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1) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Chicago Humanities Festival and The Poetry Foundation Present JAMES FRANCO AND FRANK BIDART, OFF THE SHELF, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) and The Poetry Foundation partner to present James Franco and Frank Bidart, Off the Shelf, an evening of poetry, film, and discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. at Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave). The program will revolve around James Franco's film Herbert White, based on legendary poet Frank Bidart's 1973 poem of the same name, as well as Franco's forthcoming poetry collection, Directing Herbert White. The conversation will be moderated by Poetry Foundation president Robert Polito. Tickets are on sale now to CHF Members, and go on sale to the public at noon on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Call the CHF Box Office at 312.494.9509 or visit chicagohumanities.org. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 PMM Art Projects to Present Logan Hicks LOVE NEVER SAVED ANYTHING, 3/7-19
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

PMM Art Projects announces a special pop-up exhibition of New York- based artist, Logan Hicks, featuring nautical-based stencil paintings as well as photographs from his infamous urban explorations. On view at 154 Stanton Street (Lower East Side, New York) from March 7 through 19, 2014, Love Never Saved Anything is Logan's second solo show with PMM Art Projects and his most ambitious work to date. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 WHEN THE GREEKS RULED EGYPT Exhibition on View at the Art Institute of Chicago Through July 2014
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2014

Drawn primarily from the Art Institute's permanent collection with key loans from private collections and the Oriental Institute Museum at the University of Chicago, When the Greeks Ruled Egypt, on view in Gallery 154 through July 27, 2014, explores this confluence of cultures through over 75 artworks including gilded mummy masks, magical amulets, and stunning portraits in stone and precious metals. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 RH Contemporary Art Presents OUTSIDE THE LINES: NEW ART FROM CHINA, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2014

RH Contemporary Art presents OUTSIDE THE LINES: NEW ART FROM CHINA. On view at the RH Contemporary Art gallery, located at 437 West 16th Street in New York's Chelsea art district, from today, January 31 to April 12, 2014, the exhibition explores the cultural and philosophical concerns of 12 Chinese artists while revealing the dialogue among their diverse mediums, practices and iconography. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Francois Halard: Architecture on View at Demisch Danant NY Today
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Demisch Danant pleased to announce the exhibition Francois Halard: Architecture, featuring photographs spanning 20 years of the career of the much-admired French-born photographer. On view from today, February 1 to March 1, 2014, the show presents Halard's often dreamlike "portraits" of landmark architecture and interiors created by some of the most significant designers of the 20th century. Among the works on view will be many that have never before been published or exhibited, including more than 40 Polaroid photographs - intimate vignettes redolent of the rarified sites in which they were made. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters-a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The brilliantly colored panels come from one of the great surviving series of medieval stained glass, and the exhibition represents the first time they have left the cathedral precincts since their creation in 1178-80. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Liberty Hall Museum to Offer Additional DOWNTON ABBEY Luncheon, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2014

Liberty Hall Museum has announced it will host an additional Downton Abbey Luncheon on Saturday, February 8 (Noon - 3 p.m.), after January's event and a second Downton Abbey Luncheon scheduled for February 22 sold out in record time. 'We are excited that Downton Abbey is back on the air, but we never dreamed that so many of our guests would be as well,' said Bill Schroh, Jr., Director of Museum Operations. 'Our Downton Abbey trivia game during the January luncheon was one of the toughest I have ever seen. Every guest had their arm raised ready to answer every question. I hope the rest of the Luncheons are just as fun.' (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Francois Halard: Architecture on View at Demisch Danant NY, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

Demisch Danant pleased to announce the exhibition Francois Halard: Architecture, featuring photographs spanning 20 years of the career of the much-admired French-born photographer. On view from February 1 to March 1, 2014, the show presents Halard's often dreamlike "portraits" of landmark architecture and interiors created by some of the most significant designers of the 20th century. Among the works on view will be many that have never before been published or exhibited, including more than 40 Polaroid photographs - intimate vignettes redolent of the rarified sites in which they were made. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 $12 Million Gift Advances the Role of Arts in Education at Santa Clara University
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2014

A veteran real-estate investor, financier, and CEO who has learned the healing qualities of art has donated $12 million to Santa Clara University to help build a grand, three-story art and art history facility on campus by 2016. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/26/2014 - 2/2/2014 Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral on View in RADIANT LIGHT at The Cloisters, Beg. 2/25
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters-a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. (more...)



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