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Academy Museum to offer free admission to visitors under 18

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced the George Lucas Family Foundation has provided a transformative grant in support of the Academy Museum’s educational mission. The Academy Museum will use the funds to create an endowment underwriting free admission to the Museum in perpetuity for visitors ages 17 and younger. The George Lucas Family... | Read More

Exhibition celebrates museum’s excellent collection of postwar abstract art

Opened today, Friday, April 19 on the Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s third floor, “Postwar Abstraction: Variations” celebrates the Museum’s excellent collection of postwar abstract art through 31 works including paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints. The original exhibition, curated by Dr. Roja Najafi, spans from 1952 to 1996 and includes popular works by Sam Francis,... | Read More

In war-torn Syria, an ancestor of Notre-Dame still stands

An arched entrance flanked by two towers, elaborate carvings and a broad-aisled nave: a 5th century limestone church in northwestern Syria is the architectural forerunner of France's famed Notre-Dame cathedral. Hemmed by the village of Qalb Lozeh (Arabic for Heart of the Almond), the cathedral which goes by the same name is widely hailed as Syria's finest example of Byzantine-era architecture.... | Read More

‘Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future’ most-visited exhibition in Guggenheim Museum’s history

The exhibition Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future has attracted more than 600,000 visitors since its opening, making it the most-visited show in the history of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The survey of Hilma af Klint’s work is the first major solo exhibition in the United States devoted to the Swedish artist. “For me, the 2018–19 art season will always belong to the... | Read More

David Zwirner to represent the Paul Klee Family

David Zwirner announced its exclusive collaboration with the Klee Family. The gallery is planning a solo exhibition of works by Paul Klee entirely from the Klee Family collection for September 2019 in New York. This spring, a one-artist presentation of works by Klee will be the focus of the gallery’s booth at TEFAF, New York. A pioneering modernist of unrivaled creative output, Paul Klee... | Read More

Notre-Dame paintings removed amid lead pollution fears

French art experts headed into the stricken Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris to remove all the remaining paintings on Friday despite warnings from an environmental group that the site could be a toxic health threat. Officials from the culture ministry were allowed into the 850-year-old landmark to begin retrieving the artworks after fire service officials declared the scorched structure safe enough... | Read More

Rising Star Fashion Designer on the Future Lady, London Life and the Power of Baths

To coincide with her trunk show and recent drop-in to Stanley Korshak earlier this week, we caught up with emerging designer, Edeline Lee — one fashion’s most compelling futurists and a newcomer on the London Fashion Week roster. We asked Lee to take a stab at PaperCity‘s Preferential Treatment questionnaire, direct from London, and learned … Continued

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Executive Director – National Art Education Association

The Executive Director will champion visual arts educators and the value of visual arts and design education; lead a strategic vision that further strengthens NAEA, supports its members; and assure the long-term growth and impacts of a diverse professional association.

OrganizationThe National Art Education Association (NAEA) advances visual arts education to fulfill human... | Read More

Are Trigger Warnings At Theatres Useful Context Or…

As part of his PhD research on theatre spectatorship at the University of Toronto, Scott Mealey interviews many audience members and says he’s “shocked” by the level of anxiety many of them “seem to feel as they encounter theatre, especially if it seems unfamiliar in some way. The more I talk about it the more stories people offer me.” – Toronto Star

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The Charms of Becca Cason Thrash’s Spring Luncheon

“Why is Becca (Cason Thrash) having a luncheon in a furniture store,” my friend asked only hours before the doors opened at Moxie on West Alabama. “Au contraire, mon amie,” as Hercule Poirot might have replied. This is not Ikea. Think French. Think antiques. Think much more. The opulent home design palace is beyond anyone’s … Continued

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