Museum News

New Youth Center at American Indian Museum Focuses on Invention

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-05-18 11:47
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.
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What’s Faith Got to Do With It?

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-05-18 11:34
The filmmaker Wim Wenders casts a cool eye on the Met Museum’s “Heavenly Bodies” exhibit at the Cloisters.
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Sean Combs Is Revealed as Buyer of Kerry James Marshall Painting

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-05-17 23:22
“Past Times,” which sold for $21.1 million this week, “has found a home in a collection with purpose and an eye toward preserving legacy,” said Jack Shainman, who represents Mr. Marshall.
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-05-17 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Review: Art for the Soul in ‘Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth’

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-05-16 13:09
A dream of a show at the Isabella Stewart Gardner spotlights the most exquisite Renaissance painting in the United States along with three related pictures from Italy.
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Berlin Museum Returns Artifacts to Indigenous People of Alaska

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-05-16 12:15
Objects taken in the 19th century were returned at a news conference on Wednesday.
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Researchers Uncover Two Hidden Pages in Anne Frank’s Diary

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-05-15 12:29
The pages contained prurient jokes and a discussion of what the teenage diarist described as “sexual matters.”
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Charles Ray, Walking a Fine Line With a Hungry Lion

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-05-13 09:15
The enigmatic Los Angeles sculptor has new works at Matthew Marks Gallery. Even his fans acknowledge that his subjects can have unpredictable effects on viewers.
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24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-05-10 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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‘Painted in Mexico’: When a New Art Flourished Far From Mother Spain

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-05-10 12:23
Soul-stirring Spanish American art is finally being awarded center stage status in North American museums as a complex cultural narrative.
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In the Car Museum Race, Some Drop Out

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-05-10 09:32
With attendance down, some auto museums that were once prime attractions have closed their doors.
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In Antwerp, ‘Glitter and Glamour’

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-05-09 22:00
The diamond hub opens a new museum called Diva, part of its effort to polish its reputation in the industry and build tourism.
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A Soprano’s Social Conscience Will Be on Display at the Met Museum

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-05-09 06:30
Julia Bullock will bring Josephine Baker songs, Langston Hughes settings and more to the Met as an artist in residence next season.
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Letter of Recommendation: Tiny Museums

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-05-09 02:00
There ought to be 7.6 billion of them all over the world.
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Lacma and Arizona State Join Forces to Help Curators of Color

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-05-07 21:01
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Arizona State University will establish a three-year program combining academic training and work experience.
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'Barbering Is an Art’

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-05-04 02:00
Arthur Rubinoff is opening a museum dedicated to the craft, offering haircuts with golden scissors alongside displays of vintage chairs, striped poles and towel steamers.
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24 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-05-03 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Decolonizing the Art Museum: The Next Wave

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-05-01 11:55
Museums must stop seeing activists as antagonists. They must position themselves as learning communities, not impenetrable centers of self-validating authority.
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Everett Fahy, Authority on European Painting, Is Dead at 77

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-05-01 08:13
At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mr. Fahy oversaw a reorganization that one critic said were “beyond anything the Metropolitan has managed before.”
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Excerpts From the Art Leaders Network Conference

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-05-01 02:00
Leaders in the art world talked with journalists from The New York Times at the conference in Berlin.
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