October, 2013

Freer and Sackler Galleries Announce Indonesian Music Festival

More than a hundred musicians, dancers and scholars from Indonesia and around the world will congregate in Washington this weekend for “Performing Indonesia: A Conference and Festival of Music, Dance, and Drama,” Oct. 31–Nov. 3, at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The four-day festival includes elaborate evening performances […]

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British Library maps inspire videogame concept

British Library maps inspire videogame concept

A team of students have won a prestigious competition after using videogame technology to turn historic maps and engravings from the British Library into a stunning 3D environment. Pudding Lane Productions, a team of six second-year students from De Montfort University, Leicester, scooped first prize in the Off the Map challenge – a nationwide initiative […]

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opens Last Seen by French artist Sophie Calle

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opens Last Seen by French artist Sophie Calle

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum presents Sophie Calle: Last Seen on view October 24, 2013 through March 3, 2014. The exhibition will include Calle’s 1991 Gardner-inspired work on display for the first time at the Gardner, as well as new work created in 2012. The 14 photographic and text based works in Last Seen consist […]

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Phillips Collection open Shaping a Modern Identity: Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection

Phillips Collection open Shaping a Modern Identity: Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection

The Phillips Collection present Shaping a Modern Identity: Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection an exhibition on view Oct. 24, 2013–Jan. 12, 2014, comprised of 16 photographs and one etching. Spanning from the 1920s to the present, this exhibition expands our understanding of portraiture as an invention forged between artist and subject. Created […]

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Kunsthaus Bregenz present Dora García The Sinthome Score

Kunsthaus Bregenz present Dora García The Sinthome Score open now through 12 January 2014. The Spanish artist Dora García’s conceptual works comprise photographs, films, performances, and installations frequently involving actors from performance and theater as well as members of the audience. She designs stories, scenarios, and situations which permit her to experiment, interfere with, and […]

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Kunsthaus Bregenz present Barbara Kruger Believe + Doubt

Kunsthaus Bregenz present Barbara Kruger Believe + Doubt

Kunsthaus Bregenz present Barbara Kruger Believe + Doubt an exhibition on view 19 October 2013–12 January 2014. The solo exhibition by Barbara Kruger for the Kunsthaus gives visitors a chance to explore the wide range of her artistic practice in different media. Alongside a host of her celebrated photocollages from the 1980s and a four-channel […]

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Blanton Museum of Art announces The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas

Blanton Museum of Art announces The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas

Blanton Museum of Art presents The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas an exhibition on view October 27, 2013–January 19, 2014. The Blanton Museum of Art and the Fundação Iberê Carmargo (Brazil) have co-organized the first comprehensive career survey of artist Waltercio Caldas. Celebrating the accomplishments of one of Brazil’s leading contemporary […]

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Kunsthalle Dusseldorf opens Andre Thomkins Eternal Network

Kunsthalle Dusseldorf opens Andre Thomkins Eternal Network

Kunsthalle Dusseldorf presents Andre Thomkins Eternal Network on view 19 October 2013–5 January 2014. André Thomkins (1930 Lucerne–1985 Berlin) was one of the most innovative and versatile artists of the second half of the twentieth century. His heyday was in the 1960s, when he embarked on a huge variety of artistic experiments, some of which […]

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New Museum R&D Seasons

New Museum R&D (Research and Development) Seasons connect various projects in the galleries, Theater, and Resource Center around a new organizing theme each fall and spring. Programming takes the form of exhibitions, performances, screenings, artist residencies, online publications, an after-school program for teens, and family day activities. Artists engage across many of these initiatives to […]

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