Museum News

A Connection Beyond Hanukkah Gelt

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-11-20 12:26
“On Jews and Chocolate” at Temple Emanu-El’s Judaica museum looks at a history that can be traced back to Europe.
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Years in the Making, Bible Museum Opens in Washington

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-11-17 17:26
The Museum of the Bible showcases ancient texts and artifacts, but critics say it ignores religions like Islam that draw from the Scriptures.
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What Christian Artifacts of the Middle East Can Show Us About Tolerance

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-11-17 11:45
An exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris looks at 2,000 years of Christians in the Arab World. It has a message for France — and for us all.
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The Outing Left Her Hungry

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-16 15:00
She stayed at the museum longer than expected, and was famished when she stepped outside.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-16 13:00
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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With Big Gift and Tighter Oversight, the Met Gains Solid Ground

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-16 09:02
Coming off a tumultuous year, the museum is reducing its deficit and aiming to increase transparency. An $80 million donation helps.
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An Artist Turns Her Lens on a New Art City: Miami

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-11-15 11:29
With a major retrospective at the Pérez, the Miami filmmaker Dara Friedman talks about her art, her career — and her city as a cultural capital.
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Palmyra, Plato and Play Doh: Getty Plans New Shows for Renovated Villa

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-11-14 10:45
The exhibitions will starting in April include one on Middle Eastern sculpture and another featuring contemporary artists on Plato’s legacy.
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Olga Viso, Embattled Leader of Walker Art Center, Steps Down

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-11-14 10:01
Her 10-year tenure will end following a controversy over a sculpture that depicted gallows.
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Court Blocks Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Rockwell Works and Other Art

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-11-10 12:18
The museum has said the sale is necessary for its financial survival.
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Massachusetts Tries to Block Berkshire Museum’s Sale of Art

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-11-10 12:18
The museum has said the sale, which includes works by Norman Rockwell and other prominent artists, is necessary for its financial survival.
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Karl Katz, Museum Director in New York and Israel, Dies at 88

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-11-10 12:12
Among many other accomplishments, Mr. Katz expanded the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s audience by showcasing its collection on film and television.
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Ancient Egypt Gives a New Twist to Turin’s Contemporary Art Week

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-11-10 07:11
The art world’s weekly journey from fair to fair can become ho-hum. But the industrial city in the north of Italy has found some novel ways to keep it fresh.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-09 13:46
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:45
The Metropolitan Museum’s show of 133 drawings by the Renaissance artist, the largest ever assembled, is a tour de genius — the evolution of Michelangelo as deity and brand.
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum Acquires 800 Photographs

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-11-07 23:00
The museum, in Kansas City, Mo., has been adding the photos using a $10 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation, it announced Wednesday.
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Disputed Sale of Rockwells by Museum Can Go Forward, Judge Says

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-11-07 16:47
The works are among those that the financially strapped Berkshire Museum plans to sell at an auction Monday at Sotheby’s in New York.
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Museum Leader Who Resigned Calls Controversy a ‘Misunderstanding’

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-11-07 01:22
In an exclusive interview, Beatrix Ruf said she stepped down from Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam not because she had done anything wrong, but to protect the institution’s reputation.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-02 15:48
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Coming Face to Face With Jimmie Durham

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-02 10:49
The sculptor’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum is a “brilliant, half-century-long act of politically driven self-invention,” our critic writes.
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