Museum News

Wes Anderson, Curator? The Filmmaker Gives It a Try

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-11-07 11:01
Mr. Anderson and his partner, Juman Malouf, were given free rein in Austria’s largest museum. But you can’t make an exhibition as you would a movie, our critic writes.
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Cannupa Hanska Luger Wins New $50,000 Arts Prize

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-11-06 18:15
The artist is the inaugural winner of the Museum of Arts and Design’s Burke Prize for contemporary craft.
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Sex, Surrealism and de Sade: The Forgotten Female Artist Leonor Fini

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-11-06 12:56
She rejected art's traditional roles for women, and spent her life blurring the lines of gender and sexuality. So why is she so little-known?
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Hollywood Directors Step in Front of the Camera

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-11-06 12:27
The Art & Film Gala at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art honored Guillermo del Toro and Catherine Opie.
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Queens Museum Looks to Liverpool for New Director

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-11-04 16:00
Sally Tallant, a British arts professional, will start next spring as the replacement for Laura Raicovich, who resigned after clashing with the museum’s board.
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Is Agnes Gund the Last Good Rich Person?

NY Times feed - Sat, 2018-11-03 02:27
Ms. Gund is a wealthy white woman who spent a lifetime fighting for racial justice. At 80, she’s the homecoming queen of the philanthropy world. She’s also running out of cash.
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20 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-11-01 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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One Museum’s 19th Century Photo Sale Seems to be the Met’s Gain

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-11-01 11:01
The Hispanic Society of America, which sold an important collection of photos by Carleton Watkins, says they are headed to the Metropolitan Museum.
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Thomas Campbell, Ex-Director of the Met, Is Hired to Lead San Francisco Museums

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-10-30 19:21
Mr. Campbell resigned under pressure from the Metropolitan Museum last year, and is now essentially swapping jobs Max Hollein, who was recently named its head.
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Table for None: Why Do Certain Foods Turn You Off?

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-10-30 09:19
“I want people to question what they find disgusting,” said the lead curator and chief financier of the Disgusting Food Museum, a touring pop-up exhibition in Malmo, Sweden.
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Louis Armstrong House Museum Gets $1.9 Million From City

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-10-29 13:31
The funds are for the renovation of “Selma’s House,” the old home of the Armstrongs’ longtime neighbor Selma Heraldo.
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Man Arrested in Britain on Suspicion of Trying to Damage Magna Carta

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-10-26 09:44
The document, which is more than 800 years old, has been temporarily removed from display in Salisbury, England.
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Exhibitions in Qatar Celebrate Syria Before the War

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-10-26 02:00
Before Syria’s government and its people embarked on a brutal, destructive conflict, there was another Syria — one that museums will honor this fall.
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Pérez Museum Recalls When Nearby Islands Were Shocking (and Pink)

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-10-26 02:00
A new exhibition looks back at “Surrounded Islands,” Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s popular but controversial 1983 project, which draped 11 uninhabited islands in fabric.
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Restoring the House the Ringling Circus Built

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-10-26 02:00
Ron McCarty spent his career refurbishing and refurnishing the 56-room palazzo owned by John and Mable Ringling, bringing back an array of memorabilia.
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A Family Reunion, Centuries Later

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-10-26 02:00
Cut into pieces in the late 18th century, a Dutch Golden Age painting has been reassembled at the Toledo Museum of Art.
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22 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-10-25 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Artificial Intelligence, Like a Robot, Enhances Museum Experiences

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-10-25 11:10
With privacy issues in mind, museums deploy a range of high-tech platforms to create a deeper connection between viewers and the museums’ art.
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Sugar Hill Museum Brings Art to New York’s Youngest (and Poorest)

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-10-25 11:03
The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is the capstone of an innovative mixed-use building that also includes a preschool and low-income housing.
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Art to See This Fall

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-10-25 10:53
There’s a big variety to experience across the United States this season, from Victorian-era dolls in Philadelphia to Renaissance-era nudes in Los Angeles.
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