Archive for April, 2016

Poetry Behind Bars: The Lines That Save Lives — Sometimes Literally

Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.

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Panel on the Art of Collecting May 11

The Art of Collecting

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30pm 8:30pm Courtyard Theater, Plano

Panel of experts: Patricia Meadows, Jed Morse, John Pomara, Amy Darrow and Cris Worley

Purchase tickets at http://www.artcentreofplano.org/education-events/2016/5/11/the-art-of-collecting

Patricia Meadows is best known for her support of regional artists. She was co-founder... | Read More

The Machine in the Garden & Thurman’s Natural Impressions open May 7 at the Bath House

The Machine in the Garden

May 7-June 4, 2016

Reception: Saturday, May 7, 2016 (7-9 PM) • Featuring music by Stephen Houpt

Curated by Marilyn Waligore and Reynaldo Thompson

The Machine in the Garden is an exhibition of photography, video, and mixed media art that is presented by the Bath House Cultural Center, in collaboration with the School of... | Read More

ACA MEETING-TUES. MAY 3RD – Christy Kidwell demo

It’s time for another ACA meeting  and Demo. This month we are very excited to have  guest Demo  Artist  CHRISTY KIDWELL.  This will be a great meeting and Demo for all. There will be refreshments, and please if you can , bring something yummy to share. We will also have our Monthly Art Contest , so be sure to bring a Painting to enter.  Gift Certificates will be from Asel... | Read More

Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

OKCMOA will be the exclusive North American venue for Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris, which presents, for the first time outside Europe, highlights from one of the world’s preeminent collections of Modern Art.

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) dominated the art world during the first half of the twentieth century. A prolific, curious, and... | Read More

New York – Patrick Meagher: “Suggested for You” at Equity Gallery Through April 30th, 2016

Patrick Meagher, Natural Artificial Neural Networks (Bethany Hamilton) (2016), Photo by Kayode Ojo Suggested For You, Patrick Meagher’s solo exhibition at Equity Gallery, takes its name from the “suggestion engines” of social media and e-commerce sites, utilizing personal activity as a generator for financial value.  With a wildly colorful CMYK palette, Meagher presents a jumble of... | Read More

Wim Delvoye Buys a Series of Desert Mansions in Iran

Wim Delvoye has purchased a series of desert mansions in the Iranian city of Kashan, which he will use as exhibition and studio space.  “I’m not going to live for ever. Giving back means giving something to the art world, supporting the local art scene,” Delvoye says.  Read more at Art Newspaper... | Read More

Geneva Freeport Sees Tighter Scrutiny and Reforms

A number of collectors are moving works out of the Geneva Freeport, after scrutiny and reforms have led to increased security and monitoring of the site’s contents.  The reforms were set off after an Amedeo Modigliani work was seized from the location’s vaults.  “Today, the image is still deteriorating,” David Hiler, president of the Geneva Free […]... | Read More

MoMA Launching Another Gallery Rehang on Second Floor

MoMA is embarking on an ambitious rehang of its permanent collection galleries for contemporary art, examining dialogues across various generations and disciplines.  “We’re all looking at new models and exploring what that can feel like and look like,” says Rajendra Roy, the museum’s chief film curator. Read more at NYT  ... | Read More

Glenn Lowry Speaks to CNN on the Political Capacities for Art

Glenn Lowry offers his opinion on the social and political agency of art in an interview with CNN this week, and examines how artists can shape perception of issues and crises, particularly the ongoing refuge crises.  “Their projects not only make us conscious of the scale and impact of the refugee crisis on those who are displaced,” […]... | Read More
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