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These 10 Artworks Tell the Story of Contemporary Art

<i>In “The Big Picture: Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists,” Matthew Israel, Artsy’s Curator at Large, examines 10 artworks that trace the</i> …

MOMA

Amanda Hunt and Anna Katz Join MOCA Los Angeles Curatorial Staff

People<p>The new appointees have extensive curatorial experience.<p>,<p>The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) has announced two new appointments …

Museums of Contemporary Art

9-inch marble statue could sell for $3 million at auction

NEW YORK (AP) — She's small but mighty — and she could be worth more than $3 million.<p>Christie's announced Friday that a 9-inch-tall marble sculpture, called the Guennol (gwehn-AHL') Stargazer, will be auctioned on April 28 in New York.<p>The statue of a female idol from ancient Turkey dates to around …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chelsea Clinton attends art gallery’s hot new show

Chelsea Clinton was spotted perusing art at a buzzy new show by Olafur Eliasson on Thursday.<p>Also at the opening of “The Listening Dimension” at Tanya …

Chelsea Clinton

Tate Modern opens first 'live' exhibition with mist, plants and a rave

The veteran Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya has created a site-specific work made of mist as the centrepiece of BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six …

Tate Modern

The most underrated places to go in 2017

You’ve likely already snapped (or seen) the following travel photos: someone jumping in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, pinching the top of Big Ben in London, and staring off into the distance of a stunning natural landscape like Machu Picchu or the Grand Canyon. Some tourist destinations live …

MOMA

Appreciating art: First learn how to break glass

Art museums and galleries in China, once regarded by many as meeting places for the elite, are now attracting the massesGao Peng, a curator, says the …

Art

Large expansion OK'd for La Jolla art museum

San Diego’s Museum of Contemporary Art got approval on Thursday to double the size of its La Jolla campus, add ocean view terraces and convert its …

Museums of Contemporary Art

Robert Pattinson, Dior's Man of the Moment, Steps in Front of the Camera for Karl Lagerfeld

<b>CFDA Awards</b><p>Ladies and gentlemen, your nominees for the 2017 CFDA Awards nominees are here. Steven Kolb and Diane Von Furstenberg announced the honorees — including Gloria Steinem and a posthumous award to Franca Sozzani — and nominees — including two each for Raf Simons at Calvin Klein and …

Fashion

Museum rescues sculptor Camille Claudel from decades of obscurity

French artist, once the lover of Auguste Rodin, has her career celebrated with opening of museum in Nogent-sur-Seine<p>Two elderly ladies sit side by side, one English, one French, one smartly dressed, one wearing clothes that were already very old fashioned by the late 1920s when the photograph was …

Art

The seven best things to do this weekend in Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry is hosting a Friday night party with cocktails, music, and a peek into their latest exhibit, <i>Extreme Ice</i>. Think …

Museums of Contemporary Art

Reclaiming Race and History Through Photography

Sarah Lewis’s career path started long before she became an assistant professor of art history and African-American studies at Harvard, or held curatorial positions at the Museum of Modern Art and the Tate Modern.<p>It began in 1926 with a simple question her grandfather Shadrach Emmanuel Lee asked in …

MOMA

'Rodin, the Centenary Exhibition' Review: Memorial for a Master

Paris<p>Can anything more possibly be said about Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)? Few artists are as universally revered and celebrated as this iconoclastic titan who brought sculpture into the modern age a little more than 100 years ago. At the same time, genuinely iconic works like “The Thinker” and “The …

Art

John McCracken at Venus

John McCracken’splanks are the signature sculptural form of the artist’s intensely reductive output. Though he consistently reinterpreted the form …

Contemporary Art

documenta 14 Takes Over Both Athens and Kassel in 2017

For more than half a century since the first <b>documenta</b> art exhibition, this trailblazing show invites some of the most prestigious names on …

Aesthetics

Takashi Murakami Will Recreate His Art Factory for His First Museum Show in Russia

Exhibitions<p>Moscow's Garage Museum will host the exhibition.<p>,<p>Takashi Murakami, his long beard flecked with grey, was on hand on March 22 when Moscow’s …

Art

Pump Up the Volumes: Hefty Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné Sheds New Light on Luminous Paintings

Richard Diebenkorn, <i>Seated Figure with Hat</i>, 1967.<p>©2017 THE RICHARD DIEBENKORN FOUNDATION/NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON, D.C.<p>Catalogues raisonnés …

Painting

White artist's Emmett Till painting under fire at NY museum

'No one should be making money off a black dead body'<p>An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American …

Painting

From Kusama to Colonialism, at National Gallery Singapore

This June, the National Gallery Singapore will bring new and never-before-seen works by the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to Singapore with their exhibition <i>Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow</i>. The exhibition is the first retrospective of Kusama’s work spanning seven decades that has ever …

Singapore

From Gillian Ayres to Fred Tomaselli: this week’s best UK exhibitions

New paintings, woodcuts and prints from the renowned British expressionist go on display, and pages of the New York Times are twisted into surreal new forms<p><b>Gillian Ayres</b><p>Untitled (Cerise), painted in 1972, is an almost six-metre-wide abstraction with the embracing sensuality of a water lily painting …

Art

HK artists reclaim their place

THREE trams run through a busy route in Hong Kong. But their passengers - a maximum of 20 in each tram - can't look out the windows. Instead, they …

Haunting New Alien: Covenant Poster Taps Into Art History

As any fan of the <i>Alien</i> franchise is aware, xenomorphs are bad news. Death follows wherever they go, and the devastation they bring is reflected in …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

BBC World Service - Newsday, Stolen Van Gogh paintings back on public view

Two stolen paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are going back on public view. The paintings were recovered 14 years after being taken from a museum in Amsterdam. Axel Rüger is director of the Van Gogh museum.<p>(Picture: Axel Rüger, director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam poses near the two recovered …

Van Gogh Museum

Tate Britain to open till midnight to cope with Hockney show demand

Retrospective of Yorkshire-born painter broke pre-sales records and is one of most popular exhibitions in gallery’s history<p>Tate Britain will be opening its doors until midnight for the first time to cope with demand for the David Hockney exhibition.<p>The retrospective of the Yorkshire-born painter …

Aesthetics

Benjamin Franklin Parkway to feature glowing art installation for 100th birthday

Five “mesmerizing” domes will light up the parkway<p>The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is turning 100 years old this year, and the city is going all out with birthday celebrations, starting with a $1.25 million art installation that will light up the parkway with sparkling, glass-beaded domes.<p>The Parkway …

Art

Follow the little metal ball to Elmhurst for 'Kings & Queens: Pinball, Imagists and Chicago'

A pinball wizard he was not. In fact, the 8-year-old named Sam had never seen a pinball machine before coming with his grandfather Henry to spend some time — "more time than I thought we would," said Henry — at the Elmhurst Art Museum's splendid, colorful and very exciting world premiere …

Chicago

Brandywine's visiting paintings from the Phillips Collection give fresh insight on the man who collected them – and on America

The great art collector and museum founder Duncan Phillips supported and advocated American artists and art throughout his career. But he deplored …

Philadelphia

Want to Enter the Void? 7 Helpful Tips for Seeing Doug Wheeler’s Transcendent Guggenheim Installation

On View<p>What to know before you go.<p>,<p>More than 40 years ago, Light and Space artist Doug Wheeler dreamed up an innovative art project that he hoped …

Art

What's on in Beijing (Mar 24-31)

Discover the best things to do in Beijing with our weekly roundup of art and exhibitions, music and performances, and trending activities around …

Art

Housemate shaming turned into a passive-aggressive art gallery

Justin Cousson has turned the mess left behind by his flatmate into a passive-aggressive art installation.<p>It really is quite an expansive collection….<p>…

Art