November, 2012

A Selection of the New Media Collection, Musee national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris

As a medium, the video has been influenced by the full spectrum of aesthetic currents, and has established itself both as one of the most important contemporary means of artistic expression and as critical instrument. In collaboration with the Centre Pompidou Paris, the exhibition entitled “Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983” shows the emergence of video art from […]

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AppArtAward 2012 Highlights

AppArtAward 2012 Highlights

The ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and its partners presented the AppArtAward for the second time on July 13th, 2012. The prize awards the best work of art in App format that distinguished themselves as advanced artistic applications. In addition to the aesthetic aspects, focus is placed on the creative integration and […]

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One Sixth of the Earth Ecologies of Image Art Exhibition

“One Sixth of the Earth. Ecologies of Image” presents art produced in countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc dating from the last 15 years. The exhibition focuses on works of moving image − the medium adopted by many contemporary artists − and develops a broad ‘ecological’ framework to present and contextualize a […]

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National Museum of the American Indian Offers Daily Film Screenings about Lincoln’s Influence on Indian Country

To commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., will launch a monthlong film series this December, “Lincoln’s Indian Legacy.” Throughout the month, two documentary films exploring President Abraham Lincoln’s policies toward Native American communities will screen daily (except Wednesdays) in the museum’s Rasmuson Theater. […]

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Spidernaut finds home at the National Museum of Natural History’s Insect Zoo

A jumping spider of the species Phidippus johnsoni recently returned from a 100-day stay in space, en route to and as a resident aboard the International Space Station. She is the first jumping spider to return from space and successfully readjust to life on Earth. The Museum of Natural History’s director and associate director will […]

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Museum of Modern Art announces the gift of Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon

Museum of Modern Art announces the gift of Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon

The Museum of Modern Art has announced the gift of Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon (1959) by the Family of Ileana Sonnabend. Robert Rauschenberg Canyon 1959. © 2012 Museum of Modern Art. Photo by John Wronn. Canyon is one of Robert Rauschenberg’s best-known Combines—a term the artist invented to describe works that combine art materials and a […]

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Guggenheim Museum acquires selections from R.H. Quaytman Point de Gaze

Guggenheim Museum acquires selections from R.H. Quaytman Point de Gaze

The Guggenheim recently acquired selections from R.H. Quaytman’s Point de Gaze, Chapter 23 (2011), on view now in the exhibition Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions. The Guggenheim has a long history of collecting and exhibiting Conceptual art, and with this exceptional acquisition, the museum strengthens its holdings in Conceptual painting. R.H. Quaytman, Selections from Point […]

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The British Museum announces Cyrus Cylinder to tour US museums

The British Museum announces Cyrus Cylinder to tour US museums

The British Museum announces that one of its most iconic objects, the Cyrus Cylinder, will tour to five major museum venues in the United States in 2013. This will be the first time this object has been seen in the US and the tour is supported by the Iran Heritage Foundation. The Cyrus Cylinder, 539-538 […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Manon de Boer Resonating Surfaces—A Trilogy

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Manon de Boer Resonating Surfaces—A Trilogy

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Manon de Boer Resonating Surfaces—A Trilogy, on view February 10, 2013. Manon de Boer, Think about Wood, Think about Metal, 2011. Film still. Courtesy of the artist and Jan Mot Brussels-Mexico City. Resonating Surfaces – A Trilogy presents for the first time in a museum exhibition a series of three […]

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