March, 2013

Seattle Art Museum presents “Mirror” by Doug Aitken

Seattle Art Museum presents “Mirror” by Doug Aitken

On Sunday, March 24, the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) invites the community to the inauguration of MIRROR, a permanent art installation for the façade of SAM by artist Doug Aitken that will become a new landmark in downtown Seattle. MIRROR, 2013 (rendering) © Doug Aitken Workshop. To celebrate this important new work, Aitken is curating […]

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Fleming Museum presents Andy Warhol’s Athletes

Fleming Museum presents Andy Warhol’s Athletes

Fleming Museum presents Andy Warhol’s Athletes an exhibition on view March 19 – May 19, 2013. Andy Warhol’s Athletes is a group of ten canvases by Andy Warhol, entitled the Athletes Series, commissioned in 1977 by Richard Weisman, a banker and friend of Warhol’s. Weisman was a fan of both the arts and sports and […]

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Mississippi Museum of Art opens Symbols of Faith, Home, and Beyond. The Art of Theora Hamblett

Mississippi Museum of Art presents Symbols of Faith, Home, and Beyond. The Art of Theora Hamblett a survey on view March 23 – June 23, 2013, of more than forty of Theora Hamblett’s best works from the Collection of the University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses. Hamblett, born in Paris, Mississippi, in 1895, has […]

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Nationalmuseum acquires Lidded urn designed by Gunnar Nylund

Nationalmuseum acquires Lidded urn designed by Gunnar Nylund

Nationalmuseum in Sweden has added a large porcelain lidded urn to its ceramics collection. The urn was designed by Gunnar Nylund, one of the most prominent Scandinavian ceramicists of the 20th century. Although the urn is most definitely a luxury item, it is decorated with images of workers, factories and cityscapes, reflecting the contemporary cult […]

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London Science Museum Welcomes 3 Millionth Visitor

On March 22 the Science Museum in London welcomed its three millionth visitors of the year and celebrated the highest number of annual visitors to the Museum since complete records began. A surprise welcome by the Museum’s Deputy Director Heather Mayfield greeted the 3 millionth visitors on arrival at the Museum. Anthony and Abigail Kirwan […]

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Meadows Museum Acquires Joaquin Sorolla Oil Sketch

Meadows Museum Acquires Joaquin Sorolla Oil Sketch

Valencia Beach (1904 or 1905), an important oil sketch by early 20th-century Spanish artist Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (1863-1923), has been acquired by the Meadows Museum at SMU through a gift from Mark L. Lemmon, his wife Barbara Thomas Lemmon, and her son Michael L. Thomas. The gift was made in honor of P. Gregory […]

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Stedelijk Museum MIKE KELLEY retrospective attracts over 200,000 visitors

The MIKE KELLEY retrospective—the first international exhibition in the reopened Stedelijk Museum—has attracted more than 200,000 visitors since it opened in mid-December. The exhibition will be on view for another two weeks, with the final day on Monday, April 1. Widely acknowledged as an artist who defined his era, Mike Kelley (1954–2012) created a stunning […]

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Bonnefantenmuseum presents The Big Change. Revolutions in Russian Painting 1895–1917

Bonnefantenmuseum presents The Big Change. Revolutions in Russian Painting 1895–1917

Bonnefantenmuseum presents The Big Change. Revolutions in Russian Painting 1895–1917 an exhibition on view through 11 August 2013. Ilya Mashkov, Portrait of a Boy in a Painted Shirt, 1909. Oil on canvas, 119.5 x 80 cm. State Russian Museum, St Petersburg. Tthe Bonnefantenmuseum is presenting a unique collection of almost 90 paintings from the two […]

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Nassau County Museum of Art presents Ab-Ex Re-Con

Nassau County Museum of Art presents Ab-Ex Re-Con

Nassau County Museum of Art presents Ab-Ex Re-Con an exhibition on view June 16, 2013. Joseph Fiori Untitled, 1954 Oil on canvas 20 x 34 inches Private Collection, Roslyn, New York AB-EX / RE-CON: Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered explores both the best known and less familiar practitioners of abstract and gestural painting who dominated American art, […]

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