October, 2012

Canadian Museum of Civilization acquires Empress of Ireland collection

The greatest Canadian maritime disaster will soon take centre stage at the Museum of Civilization. Canada’s national history museum has acquired the most comprehensive collection of artifacts and archival material related to the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland, and is planning an exhibition in 2014 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragedy. […]

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Phillips Collection presents Per Kirkeby. Paintings and Sculpture

Phillips Collection presents Per Kirkeby. Paintings and Sculpture

Phillips Collection presents Per Kirkeby. Paintings and Sculpture, on view now through 6 January 2013. Per Kirkeby, A Picture of Yucatan, 1972–73. Mixed media on Masonite, 48 x 48 inches. ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark One of Europe’s most celebrated living artists, Per Kirkeby (Danish, b. 1938), is a painter, sculptor, geologist, filmmaker, writer, and […]

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Asia Art Archive Fundraiser 2012. Endowment for our Future

Asia Art Archive (AAA), an independent non-profit documentation, research, and ideas platform for contemporary art, announces that this year’s fundraising auction and dinner will take place on Saturday 24 November, with a preview of works from 20 to 23 November at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, giving art collectors access to a range of 73 significant works […]

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Musee d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris presents Roman Ondak and Bertille Bak exhibition

Musee d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris presents Roman Ondak and Bertille Bak exhibition

Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris presents Roman Ondak and Bertille Bak, an exhibition on view 28 September–16 December 2012. Bertille Bak, After the New Relief Map of Paris…Paris: Bauerkeller, 1840. © Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris. © Bertille Bak The Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris is presenting two contemporary […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art Hosts Gala

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosted its second annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday, October 27, honoring artist Ed Ruscha and filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. Co-chaired by actor Leonardo DiCaprio and LACMA Trustee Eva Chow, the evening brought together 550 international guests from the worlds of art and design, entertainment, fashion, and music, among […]

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Columbia Museum of Art presents a view of Venice by Thomas Moran

Columbia Museum of Art presents a view of Venice by Thomas Moran

Columbia Museum of Art presents a view of Venice by Thomas Moran. Entitled The Grand Canal, Venice, Moran’s sweeping view of this famous Italian city is a panorama of sunlight and color poured over some of the world’s most romantic architecture. The painting is on view through January 2013. Thomas Moran Columbia Museum of Art […]

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Burlingame Museum Debuts Rare Political PEZ for Charity Fundraiser

On Saturday, November 3, 2012, the Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia will debut what is arguably the two rarest Pez candy dispensers in the world. Created in 1961 as a gift to a current U.S. President, Pez Candy Inc. produced both a Democratic Donkey dispenser and a Republican Elephant dispenser. These two dispensers have an […]

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