April, 2013

Fruitmarket Gallery announces David Batchelor: Flatlands

Fruitmarket Gallery presents David Batchelor: Flatlands on 4 May–14 July 2013. David Batchelor (b. 1955, Dundee) is best known for his vividly coloured sculptural installations of illuminated lightboxes, industrial dollies, and other found objects. These three-dimensional works perhaps belie the fact that the root of his interest is and always has been in drawing, painting, […]

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Rarely Seen Photography and Video of Russian Counterculture During Perestroika

Rarely Seen Photography and Video of Russian Counterculture During Perestroika

April 20 through September 13, 2013 Opening Reception May 1, 2013 Young people restless in the late 1980s turned to art to express themselves in a city repeatedly at the forefront of change, embracing a DIY attitude in all their endeavors. They experimented with photography and the newly available medium of video; their music declared […]

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What Becomes a Legend Most? The Blackglama Photographs  from the Collection of Peter Rogers

What Becomes a Legend Most? The Blackglama Photographs from the Collection of Peter Rogers

What Becomes a Legend Most? The Blackglama Photographs from the Collection of Peter Rogers • More than 50 photographs from this iconic advertising campaign go on view March 14, 2013 • Blackglama Gala: A Legendary Evening honoring Peter Rogers, March 16, 2013 Shirley MacLaine. Photograph by Bill King. From the Collection of Peter Rogers NEW […]

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Southern Regionalist Artists the focus of exhibitions opening at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Southern Regionalist Artists the focus of exhibitions opening at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Works by William R. Hollingsworth Jr., Eudora Welty, and Walter Anderson, as well as selections from the Ogden Museum’s Permanent Collection go on view April 18 Eudora Welty, Members of Pageant of Birds, 1930s, (c) Eudora Welty,LLL, Eudora Welty Collection NEW ORLEANS, LA – While the 1930s and 1940s were a time of great change […]

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Signal – Center for Contemporary Art presents E as in Invisible E as in Invincible E as in Disappear

Signal – Center for Contemporary Art presents E as in Invisible E as in Invincible E as in Disappear, Marcel Dzama, Jeuno JE Kim & Lasse Krog Møller, Olivia Plender on 3 May–16 June 2013. Break down, condense, transform, attack. When Rammellzee armours and empowers the letters, he does it in order to free them […]

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CIMAM 2013 TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM

CIMAM 2013 TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM

Thanks to the generous support of Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, CIMAM offers five grants to support the attendance of modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors from Latin America with priority to professionals residing in Central America and the Caribbean to CIMAM’s 2013 Annual Conference, New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, […]

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Thomas Cole National Historic Site 2013 Guided Hikes

The Thomas Cole Historic Site is pleased to present a series of guided hikes on the Hudson River School Art Trail, which brings you into the magnificent landscapes that inspired Thomas Cole and other luminaries of 19th-century landscape painting. The hikes are made possible through the Carol T. Savage Art Trail Docent Program, named in […]

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Space Day May 4 at the National Air and Space Museum

Space Day May 4 at the National Air and Space Museum

This year’s Space Day at the National Air and Space Museum will take place Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors of all ages are invited to learn about real-life space exploration on the day—May the Fourth—that science fiction fans around the world celebrate the possibilities of space travel. The theme for […]

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Latino Center Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Music

The Smithsonian Latino Center presents musical group Los Gallos Negros, Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Warner Bros. Theater at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on Constitution Avenue N.W., between 12th and 14th streets. The concert aims to reinterpret the historical significance of this celebrated holiday with stories of […]

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