Fine Art

Restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà completed with support from the Friends of Florence Foundation

Restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà completed with support from the Friends of Florence Foundation

Florence, Italy…The restoration of Michelangelo’s Pietà dell’Opera del Duomo, better known as the Bandini Pietà, in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence has been completed. Begun in November 2019 but delayed several times due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the restoration process provided a unique opportunity to gain a better understanding of the sculpture’s […]

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Nancy Rubins Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2021 Artist Award

Nancy Rubins Receives Artists’ Legacy Foundation 2021 Artist Award

The Artists’ Legacy Foundation today announced that Nancy Rubins (b. 1952)—celebrated for her innovative sculptural practice—is the recipient of its 2021 Artist Award. The unrestricted merit award of $25,000 is given to a visual artist whose primary medium is painting or sculpture in recognition of their professional achievements. Each year, ten artists are proposed for […]

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The New York Botanical Garden Announces Fall Highlights Complementing Major Exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, On View Through October 31

The New York Botanical Garden Announces Fall Highlights Complementing Major Exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, On View Through October 31

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) announced today fall seasonal highlights complementing its critically acclaimed exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, on view through October 31, 2021. The exclusive presentation features work by internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Showcasing the artist’s lifelong fascination with the natural world, the exhibition is installed across the aupt Conservatory, and […]

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American Society of Marine Artists exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

American Society of Marine Artists exhibition to open at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The 18th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) is coming to Maryland’s Eastern Shore, with the exhibition to be hosted in the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Steamboat Building in St. Michaels, Md., from Oct. 22, 2021, through Feb. 22, 2022. On the heels of the American Society of Marine Artists’ 40th […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Appoints Five New Members to its Board of Trustees

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Appoints Five New Members to its Board of Trustees

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today the addition of five new trustees to its board: Michael Ealy, Nupur Parekh Flynn, Lori N. Johnson, Anne L. Stone, and John Waters. These new trustees join Clair Zamoiski Segal, the BMA’s Board Chair, Christopher Bedford, the Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director, and 36 other […]

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Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Debuts New Screen House Video Series Featuring Several Baltimore Artists

Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) Debuts New Screen House Video Series Featuring Several Baltimore Artists

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is announcing Screen House, a new series showcasing the work of video and film artists with concerns relevant to Baltimore that will open on August 4. Each video in the Screen House series considers places and spaces with troubling pasts shaped by histories of forced labor, […]

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Utah Artists Selected to Create Murals at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Utah Artists Selected to Create Murals at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

The UMFA is pleased to announce that Roots Art Kollective, Ella Rises, Bill Louis, and Vaimoana Nuimeitolu will be filling the walls of the G. W. Anderson Family Great Hall with color this fall. Over the past year, artists have created numerous murals across Salt Lake City in response to the global pandemic and racial […]

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Mississippi Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions of Works by Kristen Dorsey, Ruth Miller, and Charles Edward Williams

Mississippi Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions of Works by Kristen Dorsey, Ruth Miller, and Charles Edward Williams

The Mississippi Museum of Art (MMA) today announced the acquisition of works by Kristen Dorsey, Ruth Miller, and Charles Edward Williams. The three artworks individually and collectively affirm Mississippi’s position as a contemporary wellspring of creativity, originality, and resilience—each artist making compelling connections across time and place. MMA Executive Director Betsy Bradley said, “The acquisition […]

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Borrowed Gems exhibition opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

Borrowed Gems exhibition opens at Cincinnati Museum Center

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is partnering with the Taft Museum of Art to care for nearly 50 artworks during the restoration of the Taft’s 200-year-old historic house. These works will be showcased at CMC in the featured exhibition Borrowed Gems from the Taft Museum of Art. Borrowed Gems opens Friday. “We’re proud to […]

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