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Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014

Below are BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com's most popular articles from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 BWW Reviews: Art to Respect, or Art to Reject, in JEFF KOONS: A RETROSPECTIVE
by Patrick Kennedy - August 07, 2014

In an enormous and well-curated exhibition,the Whitney Museum invites its visitors to discover and debate one of today's divisive sculptors and painters. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 The Met Museum Presents CUBISM: THE LEONARD A. LAUDER COLLECTION, 10/20-2/16
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2014

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists-Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887-1927), Fernand Leger (French, 1881-1955), and Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)-in more than 30 years. The exhibition and accompanying publication will trace the invention and development of Cubism using iconic examples from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection, with its unparalleled holdings in this foundational modernist movement. The exhibition will mark the first time that the Collection, which Mr. Lauder pledged to the Museum in April 2013, is shown in its entirety, including the most recent addition, Leger's The Village. The exhibition, which opens October 20, 2014, will present 79 paintings, works on paper, and sculpture: 17 by Braque, 14 by Gris, 15 by Leger, and 33 by Picasso. Rich in modernist pictures by Picasso and Braque, the exhibition will also include an unprecedented number of papiers colle by Juan Gris and a stunning array of Leger's most famous series, his Contrasts of Forms. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Submissions are Now Open for The 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Do you want to see your work in the National Portrait Gallery? Submit your portrait created after January 1, 2013, for the next Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Film Society of Lincoln Center to Premiere THE DOG: IMAGES OF A REAL BAD BOY Exhibition Today
by Movies News Desk - August 06, 2014

Drafthouse Films and the Film Society of Lincoln Center present the Gallery opening of The Dog: Images of a Real Bad Boy - Photographs By Marcia Resnick, in conjunction with the theatrical release of Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's documentary The Dog. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Frick to Open New Show in November Featuring Works from from Botticelli to Sargent
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

In November the Frick will present ten masterpieces of Italian, Spanish, French, Scottish, and English painting from the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh, among them a Botticelli never before on public view in the United States and John Singer Sargent's iconic Lady Agnew of Lochnaw. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Summer Festivities at the National Museum of Scotland Feature the Edinburgh Festivals Programme
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2014

Treasures of the Ming dynasty, contemporary Australian art, commemoration of the First World War, music from Scotland and around the world and a series of special 'after hours' events all feature in a packed Edinburgh Festivals programme at the National Museum of Scotland. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Artist Simon Faithfull Sinks Boat for Art's Sake
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Artist Simon Faithfull set his boat on fire and let it sink to the bottom off the coast of Dorset in Southwest England on Monday, all for a new UK exhibition, including the Brighton Photo Biennial. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Hauser & Wirth to Present Monika Sosnowska's TOWER, 9/5-25
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2014

Hauser & Wirth is proud to present Monika Sosnowska's Tower, a mammoth new work that conjoins architecture and sculpture in order to explore the politics and poetics of space. Known for large-scale, site-specific installations, Sosnowska creates psychologically charged art rooted in existing structures and influenced by the built environment. She manipulates forms - collapsing, twisting, and squeezing steel - into disorienting configurations that not only alter perceptions of physical space but challenge our certainties about memory and our assumptions about societal structures. Tower will be on view from 5 September through 25 October at Hauser & Wirth's downtown gallery at 511 West 18th Street. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 DOBLES VIDAS Exhibition of Mexican Folk Art to Open 8/18 at USF's Thacher Gallery
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2014

The University of San Francisco's Thacher Gallery is pleased to announce its second collaboration with The Mexican Museum to present folk art traditions from Mexico. The exhibition, Dobles Vidas: Folk Art from The Mexican Museum, will showcase more than 60 artworks that explore the many stories an object can tell about the people, places, and traditions of those who create, use, and collect them. From Huichol yarn paintings to wooden animals, ceramic muñecas to barro negro, Dobles Vidas examines the many facets of folk art in Mexico as a way to build understanding. Located insideUSF'sGleeson Library, the Thacher Gallery is free and open to the public from noon to 6 p.m. daily. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New iPad App, 82nd & Fifth
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched today a new iPad app, 82nd & Fifth, in which 100 curators from across the Museum talk about 100 works of art from the Met's collection that changed the way they see the world-one work, one curator, two minutes at a time. Eleven Museum photographers interpret the curators' audio commentaries visually. The app is presented in English, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. (more...)



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