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The Guggenheim Museum Presents UNDER THE SAME SUN: ART FROM LATIN AMERICA TODAY, Now Thru 10/1
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, which, along with in-depth education programs and online learning tools, inaugurates the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features contemporary works by 40 artists and collaborative duos representing 15 countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico (United States), Uruguay, and Venezuela. Following its presentation in New York, Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today will travel to Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM) and Museo Jumex in Mexico City. (more...)


The Jewish School of the Arts Secures Imagination Playground
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

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Artists with Disabilities Showcased in Paper Mill Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse one of the country's premier not-for-profit theaters, is the place where American musical theater is celebrated, cherished, and pushed in exciting new directions, is thrilled to showcase a new art exhibit in the theater's gallery from July 28 - August 19, 2014. In partnership with VSA New Jersey, the art collection will feature original work by Javier Robles, Matt Tucker, Anthony Zaremba and Hannah Fanelli. The gallery will be open to the public during normal box office hours and throughout the run of New Voices 2014, Oh What a Night. (more...)


Amon Carter Museum of American Art Adds Raphaelle Peale Masterpiece to Collection
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today the acquisition of the painting Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813) by Raphaelle Peale (17741825). The first work by Peale to enter the collection, the still life painting was purchased in memory of the museum's founder Ruth Carter Stevenson (19132013). The painting is on view beginning July 29 in the main gallery. (more...)


Danny La Rue Costume on View at Wyvern Theatre, Now thru 28 July
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

From today 25 to Monday 28 July, one of Danny La Rue's most extravagant costumes will be on display at the Wyvern Theatre. (more...)


Broward County Artists Wanted for 'Port Everglades Terminal 4 Solar Lamp Post' Artwork Project
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

Broward Cultural Division's Public Art & Design Program, in partnership with Port Everglades, is seeking to commission one artist or artist team to design, fabricate and install site-specific artwork for attachment to eight (8) solar-powered concrete street lamps located at the entrance and periphery of the new parking lot adjacent to Cruise Terminal 4 (T-4) at Port Everglades. (more...)


The National Portrait Gallery Displays A Portrait of a Lead Suffragette for the First Time in 80 Years
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

A newly acquired portrait of Christabel Pankhurst, a leading Suffragette, has gone on public display for the first time in eighty years, the National Portrait Gallery announced today, Thursday 24 July. The portrait accompanies a new display of photographs and archive material marking 100 years since the campaigners staged their final and most violent protests, including an attack on National Portrait Gallery paintings, just before the outbreak of the First World War. (more...)


The Mori Art Museum Presents COMMENTS FROM CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

The Mori Art Museum has hosted a special event called the “Children' s Caption Project” in which children wrote their own captions (commentary labels) for works of art, now displayed in the gallery spaces as part of the current exhibition “Go-Betweens: The World Seen through Children.” (more...)


The New Africa Center Delays Opening Due to Lack of Funds
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

The New Africa Center, formerly known as Museum for African Art is temporarily closed in preparation for its move to Manhattan. Its former homes included Manhattan and the neighborhood of Long Island City in the borough of Queens in New York City, United States. Founded in 1984, the museum is 'dedicated to increasing public understanding and appreciation of African art and culture.' The Museum is also well known for its public education programs that help raise awareness of African culture, and also operates a unique store selling authentic handmade African crafts. (more...)


Robert Mann Gallery to Present Julie Blackmon's FREE RANGE, 9/4-10/18
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

Robert Mann Gallery has announced Free Range, Julie Blackmon's third solo exhibition with the gallery. Blackmon's recent body of work, which includes new images that will debut at the exhibition, juxtaposes an enduring sense of nostalgia with keenly contemporary details to twist the artist's signature sly wit into strange, wry, and whimsical stories of family life. Coinciding with the release of her new book, Homegrown, the exhibition opening on September 4th will be accompanied by a book signing. (more...)


Broward County Welcomes New Members to the Cultural Council
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

The Broward Cultural Councilwelcomes four new members to its board: Heather Brinkworth -appointed by the School Board of Broward County, FL; Ebonni Bryant, appointed by Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs;Caryl Fantel, appointed by Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter; and Town of Davie Vice Mayor Caryl Hattan, appointed by the Broward League of Cities. (more...)


New Products Corp Sponsors Artists for Chalk the Block
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ New Products Corporation (NPC) of Benton Harbor is pleased to be sponsoring a mother and daughter artist team for the 18th Annual Chalk the Block, downtown St. Joseph's popular street art contest. (more...)


Contribution Launches Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. (more...)


Modern Masterworks from the Centre Pompidou-Paris to Be Displayed at the Frist Center, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (18661944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014January 4, 2015. Chronicling four decades of artistic evolutionfrom early figurative works to exuberant experiments in abstraction and colorthis exhibition invites visitors on an extraordinary stylistic journey of one of the most innovative modern art masters of the twentieth century. (more...)


The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing Acquires Roy Blas Painting
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, Gettysburg, Pa., recently acquired Roy Blas painting of three time Lemans winning American racing champion Phil Hill. The painting of the May 1959 Sports Illustrated cover shows Hill leaning against his red Ferrari at Sebring. Roy Blas created the painting in honor of Mr. Hill's 50th Anniversary of winning the 1962 24 hour Lemans. Roy Blas is a top American emerging avant garde artist and creator of the 'American Swagger' iconographic series. The series depicts American icons who displayed the confidence and class that make for that American swagger and includes Steve McQueen and Marilyn Monroe. www.RoyBlas.com/gallery/ (more...)


Saatchi Art Announces This Year's New Sensations Prize
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

Saatchi Art today announced this year's New Sensations Prize, widely regarded as the most important annual prize for emerging artists in the UK. (more...)


Meryl Meisler Set for 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES' Book Signing at the Strand Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

New York photographer Meryl Meisler presents her dynamic new book A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick which poses side-by-side images documenting the excess of places like Studio 54 and the broken streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn. Meryl will give a special presentation on her work and sign books tonight, July 24, 2014 from 7 to 8 p.m. (more...)


Ewerdt Hilgemann's FREEZE FRAME Exhibition to Open 8/6 at Magnan Metz
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

Magnan Metz is pleased to announce Freeze Frame, an exhibition of new works by Ewerdt Hilgemann. Freeze Frame coincides with the artist's Park Avenue installation: Moments in a Stream, which will consist of seven large scale sculptures placed along the Park Avenue median strip from 52nd Street to 67th Street. The installation will be on view from August 1 to October 31. The gallery will host an opening reception on Wednesday, August 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. (more...)


Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival Invites Patrons to Meet Featured Artist, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

A cocktail party fundraiser for the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival will introduce Topeka, Kansas artist Joseph Keehn II to the community at the Sage Inn and Lounge on August 2, 2014, 4-5pm. (more...)


Kandinsky Retrospective to Open at the Frist Center in September
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015. Chronicling four decades of artistic evolution-from early figurative works to exuberant experiments in abstraction and color-this exhibition invites visitors on an extraordinary stylistic journey of one of the most innovative modern art masters of the twentieth century. (more...)


Madrid's Prado Museum Missing 885 Artworks
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

According to the El Pais, Spain's Museo del Prado has lost 885 artworks. According to reports, between 2008 and December 2012 the Service Deposit located 41 works of the 926. Its loss and recovery was attributed to the 'rearrangement of collections'. (more...)


Exhibition by Ruth Mohn to Open at George & Mary Bobinski Gallery at MusicalFare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

MusicalFare Theatre has announced a new exhibition by Ruth Mohn, Artist/Photographer in the George and Mary Bobinski Gallery. (more...)


Orpheum's 20th Annual Art Sale Set for 8/23
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

The Orpheum Theatre will help connect Memphis artists with local buyers during its 20th Annual Art Sale on Saturday, August 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Orpheum. Sponsored by Versant Supply Chain, this year's Art Sale will take place on the Orpheum stage where artists will be available to discuss their works one-on-one and sell their original artwork to attendees. (more...)


Gunther Von Hagens Launches Latest Exhibit, Cuts: Forays In Anatomical Art
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

MUNICH, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Anatomist Gunther von Hagens, who is inextricably linked to contemporary artistic anatomy rendered through his science of Plastination, has charted a new course in anatomical art with his latest work, Cuts: Forays In Anatomical Art. (more...)


The Firtash Foundations Partners with Saatchi Gallery to Promote Ukranian Culture an International Audience
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

The Firtash Foundation has announced a three year patronage of the Saatchi Gallery, one of the world's most renowned contemporary art galleries. (more...)




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