Museum News

Bands of Paint and Light Shimmer. But Do They Still Shock?

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-07-25 05:12
The art world and market are finally catching up to Mary Corse, a pioneer of the “soft” approach to light.
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Library Cards Rival Golden Tickets With Culture Pass Option

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-20 17:51
By Friday afternoon, over 9,500 passes to the Met, the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney had been reserved.
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New York’s Arts for All

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-20 17:22
A library card opens the door to culture in New York.
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Britain Wants to Keep Trump. The Baby Version, That Is.

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-20 11:03
The British Museum and the Museum of London are in discussions to own the balloon, but the people behind it want it to tour worldwide.
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She Gave Millions to Artists Without Credit. Until Now.

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-20 07:00
The artist Susan Unterberg, acting anonymously, has distributed more than $5.5 million over 22 years to 220 underrecognized female artists over age 40.
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Museum Tours for People Who Don’t Like Museum Tours

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-20 03:06
A spate of innovative tours aim to make museum visits more fun, and less dutiful.
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-07-19 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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The Gardner Museum Heist, Still a Mystery, Now a Podcast

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-07-19 12:59
The Boston Globe and WBUR radio have joined forces to produce a 10-part look at the biggest art theft in history, still unsolved after 28 years.
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Clark’s New Contemporary Curator Expands Its Focus

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-07-19 08:45
“We don’t want to disconnect ourselves from current creativity,” its director said in hiring Robert Wiesenberger, 33.
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A Library Card Will Get You Into the Guggenheim (and 32 Other Places)

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-07-15 21:01
Culture Pass, a new initiative from New York City’s public libraries, will offer free admission to prominent cultural institutions around the city.
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A Canadian Museum Promotes Indigenous Art. But Don’t Call It ‘Indian.’

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-13 01:00
Will a debate over terminology at the Art Gallery of Ontario help the progress of artists who are underrepresented in United States museums?
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-07-12 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Getty Museum Acquires a Rare, 700-Year-Old Torah

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-07-11 10:37
The Rothschild Pentateuch, dated 1296 and featuring extensive illuminations, will go on display in August at the museum after being long out of view.
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A New Type of Museum for an Age of Migration

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-07-11 08:36
An exhibition in Germany is proposing a different way to organize artifacts in a postcolonial era. It’s ambitious, sweeping — and just a little bit demented.
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Bicoastal Pairing of Curators for Next New Museum Triennial

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-07-09 05:00
Margot Norton of the New Museum and Jamillah James of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, will organize the show featuring emerging artists.
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Curator Says MoMA PS1 Wanted Her, Until She Had a Baby

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-07-06 12:58
The museum denies any bias, but the curator has brought her discrimination complaint to the New York City Commission on Human Rights.
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-07-05 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Met Museum Sets Record With 7.35 Million Visitors in a Year

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-07-05 09:16
Michelangelo’s drawings drew them in and a new mandatory admission fee didn’t keep them away.
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The Art of Staying Cool: 10 Can’t-Miss Summer Shows in New York

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-07-04 14:12
When summer weather turns sultry, museums are very chill places to be.
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French and Swiss Museums to Share a Cézanne With a Murky Past

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-07-03 02:00
It was found among 1,500 works, some of them Nazi-looted, that Cornelius Gurlitt had hoarded inside his homes in Austria and Germany.
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