Archive for May, 2019

Mia to present first major museum exhibition exploring the achievements of Native women artists

On June 2, 2019, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will present the first major thematic exhibition to explore the artistic achievements of Native women. The exhibition, which will travel nationally, includes more than 115 works dating from ancient times to the present and made in a variety of media, including sculpture, video and digital arts, photography, textiles, and decorative arts.... | Read More

‘Roots of Peace: Carlos Páez Vilaró Works and Writings’ opens at The OAS AMA │ Art Museum of the Americas

The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the OAS in collaboration with Museo Taller de Casapueblo present Roots of Peace: Carlos Páez Vilaró Works and Writings, a retrospective exhibition of Uruguayan painter, potter, sculptor, muralist, writer, composer and builder Carlos Páez Vilaró (Montevideo, 1 November 1923 – Punta Ballena, 24 February... | Read More

‘Roots of Peace: Carlos Páez Vilaró Works and Writings’ opens at The OAS AMA │ Art Museum of the Americas

The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas and the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the OAS in collaboration with Museo Taller de Casapueblo present Roots of Peace: Carlos Páez Vilaró Works and Writings, a retrospective exhibition of Uruguayan painter, potter, sculptor, muralist, writer, composer and builder Carlos Páez Vilaró (Montevideo, 1 November 1923 – Punta Ballena, 24 February... | Read More

Contemporary artists explore Fragile Earth

Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art, on view June 1 through September 8, 2019, will showcase the diverse approaches taken by ecologically concerned artists today, illustrating the powerful role they play in advocating for environmental causes. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, has commissioned four leading contemporary artists to create new work that... | Read More

“The most important single work in science’ to be offered at Bonhams

On June 13, Bonhams sale of Fine Books and Manuscripts will be highlighted by a fine first edition, early presentation copy of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (estimate: $200,000-300,000). Ian Ehling, Director Books and Manuscripts, comments: “This extraordinary presentation copy of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species has been carefully... | Read More

Josef Hoffmann to star at the Art Nouveau auction

Josef Hoffmann is regarded as one of the pioneers of modernism. The words with which his contemporary, the Viennese journalist and salon lady Berta Zuckerkandl, described this universal artist are still valid today: “he is the founder and pioneer of the great renaissance of craftsmanship, of its forms, its technique, its quality – one might say, ‘its pride’”... | Read More

David LaChapelle presents a selection of previously unseen work at Reflex Amsterdam

Reflex Amsterdam announced a new solo exhibition of the celebrated and accomplished photographer David LaChapelle. Almost ten years since his last show at the gallery, LaChapelle is back to present his most recent work. The exhibition includes highlights from the past decade, as well as a selection of previously unseen work which will debut in Amsterdam. The exhibition will be on view from 1 June... | Read More

Noted photographer/actor/skateboarder Jason Lee debuts first solo museum show

Philbrook Downtown presents the original exhibition OK: Jason Lee Photographs, opening Saturday, June 1, 2019. Commissioned by Philbrook, the exhibition will feature more than 150 color and black-and-white photographs made throughout Oklahoma on various road trips in 2018. Lee’s cinematic eye finds beauty in the banal, capturing timeless moments and everyday scenes in both urban and rural... | Read More

Guggenheim opens first artist-curated exhibition, Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, the first artist-curated exhibition ever mounted at the museum. On view from May 24, 2019, through January 12, 2020, this full-rotunda presentation celebrates the Guggenheim’s extensive collection of twentieth-century modern and contemporary artworks, with an exhibition selected by six... | Read More

Guggenheim opens first artist-curated exhibition, Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, the first artist-curated exhibition ever mounted at the museum. On view from May 24, 2019, through January 12, 2020, this full-rotunda presentation celebrates the Guggenheim’s extensive collection of twentieth-century modern and contemporary artworks, with an exhibition selected by six... | Read More
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