September, 2010

Jae Ko: Paper at the Taubman Museum of Art

Jae Ko: Paper at the Taubman Museum of Art

The Taubman Museum of Art presents Jae Ko: Paper, open through January 9, 2010. Dividing her time between Washington, D.C. and her home in Piney Point, Maryland, Jae Ko uses rolled paper soaked over time in water containing sumi ink or natural dyes to form spare, fluid-like sculptural objects. The Korean-born artist came to the […]

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Metropolis exhibition opens in the West Midlands

An exhibition showcasing works purchased through the Art Fund International scheme opens at the New Art Gallery, Walsall this Friday, 1 October. Metropolis is a show bringing together artists whose works all address the phenomenon of the modern urban environment. Most of the pieces have been acquired through Art Fund International, our £5 million scheme […]

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Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway at Park Avenue Armory

Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway at Park Avenue Armory

Visionary artist and filmmaker Peter Greenaway will premiere an epic and immersive multimedia work based on Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper this December at Park Avenue Armory, marking the first U.S. presentation of the artist’s installation work. Peter Greenaway, Leonardo’s Last Supper December 2010 – January 2011, Photo: Luciano Romano/Change Performing Arts Through his […]

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Scaasi: American Couturier Exhibition Opens at MFA

Scaasi: American Couturier Exhibition Opens at MFA

Arnold Scaasi has dressed them all—from Broadway actresses and Hollywood stars to the ladies who lunch and America’s First Ladies. Epitomizing the “lifestyles of the rich and famous,” his custom-made clothing evokes the height of elegance and craftsmanship from the late 1950s to the present. In celebration of the acclaimed fashion designer and his recent […]

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Floating Xiamen Museum Proposed by MAD Architects

Floating Xiamen Museum Proposed by MAD Architects

MAD architects have proposed a floating museum in the southern Chinese city of Xiamen, on an island in the middle of a resevoir that runs through the centre of the city. MAD’s design concept is a floating museum, lofted up above the ground. The structure reflects the surrounding environment, but also maintains the current use […]

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude Exhibition at the Fleming Museum

The Fleming Museum presents Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection, open through December 18, 2010. In 2001 Tom Golden donated his collection of works by renowned artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude to the Sonoma County Museum. Golden’s personal and professional relationship with the artists began when he met them during the 1974 public hearings for […]

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Academy of Fine Arts Vienna Reopens Paintings Gallery

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna Reopens Paintings Gallery

After its renovation and restructuring, the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts’ Gallery of Paintings will be accessible to the public again. Surrounded by the artists’ studios and workshops on the first floor of the Academy of Fine Arts is a world-ranking collection of European painting from the 14th to the 19th centuries. A central foyer […]

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