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Met Museum to Display ADAM in New Venetian Sculpture Gallery, Now Open Met Museum to Display ADAM in New Venetian Sculpture Gallery, Now Open
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's marble sculpture Adam by Tullio Lombardo (ca. 1455-1532) returned to public view late last fall following a 12-year conservation project, presented in a special exhibition in the Museum's new Venetian Sculpture Gallery. Adam is now the focal point of this permanent g... (more...)
Met Museum Extends Hours for Final Weekend of CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, 9/5 Met Museum Extends Hours for Final Weekend of CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

(New York, August 28, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art today announced extended hours for the final weekend of its extraordinarily popular Costume Institute exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass. On Friday, September 4, and Saturday, September 5, the exhibition will remain open to the publ... (more...)
Met Museum to Display PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS FROM WEST AFRICA, 8/31 Met Museum to Display PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS FROM WEST AFRICA, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

In and Out of the Studio: Photographic Portraits from West Africa presents 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa through nearly 80 photographs taken between the 1870s and the 1970s. These works, many of which are being shown for the first time, are drawn from the Metropolitan Museum's Vis... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum to Launch Met Breuer in March 2016 Metropolitan Museum to Launch Met Breuer in March 2016
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

In March 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its first season of programming at The Met Breuer, inviting visitors to engage with art of the 20th and 21st centuries through the global breadth and historical reach of the Museum's unparalleled collection and scholarly resources. At the sam... (more...)
Art Institute of Chicago Features Lord Krishna in 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings, 9/13 Art Institute of Chicago Features Lord Krishna in 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015

The prestigious Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) is showcasing Lord Krishna in the 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings' exhibition from September 13 to January three next.... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Announces Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet Event Metropolitan Museum Announces Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet Event
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in an all-day TEDxMet event on Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The theme of the program is The In-Between.... (more...)
Met Museum Announces Full Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet All-Day Event, 9/26 Met Museum Announces Full Roster of Presenters for TEDxMet All-Day Event, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

(New York, August 18, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the list of speakers and performers who will participate in an all-day TEDxMet event on Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The theme of the program is The In-Between.... (more...)
Met Museum's CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS to Close, 9/7 Met Museum's CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS to Close, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

China: Through the Looking Glass, the spring 2015 Costume Institute exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, closes on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.  ... (more...)
Met Museum to Display Array of Kongo Aesthetic Ingenuity in New Exhibition, 9/18 Met Museum to Display Array of Kongo Aesthetic Ingenuity in New Exhibition, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

A landmark presentation that will radically redefine our understanding of Africa's relationship with the West, Kongo: Power and Majesty, opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this September, will focus on one of the continent's most influential artistic traditions, from the earliest moment of di... (more...)
'For a New World to Come' Exhibit Opens at Japan Society Gallery, 10/9 'For a New World to Come' Exhibit Opens at Japan Society Gallery, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

 In 1968, amid an economic boom, many in Japan registered widespread discontent over social inequalities. At the same time, the country was roiled by protests against the Vietnam War and the upcoming renewal of a treaty extending American occupation. These circumstances mark the point of departure f... (more...)
Masterworks from Ancient Egypt's Middle Kingdom Set for Met Museum This Fall Masterworks from Ancient Egypt's Middle Kingdom Set for Met Museum This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II-the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom-was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years.... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display ANCIENT EGYPT TRANSFORMED, 10/12 Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display ANCIENT EGYPT TRANSFORMED, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2015

The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II-the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom-was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years. During the Middle Kingdom (mid-Dynasty 11-Dynasty 13, around 2030-1650 B.C.), artistic, cultural, religious, and po... (more...)
Frost Art Museum FIU Announces Exhibitions, Lectures and Events for 2015-16 Frost Art Museum FIU Announces Exhibitions, Lectures and Events for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2015

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU, the Smithsonian Affiliate in Miami, presents its annual calendar of exhibitions, lectures and events for the new 2015-2016 season and announces the launch of several new initiatives.... (more...)
The Frick Collection Welcomes Three New Board Members The Frick Collection Welcomes Three New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2015

Margot Bogert, Chairman of the Frick's Board announces the election of three new Trustees Elizabeth “Betty” Eveillard, Monika McLennan, and J. Fife Symington IV.... (more...)
Met Museum's VAN GOGH: IRISES AND ROSES Exhibit to Close, 8/16 Met Museum's VAN GOGH: IRISES AND ROSES Exhibit to Close, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2015

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) brought his work in Provence to a close with exuberant bouquets of spring flowers - two of irises, two of roses, in contrasting formats and color schemes - in which he sought to impart a 'calm, unremitting ardor' to his 'last touch of the brush.' Painted on the eve of hi... (more...)
National Gallery to Display GOYA: THE PORTRAITS Exhibit, 10/7 National Gallery to Display GOYA: THE PORTRAITS Exhibit, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2015

Portraits make up a third of Goya's output – and more than 150 still survive today – but there has never been an exhibition focusing solely on Goya's work as a portraitist, until this autumn when almost half this number will come together at the National Gallery, London. ... (more...)
'Gods, Heroes and Clowns' on View at National Gallery of Victoria 'Gods, Heroes and Clowns' on View at National Gallery of Victoria
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne (Australia) is showcasing Lord Krishna and Lord Rama images in an exhibition 'Gods, Heroes and Clowns' till October four.... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Shatters Record in Annual Attendance Metropolitan Museum Shatters Record in Annual Attendance
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

(New York, July 28, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that a record 6.3 million people—from the five boroughs of New York City, the local tri-state area, across the United States, and around the world—visited the Museum during the fiscal ye... (more...)
Art Gallery of South Australia to Present GOND PAINTINGS Exhibit Art Gallery of South Australia to Present GOND PAINTINGS Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Government run Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) in Adelaide is displaying Hindu goddess Kali among other artworks in a “Gond Paintings” exhibition till November eight.... (more...)
Met Museum Sets Programs for Visitors with Disabilities Met Museum Sets Programs for Visitors with Disabilities
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2015

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer a variety of events for people with and without disabilities throughout the month of July. Programs will include film screenings, multisensory experiences, ... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art to Host Jacqueline de Ribes Costume Exhibition This Fall Metropolitan Museum of Art to Host Jacqueline de Ribes Costume Exhibition This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2015

The Costume Institute's Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the 20th century. The exhibition w... (more...)
British Museum Releases Annual Review for the 2014-2015 Season British Museum Releases Annual Review for the 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

This morning the British Museum launches the Annual Review 2014/15, celebrating the successes of the previous year and looking forward to future activity. In 2014 the Museum was the leading visitor attraction in the UK for an eighth year running with 6.7 million visitors and a virtual audience of 43... (more...)
BWW Reviews: FRIDA KAHLO: ART, GARDEN, LIFE at NYBG is Wonderful BWW Reviews: FRIDA KAHLO: ART, GARDEN, LIFE at NYBG is Wonderful
by Marina Kennedy - July 02, 2015

Visit the New York Botanical Garden's newest exhibition, 'Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden,Life' now through November 1st. This multi-faceted exhibit is sure to please visitors of all ages.... (more...)
Lori Bookstein Fine Art to Display Paul Resika Exhibit Lori Bookstein Fine Art to Display Paul Resika Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce a survey exhibition of work by Paul Resika at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provinceton, MA. ... (more...)
'The Return' to Premiere 7/11 at the Metropolitan Museum 'The Return' to Premiere 7/11 at the Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

A digital performance installation premiering at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this July will combine innovative animation technology with live performance to investigate dynamically the long restoration of Tullio Lombardo's shattered sculptural masterpiece Adam (ca. 1490-95). The Return, created b... (more...)



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