February, 2014

Musee de l’Elysee announces new photography prize

Musee de l’Elysee announces new photography prize

The Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland, announced a new photography prize, the Musée de l’Elysée supports photographers in the production of their work. A photography prize is another way to fulfill this fundamental mission of our institution. It is in a shared commitment to foster creativity and new work that the Musée de l’Elysée […]

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Tate Britain presents Richard Deacon exhibition

Tate Britain presents a major exhibition of the work of Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon (b. 1949), a leading British sculptor who first achieved international recognition in the early 1980s, on viewe now through 27 April 2014. Consisting of approximately 40 works, this chronological survey will include large, mid-scale and small sculptures shown alongside a […]

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San Jose Museum of Art Highlights New Acquisitions in Exhibition

San Jose Museum of Art Highlights New Acquisitions in Exhibition

The San Jose Museum of Art will “go public” with artworks added to its collection in the past three years in a new exhibition this spring. Initial Public Offering: New Works from SJMA’s Collection, on view March 1 – August 24, 2014, will showcase 30 works in a variety of media by artists including Jay […]

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Museum of Flight Hosts Aviation Archaeology Symposium March 15-16

International roster of experts share secrets and stories of recovering lost aircraft SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight will host Seattle’s first two-day symposium about aviation archaeology March 15-16. The “Before It’s Too Late” symposium will bring together an international team of experts in the emerging field of aircraft recovery and crash-site preservation. Their presentations […]

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“Museum Stories” at the Academy of Natural Sciences Offer Assistance to Visiting Children on teh Autism Spectrum

“Museum Stories” at the Academy of Natural Sciences Offer Assistance to Visiting Children on teh Autism Spectrum

PHILADELPHIA (February 20, 2014) — For people on the autism spectrum, going to an unfamiliar place can be challenging. And since, according to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in 88 children is affected by autism, it is a significant issue that the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is leading the way […]

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Norman Rockwell Museum Nearly Doubles Collection

Norman Rockwell Museum has acquired the art and archives from the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut, nearly doubling the museum’s collections. This major gift comprises more than 5,000 un-catalogued artworks, including several original works created by Norman Rockwell, plus an archive of hundreds of thousands of items. With this newest acquisition, a collection that […]

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Turner Contemporary present Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner

Turner Contemporary present Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner

The Turner Contemporary presents Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner an exhibition on view until 11 May 2014. Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner launches Turner Contemporary’s exceptional 2014 programme. Showcasing the work of the celebrated American Abstract Expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler alongside paintings by JMW Turner from the 19th century. The exhibition […]

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Project Arts Centre presents Eva Kotatkova and Dominik Lang Wasteland

Project Arts Centre presents Eva Kotatkova and Dominik Lang Wasteland an exhibition on view 7 February–14 April 2014. Eva Kotatkova and Dominik Lang are both fascinated by the institutional characteristics of the various systems that shape and structure our lives. At Project Arts Centre, the two Czech artists have collaborated for the first time: Wasteland […]

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Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) opens Antoni Abad megafone.net/2004–2014

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) opens Antoni Abad megafone.net/2004–2014

The Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) presents Antoni Abad megafone.net/2004–2014 on view 19 February–24 June 2014. In 1996, following an invitation from Roc Parés for the platform MACBA online, a project initiated by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and MACBA, Antoni Abad (b. 1958, Lleida) made Sisyphus, a video installation that reinterprets the classic myth […]

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