October, 2013

Museum of Fine Arts – Lyon present Joseph Cornell and Surrealism in New York

Museum of Fine Arts – Lyon present Joseph Cornell and Surrealism in New York

Museum of Fine Arts – Lyon present Joseph Cornell and Surrealism in New York an exhibition on the work of Cornell, the American pioneer of collage, montage, and assemblage art, in the decades of the 1930s and the 1940s. On view October 18, 2013–February 10, 2014. These years span both Cornell’s emergence and maturation as […]

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Roda Sten Konsthall / Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art Seeks Curator / Artistic Director

Röda Sten Konsthall is one of Sweden’s most extraordinary spaces for contemporary art and organizes a number of exhibitions every year. Its unique building, quality-based programme and extensive art educational activities focusing on contemporary art and architecture give Röda Sten Konsthall a strong profile on both a national and an international level and make it […]

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Gift of Japanese Art Promised to the Harvard Art Museums by Robert and Betsy Feinberg

Gift of Japanese Art Promised to the Harvard Art Museums by Robert and Betsy Feinberg

The Harvard Art Museums announce a promised gift of approximately 300 Japanese works of art from the collection of Robert and Betsy Feinberg. The majority of their gift comprises screens and hanging scrolls on silk and paper from the Edo (1615–1868) and Meiji (1868–1912) periods. Every major school and painter of the Edo period is […]

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Estorick Collection opens Enrica Borghi Second Life

The Estorick Collection presents Enrica Borghi Second Life an exhibition on view 16 October – 22 December 2013. Since the early 1990s, Enrica Borghi has created installations using nonbiodegradable materials such as sweet wrappers, plastic bags and soft drink bottles. Her works refer both to the feminine and domestic universe as well as touching on […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art presents Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet pioneering exhibition of mid-19th century painting and photography on view October 19, 2013 through February 9, 2014. The exhibition is curated by Simon Kelly, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Saint Louis, and April M. Watson, Associate Curator […]

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Museum of Biblical Art appoints Richard P. Townsend as new Director

Roberta Green Ahmanson and the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) announce the appointment of a new Director, Richard P. Townsend, an accomplished art historian and museum professional. Mr. Townsend brings a rich array of experience to MOBIA, having held both curatorial and leadership positions at art museums across the United […]

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Jeu de Paume opens Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) Photographs, drawings and photomontages exhibition

Jeu de Paume opens Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) Photographs, drawings and photomontages exhibition

Jeu de Paume presents Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) Photographs, drawings and photomontages an exhibition on view 15 OCTOBER 2013 UNTIL 26 JANUARY 2014. Erwin Blumenfeld’s life and work impressively document the socio-political context of artistic development between the two World Wars, while highlighting the individual consequences of emigration. The exhibition devoted to Erwin Blumenfeld’s multi-layered œuvre […]

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Tracey Emin neon sculptures to benefit The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

Tracey Emin neon sculptures to benefit The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami

British artist Tracey Emin has created five neon sculptures to be sold at auction by Phillips this November with all proceeds benefiting MOCA, North Miami. The new series of works by Emin, titled Loving (2013) transcribe the artist’s handwriting into five vibrant colors of neon – clear blue, cobalt blue, white, seacrest (green) and pink. […]

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NTU Centre for Contemporary Art appoint Ute Meta Bauer as Founding Director

The Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)—a national research centre of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) developed with support from Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB)—announces the appointment of its Founding Director and officially launches on 23 October 2013. After an intensive search that included local and international candidates, NTU is pleased to note that Ute Meta […]

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