October, 2013

Curating the Curatorial: An International Summit

Curating the Curatorial: An International Summit

The MA Curatorial Practice Department at the School of Visual Arts Presents Curating the Curatorial: An International Summit Saturday, November 2, 2013, 9:30am – 6:30pm SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York City. The MA Curatorial Practice Department at the School of Visual Arts presents Curating the Curatorial, an international summit on the state […]

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Utah Museum of Fine Arts November 2013 Events and Exhibitions

UMFA Textile Preservation Project Now on View! The UMFA’s Collections staff has produced a mini-exhibition showcasing the department’s re-cataloguing project of the Museum’s rolled textile collection. Beginning September 17, the Highlights Wall, located in the UMFA lobby, will feature two textiles from the collection along with an informational video about the project and the Museum’s […]

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Ricketts joins CBMM as shipwright apprentice

Ricketts joins CBMM as shipwright apprentice

Brooke Ricketts of Centreville, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD as a shipwright apprentice. Rickett’s apprenticeship begins with restoration work on the historic skipjack Rosie Parks. Ricketts experience includes working in the carpentry and corporate management fields. After his apprenticeship, he will be enrolled in a nine-month boatbuilding […]

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Louis Armstrong museum marks 10th anniversary

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Louis Armstrong museum in the modest brick house where he lived for 28 years, curators are unveiling one of the jazz trumpeter’s most unusual artifacts — a plaster mask that had been stored in a cupboard for decades. Armstrong, who documented his career in unusual ways, had the […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Boston opens John Singer Sargent Watercolors exhibition

Museum of Fine Arts Boston opens John Singer Sargent Watercolors exhibition

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents John Singer Sargent Watercolors an exhibition on view on view through January 20, 2014. John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Gourds, 1908. Opaque and translucent watercolor with graphite underdrawing, 14 x 22 in. (35.6 x 55.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by Special Subscription, 09.822 The exhibition allows visitors to […]

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J1 hanger Marseille presents Le Corbusier and the Question of Brutalism

An exhibition on Le Corbusier, open 11 October – 22 December, an iconic figure in the history of Marseille’s urbanism and architecture, will take over the J1 hangar. This is doubly symbolic: firstly, because of the connection to the Mediterranean Sea, a theme running through all of Le Corbusier’s work and secondly because of the […]

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21er Haus presents Ursula Mayer BUT WE LOVED HER

21er Haus presents Ursula Mayer BUT WE LOVED HER

21er Haus opens Ursula Mayer BUT WE LOVED HER on view October 13, 2013–January 12, 2014. BUT WE LOVED HER—the title of Ursula Mayer’s exhibition—comes from a press photo published in the British daily newspaper The Independent on 17 April 2013, the day of Margaret Thatcher’s funeral. In the days following Thatcher’s death, Mayer, who […]

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CRAC Alsace announces Elisabetta Benassi Smog a Los Angeles

CRAC Alsace presents Elisabetta Benassi Smog a Los Angeles an exhibition open October 27, 2013–January 26, 2014. Before becoming the atmospheric title of this exhibition, Smog a Los Angeles. was a jotting on the back of a photograph in one of the archives Elisabetta Benassi is building up: in all some 70,000 photos collected from […]

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MIT List Visual Arts Center announces Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Egypte

MIT List Visual Arts Center announces Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Egypte

MIT List Visual Arts Center presents Chris Marker: Guillaume-en-Egypte on view October 18, 2013–January 5, 2014. With an unparalleled and uncompromising career that spanned nearly six decades, Chris Marker (1921–2012) stands as a unique chronicler of the second half of the 20th century. A writer, editor, photographer, filmmaker, and multimedia artist, Marker was born Christian […]

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