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Arnold Friberg's Original Eight Faces of Moses from the 1956 Film THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Up for Auction, 7/19
by Movies News Desk - July 16, 2014

Boston, Mass. -- RR Auction presents the Eight Faces of Moses collection created by renowned artist Arnold Friberg for Cecil B. DeMille's masterful 1956 remaking of The Ten Commandments in a live auction event that will take place this Saturday at RR Auction's Boston Gallery. (more...)

Special Olympics and Pop-Up Exhibits Featuring Artists with Disabilities Open Today at Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

Today, July 17 from 6:00-8:00 PM, the Morris Museum will host an Opening Reception in celebration of two incredible exhibitions. (more...)

Len Jenkin's FIRE OVER WATER Solo Exhibition to Open at Coney Island's Shooting Gallery, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

FIRE OVER WATER: a major solo exhibition of the paintings of Len Jenkin is coming to THE SHOOTING GALLERY/ARTS ANNEX at CONEY ISLAND USA, from August 8-24, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, 1-8pm. Opening Night is Friday, August 8, 2014, 5-8pm. The artist will be present. (more...)

Public Art for Broward County's Greenways Is Complete
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. -- Broward Cultural Division's Public Art & Design (PAD) Program has completed the artwork for two County Greenways along the New River Canal and the Cypress Creek Canal. Greenways is a connectivity concept; a countywide network of safe, clean, bicycle and equestrian paths, nature trails and waterways. (more...)

Michael Goedhuis to Open Yang Yanping's LOTUS HEAVEN Exhibition, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

An exhibition entitled Lotus Heaven, following her 2013 major retrospective exhibition at The Art Museum of Beijing Fine Art Academy, of 20 paintings by Yang Yanping -- the leading woman artist of her generation and a pioneer in the field of Chinese contemporary ink painting. The exhibition's opening is set for Sunday, 2nd November 2014, 18:00 - 21:00 and runs 30th October - 8th November 2014 at 66 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NE. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the artwork! (more...)

National Museums Scotland Listings Until 9/14 Feature COMMON CAUSE, THE ACCIDENTAL FOLD and More
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

The National Museums Scotland's listings until September 14th are below. They include exhibits such as Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War, The Accidental Fold, Danie Mellor's Primordial: SuperNaturalBayiMinyjirral and more. There are also events for families such as the Museum Holiday Mash-Up. Many tours are also available. Look below for more information. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery, London Presents BP PORTRAIT AWARD: NEXT GENERATION
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

A new season of events, workshops and summer schools for young people aged 14 to 19 is taking place at the National Portrait Gallery, London, as part of the BP Portrait Award 2014. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the visual art exhibition Cataloguing Pattern, a collaborative meditation on the role of pattern in artistic practice. The exhibition is on view through August 31, 2014, at SPACE. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEGENERATE ART Reconstructs Art History at Its Most Tragic
by Patrick Kennedy - July 16, 2014

With DEGENERATE ART, the Neue Galerie revisits an infamous 1937 exhibition, posing Nazi official artists against vilified German modernists. (more...)

Kaminski Auctions Presents Summer Estate Sale, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

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Christie's Announces Record Art Sales of $4.5 Billion
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

Christie's announces sales of £2.69 billion, up 12% ($4.47 billion, up 22%), for the half year ending 30 June 2014. Christie's successful strategy to connect with more collectors globally underpins the results, with the figures driven by an increase in the value of artworks sold across categories, geographies and price levels. Digital engagement and new buyers coming to the market have continued to drive growth; new clients represented 24% of all buyers and 15% of the sales total in the first half of 2014. (more...)

HERE AND ELSEWHERE Exhibition of Contemporary Art from and About the Arab World Opens Today at The New Museum
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

Beginning today, July 16, the New Museum will present 'Here and Elsewhere,' the first museum-wide exhibition in New York City to feature contemporary art from and about the Arab world. The exhibition brings together forty-five artists from over twelve countries, many of whom live and work internationally. In keeping with the New Museum's dedication to showcasing the most engaging new art from around the globe, 'Here and Elsewhere' is the most recent in a series of exhibitions that have introduced urgent questions and new aesthetics to American audiences. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents SNOWDON: A LIFE IN VIEW, 9/26-1/21
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Snowdon has given 130 original prints of some of his most iconic photographs to the National Portrait Gallery, London, one of its largest gifts, it was announced today. Several of them will be shown at the gallery for the first time in an important display this autumn. (more...)

ONCHI KOSHIRO: THE ABSTRACT PRINTS to Open 7/19 at Art Institute of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Japanese printmaker Onchi Koshiro (1892-1955) helped to revolutionize Japanese printmaking before and after World War II as a leader of the sosaku hanga - creative print - movement. Abandoning the tradition of specialists handling different steps in the printmaking process, Onchi and his peers chose to conceive, carve and print their own works. Onchi went on to pioneer the printing of abstract designs, which are the focus of the Art Institute of Chicago's upcoming exhibition Onchi Koshiro: The Abstract Prints, on view July 19 through October 5, 2014 in Gallery 107. (more...)

ILLUSIONS, CHALK AND SOOT, Phyllis Chen World Premiere and More Highlight Fall 2014 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces the Fall 2014 performance season, which runs September 17 to December 18. The BAC Presents series will feature the World, U.S., and New York Premieres of contemporary theater, dance, music, and multimedia works that have either been commissioned by BAC or created by artists who have been in residence at BAC. The season lineup also includes BAC Space 2014 -- a new initiative of BAC's Residency Program -- which reflects BAC's core mission to support artists at various stages of their artistic development, and expose audiences to innovative, contemporary new work. (more...)

Museum of Performance + Design Adds Hat Exhibit to Collection
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D) is the only independent, non-profit art organization in the United States devoted to the history of performing arts and theatrical design. Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for over sixty years as a cultural resource and an archive for some of our nation's most important performance related materials. It manages a rare collection of 3.5M items on the history of performances in San Francisco and the Bay Area, maintains a comprehensive Research Library, and hosts a variety of engaging public events onsite and online. MP+D recently moved from the Veterans Building in the Civic Center to a creative loft space in SOMA in the Yerba Buena Gardens neighborhood. (more...)

MoMA Names Martino Stierli as Chief Curator of Architecture and Design
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art, announced today the appointment of Martino Stierli as The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design. Mr. Stierli is currently the Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Institute of Art History of the University of Zurich, where he teaches the history of modern architecture. In his new role, he will oversee Department of Architecture and Design's wide-ranging program of special exhibitions, installations from the collection, and acquisitions. He succeeds Barry Bergdoll, who stepped down in 2013 to become the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, and who remains a part-time curator at MoMA. Mr. Stierli's appointment begins in March 2015. (more...)

I LIVE. SEND HELP., THE WORKS: SALON STYLE and Other Exhibitions Set for the New-York Historical Society, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2014

The New-York Historical Society has announced its exhibitions and more for August 2014. Details below! (more...)

Project EATS to Run Farm Stand on Thursdays in Front of Brooklyn Museum, Beg. 7/17
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2014

Fresh produce will be sold from a farm stand in front of the Brooklyn Museum's glass front entrance beginning Thursday, July 17 from 3:30 p.m. until 9 p.m., and continuing every Thursday through the summer and fall. Project EATS will sell produce grown on their community farms in several New York neighborhoods, including Brownsville and East New York in Brooklyn. (more...)

Gilmore, Perrone to Open Contemporary Art Museum in Old Bank District
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2014

Jerri Perrone and Tom Gilmore have plans to open a contemporary art museum in the Old Bank District Art Museum, complete with a rooftop sculpture garden. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum Receives Donation of 44 Glass Works by Carlo Scarpa from David Landau and Marie-Rose Kahane
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2014

Forty-four works in glass by renowned Italian architect Carlo Scarpa—created during his 15-year collaboration with Venini Glassworks in Venice between 1932 and 1947—have been donated by Dr. David Landau and his wife Marie-Rose Kahane to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where they will join the collection of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. All of the works were on view recently at the Museum in the exhibitionVenetian Glass by Carlo Scarpa: The Venini Company, 1932–1947. (more...)

Turning On AIDS 2014 at Arts Centre Melbourne Set for 7/18-21
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2014

Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall will be lit up nightly from Friday July 18-21 with a series of unique digital art projections putting the spotlight on creating an HIV-free generation. Titled Honouring the Past, Hope for the Future: Towards an HIV Free Generation this sophisticated and symbolic public art installation marks the beginning of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) being hosted in Melbourne July 20-25. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014
by BWW - July 13, 2014

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First Stop Is Miami for U.S. Premiere of Simon Ma's New World Tour Exhibit HEART WATER INK Today
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2014

Chinese crossover artist Simon Ma's new world tour exhibition 'Heart • Water • Ink' makes its U.S. premiere in Miami today, July 12 - Oct. 19 at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University. A tribute to Chinese master artist Xu Beihong, the exhibition is curated by Dr. Carol Damian, Director and Chief Curator of The Frost Art Museum. (more...)

Learn How to Tattoo, Paint, Draw Comics, or Belly Dance at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's 2nd Today Workshops, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces its summer 2014 schedule for Second Today Workshops offering a variety of studio classes including painting in various mediums and cartooning, as well as classes in the Ancient Art of Belly Dance. (more...)

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