Fine Art

DELAWARE ART MUSEUM PRESENTS DINOTOPIA: THE FANTASTICAL ART OF JAMES GURNEY

James Gurney’s Dinotopia bring the worlds of science and the imagination to life by chronicling Arthur and Will Denison’s remarkable experiences on a lost island in vibrant color and meticulous detail. Recounted in words and pictures in the best-selling book series, Dinotopia: A Land Apart From Time (1992), Dinotopia: The World Beneath (1995), and Dinotopia: […]

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Erie Art Museum Now Accepting Works for 87th Annual Spring Show

Works are currently being accepted for the Erie Art Museum’s 87th Annual Spring Show, a regional juried exhibit, running April 24 through July 3, 2010 in the Erie Art Museum’s Main Gallery, 411 State Street. All artists residing within 250 miles of Erie are invited to enter works not previously exhibited in the Erie area. […]

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Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present at The Museum of Modern Art

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present at The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art presents “Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present”, the first large-scale scale American museum retrospective of the artist’s groundbreaking performance work, open through May 31, 2010. Internationally recognized as a pioneer and key figure in performance art, Marina Abramović (Yugoslav, b. 1946) uses her own body as subject, object, and medium, […]

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) Appoints Curator

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) Appoints Curator

DENVER, – The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) has announced the appointment of Nora Burnett Abrams as Associate Curator. Abrams comes to MCA Denver from New York City, where she was working on her Ph.D. at the Institute of Fine Arts. Since August 2009, Abrams has been assisting with exhibitions at MCA Denver […]

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Birthday Celebrations in Chinese Art to be Theme of New Installation at Metropolitan Museum

A new installation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art explores themes of birthday celebrations and long life in Chinese art. Drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection and promised gifts, and on view in The Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries for Chinese Decorative Arts, Celebration: The Birthday in Chinese Art showcases more than 50 works—paintings, garments, […]

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The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents “ColorForms”

The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents “ColorForms”

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum presents “ColorForms,” an exhibition devoted to the exploration of color and abstract form through a variety of media, March 11 through winter 2011. Organized by associate curator Evelyn Hankins and located in the lower-level galleries, the exhibition highlights artworks from the Hirshhorn’s collection that date from 1949 to the present, including […]

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Walters Art Museum Exhibition of New Drawing Acquisitions Opens April 17

Walters Art Museum Exhibition of New Drawing Acquisitions Opens April 17

Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection – April 17–July 3, 2010 This exhibition will celebrate the remarkable expansion of the Walters’ drawings collection resulting from recent gifts. In 2009, the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation presented to the museum 22 works on paper by a number of 19th-century French artists. Henry Somm, The Third-Class […]

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