December, 2013

National Gallery of Canada reappoints Marc Mayer as Director and CEO

Mr. Michael Tims, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Canada, welcomed the reappointment of Marc Mayer as the Director of the National Gallery of Canada for a second term of five years. Mr. Mayer’s reappointment was announced by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. Born […]

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Cleveland Museum of Art Acquires Benkaim Collection of Indian Art

Cleveland Museum of Art Acquires Benkaim Collection of Indian Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Indian and Southeast Asian collection is rated as one of the leading collections in this area, both nationally and internationally. To add to its collection, the museum announce a significant acquisition: the Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Ralph Benkaim Collection of Deccan and Mughal Paintings is an unparalleled private collection of […]

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The Art Institute of Chicago presents Monika Baer exhibition

The Art Institute of Chicago presents the first museum exhibition in the United States devoted to the work of Berlin-based artist Monika Baer. This presentation—on view in the Abbott Galleries (Galleries 182–184) in the museum’s Modern Wing from October 24, 2013 through January 26, 2014 includes nearly 30 paintings created between 1990 and 2013. The […]

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Aeromodeling at the Hangar

Aeromodeling at the Hangar

Join Wings Over the Rockies for a day of aviation, education and fun at Aeromodeling at the Hangar on Saturday, February 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Experience radio-controlled (R/C) planes and helicopters, acrobatic and control line demonstrations and, if the weather permits, a jet engine demonstration. Visit with Denver’s top R/C and hobby […]

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Guggenheim Announces Verbal Description Audio Tour Now Online

The Guggenheim recently released a Verbal Description audio tour of select works from the Thannhauser Collection on Guggenheim.org and SoundCloud. Designed for people who are blind or have low vision, Verbal Description uses precise, evocative language to convey the visual appearance of art, which is equally valuable for sighted visitors seeking closer observation of works […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1

Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, an exhibition on view now, featuring a three-channel video installation by the artist. My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1 includes nine separately filmed performances by an international array of musicians—Hajjaj’s “rock stars.” The performers wear clothes that the artist […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago presents BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works: Lilli Carre

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago presents BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works: Lilli Carre an exhibition on view through April 15, 2014. Although Lilli Carré (American, b. 1983) is perhaps best known for her award-winning comics, animated films, and commercial illustration, her interdisciplinary creative practice employs a wide range of media including printmaking, artists’ […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Cleopatra’s Needle

Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Cleopatra’s Needle

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York presents Cleopatra’s Needle an exhibition on view through June 8, 2014. This exhibition celebrates the Central Park Conservancy’s upcoming conservation on the obelisk of Thutmose III, popularly known as “Cleopatra’s Needle.” Relying primarily on the Metropolitan’s own collection, enhanced with several important loans from local museums and […]

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Seattle Art Museum presents LaToya Ruby Frazier: Born By a River

Seattle Art Museum presents LaToya Ruby Frazier: Born By a River

Seattle Art Museum presents LaToya Ruby Frazier: Born By a River an exhibition on view through June 22, 2014. LaToya Ruby Frazier, recipient of the 2013 Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize, investigates issues of propaganda, politics, and the importance of subjectivity with an emphasis on postmodern conditions, class, and capitalism. […]

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