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1) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 Tucson, Phoenix, and Scottsdale Artists Selected For 33RD ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S ARTS AWARDS Today
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2014

Seven artists from Phoenix, Tucson and Scottsdale have created awards for each of the Governor's Arts Awards six categories and the Shelley Award to be presented at the 33rd annual event today, March 25 at The Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street in Mesa. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 The Met Museum Presents LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULTPURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA, 5TH TO 8TH CENTURY, 4/14-7/27
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2014

A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sculptures will be featured, many of them large-scale stone sculptures, terracottas, and bronzes. They include a significant number of designated national treasures lent by the governments of Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and Myanmar, as well as stellar loans from France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The exhibition Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century will explore the sculptural traditions of the Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms from the early 5th to the close of the 8th century in mainland and insular Southeast Asia. This landmark exhibition will be the first to present the religious art produced by a series of newly emerged kingdoms in the region, whose archaeological footprints lay the foundations for the political map of Southeast Asia today. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 Brooklyn Museum to Host First North American Survey of Artist-Activist Ai Weiwei, 4/18-8/10
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will soon host the first North American survey of the work of artist-activist Ai Weiwei, called 'Ai Weiwei: According to What?', running April 18 through August 10, 2014. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 MOA at UBC to Present North American Premiere of 'WITHOUT MASKS: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art' Exhibition, 5/2-11/2
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2014

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC opens a window into the lives and struggles of Cubans of African descent in Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art, the upcoming exhibition making its North American premiere from May 2 to November 2, 2014. This remarkable exhibition has assembled a diverse group of 31 Cuban contemporary artists devoted to two fascinating themes: on the one hand an insight into contemporary Afro-Cuban cultural and religious traditions and, on the other, an intense dialogue on the complex racial issues affecting the country today. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents Rare Hindu-Buddhists Art of First-Millennium Southeast Asia, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2014

A ground-breaking international loan exhibition devoted to the Hindu-Buddhist art of first- millennium Southeast Asia will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning April 14. Some 160 sculptures will be featured, many of them large-scale stone sculptures, terracottas, and bronzes. They include a significant number of designated national treasures lent by the governments of Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, and Myanmar, as well as stellar loans from France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The exhibition Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century will explore the sculptural traditions of the Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms from the early 5th to the close of the 8th century in mainland and insular Southeast Asia. This landmark exhibition will be the first to present the religious art produced by a series of newly emerged kingdoms in the region, whose archaeological footprints lay the foundations for the political map of Southeast Asia today. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 The de Young and the Kimbell Art Museum Present BOTTICELLI TO BRAQUE: MASTERPIECES FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERIES OF SCOTLAND
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2014

The de Young and the Kimbell Art Museum are pleased to announce Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, a selection of paintings from Scotland's premier art collections. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 The National Gallery of Victoria Presents WANG GONGXIN: VIDEO ARTIST, 4/11-9/28
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2014

The National Gallery of Victoria will present the large-scale, immersive video works of Wang Gongxin, one of China's most respected video artists, in a solo exhibition to open on 11 April 2014. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to Open DIGITAL HAND at 709 Penn Gallery, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the opening of the visual art exhibition Digital Hand. On view April 25-May 25, 2014, at the Trust's 709 Penn Gallery, the exhibition features works created by students participating in a course exploring the sculptural possibilities of digital fabrication taught by Tom Lauerman, assistant professor of art at the Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA). The exhibition, which is made possible by The Penn State Center Pittsburgh, opens during the Trust's Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District, April 25, 2014, 6-9 p.m. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 REFLECTIONS: ART AND BEAUTY Exhibition Benefits The Watermill Center Residency Grant Fund, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

Sherle Wagner International, the premier source, world-wide, for luxury bath hardware, and bath accessories has paired with the recently launched publication Fairweather Magazine to host a special exhibition and sale of contemporary art to benefit The Watermill Center John Chamberlain Residency Grant Fund. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014 The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents ELECTRIFIED by Edwin van der Heide and Alexandre Burton, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the opening of Electrified, an exhibition by artists Edwin van der Heideand Alexandre Burton. Two North American premiere installations-Burton's Impacts and van der Heide's Evolving Spark Network-pay homage to the pioneering work of Nikola Tesla and his experiments in electricity, x-rays, and wireless communication. On view at the Trust's Wood Street Galleries April 25-June 22, 2014, the exhibition opens during Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District, Friday, April 25, 2014, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. (more...)



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