VISUAL ARTS NEWS COVERAGE


British Museum to Explore LGBTQ Histories in New Exhibition British Museum to Explore LGBTQ Histories in New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

2017 is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Sexual Offences Act in July 1967. This legislation partially decriminalised homosexuality in England and Wales and marks an important milestone in the campaign for equality. The display Desire, love, identity: exploring LGBTQ histories marks this an... (more...)
MoMA Presents NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, 5/6 MoMA Presents NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

MoMA presents 'Night at the Museum', Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8pm–midnight.... (more...)
Napa Valley Museum Launches A-MAZE-ING Summer, 5/12 Napa Valley Museum Launches A-MAZE-ING Summer, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

We have Lift-Off! Napa Valley Museum launches its A-MAZE-ING Summer on May 12, with a Mother's Day weekend packed with family-friendly, inspiring programs and exhibitions. The fun kicks off at 11 amon Friday, May 12 with the opening of our star attraction in the Main Gallery: Paul Dresher's “SOUND M... (more...)
Bendheim's Custom Glass Featured in New Museum of African American History and Culture Bendheim's Custom Glass Featured in New Museum of African American History and Culture
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Contemplative Court, one of the key attractions at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture, features a one-of-a-kind, copper-bronze Bendheim architectural glass. Developed and produced exclusively for the museum, the metallic glass creates a sense of luminosity and warmth... (more...)
Ocean Galleries Announces Josef Kote for a Memorial Day Weekend Exhibition Ocean Galleries Announces Josef Kote for a Memorial Day Weekend Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Kicking off an exciting season of art exhibitions, Ocean Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor/609.368.7777) welcomes guest artist Josef Kote for a Memorial Day weekend show, marking his first appearance in New Jersey. 'Josef Kote - Drifting Away' opens at Ocean Galleries on Friday, May 26 a... (more...)
Time Square Arts Presents I LIVE HERE By Joshua Frankel Time Square Arts Presents I LIVE HERE By Joshua Frankel
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

In partnership with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Municipal Art Society of New York, Times Square Arts presents artist Joshua Frankel's I LIVE HERE, Animation from “A Marvelous Order” on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in May. This... (more...)
Hauser & Wirth Presents BOOKS, DIETER ROTH, BJORN ROTH, STUDIO, April 27 - July 29 Hauser & Wirth Presents BOOKS, DIETER ROTH, BJORN ROTH, STUDIO, April 27 - July 29
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Beginning 27 April, Hauser & Wirth will present an exhibition offering rare insights into the central role that books played in the remarkably diverse artistic practice of legendary German-born Swiss artist Dieter Roth (1930 – 1998).... (more...)
Cincinnati Pops John Morris Russell Extends Contract Through 20-21 Season Cincinnati Pops John Morris Russell Extends Contract Through 20-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced an agreement with John Morris Russell that extends the Conductor's contract through the 2020-21 season. This builds on a fiveyear extension announced in 2014 and comes on the heels of a wildly successful international tour in March that included Cincinnati Pop... (more...)
Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Presents ALL THAT ART Exhibit, 4/24-5/21 Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard Presents ALL THAT ART Exhibit, 4/24-5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

A collection of artwork created by artists from The Strawbridge Art League, titled, “All That Art” will be featured in the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, Harris Corporation Art Gallery from April 24 to May 21.... (more...)
Craft Lake City presents A Custom Lipstick Workshop with Natalie Parking of Skinworks Craft Lake City presents A Custom Lipstick Workshop with Natalie Parking of Skinworks
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Craft Lake City announces a Custom lipstick workshop with Natalie Parkin of the Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare. The workshop will be held on Monday, May 15, at Skinworks from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.... (more...)
MY BODY: NOT FOR CONSUMPTION Headed to Brooklyn for Sexual Assault Awareness Month MY BODY: NOT FOR CONSUMPTION Headed to Brooklyn for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Artist Yunique A. Saafir and curator Corinne Werder are collaborating for My Body: Not for Consumption to provide a counter narrative from the dominate normalization of sexual violence. With this unique collaboration between photographer, curator and community-we aim to show that a naked body is not... (more...)
Inkook Choi and Eun Young Choi Featured in FERTILE GROUND Exhibition at Ray Gallery Inkook Choi and Eun Young Choi Featured in FERTILE GROUND Exhibition at Ray Gallery
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

Ray Gallery and the AHL Foundation are pleased to present Fertile Ground, a co-curated exhibition by Inkook Choi and Eun Young Choi.... (more...)
LEIDY CHURCHMAN at Mary Boone Gallery LEIDY CHURCHMAN at Mary Boone Gallery
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

On 4 May 2017, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Fifth Avenue location Kindly Bent to Ease Us by LEIDY CHURCHMAN. The exhibition of new  work is shown in collaboration with Janice Guy and is curated by Piper Marshall.... (more...)
Art Expo NY Presents PALETTEaRT WEAR Art Expo NY Presents PALETTEaRT WEAR
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2017

WHAT: PALETTEaRT WEAR - An Art & Fashion First! WHEN: April 21-24, 2017 (Opening Night Preview Party 4-8pm) WHERE: ArtExpo New York - Booth 446 - Pier 94 NYC... (more...)
Kustera Projects Presents HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS Exhibit, 4/29-6/4 Kustera Projects Presents HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS Exhibit, 4/29-6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2017

'Home is Where the Heart is' is an exhibition about place and displacement. The exhibition at Kustera Projects will take place within the context of a large dollhouse that was recovered from a home severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.... (more...)
Edward Thorpe Gallery Presents NEW WORK NEW YORK Edward Thorpe Gallery Presents NEW WORK NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2017

Edward Thorp Gallery is pleased to announce New Work New York an exhibit showcasing five painters. The works selected highlight the complex range of subject matter and technical approach in recent painting.... (more...)
MAD Considers Fashion Beyond Clothing In New Exhibition MAD Considers Fashion Beyond Clothing In New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

This spring, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents fashion after Fashion, an exhibition that seeks to redefine the term “Fashion” by presenting the work of six designer teams who are thinking—and making us think—about fashion anew.... (more...)
The Royal Art of Freemasonry Releases Teaser Trailer and Key Art Worldwide The Royal Art of Freemasonry Releases Teaser Trailer and Key Art Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA - The Royal Art of Freemasonry, seven years in the making, written & directed by Johnny Royal, has released the Teaser Trailer today which you can see here. The feature length documentary presents never before seen footage of the world's oldest and most powerful secret society, the F... (more...)
Jerry Birzon Paintings Coming to JCC of Greater Buffalo This Spring Jerry Birzon Paintings Coming to JCC of Greater Buffalo This Spring
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

An exhibit of paintings by Jerry Birzon will be on display at the Bunis Family Art Gallery, JCC of Greater Buffalo, May 1 - June 30, 2017. An artist's reception will take place on Tuesday, May 9, 6-8 pm in the Lippman Lounge, next to the art gallery.... (more...)
SculptureCenter Seeks Proposals for 'In Practice' SculptureCenter Seeks Proposals for 'In Practice'
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Artists are invited to submit proposals for SculptureCenter's annual In Practice exhibition, to be presented in early 2018. SculptureCenter's In Practice program offers artists curatorial and financial support to create new work.... (more...)
Galerie Lelong at Frieze New York Galerie Lelong at Frieze New York
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

For Frieze New York 2017, Galerie Lelong will highlight six artists renowned for their socially engaged practices: McArthur Binion, Alfredo Jaar, Samuel Levi Jones, Nalini Malani, Hélio Oiticica, and Nancy Spero. These artists, whose transgressive approaches to art-making focus on marginalized voice... (more...)
Entries Now Open For The 2017 New Cosmos of Photography 2017 Photo Competition Entries Now Open For The 2017 New Cosmos of Photography 2017 Photo Competition
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce today that its parent company, Canon Inc., has opened the worldwide submission entry period for its 2017 New Cosmos of Photography (40th edition) photo competition. This year... (more...)
Historic Dreamland Ballroom to Host Art Exhibition Historic Dreamland Ballroom to Host Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

On May 4, 2017 the Friends of Dreamland Ballroom are hosting an art exhibit at the Dreamland Ballroom. The paintings, by Arkansas artist Edwin Cook Brewer, were donated to the Dreamland Ballroom by his daughter Audrey Brewer Wood and her husband Don Wood.... (more...)
Brooklyn Museum and Bard Announce American Decorative Arts Curatorial Program Brooklyn Museum and Bard Announce American Decorative Arts Curatorial Program
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

The Brooklyn Museum and Bard Graduate Center announced today a collaborative, multiphase project aimed at rethinking the presentation and study of American decorative arts. Starting in fall 2017, Bard Graduate Center faculty and students and Brooklyn Museum curators will come together as a think tan... (more...)
Lehmann Maupin Presents Wangechi Mutu Exhibition, 5/18 Lehmann Maupin Presents Wangechi Mutu Exhibition, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to announce the gallery's first exhibition with Wangechi Mutu in Hong Kong. The Kenya-born artist, based in New York and Nairobi, will debut a new body of work comprised of sculptures and paintings representing the artist's use of materials from familiar surroundings that h... (more...)