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The Museum of Modern Art launches free online course, In The Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> The Museum of Modern Art launches the massive open online course In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting, available now on Coursera. …

Artists

Japan's oldest cartoons shown to mark 100 years of anime

Japan's National Film Center, part of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, has put dozens of old anime online, to mark 100 years of Japanese animation.<p>The classic creations will be shown all year as a homage to an art form Japan has made its own.<p>Pictures courtesy: National Museum of Modern …

Japan

How Arts Advocates Are Mobilizing Against Trump's Proposed NEA Cuts

The fight to protect public arts funding began in earnest on Tuesday, as over 700 arts advocates from across the country descended on Capitol Hill …

New York City

A city tour of Salzburg

Tourist guide Inez Reichl shows us places in Salzburg that don't appear in every travel guide - among them, the Café Classic, the museum of modern art and Steingasse, a narrow lane in the city center.

Travel

Best home goods and furniture stores in NYC - Curbed NY

When it comes to finding good quality furniture in New York City, the options are basically endless—there are plenty of stores, both on the inexpensive and wildly expensive ends of the spectrum, at your disposal. But which ones are the <i>best</i>? That's where we come in: Behold, more than two dozen of …

Furniture

Meet Moma the baby elephant, Cologne Zoo's newest arrival

The elephant herd at Cologne Zoo has a new addition. Young bull Moma already has parents, but now he's been adopted by two German broadcasters eager to highlight the plight of pachyderms in the wild.<p>"Little" Moma was born at Cologne Zoo early on Monday, being the second elephant birth this year in …

Wildlife

MoMA PS1 Warm Up 2017 dates & ticket info (including a pass for all shows)

<b>Warm Up</b> will return to Long Island City’s <b>MoMA PS1</b> courtyard <b>every Saturday from July 1 through September 2</b> in 2017. The annual concert series, which …

Art Galleries

The daily business briefing: March 21, 2017

1.<p>Euro rises as centrist Macron boosts chances in French presidential debate<p>French bonds rallied and the euro rose to a six-week high on Tuesday …

Marine Le Pen

lots of cool stuff happening at Other Music / MoMA PS1’s Music Festival and Label Market this Sunday

As you may recall, <b>Other Music</b> and <b>MoMA</b> are presenting <b>Come Together: Music Festival and Label Market</b> this <b>Sunday (3/26) at MoMA PS1</b>. from noon to 6 PM …

Music Festivals

Billionaire Art Collector David Rockefeller Dead at 101

People<p>The last living grandson of John D. Rockefeller was a major arts patron.<p>,<p>Banking giant, philanthropist and art collector and patron David …

Art Galleries

Famous South African Photographer Found Guilty of Murdering Sex Worker

Well-known South African photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa has been found guilty of murdering a sex worker in a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, in …

South Africa

MoMA Touts Better Living Through Good Interior Design (And Tubular Steel Furnishings)

When Philip Johnson founded the architecture department at the Museum of Modern Art, his first focus was on his own apartment. Designed by the avant-garde German architects Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich, his living quarters featured plain white walls and tubular steel furniture on sisal …

Interior Design

Nothing to See Here

<i>[Illustration: Ansellia Kulikku. Source image: The Museum of Modern Art.]</i>On the fourth floor of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, I …

Art Galleries

Sidney Nolan Centenary at Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, is celebrating the birth centenary of one of Australia's leading artists of the 20th century, Sidney …

Art Galleries

This therapy dog spent his third birthday at the museum and he loved every second of it

<b>Most people treat their dogs to a new bone, some treats and maybe even a steak dinner when celebrating their birthday.</b><p>I spent my Saturday nights in …

Dogs

What does the NEA's $148-million budget buy? 7,789,473 taco bowls but not even one mile of the 405 Freeway

President Trump has issued his federal budget, and it contains not a penny for the National Endowment for the Arts, the federal arts funding agency that has been the perennial whipping child of the right.<p>Culture critics, such as The Times’ Christopher Knight, immediately noted that the NEA’s annual …

The Arts

Future Tense Event: Is Technology Enriching Language? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

A man passes by a screen showing emoji characters designed by Japanese artist Shigetaka Kurita while they are exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art …

Art Galleries

The Suburban Canvas | NEA

For much of its existence, American suburbia has been considered an architectural wasteland. From shopping malls to McMansions to residential …

Urbanism

Linda Yablonsky at the opening of the 78th Whitney Biennial

New York<p>03.16.17<p><b>DESPITE AN AGGRESSIVE ATTACK</b> on the arts from the current White House, our museums remain sanctuaries of civilization. Wednesday …

Art

17 reasons to visit NYC’s best attractions this spring

New Yorkers seldom look more excited then they do on that first unseasonably warm day after a bitter winter. The shorts, sunglasses and sweating …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Hayden Herrera<p>An art historian’s job, in the most basic and purest sense, is to find artifacts, documents, and stories that shed more light on a …

Art

Film of the Week: The Challenge

Yuri Ancarani’s <i>The Challenge</i> brings alive a phrase that you normally think of as being simply a conventional pairing of words: “fabulous wealth.” …

Art Galleries

A Japanese Steel Company’s Beautiful Briefcase

Konstella is a new brand of stylish carrying cases made by Japanese steel company Toyo Steel. The Osaka-based manufacturer specializes in utilitarian …

Japanese Culture

The Fine Art of Designing for a Museum, or Why Designers Quit Their Agency Jobs to Work at MoMA

In an art museum, graphic design usually takes a back seat. Its the practical cousin to themain attraction;the wayfinding arrow that points you …

Graphic Design

Animal behaviour: World of webs

Philip Ball finds himself caught up in artworks woven by thousands of South American spiders.<p>Arachnid Orchestra & Cosmic Dust: The Multiverse</i> …

Spiders

Museums Tell Teenagers: We’re Here for You

Elkeyshia Webster, 11, had no interest in going to a program at the Pérez Art Museum Miami on a Saturday when she could be home, watching TV. And she was particularly angry when she found out that the event involved working with the police.<p>“I really didn’t want to be there, but my mother made me,” …

Education

Early Morning Meditation at MoMA Lets You Get Zen Amidst Art - Creators

Let's face it, museum-going can be stressful. To glimpse a Matisse or Picasso up close in most major institutions, you've got to battle crowds of tourists and avoid getting whacked in the head with a selfie stick. For this, and many other mindful reasons, Quiet Mornings at the Museum of Modern Art …

Meditation

One of N.J.'s most iconic homes is back on the market for $1.38M (PHOTOS)

The house, designed by world-renowned architect Marcel Breuer, was last sold in 2008.

Art Galleries

New Directors/New Films Returns to Shatter Expectations

<b>Audiences tend to think of movies as a basically imaginative art</b> — a means of expression by which, to invoke an enduring cliché, anything is …

Art Galleries

Petra Collins is curating a MoMA night about the female body

The photographer will weave both historical and contemporary narratives together that explore the pedestals and putdowns of women's bodies for ‘In Search of Us’<p>In an evening at New York’s MoMA, Petra Collins will explore the representation of the female body in art, weaving both historical and …

Art