue Star Museums. The Prehistoric Museum creates understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural processes that formed the geologic, fossil and prehistoric human records found in eastern Utah. Blue Star Museums is a resource for military families that offers free admission to more than 1,600 museums across […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires 29 Photographs by Cy Twombly

J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires 29 Photographs by Cy Twombly

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced the acquisition of 29 photographs by renowned 20th-century artist Cy Twombly (American, 1928–2011). Spanning a period of 57 years, the color photographic prints will be the first group of works by Twombly to enter the Getty Museum’s collection. Cy Twombly, Tulips III no. 2, negative 1985; print 1993. Color […]

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Museum kunstpalast announces Andreas Gursky exhibition

Museum kunstpalast presents an exhibition of work by Andreas Gursky on view 23 September 2012–13 January 2013. The oeuvre of the Düsseldorf-based, internationally renowned photographic artist Andreas Gursky (born in Leipzig in 1955) offers in contemporary photography a new approach to realism. Often highly conceptual in his approach, Gursky makes full use of photo montage […]

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Liverpool Biennial 2012 the UK Biennial of Contemporary Art

Liverpool Biennial 2012 the UK Biennial of Contemporary Art

Liverpool Biennial 2012 presents work by 242 artists in 27 locations. Open 15 September–25 November 2012. The Biennial takes place in galleries, museums and sites across the city and includes a dynamic programme of talks, events, screenings and family activities. Photo: Edward Park. Graphic Design: Sara De Bondt Studio. The Unexpected Guest explores notions of […]

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