VISUAL ARTS NEWS COVERAGE


ICA Miami Settles Into New Home with Major Group Exhibition ICA Miami Settles Into New Home with Major Group Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami opens its new permanent home on December 1, with a major group exhibition exploring the significance of the artist's studio, from the post-war period to the present day.... (more...)
Cirque du Soleil Commissions Mural for Chicago's Year of Public Art Cirque du Soleil Commissions Mural for Chicago's Year of Public Art
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Cirque du Soleil announces a partnership with Columbia College Chicago and the Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) that will add a new public mural downtown in honor of the city's Year of Public Art. Local artist Gloria "Gloe" Talamantes is creating the mural, commissioned by Cirque du Soleil and inspired by... (more...)
THE RONALD REAGAN PICTURE SHOW Begins 8/25 at Museum of the Moving Image THE RONALD REAGAN PICTURE SHOW Begins 8/25 at Museum of the Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

???????The outstanding new CNN Films documentary The Reagan Show uses archival footage of President Ronald Reagan, much of it documented by U.S. Naval Photographic unit for the White House and maintained by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. The documentary has inspired a week-long f... (more...)
Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Exhibitions Announced for The Jewish Museum Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Exhibitions Announced for The Jewish Museum
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The Jewish Museum's upcoming schedule includes a diverse array of exhibitions. This fall the Museum will present an exhibition that focuses on Amedeo Modigliani's early work, as well as the first comprehensive exhibition in the United States drawn from The Israel Museum's world-renowned collection o... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th thr... (more...)
Blanton Acquires Trove of Leon Polk Smith Blanton Acquires Trove of Leon Polk Smith
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Director Simone Wicha of the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has announced that the museum has received a gift of seven works by the seminal American abstract painter Leon Polk Smith (1906–1996). The works come to the museum from the Leon Polk Smith Foundation and longtime... (more...)
Cynthia-Reeves Announces Thomas Jackso Artist Reception Cynthia-Reeves Announces Thomas Jackso Artist Reception
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

CYNTHIA-REEVES presents an exhibition of prints and a site-specific installation by Thomas Jackson from August 26th through October 7th. As part of the gallery's new programming initiative, the artist will work on-site from August 22nd - 25th to create a final iteration of a work in process.... (more...)
Architecture and Design Reimagined at the Art Institute Architecture and Design Reimagined at the Art Institute
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

On September 12, the museum opens its new permanent collection of modern and contemporary architecture and design. Past Forward: Architecture and Design at the Art  Institute is a dynamic, issue-driven installation drawn from the museum's world-class holdings. From visionary architectural drawings a... (more...)
Lesley Heller Workspace Announces September Exhibitions Lesley Heller Workspace Announces September Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Lesley Heller Workspace has announced the openings for the September exhibitions!... (more...)
Creative Time Raises Artist Nari Ward's PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE Flag Creative Time Raises Artist Nari Ward's PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE Flag
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Creative Time has announced the hoisting of the third public artwork in the Pledges of Allegiance series, Breathing Flag by artist Nari Ward, which took take place today, August 14.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at SUBLIME CHAOS: Paintings by Deborah Bigeleisen to Open at The Gallery at the Wine Scene Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at SUBLIME CHAOS: Paintings by Deborah Bigeleisen to Open at The Gallery at the Wine Scene
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Internationally renowned artist Deborah Bigeleisen today announced that her 25-piece exhibition Sublime Chaos: a journey from realism to abstraction will run August 24-26 at The Gallery at the Wine Scene, 501 Fern Street in downtown West Palm Beach. The original opening scheduled for August 10 was p... (more...)
Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 season, the first season to be curated by new Artistic Director Craig Peterson, celebrates the idea that a community is a place of intersecting ideas and action. Peterson believes that artists push society forward in ways that challenge our assumptions, politics and soci... (more...)
Napa Valley Museum Opens Three Fall Exhibitions Napa Valley Museum Opens Three Fall Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Napa Valley Museum launches its fall season of exhibitions on September 2, 2017, with a prestigious touring history exhibit about the Braceros contract worker program from the Smithsonian Institution, an inspiring companion exhibit telling the Napa Valley's own Bracero story through rare historical ... (more...)
Goldenstein Gallery's Susan Makara Featured in Kathmandu Goldenstein Gallery's Susan Makara Featured in Kathmandu
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Goldenstein Gallery artist Susan Makara's fascination with cairns began during a trip to Sedona, Arizona in 2000. She never imagined that a morning excursion would take her paintings around the globe including becoming the favored piece at the United States Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal.... (more...)
Town Brewery Exhibition to Address History, Addiction and More at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery Town Brewery Exhibition to Address History, Addiction and More at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

A fascinating exhibition on Warrington's brewing history also offers support and inspiration for those living with alcohol addiction.... (more...)
New Art Dealers Alliance New York Announces New Location New Art Dealers Alliance New York Announces New Location
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art, is proud to announce NADA New York's new, multi-year location at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Located at 550 Washington Street in West S... (more...)
New Museum to Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Diverse Fall Line-Up New Museum to Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Diverse Fall Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

This fall, the New Museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a dynamic series of exhibitions, programs, and publications.... (more...)
HERMAN LEONARD: THE RHYTHM OF OLD NEW YORK Exhibition to Open This Fall at Robert Mann Gallery HERMAN LEONARD: THE RHYTHM OF OLD NEW YORK Exhibition to Open This Fall at Robert Mann Gallery
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Herman Leonard: The Rhythm of Old New York will be on view at Robert Mann Gallery September 7 - October 14, 2017, with an opening reception set for September 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.... (more...)
BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHS, BRIC TV, The Knights and More Set for BRIC's Fall 2017 Season BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHS, BRIC TV, The Knights and More Set for BRIC's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

BRIC, the largest presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, has announced the fall 2017 season at BRIC House, the organization's 40,000 SF home in Downtown Brooklyn.... (more...)
Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audienc... (more...)
Met Museum Exhibition to Explore Uses of Landscape in the Chinese Visual Arts Met Museum Exhibition to Explore Uses of Landscape in the Chinese Visual Arts
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

About a thousand years ago, the legendary Chinese landscape painter Guo Xi posed the question, 'In what does a gentleman's love of landscape consist?' This question is at the heart of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China, opening August 26... (more...)
Bill Reid Gallery to Present INTANGIBLE Exhibition of Modern Works by Coast Salish Artists Bill Reid Gallery to Present INTANGIBLE Exhibition of Modern Works by Coast Salish Artists
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents its next major exhibition, Intangible, a collection of evocative and diverse Coast Salish works on display from September 13 - December 10, 2017.... (more...)
British Museum Presents New Exhibit 'The Business of Prints' British Museum Presents New Exhibit 'The Business of Prints'
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

The British Museum has one of the greatest collections of prints in the world, and holds the UK's national collection. The majority of this collection, which totals more than two million prints, was made in the years before the invention of photography.... (more...)
Art Exhibition MONTARlaBestia Opens at UC Berkeley Art Exhibition MONTARlaBestia Opens at UC Berkeley
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

The Mexican Museum, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, announces a dramatic, immigration-themed art exhibition, MONTARlaBestia (“Riding the Beast”), at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of California, Berkeley, 2334 Bowditch St., in Berkeley, CA.... (more...)
Cultural Council Hosts Florida Artists Group Cultural Council Hosts Florida Artists Group
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

The Florida Artists Group is a statewide organization of professional artists with the purpose of promoting the highest standards of creative art in the state of Florida. Since 1949, the Florida Artists Group has held a symposium and a members' exhibition each year in a different Florida city. Educa... (more...)