September, 2013

David Chipperfield Architects to renovate Haus der Kunst in Munich

The Bavarian Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and Haus der Kunst announce that David Chipperfield Architects prevailed in the final round of the competitive tender procedure for the overall renovation of Haus der Kunst, one of the most iconic and controversial architectural landmarks in Munich. The final selection procedure included four other architectural […]

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British Museum presents Women of the pleasure quarters a Japanese painted screen

British Museum presents Women of the pleasure quarters a Japanese painted screen

The British Museum in London presents Women of the pleasure quarters a Japanese painted screen on view 29 August – 3 November 2013. This beautiful screen evokes the world of pleasure and entertainment created for men in Japan of the early 1780s. Welcome to Yoshiwara – the most famous district of Edo (modern-day Tokyo). This […]

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Peabody Essex Museum appoints Daisy Yiyou Wang as new curator of Chinese and East Asian art

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) announces the appointment of Daisy Yiyou Wang, Ph.D., to be its new curator of Chinese and East Asian art. Dr. Wang comes to PEM from the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Specializing in later Chinese art and Chinese contemporary art, Dr. Wang’s most recent […]

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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opens Ride or Die graffiti exhibition

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art opens Ride or Die graffiti exhibition

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art presents Ride or Die an exhibition on view September 6–December 6, 2013. Graffiti or “street art” has been largely synonymous with being made and viewed outdoors, on surfaces of public structures throughout cities worldwide, usually without permission. The works of art in Ride or Die will explore the influence […]

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