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Photo Flash: First Look at Eric Zener's Solo Show at Gallery Henoch, Thru 5/17
Photo Flash: First Look at Eric Zener's Solo Show at Gallery Henoch, Thru 5/17
THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & Dayan
THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & Dayan
The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23
The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23
Luxembourg & Dayan Presents THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED, 5/8-7/3
Luxembourg & Dayan Presents THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED, 5/8-7/3
The San Francisco Art Institute Presents WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST, 4/24-7/26
The San Francisco Art Institute Presents WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST, 4/24-7/26
The Bush Dilemma Has The Art World's Panties in a BunchThe Bush Dilemma Has The Art World's Panties in a Bunch Ming Tiampo's Gutai: Splendid Playground Exhibition Receives Art Critics AwardMing Tiampo's Gutai: Splendid Playground Exhibition Receives Art Critics Award Savannah College of Art and Design Unveils the Future of Urban LivingSavannah College of Art and Design Unveils the Future of Urban Living

The Royal Ontario Museum Offering Free Admission During ROM Revealed Weekend, 5/3-4The Royal Ontario Museum Offering Free Admission During ROM Revealed Weekend, 5/3-4
April 17, 2014

To celebrate its Centennial, the ROM is throwing open its doors to the public and offering free general admission during its ROM Revealed Weekend on Saturday May 3 and Sunday May 4. ROM Revealed offers a rare opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and explore the areas of the Museum traditionally not open to the public, including the ROM's DNA lab, its collections vaults, antler room, its 6 floors of Curatorial Centres and much more. During ROM Revealed visitors will experience: (more...)


The Art Institute of Chicago Presents MAGRITTE, THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY, 1926-1938, 5/25-8/13The Art Institute of Chicago Presents MAGRITTE, THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY, 1926-1938, 5/25-8/13
April 17, 2014

René Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would “challenge the real world” by making “everyday objects shriek out loud,” is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938. The show opens June 25, 2014 and runs through October 13, 2014 in Regenstein Hall. A collaborative effort between three museums, the exhibition will make its final stop at the Art Institute following its premiere at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on September 28, 2013 and its current run at the Menil Collection, Houston. (more...)


Jason McCoy Gallery Presents Closing Reception of LI-LAN: FIVE DECADES with Carter Ratcliff, 4/24Jason McCoy Gallery Presents Closing Reception of LI-LAN: FIVE DECADES with Carter Ratcliff, 4/24
April 17, 2014

Concluding the Jason McCoy Gallery exhibition Li-lan: Five Decades—an exhibition of key works from the past 50 years by the acclaimed American painter—on Thursday, April 24, 2014, Carter Ratcliff will speak on his collaboration with the artist, creating the first major monograph on Li-lan, entitled The Art of Li-lan: A World Achieved. (more...)


FLORA, FAUNA & FORM On View 4/17-21 at the HATBOX in NYCFLORA, FAUNA & FORM On View 4/17-21 at the HATBOX in NYC
April 17, 2014

'Flora, Fauna & Form: The Spring Thaw,' curated by Beth McNeill and Kristin Miller, will be on view at the Refinery Hotel from April 17 through April 21, 2014. An opening reception will be held Thursday, April 17th from 7-10pm and will feature drinks by Russian Standard. There will be live music on Friday, April 18th from 7-10pm. Film screenings and talks by artists Jose Carlos Casado and Sean Capone will be held on Saturday April 19th from 5-8pm. A private, invite-only, closing reception will be held on Monday, April 21st. Artists included are Chick Bills, Sean Capone, Jose Carlos Casado, Sally Egbert, Cara Enteles, Tapp Francke, Jerome Lucani, Glenn Marshall, Steve Miller and Jeff Muhs. (more...)


Markus Staley Photography Announces Complimentary Anniversary Shoot WinnersMarkus Staley Photography Announces Complimentary Anniversary Shoot Winners
April 17, 2014

Markus Staley Photography (http://www.MarkusStaleyPhotography.com), Toronto's leading local and destination wedding photographer, is announcing the winners of the complimentary anniversary shoot. (more...)


Next Wave Festival 2014 Begins Its Month Long Celebration in MelbourneNext Wave Festival 2014 Begins Its Month Long Celebration in Melbourne
April 17, 2014

A tidal wave of new and cutting-edge ideas crashed landed in Melbourne last night with the opening of Next Wave Festival 2014. Commencing with the launch of a new 80-page book about contemporary Indigenous art practice and experiences, which sits at the centre of its keynote initiative Blak Wave, Next Wave Festival 2014 is a city-wide, month-long celebration of new and emerging arts and culture from around Australia and the globe. (more...)


Three Artists Have Been Short-Listed for the BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait GalleryThree Artists Have Been Short-Listed for the BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery
April 17, 2014

In a record-breaking year for entries, three artists have been short-listed for the twenty-fifth anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Their sitters are a homeless man in Germany who earns money by cleaning car windscreens, an American woman who was reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and the Bath-based grandmother and model featured in Channel Four's Fabulous Fashionistas. (more...)


The National Gallery Victoria Presents PASTELLO: DRAW ACT, 5/10-8/31The National Gallery Victoria Presents PASTELLO: DRAW ACT, 5/10-8/31
April 17, 2014

The art of drawing will be turned on its head this May when the National Gallery of Victoria's Children's Gallery is given over to the creative and absurdist talents of Melbourne-based Italian design duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio. Creating dedicated spaces that subvert the act of drawing, children will be invited to upend themselves, draw with crayon embellished shoes, use cutlery to leave their marks on tables and wear a crayon-clad helmet and let their heads do the drawing. (more...)


Christina Rinaldi Wins Inaugural Motion Photography PrizeChristina Rinaldi Wins Inaugural Motion Photography Prize
April 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Saatchi Art, the Saatchi Gallery and Google+ are delighted to announce the winner of the first-ever Motion Photography Prize: Christina Rinaldi, whose entry in the 'Urban' category won the overall prize. (more...)


Creative Investment Program Workshop for Broward-Based Artists Set for 4/29Creative Investment Program Workshop for Broward-Based Artists Set for 4/29
April 16, 2014

Broward Cultural Division invites interested Broward-based artists to a workshop for the First Cycle of the Creative Investment Program, offered on Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Broward County Main Library, Cybrary Computer Lab, 7th Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. (more...)


Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery to Hold Champagne Reception for Michael Horner, 4/23Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery to Hold Champagne Reception for Michael Horner, 4/23
April 15, 2014

The Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery will have a Champagne Reception for local Detroit artist, Michael Horner on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Mr. Horner's works are on exhibit during Detroit Repertory Theatre's performances of Brother Of All until May 18, 2014. The Meet The Artist Champagne Reception is free and open to the public, and gives patrons an opportunity for an intimate experience with the artist and his works. Information about the Reception may be found by calling the Theatre at (313) 868-1347 or by visiting detroitreptheatre.com/gallery. (more...)


MoMA to Present ContemporAsian 2014 with Films from Hong Kong, Iran, South Korea and Japan, 4/21-8/31MoMA to Present ContemporAsian 2014 with Films from Hong Kong, Iran, South Korea and Japan, 4/21-8/31
April 15, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art presents the seventh season of ContemporAsian, an ongoing series showcasing films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema, from April 21 to August 31, 2014, in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. (more...)


April at the American Museum of Natural History Includes OUR GENES, OURSELVES and SLIDE SLAMApril at the American Museum of Natural History Includes OUR GENES, OURSELVES and SLIDE SLAM
April 15, 2014

Our Genes, Ourselves: What Can Our DNA Tell Us? Wednesday, April 23, 7 pm LeFrak Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members What can our individual genomes tell us about ourselves? From shedding light on our ancestry to the potential for personalized medicine, what are the risks and rewards of getting your DNA sequenced? This program brings together Spencer Wells, geneticist and director of the Genographic Project from National Geographic and IBM; Rebecca Cann, cell and molecular biologist at the University of Hawaii; Dorothy Roberts, professor of law and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania Law School; and Robert Darnell, physician and investigator at Rockefeller University, to discuss the methods, results and implications of mapping our individual genomes. (more...)


Chicago Art Handlers Vote to Become Teamsters, 4/25Chicago Art Handlers Vote to Become Teamsters, 4/25
April 15, 2014

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Art handlers with Mana-Terry Dowd LLC may set an industry precedent this month by being the first employees of a major art transportation company in Chicago to unionize. (more...)


Premier Exhibitions Signs Lease for New Exhibition, Retail Space in ManhattanPremier Exhibitions Signs Lease for New Exhibition, Retail Space in Manhattan
April 15, 2014

Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRXI), a leading presenter of museum-quality touring exhibitions around the world, today announced that it has signed a long-term lease for 51,232 square feet of world-class exhibition and retail space in Midtown Manhattan at 417 Fifth Avenue. The leased premises encompass the building's entire second floor and a significant amount of the first floor. (more...)


The Smithsonian Welcomes THE NATION'S T. REX to D.C. and Launches Largest Renovation in HistoryThe Smithsonian Welcomes THE NATION'S T. REX to D.C. and Launches Largest Renovation in History
April 15, 2014

The National Museum of Natural History announced today that a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton has arrived in Washington, D.C. Called the Nation's T. rex, it will be the centerpiece of the museum's new 31,000-square-foot dinosaur and fossil hall, which is slated to open in 2019. The current dinosaur and fossil hall will close to the public at the end of the day April 27 in preparation for the largest, most extensive exhibition renovation in the museum's history. (more...)


Photographer Lacy Atkins Named Finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for 'Even Odds' ProjectPhotographer Lacy Atkins Named Finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for 'Even Odds' Project
April 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The San Francisco Chronicle announced today that photographer Lacy Atkins is a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Featured Photography for her work on 'Even Odds,' a story about the fear, struggles and loss that African American males face in Oakland and the city's attempt to address them. (more...)


MAIRA KALMAN: THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE to Open 6/6 at The FristMAIRA KALMAN: THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE to Open 6/6 at The Frist
April 14, 2014

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style from June 6–September 1, 2014, in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery. The exhibition features paintings by artist, illustrator and author Maira Kalman, which were created to illustrate a 2005 re-publication of William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White's classic composition guide The Elements of Style. (more...)


Mouche Gallery to Present Clara Hallencreutz's PICTURE GLOBAL WARMING, 4/24-5/21Mouche Gallery to Present Clara Hallencreutz's PICTURE GLOBAL WARMING, 4/24-5/21
April 14, 2014

On Thursday April 24th The Mouche Gallery (www.mouchegallery.com) in Beverly Hills will present 'Picture Global Warming', the US debut exhibit by Swedish artist Clara Hallencreutz (www.clarahallencreutz.com). Hallencreutz shoots contemporary photographs that use familiar symbols and objects that acts as universal triggers and have a global meaning for a wide and diverse audience. This new exhibition at Mouche Gallery is a representation of expression and motivation to create work that articulates joy, energy and humor. The artist plays with color, form, and perspective that transform the subjects from ordinary to surreal. (more...)


The Brooklyn Museum celebrates Art + Activism at May's Target First Saturday On May 3The Brooklyn Museum celebrates Art + Activism at May's Target First Saturday On May 3
April 14, 2014

On May 3 Target First Saturday celebrates the work of Ai Weiwei and explores the power that art hasto shape social and political movements. The Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday events attract thousands of visitors to free art and entertainment programs each month. (more...)


New Museum to Host One-Day Exhibit of Sculptures by Pawe, Althamer & Collaborators, 4/17New Museum to Host One-Day Exhibit of Sculptures by Pawe, Althamer & Collaborators, 4/17
April 14, 2014

During the final weeks of Polish artist Pawe Althamer's first US museum show, the artist will invite the public to a one-day exhibition of new sculptures made on-site and will distribute pieces of Draftsmen's Congress to New Museum visitors. (more...)


Stepping Stones Museum for Children Host Storybook Pajama Party, 5/2Stepping Stones Museum for Children Host Storybook Pajama Party, 5/2
April 14, 2014

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The 'Mobile Hospitality'-Kitchen to be Showcased at the ICFF New York, 5/17The 'Mobile Hospitality'-Kitchen to be Showcased at the ICFF New York, 5/17
April 14, 2014

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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Preseny PSYCHIC PANIC at SPACE, 5/16-6/29Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Preseny PSYCHIC PANIC at SPACE, 5/16-6/29
April 14, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Psychic Panic, guest organized by Olivia Ciummo. On view at the Trust's SPACE gallery May 16–June 29, 2014, the exhibition features more than 25 artworks by nine artists working in a range of media. An opening reception will take place Friday, May 16, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (more...)


Art Gallery Tours New York to Host Skyscrapers Gallery, 4/26Art Gallery Tours New York to Host Skyscrapers Gallery, 4/26
April 14, 2014

'Art Gallery Tours New York' will host a Skyscrapers gallery tour in Midtown on Saturday, April 26 at 1:00 PM - rain or shine. Meet at 24 W. 57th St. near 6th Ave. Cost of tour: $20. (more...)


NGV Honors 99 Year Old Artist with INGE KING: CONSTELLATION, May 1NGV Honors 99 Year Old Artist with INGE KING: CONSTELLATION, May 1
April 14, 2014

At the forefront of Australian abstract sculpture for more than six decades, the formidable career of Inge King AM will be celebrated with a major survey at the National Gallery of Victoria in May. (more...)


Matt Argall Draws Inspiration From Richard Branson Matt Argall Draws Inspiration From Richard Branson
April 12, 2014

Richard Branson, a world-renowned businessman and multi-billionaire, announced in an interview this week that his latest project, Virgin Galactic, will very likely be ready to send up tourists into space by this fall. Making commercial space flights a reality has been Branson's dream for many years. After more than 10 years it looks like this dream will now come true in September. So far, nearly 700 eager space travellers have bought a ticket for $250,000, excited to get on a rocket soon. Branson himself is planning on being a passenger on the first flight into space, which will launch from Spaceport America in the US state of New Mexico, a spaceport built in the dessert, 30 miles away from the nearest town. And he is clearly excited about it: "It's the beginning of a whole new era in space travel," says Branson. (more...)


The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17The Met Museum Presents OUT OF CHARACTER, 4/29-8/17
April 12, 2014

A loan exhibition devoted entirely to Chinese calligraphy— including masterpieces by some of the most renowned practitioners in Chinese history—will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 29. Featuring more than 40 works, from towering scrolls designed to fill reception halls to intimate works meant to be enjoyed by lone scholars in their studios,Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy—Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang will introduce viewers to the art of the written word that was prized above all other visual art forms in traditional China. The selection of works and their interpretation in the galleries are intended to speak to beginners and specialists alike, using artworks of the highest quality to introduce key concepts of format, script type, and style. One of the highlights of the exhibition is the 16th-century album by Wen Peng (1497-1573) called The 1000-Character Classic; consisting of 85 leaves, it will fill a 25-foot-long wall. (more...)


Luise Ross Gallery to Present MARZIE NEJAD: CONVERSATION, 4/24-5/31Luise Ross Gallery to Present MARZIE NEJAD: CONVERSATION, 4/24-5/31
April 11, 2014

The Luise Ross Gallery will present MARZIE NEJAD: CONVERSATION, April 24-May 31, 2014. A reception will be held April 24 from 5-7pm. (more...)


Metropolitan Museum to Feature Exhibition on Chinese Calligraphy by Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang, 4/29-8/17Metropolitan Museum to Feature Exhibition on Chinese Calligraphy by Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang, 4/29-8/17
April 11, 2014

A loan exhibition devoted entirely to Chinese calligraphy- including masterpieces by some of the most renowned practitioners in Chinese history-will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 29 and run through August 17. Featuring more than 40 works, from towering scrolls designed to fill reception halls to intimate works meant to be enjoyed by lone scholars in their studios, Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy-Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang will introduce viewers to the art of the written word that was prized above all other visual art forms in traditional China. The selection of works and their interpretation in the galleries are intended to speak to beginners and specialists alike, using artworks of the highest quality to introduce key concepts of format, script type, and style. One of the highlights of the exhibition is the 16th-century album by Wen Peng (1497-1573) called The 1000-Character Classic; consisting of 85 leaves, it will fill a 25-foot-long wall. (more...)


 

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