June, 2009

Filmmaker Philip Haas Commissioned to Create Films for Kimbell Art Museum

Filmmaker Philip Haas Commissioned to Create Films for Kimbell Art Museum

The Kimbell Art Museum presents an innovative collaboration with filmmaker Philip Haas, an exhibition of five specially commissioned film installations. The installations both interpret works in the collection and stand as powerful works of art in themselves. They are shown for the first time as an exhibition this summer, after which the Museum will use […]

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artnet  Auction Results Show Strong Demand for Fine Art Photographs

artnet Auction Results Show Strong Demand for Fine Art Photographs

artnet Auctions sale of Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits showed strength in the photographs market as the ten-day online photographs auction concluded June 25 with $135,000 in sales (including 10% buyer’s premium). The sale featured over 200 original fine art photographs of legends of fashion, film, music, politics, sports, arts and literature from Marilyn Monroe […]

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Tacoma Art Museum Announces Shortlist of Selected Design Firms

Tacoma Art Museum Announces Shortlist of Selected Design Firms

Museum seeks creative solutions to redesign of exterior plaza and building perimeter Tacoma Art Museum received 95 submissions in response to its recent call for design concepts to redesign the museum’s plaza and perimeter and create a landmark civic space that enlivens downtown Tacoma. Submissions were received by individuals and firms from Tacoma, Portland, Seattle, […]

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Houston Bayou City Art Festival Downtown: Art in the Heart of the City

Houston Bayou City Art Festival Downtown: Art in the Heart of the City

Houston’s nationally-ranked Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, set for October 10-11, primes the heart of the city for a weekend of art in the city. The juried fine art festival, framed by Houston’s world-class skyline, is a one-of-a-kind outdoor gallery with its highly acclaimed mix of visual, performing, culinary and interactive arts. “Based on our […]

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Eva Rothschild to Create Tate Britain Duveens Commission 2009

Eva Rothschild to Create Tate Britain Duveens Commission 2009

Eva Rothschild has been invited to create the next installation for the Tate Britain Duveens Commission 2009, supported by Sotheby’s. Her new work, created especially for the Duveen Galleries at the heart of Tate Britain, will be on display until 29 November 2009.Artists who have previously undertaken the Commission include Martin Creed (2008), Mark Wallinger […]

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Harowod Groundbreaking Ceremony for Expansion Announced

Harowod Groundbreaking Ceremony for Expansion Announced

The Harwood Museum of Art announces its official groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 10:00 am at 238 Ledoux Street in Taos. After several years of fundraising and planning, the Harwood Museum is delighted to celebrate the beginning of construction on a 10,000 square foot expansion. This day will also be the introduction […]

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Call of the Coast: Art Colonies of New England at the Portland Museum of Art

The art colonies of New England played a key role in the creation of an American national identity in the early 20th century. Art colonies in Old Lyme and Cos Cob, Connecticut and Ogunquit and Monhegan, Maine were inspiration for nationally recognized artists including Edward Hopper, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, and George Bellows, among others. […]

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