Woman creates tiny portable micro-museums

Woman creates tiny moveable micro-museums

Amanda Schochet created MICRO, a fleet of six foot tall museums that may go anyplace: the DMV, an workplace foyer, a classroom, wherever. By shrinking a whole museum right into a 6 foot tall modular design, MICRO hopes that these tiny displays can go in all types of public areas, like purchasing malls, ready rooms, […]

Can an Artist Shift the Gun Debate?

Can an Artist Shift the Gun Debate?

As 25 members filed into the Guggenheim Museum’s rotunda Thursday night time to enact the artist Shaun Leonardo’s latest work, referred to as “Primitive Games,” it was anybody’s guess whether or not their gleaming white uniforms would stay as pristine by the hour’s finish. Mr. Leonardo, who has a popularity for sinking his tooth into […]

It Was an Ad? So What. It’s Still Art.

It Was an Ad? So What. It’s Still Art.

In the hills excessive above Los Angeles, inside the white-columned serenity of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the bastard stepchild of the wonderful artwork world is lastly getting its birthright. On Tuesday, June 26, “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011” opens, and it might be probably the most sweeping such survey in […]

Italian Court Says the Getty’s Prized Ancient Bronze Should Be Seized

Italian Court Says the Getty’s Prized Ancient Bronze Should Be Seized

It is a Greek statue, but it surely was discovered within the open waters of the Adriatic by Italian fishermen. It now stands within the Getty Villa, a museum in Los Angeles. Which nation is the rightful house for the so-called Getty Bronze? An Italian courtroom dominated this month it belongs to Italy, and may […]

Giacometti: Beguiled by Thin Men and Women

Giacometti: Beguiled by Thin Men and Women

It might need been gratifying to see Giacometti’s Surrealist works with comparative items by Parisian colleagues or nonwestern artists, or to look throughout the timeline to seek out frequent themes (the cage, the gameboard) or enduring formal methods (his emphasis on the horizontal, or his absorption of the pedestal into the sculpture itself). As it’s, […]

Inflatable delights abound at the Exploratorium in San Francisco

Inflatable delights abound on the Exploratorium in San Francisco

This summer season, San Francisco’s Exploratorium is internet hosting an exhibit known as Inflatable, that includes air-filled works by a number of artists. Via Exploratorium: Step inside and marvel at gigantic, fantastical air-filled artworks at Inflatable. Spread throughout our indoor and out of doors galleries, these ephemeral sculptures embody otherworldly organisms by Jason Hackenwerth and […]

Hong Kong’s Youth Culture, Captured in Disturbing Animations

Hong Kong’s Youth Culture, Captured in Disturbing Animations

Two years in the past, because the Hong Kong artist Wong Ping tells it, he hadn’t even heard of the Guggenheim Museum. A self-taught animator with an internet following for his childlike cartoons on disturbing topics, he had a scant exhibition file. Mr. Wong was new to the workings of the worldwide artwork world when […]

Review: Art for the Soul in ‘Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth’

Review: Art for the Soul in ‘Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth’

The scene with the three kings has the identical gold curtain behind it, however the floor is a inexperienced grass garden sprinkled with flowers. The youngest king, slender and blond, seems to be uncertain of what to do. He half hangs again, half approaches the newborn, shyly, tentatively. He’s an newbie amongst skilled actors of […]

Archie McPhee's Rubber Chicken Museum opens in Seattle

Archie McPhee's Rubber Chicken Museum opens in Seattle

They’ve been constructing it up for weeks… Teasing us with construct pictures of the world’s largest rubber hen… Now, lastly, the oldsters at Archie McPhee have opened the world’s first Rubber Chicken Museum at their retail store in Seattle’s Wallingford district! The grand opening ceremony for this fowl museum started on Friday at three […]