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Below are BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com's most popular articles from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 MAIRA KALMAN: THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE to Open 6/6 at The Frist
by BWW News Desk - 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...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2014

The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National Geographic's Genographic Project. On February 3, the students gathered at the AMNH to provide DNA cheek swab samples. Now, the students are invited back to learn about and discuss their collective DNA ancestry results. Throughout the semester the students have engaged in classroom learning focusing on the complexities surrounding genetic testing. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 Detroit Repertory Theatre's Lobby Gallery to Hold Champagne Reception for Michael Horner, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - 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...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 MoMA to Present ContemporAsian 2014 with Films from Hong Kong, Iran, South Korea and Japan, 4/21-8/31
by BWW News Desk - 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...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/6/2014 - 4/13/2014
by BWW - April 13, 2014

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/6/2014 - 4/13/2014. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & Dayan
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2014

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum's historic show, Luxembourg & Dayan will present The Shaped Canvas, Revisted, a cross-generational exhibition examining the enduring radicality of the painted shaped canvas and introducing such parallel movements as Pop Art and Arte Povera into discussion of the paradigm's place in the history of modern art. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 National Portrait Gallery Presents FACE VALUE: PORTRAITURE IN THE AGE OF ABSTRACTION, Now thru 1/11
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2014

'Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction' will feature mid-20th century artists who were reinventing portraiture at a moment when almost everyone agreed that figuration was dead as a progressive art form. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has gathered more than 50 paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture from approximately 1945 to 1975 to demonstrate the innovations of American portraiture despite the vogue for abstraction. The exhibition opens today, April 18 and runs through Jan. 11, 2015. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 Chicago Art Handlers Vote to Become Teamsters, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - 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...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 MA College of Art and Design Student Artwork Inspired by Handel's SAMSON on View at Symphony Hall
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design are proud to announce the continuation of a unique creative partnership, now in its third year. Under the instruction of MassArt faculty members, junior class students in the Illustration department have created works of visual art inspired by Handel's Samson. Twelve works will be on view at Symphony Hall's Cabot-Cahners Room during the same weekend that H+H performs Handel's dramatic oratorio. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 4/13/2014 - 4/20/2014 Lego Hugman Sculptures On View in New York's Clement Clarke Moore Park
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

NYC Parks unveiled today LEGO Hugman sculptures in Clement Clarke Moore Park, created out of iconic bricks by New York-based contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya. The park is located in Manhattan on West 22nd Street and 10th Avenue. (more...)



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