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2014 LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Festival Kicks Off Interactive Art Series Today
2014 LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Festival Kicks Off Interactive Art Series Today
Photo Flash: Portraits of Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays for The Creative Faces Project
Photos: Portraits of Jefferson Mays for The Creative Faces Project
Frost Art Museum FIU Honors Dr. Carol Damian with Farewell Reception
Frost Art Museum FIU Honors Dr. Carol Damian with Farewell Reception
TREASURES FROM THE JACK BRADLEY COLLECTION Exhibit on View at Louis Armstrong House Museum
TREASURES FROM THE JACK BRADLEY COLLECTION Exhibit on View at Louis Armstrong House Museum
BASQUIAT: THE UNKNOWN NOTEBOOKS Exhibition to Open in April 2015 at the Brooklyn Museum
BASQUIAT: THE UNKNOWN NOTEBOOKS Exhibition to Open in April 2015 at the Brooklyn Museum
Photo Flash: Portraits of Obie Award Winner Tracee Chimo for The Creative Faces ProjectPhoto Flash: Portraits of Tracee Chimo for The Creative Faces Project Submissions Revealed for Guggenheim Helsinki Design CompetitionSubmissions Revealed for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition Phoenix Art Museum to Display THE WEST SELECT for Fourth Consecutive Year, 11/14Phoenix Art Museum to Display THE WEST SELECT for Fourth Consecutive Year, 11/14

PS122 Announces 2015 COIL Festival LineupPS122 Announces 2015 COIL Festival Lineup
October 24, 2014

Performance Space 122's contemporary performance festival, COIL, returns for its tenth anniversary year. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL 2015 festival spans interdisciplinary art working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)


Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History TO Display Nature's Best Photography ExhibitSmithsonian's National Museum of Natural History TO Display Nature's Best Photography Exhibit
October 24, 2014

The National Museum of Natural History's annual “Nature's Best Photography” exhibition brings images from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian. The popular show features 60 large-format prints—some at nearly life-sized proportions—with two accompanying high-definition videos. On the second floor of the museum, visitors are taken along on a virtual global safari and introduced to the image makers and their stories from behind the camera lens. (more...)


New Museum Names Joseph Grima as Director of IDEAS CITYNew Museum Names Joseph Grima as Director of IDEAS CITY
October 24, 2014

Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum, today announced the appointment of Joseph Grima as Director of IDEAS CITY—the institution's high-profile ideas festival that explores the future of cities with culture as a driving force. Through conferences, workshops, commissions, projects, and exhibitions, DEAS CITY is a collaborative, civic, and creative enterprise that investigates key issues, proposes solutions, and seeds concrete actions. IDEAS CITY builds on the New Museum's mission of “New Art, New Ideas” by expanding the Museum beyond its walls into the civic realm. (more...)


The Brooklyn Museum to Hold Target First Saturday, 11/1The Brooklyn Museum to Hold Target First Saturday, 11/1
October 24, 2014

On November 1, Target First Saturday celebrates the thriving art community of Brooklyn and our exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond through artist projects, music, and performances. Highlights include music by PitchBlak Brass Band and Brooklyn Bodega; projects by Crossing Brooklyn artists Bryan Zanisnik, Nobutaka Aozaki, and Project EATS; and a UnionDocs presentation of the Living Los Sures project, a collaborative web documentary about the changing landscape of South Williamsburg. (more...)


Peter Saul's FIGARO Exhibition on View Through 1/3 at Gallery MetPeter Saul's FIGARO Exhibition on View Through 1/3 at Gallery Met
October 23, 2014

Peter Saul's FIGARO is an exhibition of five original paintings presented in conjunction with the Met's season-opening new production of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro. (more...)


Rita Ackermann Presents FREEZER BURN, 11/8-12/20Rita Ackermann Presents FREEZER BURN, 11/8-12/20
October 23, 2014

FREEZER BURN is a group exhibition organized by Rita Ackermann. It draws its title from the very antithesis inherent to the making and the experience of art. (more...)


Artist Paul McCarthy Prepared to Fight Back After Vandalized ExhibitionArtist Paul McCarthy Prepared to Fight Back After Vandalized Exhibition
October 23, 2014

Artist Paul McCarthy has been the butt of backlash after his giant green sculpture resembling a sex toy was vandalized in Paris last week. (more...)


Art.com Launches New Home Accessories CollectionArt.com Launches New Home Accessories Collection
October 23, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Art.com, the world's leading online destination for discovering and purchasing art, is expanding its product assortment with the introduction of a complete Home Accessories collection and the launch of revolutionary SwitchArt Magnetic Frames and Prints. (more...)


National Museum of Scotland Announces Schedule for New Art ExhibitionsNational Museum of Scotland Announces Schedule for New Art Exhibitions
October 23, 2014

Exhibitions & Displays National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF Danie Mellor's Primordial: SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral 1 August – 23 November 2014 Grand Gallery, Level 1 Free Inspired by objects from National Museums Scotland's World Cultures Collection, acclaimed contemporary Australian artist Danie Mellor presents sculpture and work on paper that explores his own indigenous and European heritage. With works focusing on fauna, Aboriginal life and landscape, and science and exploration, alongside technical references to European art, Mellor's work is uniquely relevant to the breadth of National Museums Scotland's collections. Presented by National Museums Scotland and the Edinburgh International Festival. With the support of Michael Reid, Sydney, Australia. (more...)


The National Portrait Gallery Presents GRAYSON PERRY: WHO ARE YOU?, 10/25-3/15The National Portrait Gallery Presents GRAYSON PERRY: WHO ARE YOU?, 10/25-3/15
October 22, 2014

A striking display of new works by artist Grayson Perry, interspersed among the nineteenth and twentieth century Collections of the National Portrait Gallery, will open on Saturday 25 October 2014. (more...)


Submissions Revealed for Guggenheim Helsinki Design CompetitionSubmissions Revealed for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition
October 22, 2014

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation today announced the launch of an online gallery featuring the submissions for Stage One of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition to design a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital. The gallery—which can be found on the competition website atdesignguggenheimhelsinki.org/stageonegallery—is the first public presentation of the Stage One entries. (more...)


Nohra Haime Gallery Opens VALERIE HIRD: ORIGINATION Exhibit TodayNohra Haime Gallery Opens VALERIE HIRD: ORIGINATION Exhibit Today
October 22, 2014

VALERIE HIRD: ORIGINATION will be on view at Nohra Haime Gallery, from today, October 22nd to November 15th. (more...)


BPA Gallery to Present REFINED RAW Next MonthBPA Gallery to Present REFINED RAW Next Month
October 21, 2014

Stop by the BPA Gallery this November for an exhibit of abstract paintings by Amos Staffler Edwards. Refined raw is a mixed-medium process created on Bainbridge Island, and this collection features elements reminiscent of encaustic and glass work, oil, and watercolor. The nuanced combination of color, texture, and depth of focus encourages viewers to travel off the path of the linear and into the realm of the visceral, offering a journey through time and the collective unconscious where words cannnot reach. The pieces are living and will subtly patina over time, becoming richer with age and bearing witness to our lives. View more of the artist's work online at www.byamos.com. (more...)


Luxembourg & Dayan Presents MARIO SCHIFANO: THE 60s, 11/6-1/10Luxembourg & Dayan Presents MARIO SCHIFANO: THE 60s, 11/6-1/10
October 21, 2014

Luxembourg & Dayan is pleased to announce an exhibition of seminal works by Mario Schifano (1934-1998), one of Italy's most significant postwar artists. Schifano was a radical figure who considered painting to be the frontier of the avant garde, an intrinsically human art form capable of capturing the beating pulse of contemporary culture. His prodigious talent, somewhat obscured in his day by an eccentric personality and self-destructive drive, was at its height in the 1960s, a decade in which he experimented extensively with ever-changing media and techniques, traversing a wide spectrum of styles that he made entirely his own. (more...)


Dan Kiley Photographic Exhibit to Debut in Pittsburgh, 11/7Dan Kiley Photographic Exhibit to Debut in Pittsburgh, 11/7
October 21, 2014

Pittsburgh, PA—The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy announce the opening of The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley organized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation and featuring specially commissioned photographs of significant landscapes across the nation and abroad. The exhibition is on view November 7–December 31, 2014, at the Trust's 937 Gallery. An opening reception takes place Friday, November 7, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a short program at 6:00 p.m. featuring Remarks by Carol R. Brown, former President of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Susan Rademacher, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Curator and author of Mellon Square: Discovering a Modernist Masterpiece. (more...)


RIDE THE CASPIAN to be Featured in Chain of Fire: The Prologue Exhibition for the 2016 Honolulu Biennial, 10/30-11/9RIDE THE CASPIAN to be Featured in Chain of Fire: The Prologue Exhibition for the 2016 Honolulu Biennial, 10/30-11/9
October 21, 2014

On view October 30 through November 9, Bahar Behbahani and Almagul Menlibayeva's Ride the Caspian will be featured in Chain of Fire: The Prologue Exhibition for the 2016 Honolulu Biennial. Co-presented by Hawai'i International Film Festival and Honolulu Biennial Foundation, Chain of Fire is curated by Dr. Kóan Jeff Baysa and Isabella Ellaheh Hughes. (more...)


The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Present THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE LEGACY OF DAN KILEY, 11/7-12/31The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Present THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE LEGACY OF DAN KILEY, 11/7-12/31
October 21, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy announce the opening of The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley organized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation and featuring specially commissioned photographs of significant landscapes across the nation and abroad. The exhibition is on view November 7–December 31, 2014, at the Trust's 937 Gallery. An opening reception takes place Friday, November 7, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a short program at 6:00 p.m. featuring Remarks by Carol R. Brown, former President of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Susan Rademacher, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Curator and author of Mellon Square: Discovering a Modernist Masterpiece. (more...)


The Met Museum Presents DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE, Now thru 2/1The Met Museum Presents DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE, Now thru 2/1
October 21, 2014

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, The Costume Institute's first fall exhibition in seven years, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Anna Wintour Costume Center from today, October 21, 2014 through February 1, 2015. (more...)


Cast your vote for The National Portrait Gallery's 'Recognize'Cast your vote for The National Portrait Gallery's 'Recognize'
October 20, 2014

This fall the National Portrait Gallery is unveiling a special new wall in our galleries, called 'Recognize.' (more...)


Art Gallery Tours New York to Hold Skyscrapers Tour, 11/1Art Gallery Tours New York to Hold Skyscrapers Tour, 11/1
October 20, 2014

'Art Gallery Tours New York' announces a Skyscrapers gallery tour in Midtown for Saturday, Nov. 1 at 1:00 PM - rain or shine. Meet at 24 W. 57th St. near 6th Ave. Cost of tour: $25. (more...)


Traveling Art Exhibit Helps Parents Understand Teen Substance AbuseTraveling Art Exhibit Helps Parents Understand Teen Substance Abuse
October 20, 2014

ROCKFORD, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rosecrance, one of the country's leading teen substance abuse treatment centers, has launched a traveling art exhibit to help parents understand teenagers' points of view about pressures they encounter and how they are faced with the potential to use, and abuse, substances. Developed by teen patients participating in an art therapy program at Rosecrance's adolescent campus in Rockford, IL, 'In My Shoes' encourages parents to understand their teen's point of view and actively parent to help teens navigate today's confusing environment. (more...)


Phoenix Art Museum to Display THE WEST SELECT for Fourth Consecutive Year, 11/14Phoenix Art Museum to Display THE WEST SELECT for Fourth Consecutive Year, 11/14
October 19, 2014

PHOENIX (October 16, 2014) —The West Select: A Western Art Invitational Sale and Exhibition is an annual celebration at Phoenix Art Museum that brings together collectors, fans, and leading artists of the American West. The sale is on November 14, 2014 and is a major Men's Arts Council fundraiser for Phoenix Art Museum with proceeds assisting the museum with the acquisition of Western American art and general operations. The exhibition will be at the museum from November 14 to December 28, 2014. (more...)


Stepping Stones Museum for Children Hosts its 10th Annual Monster MashStepping Stones Museum for Children Hosts its 10th Annual Monster Mash
October 18, 2014

On Saturday, October 25 award-winning Stepping Stones Museum for Children is hosting its 10th annual Monster Mash, a safe, exciting time for children and their families. All children, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors, cousins and friends are invited to come dressed as his or her most esteemed superhero or other favorite costume. (more...)


New Art Exhibition at SOPAC Features the Work of Mansa K. Mussa, Now thru Feb 2015New Art Exhibition at SOPAC Features the Work of Mansa K. Mussa, Now thru Feb 2015
October 17, 2014

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) unveils the latest in its rotating series of visual art exhibitions in The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC. On view through Sunday, February 15, 2015, is PRECIOUS MEMORIES, an exhibit featuring photography, collage, and constructs by New Jersey-based artist Mansa K. Mussa. The exhibit has been curated by Micha Hamilton. (more...)


Peter Blum Gallery Presents Joseph Montgomery's DOLL INDEX, 10/24Peter Blum Gallery Presents Joseph Montgomery's DOLL INDEX, 10/24
October 17, 2014

Doll Index is a new body of work representing Joseph Montgomery's continuing exploration of the shim - a tapered wedge of material typically used to fill gaps or spaces between objects to influence their levelness. The exhibition includes monumental wall pieces in lacquered MDF, compositions of cardboard sprayed with plaster, and layered assemblages. Recently, Montgomery has rearranged the repeated shim form into the representation of a figure. (more...)


Photo Flash: Portraits of Obie Award Winner Tracee Chimo for The Creative Faces ProjectPhoto Flash: Portraits of Obie Award Winner Tracee Chimo for The Creative Faces Project
October 17, 2014

Obie Award winner Tracee Chimo, who can currently be seen in Second Stage Theatre's production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart by Terrence McNally, is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective of artists inspiring the New York Stage. Ms. Chimo is also set to play multiple roles in Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles in its upcoming Broadway run. Ms. Chimo's photos and interview, posted Thursday, October 16th, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website: www.thecreativefacesproject.com . (more...)


Dutch Masters Coming to BirminghamDutch Masters Coming to Birmingham
October 17, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Birmingham Museum of Art will host an exhibition featuring works of the greatest masters of the Dutch and Flemish Golden Age titled, Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and Their Contemporaries. The exhibition, which was organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art and is sponsored by PNC, will be on view from January 30 - April 26, 2015. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Visual Splendor of FROM THE MARGINS: LEE KRASNER / NORMAN LEWISBWW Reviews: The Visual Splendor of FROM THE MARGINS: LEE KRASNER / NORMAN LEWIS
by Patrick Kennedy - October 17, 2014

Focusing on two artists from the heyday of Abstract Expressionism, the Jewish Museum has put together an exhibition abounding in formal delights, and informed by curatorial tact. (more...)


Creative Saskatchewan's WILD THING to Be Displayed, 11/11Creative Saskatchewan's WILD THING to Be Displayed, 11/11
October 17, 2014

NEW YORK - Creative Saskatchewan, the new cultural industries development crown corporation from the province of Saskatchewan in Canada, is organizing its first trade mission to New York, November 11-15, 2014. Trade Mission NYC will be a platform for the most comprehensive presentation of art and culture from Saskatchewan ever in New York. Trade Mission NYC will include an art exhibition, a series of concerts, receptions and special events. (more...)


100 Years of Nairobi Studio Photography to Be Displayed at UBC's Museum of Anthropology, 11/25100 Years of Nairobi Studio Photography to Be Displayed at UBC's Museum of Anthropology, 11/25
October 17, 2014

VANCOUVER, BC – The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC takes a profound look at Kenya's popular culture through an illuminating collection of studio photography, from the 1910s to the present day, in the North American premiere of Piga Picha!, November 25, 2014 through April 4, 2015. Including more than180 photographs spanning a century, this deeply moving exhibition showcases portraits that are carefully staged in the studio as well as those quickly taken on the streets of Nairobi. The exhibition documents the customs of modern Kenyan urban culture while supporting an East African history of photography. (more...)


 

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