November, 2012

Seattle Art Museum receives funding for restoration of significant work by Jackson Pollock

Seattle Art Museum receives funding for restoration of significant work by Jackson Pollock

Seattle Art Museum announced it has recieved funding for the restoration of Jackson Pollock’s Sea Change (1947) through the Bank of America Art Conservation Project. Sea Change, 1947 Oil and pebbles on canvas Jackson Pollock American, 1912-1956 57 7/8 x 44 1/8 in. (147 x 112.1 cm) Gift of Signora Peggy Guggenheim, 58.55 Sea Change […]

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces gift of 473 photographs

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced promised gifts of 473 photographs from three separate collectors, adding significant new depth to the museum’s holdings in 20th-century American and Japanese photography. A pledge of twenty-six photographs by Diane Arbus from San Francisco collector and gallerist Jeffrey Fraenkel doubles SFMOMA’s holdings of work by the […]

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PRESENTation. Gifts for the ZKM Collection

PRESENTation. Gifts for the ZKM Collection

Since the founding of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe in 1989, a comprehensive collection has been built up with a high degree of competence and expertise – initially by the founding director Heinrich Klotz (1935-1999), and subsequently pursued by Peter Weibel, Chairman of the ZKM. In addition to the most extensive […]

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UW Museology Grad Program Teams with Museum of Flight for Education Program

Programs debut during Museum’s Dec. 6 Free First Thursday SEATTLE, – On Thursday evening, Dec. 6, The Museum of Flight will turn into a classroom for students in the University of Washington Museology program’s museum education course. As part of their coursework, students have designed and developed a series of innovative and interactive space and […]

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Dec. 8 Program at the Museum of Flight Illuminates Aviation Art and a Higher Calling

Dec. 8 Program at the Museum of Flight Illuminates Aviation Art and a Higher Calling

Renowned artist John Shaw with Angel Flight West advocate SEATTLE, – On Dec. 8, renowned portrait and aviation artist John Shaw will share his thoughts about his craft, World War II aviation and the stories that inspire his paintings. Joining Shaw is aviation historian Larry Chambers. This unique program will blend tales of the War’s […]

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Fri-Art Kunsthalle Freiburg Seeks Curator

Fri-Art, Kunsthalle Freiburg is seeking a curator to plan, organise and manage its artistic programme. The main responsibilities will be to organise between four and five exhibitions per year, to manage the exhibition budget and to oversee all planning and administrative aspects of each exhibition. The curator will also be in charge of organising events, […]

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ARTE and the ZKM present Everything for Art

ARTE and the ZKM present Everything for Art

In March this year, artists, graduates from art schools and autodidacts with their own artistic styles could apply for a unique project produced by the television company ARTE: under the guidance of mentors, the ARTE “TV Master Class” offered participants the opportunity to pursue a detailed enquiry into the question of art in general and […]

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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens presents Josiah McElheny The Light Club of Vizcaya. A Women’s Picture

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens presents Josiah McElheny The Light Club of Vizcaya. A Women’s Picture, an exhibition on view –March 18, 2013. Imagine a surreal light spa beneath the gardens of James Deering’s lush winter home, Vizcaya. That’s what New York-based artist and MacArthur Fellow Josiah McElheny has done in his evocative new film, The […]

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Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex presents Guy de Cointet. Tempo Rubato

Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex presents Guy de Cointet. Tempo Rubato

Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex presents Guy de Cointet. Tempo Rubato, an exhibition on view December 3, 2012–February 24, 2013. Guy de Cointet and Robert Wilhite, set for Iglu (detail), 1977. Photo by Marc Domage / CRAC Languedoc Roussillon. Courtesy Air de Paris, Paris. After discussing the Italians’ skill of performing with their hands while they’re talking as […]

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