Museum News

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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What You Wear to MoMA Could Soon Become a Part of It

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-11-02 09:33
In a new project, Emily Spivack is taking stock of what visitors wear to the museum.
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Borghese Gallery Gathers a Full House of Bernini Masterpieces

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-10-31 10:02
The most comprehensive exhibition of the Baroque maestro brings sculptures and paintings from around the world to the Roman villa most associated with him.
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Construction Delays Sink British Museum’s Deal With Abu Dhabi

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-10-30 17:58
Since construction has not yet begun on the Zayed National Museum, the British Museum’s loan of valuable artifacts is unlikely to take place.
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‘So Long, Bobby’: New Exhibit Looks Back at Robert Kennedy’s Funeral Train

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-10-30 17:25
“The Train: RFK’s Last Journey” will blend historical footage and crowdsourced snapshots of the trip from New York City to Washington, D.C.
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With ‘The Dress That Eats Souls,’ Toni Dove Erases Boundaries

NY Times feed - Sat, 2017-10-28 04:00
The work, a robotlike figure that responds to a viewer’s movements, will be part of an exhibition at the Ringling museum in Sarasota, Fla.
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Gary Hume Loves His Mother. His Art Is a Valentine to Her.

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-10-27 04:00
No one would accuse his paintings of being confessional, so it is surprising that in his latest shows he has turned to his mother as the subject matter.
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For Claes Oldenburg, a Departure From His Own Tradition

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-10-27 04:00
At 88, Claes Oldenburg has his first show of new works in six years — this one at Pace Gallery in Manhattan.
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A Provocative Museum Places African Art on the Global Stage

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-10-27 03:00
Zeitz Mocaa in Cape Town is a public museum with a private collection. Can its global ambitions and corporate partnership coexist?
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-10-26 14:17
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Protesters Deface Roosevelt Statue Outside Natural History Museum

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-10-26 13:09
A group said it splashed red liquid on the statue because it views Theodore Roosevelt as a white supremacist.
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Women Take Center Stage in the Reimagining of Dia Galleries

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-10-26 04:00
In less than three years as director of Dia, Jessica Morgan has made gender rebalancing of artists a priority, creating an all-female curatorial team.
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Takashi Murakami Teams With a Professor to Explore the Historical

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-10-26 03:30
With the help of the art historian Nobuo Tsuji, the artist has found a mentor who has brought him into deeper engagement with historical Japanese art.
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From Buffalo to San Antonio and Beyond, Museums Woo Members

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-10-25 04:00
Museums are experimenting with ways to keep visitors coming back, with free admission and exhibits that speak to diverse audiences.
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National Portrait Gallery Exhibition Celebrates Workers

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-10-25 04:00
“The Sweat of Their Face,” a coming exhibition, explores themes that are essential to today’s politics.
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Exploring Rodin’s Place in Literary History

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-10-24 04:00
A multidisciplinary exhibit on the theme of inspiration among artists and literary figures, and within the work of Rodin, will open Nov. 17 in Berlin.
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Cuban Art Outshines Politics

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-10-24 03:00
While President Trump contemplates the relationship between the United States and Cuba, more museums are attracting crowds fascinated by Cuban art and culture.
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In Puerto Rico, Creating Art From Hardship

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-10-24 03:00
Inspired by troubles in the territory, sculptors Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla will debut their latest work at Miami’s new museum in December
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Uncovering an Overlooked Source for Iconic Alabaster Statues

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-10-23 15:50
A team of scientists matched stone in statues and religious icons to a quarry in the French Alps, reconstructing a medieval European art trade route.
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