Museum News

Virgil Abloh Has Designs on High Culture

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-23 07:39
He bridged the worlds of streetwear and high fashion. Can he conquer an art museum next?
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Bicycle Diaries: Two Centuries of New York City History

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-23 02:00
An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York traces the vehicle’s complex past and present.
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MOCA Los Angeles to End Admissions Fee

NY Times feed - Sat, 2019-05-18 22:00
A gift from the president of the museum’s board will allow it to be “more welcoming and more open,” the MOCA director said.
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In Their Words: Remembering I.M. Pei

NY Times feed - Sat, 2019-05-18 07:45
The Modernist master left his mark on generations, from Renzo Piano and Norman Foster to David Adjaye and Billie Tsien.
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In Their Words: Remembering I.M. Pei

NY Times feed - Sat, 2019-05-18 07:45
The Modernist master left his mark on generations, from Renzo Piano and Norman Foster to David Adjaye and Billie Tsien.
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Can We Start Appreciating Indigenous Art on Its Own Terms?

NY Times feed - Fri, 2019-05-17 01:00
What Australia’s Aboriginal artists and filmmakers are teaching Americans in two radiant shows.
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I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-16 14:31
Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards.
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15 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-16 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Undistorting the Civil War

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-16 12:57
A new museum in the former capital of the Confederacy situates the conflict in the history of slavery and freedom.
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Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-16 12:36
Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal.
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A Hirshhorn Museum Garden Redesign Looks Forward. Others Look Back.

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-16 08:33
Critics of the plan fear that the landscape architect Lester Collins’s modernist vision from 1981 will be lost.
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The Met Is Right to Reject the Sacklers’ Tainted Money

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-16 08:27
Museums and nonprofits should not allow themselves to be used by the wealthy to scrub their consciences.
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New Statue of Liberty Museum Illuminates a Forgotten History

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-05-15 12:18
The museum, opening Thursday on Liberty Island, reminds visitors of the vague and often dubious ideal of “liberty for all.”
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The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid Fury Over the Opioid Crisis

NY Times feed - Wed, 2019-05-15 09:01
The decision by one of the world’s leading museums could spur other institutions to turn down philanthropy from the family behind OxyContin.
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What Happens When Site-Specific Art Outlasts Its Surroundings?

NY Times feed - Mon, 2019-05-13 10:22
Architecture can be declared a landmark, but all too often the fate of artwork that has been made for a particular environment remains uncertain.
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19 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-09 13:45
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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Italian Museums Secure da Vinci Works for 500th-Anniversary Shows

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-09 12:04
The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, plans to lend two prized da Vinci paintings to museums in Fabriano, Perugia and Milan.
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Taking the $57-a-Day Challenge in Prague

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-09 02:00
That’s what a typical resident of the city earns. Can you get a real taste of the Czech capital for that much? Without skimping on the beer or the sights?
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Tyree Guyton Turned a Detroit Street Into a Museum. Why Is He Taking It Down?

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-09 02:00
The artist gained international acclaim making sculptures out of the wreckage in his neighborhood. Now he must effectively destroy his work in order to save it.
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Money, Ethics, Art: Can Museums Police Themselves?

NY Times feed - Thu, 2019-05-09 01:00
Too expensive to be self-sustaining, museums rely on collectors’ fortunes and corporate money. Now that money is being put under a microscope.
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