A San Francisco Museum Restaurant That Is on Theme

A San Francisco Museum Restaurant That Is on Theme

Bites At Sunday on the Museum, a brand new cafe on the Asian Art Museum, the meals rides the road between acquainted and adventurous. Sunday on the Museum is the brand new restaurant at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum. The piece over the kitchen counter is “Butterfly Lovers,” by Red Hong Yi.CreditJennifer Yin It’s unattainable […]

In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

BOSTON — “People don’t usually get this vantage point,” stated Jill Medvedow, the longtime director of the Institute of Contemporary Art right here. She was in a water taxi plowing throughout Boston Harbor, trying again towards her museum hovering on the water’s edge within the Seaport space. When she moved the museum, based in 1936, […]

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 […]

24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

24 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend

‘RENOIR: FATHER AND SON/PAINTING AND CINEMA’ at Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia (by Sept. three). Jean Renoir reworked the historical past of cinema with humanistic, exactly edited movies like “The Grand Illusion,” and particularly “The Rules of the Game” — thought-about one of many biggest movies ever made, although it was a box-office flop on its launch […]

A cabinet of noses

A cupboard of noses

On show in Copenhagen, Denmark’s Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek artwork museum is that this glass show case stuffed with noses of myriad sizes and shapes. Why? According to curator Anne Marie Nielsen, noses on 19th century statues are notoriously fragile and would ceaselessly break off. So the homeowners of the statues (or maybe even […]

The Transformative Nature of the Photographs of Diane Arbus

The Transformative Nature of the Photographs of Diane Arbus

Lens Diane Arbus’ portfolio “A Box of Ten Photographs” was pivotal within the acceptance of pictures by the artwork world. A ebook revealed by Aperture and the Smithsonian American Art Museum examines the portfolio and it’s influence. “Boy with a straw hat waiting to march in a pro-war parade, N.Y.C. 1967.”CreditThe Estate of Diane Arbus […]

This Artist Foresaw Our Digital Future in a Meadow of Dandelions

This Artist Foresaw Our Digital Future in a Meadow of Dandelions

In the digital fever dream of Thomas Bayrle’s work, pixelated footage twist and bend and resolve into fuzzily warped pictures. Abstract movies and movies pulse with psychedelic patterns. But if Mr. Bayrle’s artwork looks as if the final word in early laptop design, a lot of the 115 works in his first main New York […]

They Suffered for Their Cézanne Portraits

They Suffered for Their Cézanne Portraits

WASHINGTON — There’s an engrossing confab of a present in session on the National Gallery of Art right here. It’s referred to as “Cézanne Portraits.” With some 60 likenesses by a notoriously testy, people-averse artist, it’s the most important gathering of its form in a century. (The final one was in Paris in 1910.) And […]

Warhol at the Whitney: From Myth to Man

Warhol on the Whitney: From Myth to Man

“Warhol was a myth when he was alive, and he’s even more of a myth now,” stated Donna De Salvo, deputy director and senior curator on the Whitney Museum of American Art. “To humanize Warhol and get people to actually look at what he made is not as easy as it might sound.” Now Ms. […]

Bronx Museum of the Arts Hires New Director

Bronx Museum of the Arts Hires New Director

After a interval of turmoil and tragedy, the Bronx Museum of the Arts has tapped a brand new director: Deborah Cullen. A Bronx resident, she is at present the director of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University. Ms. Cullen, 53, will succeed Holly Block, who served as director on the […]