Museum News

U.K. Museum Offers Ethiopia Long-Term Loan of Looted Treasures

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-04-04 07:38
Several of the objects are included in a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Ethiopians have campaigned for their return for 150 years.
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Old Masters in New Places as the Met Lets in the Light

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-04-03 12:35
The Met Museum is replacing aging skylights above its European paintings. You’ll see favorites in natural light, the way old masters painted them.
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-29 14:00
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
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I Spy at New York’s Museum of Deception

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-29 07:00
Spies and espionage are having a great run. What kind of spy would you make? Spyscape, a new museum in Midtown, will test your skills.
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Christopher Scoates Is New Director for Museum of Arts and Design

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-29 07:00
Mr. Scoates will join the museum from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
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Opening Young Minds With the Arts When Schools Are Closed

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-28 14:54
Here’s a roundup of activities, from Muppet movies to zombie tag, at New York museums during next week’s public school spring break.
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Yale University Art Gallery Names Its Next Director

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-28 14:00
Stephanie Wiles, a museum director from Cornell University, will take the helm at the oldest college art museum in the country beginning July 1.
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Charleston Needs That African American Museum. And Now.

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-28 13:56
To be built on a wharf where thousands of African slaves once arrived, the International African American Museum needs to secure its final funding.
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Letter of Recommendation: Fatbergs

NY Times feed - Tue, 2018-03-27 02:00
A hideous collective self-portrait rendered in oil and wet wipes.
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The Politics of Waxing

NY Times feed - Mon, 2018-03-26 02:00
It’s a tense time for avatars of celebrity in the age of male failure.
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Van Gogh Never Visited Japan, but He Saw It Everywhere

NY Times feed - Sun, 2018-03-25 23:00
After buying some prints in Paris in 1886, the Dutch painter became obsessed by Japanese art. An exhibition in Amsterdam explores how that fascination shaped his work.
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Eli Leon, 82, Dies; Champion of African-American Quilt Makers

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-03-23 11:57
A collector and self-taught scholar, Mr. Leon was best known for his devotion to the work of the artist Rosie Lee Tompkins.
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John Waters’s Art to Go on Display in Baltimore in October

NY Times feed - Fri, 2018-03-23 11:40
The exhibition, “John Waters: Indecent Exposure,” will include over 160 works of visual art by the filmmaker, author and performer.
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23 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-22 14:00
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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A New Italy, Imagined by Artists and Demagogues

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-21 09:20
Two exhibitions — one in Milan, the other in Florence — examine art’s relationship to Italian politics, and find that the two are never far apart.
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In Germany, the Power of Art in the Twilight of Life

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-21 08:35
A growing number of museums bring stimulation and solace to dementia patients through regular tours.
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21 Art Exhibitions to View in NYC This Weekend

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-15 14:00
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Art Dealer Donates James Joyce Trove to Morgan Library

NY Times feed - Thu, 2018-03-15 14:00
Sean and Mary Kelly are donating one of the foremost private collections of works by Joyce, the Irish author, amassed over more than 25 years.
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A Museums Special Section That Uproots Expectations

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-14 15:42
Here’s how The Times created its guide to museums, lenses on a world in continual motion.
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George Lucas’s New Museum Breaks Ground in Los Angeles

NY Times feed - Wed, 2018-03-14 08:14
After years of planning and proposals, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is moving ahead with a futuristic building design from MAD Architects.
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