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The Secret To An Unforgettable Belgium Vacation - AssistAnt VIP Services

Why You Should Choose Belgium For Your Next Vacation<p>For most people:<p>Hearing the name <i>Belgium</i> <b>brings to mind medieval rooftops, refreshing craft beers,</b> …

Travel

6 New Must-See Museums to Visit in 2017 | Have Tips, Will Travel

It’s hard to believe there are at least 55,000 museums in the world, according to the International Council of Museums, with more than a dozen more …

Museums

Bridget Riley | First Study for Fleeting Moment (1986) | Available for Sale

Bridget Riley is an abstract painter who came to prominence in the American Op Art movement of the 1960s, after her inclusion in the 1965 exhibition …

Art

Uber sued by 13-year-old son of film director in dad's Hollywood death

The 13-year-old son of a motorcycle-riding Portuguese cinematographer, producer and film director killed in a collision with an Uber driver’s car in …

Uber

The man who tried to photograph thoughts and dreams

A French Commandant’s belief that he could photograph the inner workings of the mind has important lessons for modern science.<p>Spare a thought for poor Madame Darget. How she must have sighed when her husband bounded over to the sofa in his office where she was attempting to rest. In his hands, he …

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A Feminine Dance Work, Made ‘in a Very Brutal Way’

“I can’t believe it’s happening,” the choreographer Alexandra Bachzetsis said on a recent afternoon, gazing up at the vast white walls of the Marron Atrium, one of the busiest spaces at the Museum of Modern Art.<p>For the first time, Ms. Bachzetsis was seeing parts of her new work, “Massacre: …

Art

Book Review: The Photographer’s Eye

The Photographer’s Eye, by John Szarkowski, was one of two books Ansel Adams suggested I read before attending his workshop in Yosemite Valley, many …

Photography

Appropriation or Plagiarism? | University of Venus

Last year I had the opportunity to attend the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition of Andy Warhol’s work, which included a retrospective of his use of …

Education

Seven best U.S. destinations to visit on a budget, from Los Angeles to New York City

The loonie remains in the doldrums. But winter’s getting you down and you’re dying to hit your favourite U.S. getaway spot. Lucky for us, there are …

Travel

With Help From a Cross-Institutional Collaboration, Markus Lüpertz Gets First U.S. Retrospective

Markus Lüpertz, <i>Diamant – dithyrambisch</i> (Diamond – dithyrambic), 1965, distemper on nettle.<p>©MARKUS LÜPERTZ/COURTESY MICHAEL WERNER GALLERY, NEW YORK …

Art

'Letters to Andy Warhol': Celebrity drives art exhibition, but in the end, is it a clunker?

“Letters to Andy Warhol,” a traveling exhibition touching down in West Hollywood for just 10 days, could have been curated by an algorithm. It features only 10 works but is packed with crowd-pleasing features. Large, shiny object in the window? Check. Photo booth where your selfie comes out like a …

Artists

Grounding Vision: Waclaw Szpakowski - Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

This exhibition is a continuation of implemented in recent years by the Center of Art and Culture in Wroclaw - Cultural Institution of the Government …

Art

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What Is Fluxus?<p>Artsy Editorial<p>By Karen Kedmey<p>In 1963, an artist named George Maciunas put forward a rallying cry for a new movement in art, one that …

Art

Exhibition history

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. Its extraordinary exhibitions and …

Art Galleries

Merkel and Sisi discuss counter-terrorism, Merkel to visit Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss cooperation in combating terrorism, his office said on Friday.<p>"Sisi and Merkel condemned the terrorist attacks that recently took place in Egypt and Germany, which require …

Middle East

Morning Links: Denounced ‘Instagram Portrait’ Edition

Richard Prince’s “Instagram Portrait” of Melania Trump, which the artist renounced this week, calling it “fake art.”<p>RICHARD PRINCE …

Art Galleries

How to experience the best of New York on a budget

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>If you were lucky enough to be in New York in July 2011, …

Travel

She changed the way America saw black people

When Ming Smith was a teenager in 1960s Columbus, Ohio, her high-school counselor told the Detroit native to abandon her ambitions.<p>“He said, ‘All …

Photography

The week’s best travel deals around the globe

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.<p><b>Land</b><p>With G Adventures, <b>save $150</b> on nearly 400 trips valued at over $1,500. Sample trips on sale, with taxes: The seven-day <b>Amazon</b> Riverboat Adventure departing from Lima, Peru, costs $1,749 per person double (was $1,899); the eight-day <b>Madagascar</b> …

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Cathy Wilkes Nabs First Maria Lassnig Prize for Mid-Career Artists

People<p>This year's award comes with a major solo show at MoMA PS1.<p>,<p>The inaugural edition of the Maria Lassnig Prize has been awarded to the Scottish …

Art

The Institution as User: Museums on Social Media

On Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, the museum becomes one of many users, just like the individuals who visit it. Taking advantage of the …

Art Galleries

Riding Along with Jim Jarmusch's Paterson

Riding along with Jim Jarmusch's <i>Paterson</i> by Erik Henriksen"There are no poets that were ever in it for the money," Jim Jarmusch recently told British …

Washington State

Japanese painter lists $2M Chelsea studio loft

Japanese artist Rikuro Okamoto, whose work is featured in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art — and in the eponymously named Rikuro …

Real Estate

Art and Museums in NYC This Week

<i>Our guide to new art shows — and some that will be closing soon.</i><p><b>‘MAX BECKMANN IN NEW YORK’</b> at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (through Feb. 20). In the last two years of his life, the great German Expressionist Max Beckmann lived in New York. This terrific exhibition gathers paintings that he …

Art Galleries

Events for Children in NYC This Week

<i>Our guide to cultural events in New York City for families with children and teenagers.</i><p><b>MUHAMMAD ALI PROGRAMS</b> at the New-York Historical Society (Jan. 14-16). Ali easily won many fights, but one of the most important he participated in seemed to go endless rounds before a real victory: the struggle …

J. K. Rowling

Germany's Merkel says EU must boost security cooperation, funding

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on European Union members on Thursday to increase their security and defense cooperation because there was no "guarantee of perpetuity" in relations with the United States.<p>Europe faced growing challenges within its own borders and in …

Immigration

Bodies of work

There are museums of contemporary art across Africa, Asia and the Middle East; in 2017 there will even be an Antarctic Biennale. But three major …

Art

The top ten museum acquisitions of 2016

Museums competed fiercely for acquisitions last year, both at auction and in negotiations with private collectors. Institutions sought to secure …

Museums

The Bird-Like Soviet Flying Machine That Never Quite Took Off

One day in 1932, Russian avant-garde artist Vladimir Tatlin ventured from his studio in Moscow’s ancient Novodevichy convent to a country field. …

Art

Variety by Oliver Needs • reviewsphere

Oliver finds great satisfaction and sense of being through painting. His greatest inspiration growing up was Picasso. Although admits travelling …

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