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Metropolitan Museum of Art to Make Staff Reductions, Slow Construction Metropolitan Museum of Art to Make Staff Reductions, Slow Construction
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

On March 18, 2016, The Met launched its inaugural season at The Met Breuer, its new space dedicated to modern and contemporary art. Housed in the landmark building designed by the renowned Bauhaus architect Marcel Breuer, The Met Breuer program invites visitors to engage with the art of the 20th and... (more...)
Hauser & Wirth Announces Worldwide Representation of American Painter Jack Whitten Hauser & Wirth Announces Worldwide Representation of American Painter Jack Whitten
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

Hauser & Wirth is pleased to announce worldwide representation of Jack Whitten, the American abstractionist celebrated for his innovative processes of applying and transfiguring paint in works equally alert to materiality, politics, and metaphysics. Whitten holds a unique place in the narrative of p... (more...)
2016 Museum Mile Festival Tuesday Set for 6/14 2016 Museum Mile Festival Tuesday Set for 6/14
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

Now celebrating its 38th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception.  Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street... (more...)
JAKE BERTHOT: IN COLOR to Open This Saturday at Betty Cuningham Gallery JAKE BERTHOT: IN COLOR to Open This Saturday at Betty Cuningham Gallery
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2016

Celebrating the career of Jake Berthot, Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to open Jake Berthot: In Color on Saturday, March 12th, with a reception from 4 – 7 PM. The exhibition will include approximately 20 works dating from 1969 to 2014.... (more...)
Nohra Haime Gallery to Exhibit Carole Seborovski's PHYSICAL INTUITION, 3/8 Nohra Haime Gallery to Exhibit Carole Seborovski's PHYSICAL INTUITION, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2016

Nature, life and the spiritual are part of the meditation contained in PHYSICAL INTUITION, a selection of new mixed-media paintings and ceramic vessel forms by Carole Seborovski at Nohra Haime Gallery.... (more...)
The Met Unveils New Website, Digital Platforms The Met Unveils New Website, Digital Platforms
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

(New York, February 29, 2016)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art refreshed and upgraded its website and app today, introducing a series of new features and enhancements that create a more intuitive online resource and experience for its visitors, both online and within the institution. The launch coinci... (more...)
Canton Museum of Art Acquires New Ceramic Sculpture by Viola Frey Canton Museum of Art Acquires New Ceramic Sculpture by Viola Frey
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2016

Adding to its prestigious collection of American ceramic works, Executive Director Max Barton announced today that the Canton Museum of Art (CMA) has acquired an exquisite ceramic sculpture by internationally renowned artist Viola Frey. “Untitled Pot Bellied Fireman,” named for the prominent fireman... (more...)
Met Museum to Present Experimental Lighting Display, COLOR THE TEMPLE, 1/29 Met Museum to Present Experimental Lighting Display, COLOR THE TEMPLE, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2016

Colors that likely decorated an ancient Egyptian temple when it was built 2,000 years ago, but have since eroded away, can be seen at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this winter. To be shown for a series of eight weekends beginning January 29, the experimental lighting display Color the Temple: Scene... (more...)
Salon Performances & More to Accompany 'Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age' at the Metropolitan Museum Salon Performances & More to Accompany 'Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age' at the Metropolitan Museum
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

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Art Institute of Chicago Names New Director Art Institute of Chicago Names New Director
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

Robert M. Levy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago announced today, January 28, 2016, that after an extensive international search the Board has appointed James Rondeau the new President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the museum. Rondeau will succeed Douglas Druick, ... (more...)
Lori Bookstein Fine Art's GROUP 2015-2016 Exhibit to Close, 1/30 Lori Bookstein Fine Art's GROUP 2015-2016 Exhibit to Close, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2016

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce a group exhibition of works by Eve Aschheim, Olive Ayhens, Sharon Horvath, Tine Lundsfryd, Janet Malcolm, Susannah Phillips, Elena Sisto and Helen Miranda Wilson.... (more...)
The Cloisters to Hold Press Preview for THE WORLD IN PLAY, 1/19 The Cloisters to Hold Press Preview for THE WORLD IN PLAY, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2016

What: Press preview for The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430–1540, an exhibition of more than 100 intricately hand-painted playing cards created for wealthy individuals in the Middle Ages.  Hunting, chivalry, and life at court are referenced on the cards, which originated in southern and s... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum recently announced new performances and talks as part of the spring 2016 season. Leading with live arts by visionary artists, the 2015-16 season has presented unexpected and adventurous offerings in new spaces, and this spring, that line of singular programming will continue ... (more...)
Brooklyn Museum Sets Public Programs for Adults, Teens & Kids for February Brooklyn Museum Sets Public Programs for Adults, Teens & Kids for February
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids in February. Public programs include talks, performances, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning t... (more...)
Cornerstone University Unveils Award-Winning Sculptor's New Piece for Christ Chapel Cornerstone University Unveils Award-Winning Sculptor's New Piece for Christ Chapel
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2016

Fresh off its grand opening in September, Cornerstone University's Christ Chapel received a spectacular addition to the foyer of the new chapel building. 'Let There Be Light,' an original stainless steel artwork by renowned sculptor Albert Paley, will adorn the lobby's north wall.... (more...)
DC Moore Gallery Presents JANET FISH, GLASS AND PLASTIC: THE EARLY YEARS, 1968-1978 DC Moore Gallery Presents JANET FISH, GLASS AND PLASTIC: THE EARLY YEARS, 1968-1978
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2015

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Hindus Laud Philadelphia Museum for “Yoga White Party” to “Celebrate the Holidays” Hindus Laud Philadelphia Museum for “Yoga White Party” to “Celebrate the Holidays”
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2015

“Get centered before the New Year begins. Learn about the time-honored practice of yoga through meditative exercises, yoga postures, and breathing techniques among the beauty of the Museum's collection”, Museum announcement says. Asking the patrons to “wear white” for this “peaceful stretch”, Museum... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum to Display Lord Vishnu Exhibit Metropolitan Museum to Display Lord Vishnu Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (MET), one of the world's largest and finest art museums, is exhibiting “Encountering Vishnu: The Lion Avatar in Indian Temple Drama” till June five next.... (more...)
Artcast Launches New App on Apple TV to Stream Fine Art Collections Artcast Launches New App on Apple TV to Stream Fine Art Collections
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2015

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Artcast has released on Apple TV the largest selection of fine art content for digital display, dramatically expanding the ability of Apple TV to enhance the interior design of homes, businesses and public venues through the display of curated... (more...)
Met Museum to Display THE WORLD IN PLAY Exhibit at The Cloisters, 1/20/16 Met Museum to Display THE WORLD IN PLAY Exhibit at The Cloisters, 1/20/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Only three decks of European hand-painted playing cards are known to have survived from the late Middle Ages—two made in Germany and one in the Burgundian Netherlands, all dating from the early to late 15th century. The only complete set of these luxury cards—The Cloisters Playing Cards, from the so... (more...)
Met Museum to Launch Met Breuer with UNFINISHED: THOUGHTS LEFT VISIBLE, 3/18/16 Met Museum to Launch Met Breuer with UNFINISHED: THOUGHTS LEFT VISIBLE, 3/18/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible examines a subject that is critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. Opening March 18, 2016, this landmark exhibition inaugurates The Met Breuer, ushering in a new phase for the Met's expanded engagement with modern and contempor... (more...)
'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible' Inaugurates The Met Breuer in March 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible' Inaugurates The Met Breuer in March
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible examines a subject that is critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. Opening March 18, 2016, this landmark exhibition inaugurates The Met Breuer, ushering in a new phase for the Met's expanded engagement with modern and contempor... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of Korea Metropolitan Museum Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Republic of Korea
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2015

(New York, December 10, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding today at the Museum, establishing a long-term relationship of cooperation in the area of Korean art and culture.  The... (more...)
'The Anatomy of Portraiture' to Open Spring 2016 at the Frick 'The Anatomy of Portraiture' to Open Spring 2016 at the Frick
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2015

Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), one of the most celebrated and influential portraitists of all time, enjoyed an international career that took him from his native Flanders to Italy, France, and, ultimately, the court of Charles I in England.... (more...)
University of Miami Libraries, Lowe Art Museum Will Host First Academic Art Museum and Library Summit University of Miami Libraries, Lowe Art Museum Will Host First Academic Art Museum and Library Summit
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2015

The University of Miami will host the inaugural Academic Art Museum and Library Summit next January, bringing together fourteen pairs of library and museum directors from prestigious North American academic institutions to address opportunities for deep intra-institutional collaboration. The Summit ... (more...)



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