Posts tagged artblog
ICA/Boston announces major acquisition of Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirror Room

BOSTON, MA - Jill Medvedow, Ellen Matilda Poss Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA), announced today the acquisition of Yayoi Kusama’s LOVE IS CALLING (2013), one of the artist’s 20 existing Infinity Mirror Rooms.

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New Tacoma Art Museum Wing Opening

TACAOMA, WA - Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is pleased to announce that on January 19, 2019, it will open its doors to the public to celebrate the new Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Wing.

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Orly Cogan: Don’t Call Me Princess

BRATTLEBORO, VT - Orly Cogan employs vintage printed and embroidered fabrics as the substrate of her work. She repurposes these textiles as vehicles for consolidating her enduring interests in history, culture, and the fine, decorative, and popular arts.

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Nina Chanel Abney debuts a monumental, site-specific mural at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

BOSTON, MA - On Jan. 17, Chicago-born artist Nina Chanel Abney debuts a monumental, site-specific mural at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA). Abney, born in 1982, is at the forefront of a generation of young artists that is reenergizing narrative figurative painting.

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Personal Visions: Projects by Veterans at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center

DENVER, CO - Personal Visions: Projects by Veterans features a compelling collection of fine art photography created by five Denver-area artists who have served in the U.S. Army, Navy or Air Force.

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Belonging and Voice Examined in New Exhibition at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

OMAHA, NE - Amidst declining refugee resettlement and increasing xenophobia in the United States, I let them in. Conditional Hospitality and The Stranger examines who is afforded the right to speak or the ability to be understood amongst dominant narratives and systems.

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The Tale of the Fort Wayne Art School Comes to Life at FWMoA

FORT WAYNE, IN - The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to present to the community an exhibition that celebrates the storied history of the Fort Wayne Art School from 1888 to its evolution as the fine arts department of today’s Purdue University Fort Wayne.

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Thomas D. Mangelsen at the National Museum of Wildlife Art

JACKSON, WY - Forty classic photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen, photographs which the renowned photographer himself refers to as his legacy photographs, have been selected for a retrospective traveling museum exhibition thru May 5, 2019.

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Site Lines: Recent Work by University of Utah Art Faculty at the UMFA

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Site Lines: Recent Work by University of Utah Art Faculty, guest curated by Felicia Baca, features more than forty works in a wide variety of mediums from twenty-seven local creators and teachers. This highly anticipated show celebrates local artists and recognizes the talented creators who teach art on the U campus.

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Paper Works by Cuban Artist Elsa Mora at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

EUGENE, OR - The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon will feature the latest exhibition of works made by Cuban artist Elsa Mora. “Paper Weight,” comprised of works painstakingly made solely of paper and glue, will be on view in the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery thru January 20, 2019.

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Louise Bourgeois: To Unravel a Torment at the Glenstone Museum in Maryland

POTOMAC, MD - The trailblazing work of French-born American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) will be the subject of a five-decade survey exhibition featuring nearly 30 works, all from Glenstone’s collection, including a recently acquired masterpiece that was realized at a pivotal moment in her career: the 1974 installation The Destruction of the Father.

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The Many Hats of Ralph Arnold: Art, Identity & Politics at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago

CHICAGO, IL - The Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago presents The Many Hats of Ralph Arnold: Art, Identity & Politics. During the tumultuous 1960s and 70s, the prolific artist Ralph Arnold made photocollages that appropriated and commented upon mass media portrayals of gender, sexuality, race and politics.

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516 ARTS in Albuquerque presents Currency: What do you value?

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Currency: What do you value? is a group exhibition that asks questions about the relationship between art and money, exploring the flaws of our current economic reality. The featured artists expose the complex relationships between currency and how society values or doesn’t value art, work and time.

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Yang Yongliang at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Chinese artist Yang Yongliang presents the ancient tradition of Chinese landscape painting (shanshui) through a twenty-first-century photographic lens in a new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah.

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STATE OF ART: new work at the Hawaii State Art Museum

HONOLULU, HI - For more than fifty years, the Art in Public Places Collection of the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts has been recognized as one of the most significant collections of contemporary art of Hawaiʻi.

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New Farmers opens November 2 at the Great Plains Art Museum

LINCOLN, NE - New Farmers is a collaborative research project between photographer D. Bryon Darby, designer Tim Hossler, and sociologist Paul Stock. An observation of today's independent farmer, the project merges visual images with the print media of newspapers to explore and discuss contemporary farming.

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Paula Montgomery Featured Floral Artist

PINEHURST, NC. artGuide art news blog's monthly editorial's theme was floral for the month of May. Featured artist Paula Montgomery was chosen out of a few select artists for her use of different textures and hue. Based out of Pinehurst, North Carolina Paula paints with emphatic brushstrokes to convey her passion for creating art. 

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