Museum News

Yahoo Co-Founder Gives $25 Million to San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-09-26 07:00
Jerry Yang’s gift, made with his wife, Akiko Yamazaki, is the largest in the history of the museum.
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The Studio Museum Has a Vision for Its Home. And a Power Player at the Helm.

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-09-26 01:00
Thelma Golden, the museum’s formidable steward, is focused on a big building project and many initiatives at an important time for the institution.
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Guggenheim Exhibit With Video of Dogs Trying to Fight Stirs Criticism

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-21 19:58
Facing a backlash, the museum put out a statement defending an exhibition by Chinese conceptual artists that is to open on Oct. 6.
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Peabody Essex Museum Gets Set of Native American Artifacts

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-21 13:00
Some of the items are claimed by tribes and will likely be returned by the museum as part of its compliance with federal repatriation laws.
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A Head-Spinning, Hope-Inspiring Showcase of Art

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-21 07:00
In Latin American Los Angeles, bridges soar, walls fall. A grand exchange beckons the art traveler to “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.”
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It Might Have Been a Masterpiece, but Now It’s a Cautionary Tale

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-09-19 10:12
A copy of a Mondrian passed unchecked around some important art institutions as though it were the real thing.
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Holocaust Museum Faces Criticism After Pulling Syria Study

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-09-17 07:00
The Holocaust Museum has found itself in the middle of a fraught debate over the Obama Administration’s legacy in Syria after withdrawing research.
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-14 14:43
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Postwar Art Gets a Nervy Makeover

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-14 09:00
At the Met Breuer, “Delirious” proposes a new version of art history, one short on blue-chip names but with a terrific soundtrack.
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In Undiscovered Paterson, Falls, Food and Fetty Wap

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-14 03:00
The New Jersey city was famous for industry. Now, a national park, a museum and Peruvian dishes deserve the spotlight. And it’s still a place of poets.
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Walker Art Center’s Reckoning With ‘Scaffold’ Isn’t Over Yet

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-09-13 13:26
The museum’s board has hired a law firm to review the handling of the gallows-like sculpture that offended Native American leaders.
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48 Hours With Carolina Herrera Before Her Show

NY Times feed - Tue, 2017-09-12 15:24
The designer presented her spring/summer 2018 collection on Monday night at the Museum of Modern Art.
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In the Art World, ‘Latinx’ Marks a Gender-Free Spot

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-09-11 13:29
Some curators of “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” push for a new genderless term — Latinx — to replace Latino/Latina.
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A de Kooning, a Theft, and an Enduring Mystery

NY Times feed - Sat, 2017-09-09 16:36
The recovery of “Woman-Ochre” 32 years after it was stolen raised as many questions as it answered. Could the thieves have taken it to grace their bedroom wall?
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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

NY Times feed - Thu, 2017-09-07 16:17
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi Will (Finally) Open in November

NY Times feed - Wed, 2017-09-06 01:01
After significant delays, the Jean Nouvel-designed museum in the United Arab Emirates is finally scheduled to open.
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Among the Masters at the Ferrari and Lamborghini Museums

NY Times feed - Mon, 2017-09-04 03:00
The designs are dazzling at three automobile museums in Italy. And then you get to drive.
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Frank Gehry to Design Museum for Architectural Gems (and Model Trains)

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-09-03 14:24
A few blocks away from Mass MoCA, the new museum will feature models of famous buildings and trains.
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A West Coast Spotlight on Latino Artists Leads the Fall Art Season

NY Times feed - Sun, 2017-09-03 07:00
“Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” with some 70 museum exhibitions, is a must-see in a season of old masters, overdue solos and big surveys.
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Dakota Plan to Bury, Not Burn, ‘Scaffold’ Sculpture

NY Times feed - Fri, 2017-09-01 13:46
A Dakota representative said the remains of Sam Durant’s sculpture would be taken to an undisclosed location in Minnesota.
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