May, 2013

Darat al Funun–The Khalid Shoman Foundation HIWAR | Conversations in Amman

Darat al Funun–The Khalid Shoman Foundation HIWAR | Conversations in Amman

HIWAR | Conversations in Amman is an exhibition, residencies, and talks program organized by Darat al Funun to celebrate 25 years of support for the arts. HIWAR brings 14 artists from the Arab world, Africa, Asia, and Latin America to Amman for residencies in September and October 2013, culminating in an exhibition opening on 9 […]

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The Israel Museum opens Yehudit Sasportas: Seven Winters

The Israel Museum presents Yehudit Sasportas: Seven Winters an exhibition on view May 29, 2013-October 19, 2013. Beauty and mystery envelop every single part of this complex installation by Yehudit Sasportas, a prominent Israeli artist who lives and works in Berlin and Tel Aviv, and for whom this is the first solo exhibition in an […]

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Indianapolis Museum of Art Acquires Dream of Spring by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Indianapolis Museum of Art Acquires Dream of Spring by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

A major European painting acquisition is now on display at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Dream of Spring by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, one of the most successful late 19th-century French artists, has been added to the museum’s permanent collection as a charitable gift. The painting was promised to the IMA by philanthropists Melvin and Bren Simon […]

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Qatar Museums Authority and Fondazione Prada Launch Global Curating Prize

Qatar Museums Authority and Fondazione Prada announced the launch today of Curate, a global competition to find new curating talent, the first of its kind. Entry opens today Wednesday 29 May 2013 online on www.curateaward.org Curate opens up and challenges people’s ideas of what an exhibition can be. It will provide one winner with the […]

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National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest presents The Shadows of the Future: 7 Video Artists from Korea

National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest presents The Shadows of the Future: 7 Video Artists from Korea

National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest presents The Shadows of the Future: 7 Video Artists from Korea on view June 9, 2013. It was not until the 1970s that Seoul had transformed itself into the modern, urbanized, densely populated and massively industrialized city that it is today. In the last 50 years, as Korea […]

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Haus der Kunst announces Ivan Kozaric Freedom Is a Rare Bird

Haus der Kunst presents Ivan Kozaric Freedom Is a Rare Bird an exhibition on view June 21–September 22, 2013. Ivan Kožarić (born in 1921 in Petrinja, lives and works in Zagreb) completed his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in the late 1940s. He has since become one of the most influential […]

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Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art opens Much Ado About Portraits

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art opens Much Ado About Portraits

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida presents Much Ado About Portraits an exhibition on view May 28, 2013 – September 08, 2013. Why do people create portraits? From earliest times to the present day, portraits of many different kinds have captured the human form. Whether formal, religious, historical, imaginative, or […]

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National Churchill Museum announces WORLD WAR 11 NAVY ART: A VISION OF HISTORY

National Churchill Museum presents WORLD WAR 11 NAVY ART: A VISION OF HISTORY, an exhibition on view June 10, 2013- August 11, 2013. This exhibition will commemorate all who served and the 70th anniversary of the year of the turn of the tide of WWII; 1943. The Navy Combat Artist Program was approved after New […]

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Craft & Folk Art Museum opens This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists

Craft & Folk Art Museum opens This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists

Craft & Folk Art Museum presents This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists, an exhibition, on view September 8, 2013. Centered around four acclaimed Alaska Native artists whose groundbreaking contemporary works question institutional methods of identifying Native heritage, examine their own mixed-race identities, and challenge perceptions and stereotypes about indigenous peoples. […]

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