October, 2012

Pocket Art Gallery App is published by The Great British Art Debate

Pocket Art Gallery App is published by The Great British Art Debate

A new augmented reality app, commissioned by Tate as part of The Great British Art Debate project, has been launched, available for free across the UK and Europe. The Pocket Art Gallery app allows users to virtually curate their own gallery, positioning famous artworks from a number of key collections across the country in personalised […]

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National Museum of the American Indian presents Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian presents “Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports,” a symposium and community conversation Thursday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the museum’s Rasmuson Theater in Washington, D.C. The series of panel discussions will feature scholars, commentators, authors and representatives from Indian nations and […]

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CAM Raleigh opens Angel Otero exhibition

CAM Raleigh opens Angel Otero exhibition

CAM Raleigh presents an exhibition of work by Angel Otero, on view October 19, 2012–February 4, 2013. Angel Otero CAM Raleigh Otero’s painting process is anything but conventional—he spends as much time working with dried paint as wet. Otero begins by applying layers of oil paints on a piece of glass in reverse order. Once […]

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Penn Museum presents In the Artifact Lab. Conserving Egyptian Mummies

In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies is an evolving collaborative project between the Museum’s Conservation Department and its Egyptian Section. Molly Gleeson, principal project conservator, focuses her work on the cleaning, restoration, and preservation of about 30 pieces from the Museum’s renowned ancient Egyptian collection—art, artifacts, and mummies, human and animal. Museum Egyptologists provide […]

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Art Institute of Chicago opens Steve McQueen exhibition

Art Institute of Chicago opens Steve McQueen exhibition

Art Institute of Chicago presents an exhibition of work by Steve McQueen, on view October 21, 2012 – January 6, 2013. Steve McQueen. Current, 1999. Photo courtesy of the artist, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York /Paris, and Thomas Dane Gallery, London Steve McQueen is an internationally acclaimed artist whose work is primarily engaged with moving […]

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Chrysler Museum of Art presents Pinaree Sanpitak exhibition

Chrysler Museum of Art presents a solo exhibition by Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak, on view DEC 30, 2012. This gallery full of silk-covered forms, suggestive of the stupas found in Buddhist religious tradition, gently rock and sway in response to the movement of passers-by. These quiet shapes evoke a sense of nurturing, refuge and contemplation, […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Bivouac

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago opens Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Bivouac

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Bivouac, an exhibition on view Oct 20, 2012–Jan 20, 2013. Installation view, Bivouac, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France October 7, 2011 – July 30, 2012 Photo © studio Bouroullec Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Bivouac is a mid-career exhibition of work by two of the most exciting and […]

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Royal Ontario Museum Researchers Publish New Theory on Origin of Flightless Birds

New DNA studies by Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) researchers indicate that two opposing views on the origin of ratites, large flightless birds originating on the southern supercontinent Gondwana, might both be correct. Dr. Allan J. Baker, Head of the ROM’s Department of Natural History and Oliver Haddrath, Research Technician, Ornithology Division, Department of Natural History […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens Mapplethorpe. XYZ

Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens Mapplethorpe. XYZ

TheLos Angeles County Museum of Art presents Mapplethorpe. XYZ an exhibition of three portfolios created by American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989). On view October 21, 2012–March 24, 2013. Robert Mapplethorpe Cedric, N.Y.C., 1978, from X Portfolio, gelatin silver print, jointly acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The J. Paul Getty Trust; […]

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