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Staten Island Children's Museum Celebrates Yayol Kusama's Artwork Staten Island Children's Museum Celebrates Yayol Kusama's Artwork
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Staten Island Children's Museum is celebrating the works of one of the world's greatest living artists.  Polka dotted trees, mirrored infinity rooms, giant soft spotted tentacles stretching up from the floor; to walk into a display of Yayoi Kusama's artwo... (more...)
Diverseworks Presents 'House of Wahala', 4/27 Diverseworks Presents 'House of Wahala', 4/27
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

With a global art market valued at $63.8 billion and artists receiving the lowest amount of their earned income from the market…it's time to reinvent the art auction!... (more...)
Mixografia Gallery Presents DONALD SULTAN, 3/25-5/6 Mixografia Gallery Presents DONALD SULTAN, 3/25-5/6
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Mixografia is pleased to present Bloom by Donald Sultan. The exhibition will open to the public on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 from 11am-6pmat Mixografia, located at 1419 East Adams Boulevard in Downtown Los Angeles, 90011.  The prints will be on view from March 25th, 2017 through May 6th, 2017.  ... (more...)
'State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now' on View at the Frist Center, 5/26 'State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now' on View at the Frist Center, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, a momentous survey of art from across the United States, will be on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from May 26 through September 10, 2017. The project, organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, provides... (more...)
Hauser & Wirth Presents US Debut of New Works By Roni Horn, 4/27 Hauser & Wirth Presents US Debut of New Works By Roni Horn, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Beginning 27 April 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present the US debut of four new bodies of work by acclaimed American artist Roni Horn. The exhibition features the photographic opus 'The Selected Gifts (1974 – 2015)', a collection of 67 photographs documenting the history of gifts the artist r... (more...)
Jewish Museum Presents Contemporary Art By Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus Jewish Museum Presents Contemporary Art By Walter Benjamin's Magnum Opus
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

The writings of Walter Benjamin, the influential German Jewish philosopher and cultural critic, are the basis for a contemporary art exhibition at the Jewish Museum on view through August 6, 2017. The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin examines themes in the author's magnum opus The Arcad... (more...)
Metuchen Junebug ArtFest Introduces 2017 Sculptor: Dan Fenelon Metuchen Junebug ArtFest Introduces 2017 Sculptor: Dan Fenelon
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

An artist, muralist, illustrator, and graphic designer for more than 20 years, Madison New Jersey-based Dan Fenelon has been selected as this year's Metuchen Junebug ArtFest sculptor and is tasked with the job of putting his own spin on a Junebug for this exciting tri-state area art festival.... (more...)
Joint Study Reveals Gender Disparity in Art Museum Directorships Joint Study Reveals Gender Disparity in Art Museum Directorships
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) at Southern Methodist University in Dallas today released findings from the second iteration of their gender gap study, which was designed to deepen understanding of the gender disparity in art museum dir... (more...)
NM Museum of Art Presents Cady Wells: Ruminations, 4/7 NM Museum of Art Presents Cady Wells: Ruminations, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Cady Wells: Ruminations presents watercolor paintings from one of the Southwest's most interesting modernists. The exhibition opens at the New Mexico Museum of Art on March 25 and is on view through September 17, 2017. A public reception will be held on April 7, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. ... (more...)
Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring) Times Square Arts Presents Sound of Ikebana (Spring)
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

In partnership with the Japan Society Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist and 2016 Japan Cultural Envoy Naoko Tosa's Sound of Ikebana (Spring) on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight every night in April. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentat... (more...)
MoMA Launches Online Course, IN THE STUDIO: POSTWAR ABSTRACT PAINTING MoMA Launches Online Course, IN THE STUDIO: POSTWAR ABSTRACT PAINTING
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art launches the massive open online course In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting, available now on Coursera. This course offers an in-depth, hands-on look at the materials, techniques, and approaches of seven New York School artists: Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Ma... (more...)
New Public Artwork by Arden Bendler Browning on Display at the  Philadelphia International Airport New Public Artwork by Arden Bendler Browning on Display at the Philadelphia International Airport
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy's Percent for Art Program and Philadelphia International Airport are pleased to announce the completion of Nonstop, a new site-specific public artwork by Philadelphia-based artist Arden Bendler Browning. This commission is part of a restroom renov... (more...)
Creative Time Announces New Public Artwork by Sophie Calle Creative Time Announces New Public Artwork by Sophie Calle
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Creative Time is pleased to announce the commission of 'Here Lie the Secrets of the Visitors of Green-Wood Cemetery”, a 25 year long new public artwork by the internationally renowned French conceptual artist Sophie Calle co-presented with Green-Wood Cemetery. The project will debut with a two daylo... (more...)
Meislin Projects Presents IDO MICHAELI FROM SKETCH TO FABRIC Meislin Projects Presents IDO MICHAELI FROM SKETCH TO FABRIC
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Meislin Projects is pleased to announce From Sketch to Fabric, the first solo exhibition by Ido Michaeli with the gallery. From Sketch to Fabric presents a series of preparatory works from two of Michaeli's major projects, Black Panther Got Loose From the Bronx Zoo (2017) and Ethiopian Curtain of th... (more...)
Galerie Lelong Presents Artist Nancy Spero Galerie Lelong Presents Artist Nancy Spero
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2017

Galerie Lelong is pleased to present the first ever US installation of Nancy Spero's large-scale, three-dimensional sculpture Maypole: Take No Prisoners. Initially created for the grand entryway of the 52nd Biennale di Venezia in 2007, Maypole: Take No Prisoners provokes critical discussion about th... (more...)
Percent for Art Program Announces New Public Art Commission at the Viaduct Rail Park Percent for Art Program Announces New Public Art Commission at the Viaduct Rail Park
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

The Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy's Percent for Art Program (OACCE), Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Center City District, and the Friends of the Rail Park are pleased to announce a new site-specific public art commission by Philadelphia-based artists, Brent Wahl and Laynie Brow... (more...)
'Art Olympia 2017 Launches in Japan 'Art Olympia 2017 Launches in Japan
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

SAITAMA, Japan, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Art Olympia is a new international open art competition held once in every two years. The main goals are to discover young talented artists and to support them so that their global art careers may flourish. Art Olympia will give away a total of approximate... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gives Statement on Proposed Elimination of Funding The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gives Statement on Proposed Elimination of Funding
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers the following statement on the proposed elimination of funding for the NEA, NEH, and IMLS:... (more...)
Nadja Verena Marcin To Display Works In THE WHITNEY HOUSTON BIENNIAL Nadja Verena Marcin To Display Works In THE WHITNEY HOUSTON BIENNIAL
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Multi-disciplinary artist Nadja Verena Marcin's photographic work Bride (image above) and video / performance piece How to Undress in Front of Your Husband, will be featured in the 2017 The Whitney Houston Biennial: Greatest Love of All.... (more...)
The Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award The Rose Art Museum Announces Jennie C. Jones as Recipient of 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

The Rose Art Museum is pleased to name Jennie C. Jones as the recipient of the 2017 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award. Drawing connections between art and music, the Brooklyn-based artist creates visual and sound abstractions that explore intersections between cultural and soc... (more...)
Chabot Space & Science Center Presents TINKERFEST, 4/22 Chabot Space & Science Center Presents TINKERFEST, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

Continuing its commitment to offering a wide and changing variety of participatory science events and programs that engage and inspire all ages, Chabot Space & Science Center will present its first Tinkerfest on Saturday, April 22, from 10 am to 4 pm.... (more...)
Boulevard Presents Two Million Years Of History And Humanity With The British Museum Boulevard Presents Two Million Years Of History And Humanity With The British Museum
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Since its inception, the British Museum has been open to all “studious and curious persons.” Boulevard's latest experience, Two Million Years of History and Humanity, takes this mission to a whole new level by broadening further the already-wide reach of the Museum and its collection, making a self-... (more...)
2017 Lumen Prize Announces Open Call for Entries 2017 Lumen Prize Announces Open Call for Entries
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

An international open call for artists engaged with digital technology.... (more...)
New Exhibition to Feature Original Works by Comic Book Artist Alex Ross New Exhibition to Feature Original Works by Comic Book Artist Alex Ross
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

'Superheroes and Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross'-a new exhibition featuring the work of one of the world's greatest comic book artists-will be on view at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) from February 11 through May 14, 2017.... (more...)
Museum Of Contemporary Art Denver Receives $400,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant To Create Animating Museums Program Museum Of Contemporary Art Denver Receives $400,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant To Create Animating Museums Program
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) has been awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The $400,000 grant will establish Animating Museums, a two-year leadership program for art museum professionals nationally, who will come to Denver to advance their professional developm... (more...)



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