October, 2013

The Evolution of Wildlife Art

The Evolution of Wildlife Art

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Examining humanity’s relationship with nature is a key part of the mission of the National Museum of Wildlife Art, and the group of new exhibitions that are on display at the museum through Jackson Hole’s busy ski season delves into the topic from a number of perspectives. From a mammoth nature […]

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Tensta museum: Reports from New Sweden

Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden open October 26, 2013–May 18, 2014, is about the histories and memories of Tensta, both in relation to the place and to the people who live and work there. Tensta’s most tangible feature is a large, late modernist housing area built in 1967–72. Nearly six thousand dwellings share space […]

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Hirshhorn Museum opens Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

Hirshhorn Museum opens Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden presents Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950 an exhibition on view Oct. 24 through May 26, 2014. While destruction as a theme can be traced throughout art history, from the early atomic age it has become a pervasive cultural element. In the immediate post-World War II years, to […]

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Lady Lever Art Galley awarded Heritage Lottery Fund

The Lady Lever Art Galley has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a major redevelopment of the Gallery. National Museums Liverpool is planning £2.8m improvements to the venue that will see 500 square metres of gallery space transformed and returned to its original architectural design. This equates to a revamp of […]

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MMK to Focus on Non-European Contemporary Art

MMK to Focus on Non-European Contemporary Art

In the coming years, non-European contemporary art will figure more and more prominently in the collection and exhibition programme of the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main. As is the case with the majority of contemporary art museums in Germany, the MMK’s chief focus has hitherto been directed towards the European and North […]

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Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley names David Mickenberg as new President & CEO

David Mickenberg has been appointed the Priscilla Payne Hurd President and CEO of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, Dolores Laputka, Chair of the Board of Trustees, announced today. His appointment was unanimously approved at a special October meeting of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Mickenberg was until recently CEO of the Taubman […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg announces New Mexico and the Arts of Enchantment

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg announces New Mexico and the Arts of Enchantment

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg presents New Mexico and the Arts of Enchantment. Featuring The Raymond James Financial Collection, an exhibition on view January 18 through May 11, 2014. The American Southwest is the focus of this exhibition featuring art from the Raymond James Financial Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, and other area […]

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Louisiana Art & Science Museum opens Fritz Bultman: An American Abstractionist

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum presents Fritz Bultman: An American Abstractionist an exhibition on view October 19, 2013 – January 5, 2014. Fritz Bultman (1919-1985), an artist from Louisiana, took part in a seminal moment in American art. In the 1940s and ’50s, Abstract Expressionism emerged, placing New York at the center of the […]

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Art Gallery of South Australia gifted John Glover painting

Art Gallery of South Australia gifted John Glover painting

The John Glover painting Baptism on the Ouse River by Rev. Henry Dowling, 1838, has been generously donated to the Art Gallery of South Australia by the benefactor Max Carter, AO. Valued at $3.5 million the painting is an exceptional example of the artist’s work and will greatly enhance the Art Gallery’s Australian art collection. […]

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