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Silver, Salt, and Sunlight | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Silver, Salt, and Sunlight | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | Art You Need | Scoop.it

I'm going to Boston next month. One day, to see all I can see of these exhibits. The list is remarkable!  I am looking forward to this in particular: The invention of photography in 1839 was a pivotal achievement that changed the course of cultural history. The early years of the medium were rich in experimentation. As each process and technique was invented, artists enthusiastically explored new possibilities for visual recording and expression. This exhibition celebrates the golden age of early photography in France and Britain, the two countries in which the medium was simultaneously invented.

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Book Review | 'The Necessity of Theater,' by Paul Woodruff

Book Review | 'The Necessity of Theater,' by Paul Woodruff | Art You Need | Scoop.it
Theater makes us better members of the human community, the author argues.
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I am enjoying this book- The Art of Watching and Being Watched (Necessity of Theater)
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Drawings found in London antiques shop accredited to Giacometti

Drawings found in London antiques shop accredited to Giacometti | Art You Need | Scoop.it
Presumed lost, sketches hidden among dusty paintings in Kensington shop of late dealer Eila Grahame
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A HOPPER TREASURE TROVE FOR THE WHITNEY

A HOPPER TREASURE TROVE FOR THE WHITNEY | Art You Need | Scoop.it
The Whitney Museum of American Art continues its love affair with Edward Hopper with a major donation of archival materials.
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"Border Transgression~Towards the future of Butoh" @Noguchi room 2017.6.12

2017.6.12 Noguchi room (KEIO Univercity) UNFIX Japan a festival of Performance & Ecology Tatsumi Hijikata : The last ward CAST: Yuri Nagaoka Seisak
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MAL ART Mary Antonia Lombardi Artist

MAL ART     Mary Antonia Lombardi Artist | Art You Need | Scoop.it
Just a peek into my world.
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Paintings from Islander Mary Lombardi are attracting attention.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Punk Fashion Will be Focus of Spring 2013 Costume Institute Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum
May 9–August 14, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - <b><i>Punk Fashion Will be Focus of Spring 2013 Costume Institute Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum</b></i><br>May 9–August 14, 2013 | Art You Need | Scoop.it
Gala Benefit May 6, 2013, with Co-Chairs Rooney Mara, Lauren Santo Domingo,
Riccardo Tisci, and Anna Wintour
Exhibition location: Iris and B.
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I saw some of it last night; so worth it. Fan or not, it's an amazing display of pop art at work.

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Bauhaus Stage Costumes - Retronaut

Bauhaus Stage Costumes - Retronaut | Art You Need | Scoop.it
“The Bauhaus was held together as much by  social gatherings and festivities as by Gropius’s vision for a new art school. These celebrations promoted contact between school and public, giving...
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Newark Museum-Angels & Tomboys

Newark Museum-Angels & Tomboys | Art You Need | Scoop.it

Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art is a major traveling loan exhibition, which is the first to examine nineteenth-century depictions of girls in paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs.  Featuring approximately 80 masterworks by John Singer Sargent, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Cecilia Beaux and William Merritt Chase, the exhibition analyzes the myriad ways that artists vigorously participated in the artistic and social construction of girlhood while also revealing the hopes and fears that adults had for their children. While the sentimental portrayal of girls as angelic, passive and domestic was the pervasive characterization, this project also identifies and investigates compelling and transgressive female images including tomboys, working children and adolescents..

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ICA | The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston | This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s

ICA | The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston | This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s | Art You Need | Scoop.it

This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, an ambitious presentation that represents the diversity and complexity of art produced during the 1980s—from the Pictures generation to neo-expressionism, from the rise of photography to the emergence of abject art—offering a historical overview while situating

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Whitney Museum of American Art: Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies

Whitney Museum of American Art: Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies | Art You Need | Scoop.it

The Whitney Museum of American Art. Explore works, exhibitions, and events online. Located in New York City.  This exhibition brings together rarely seen films, advertisements, and political campaign messages that reflect the extravagant yet deadpan excess of Pop.

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MoMA | Edvard Munch: The Scream

MoMA | Edvard Munch: The Scream | Art You Need | Scoop.it

I'm so happy to see this classic come to town. See you at MOMA!

Edvard Munch’s iconic The Scream (1895), among the most celebrated and recognized images in art history, will be on view at The Museum of Modern Art for a period of six months.

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Wu Weishan | Palazzo Venezia

Wu Weishan | Palazzo Venezia | Art You Need | Scoop.it

Sculpting the soul of a Nation | 24 Nov 2012 - 16 Dec 2012


Wu Weishan is one of the most important sculptors of the new Chinese generation.

Are exposed the most important Chinese cultural figures depicted by Wu, the representation of the individual and mankind's emotions in relationship to the story, between East and West.

 

Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia
Via del Plebiscito, 118

Rome


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Ori Gersht | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ori Gersht | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston | Art You Need | Scoop.it

Ori Gersht is a conduit between the past and the present. With the latest digital technology, Gersht’s work poetically revisits sources ranging from 19th-century romantic landscape painting to the Holocaust, which imbue his work with a compelling tension between beauty and violence, memory and history. In twenty-five works, including large-scale photographs and films dating from the late 1990s to today, Gersht examines the evolving relationship between cultural, political, and art histories to shape an exhibition The New York Times describes as “beauty, tender and fleeting, amid history’s ire.”

As an extension of Gersht’s engagement with art history, he has been given full access to the MFA’s encyclopedic holdings. An integral component of the exhibition, Gersht selected works from the collection in close collaboration with curators across the Museum. The Foster Gallery will be punctuated by these works, including American paintings, Japanese prints, and vintage photography. The exhibition also features a film, Liquid Assets, that Gersht created especially for this MFA exhibition, taking as his starting point an ancient Greek coin from the collection.

“Ori Gersht: History Repeating” is the first full survey of Gersht’s work, including several photographs never before exhibited, and is accompanied by a major monograph published by the MFA.

 

Above: Ori Gersht, Far Off Mountains and Rivers, 2009. Lightjet print. Courtesy Angles Gallery, CRG Gallery, Mummery + Schell, and Noga Gallery. © Ori Gersht.

 

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Nick Kanozik on Audience Interaction, Traditional Notation and Book Art

Nick Kanozik on Audience Interaction, Traditional Notation and Book Art | Art You Need | Scoop.it
Nick Kanozik is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, visual artist and book
artist, among other things. Born in Munich, Germany, he has lived in
Arizona, Texas, Minnesota, Kentucky and now California. He holds an MA in
Music Composition from Mills College and a BM in Composition from the
Unive
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If an AI creates a work of art, who owns the rights to it?

If an AI creates a work of art, who owns the rights to it? | Art You Need | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is already capable of creating a staggering array of content. It can paint, write music, and put together a musical. It can write movies, angsty poems, and truly awful stand-up comedy. But does it have ownership over what it produces? For example, an AI at Google has managed to create sounds tha

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Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical

The exhibition "Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical" reevaluates Sottsass's career in a presentation of key works in a range of media.
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ARSEHOLES a new play about Arthur Rimbaud & Paul Verlaine

In September 1871, Paul Verlaine, an established poet living with his wife’s parents’, took seventeen-year-old Arthur Rimbaud under his wing, inviting hi
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Search for the Unicorn

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Search for the Unicorn | Art You Need | Scoop.it
unicorn, Cloisters
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I have loved the unicorn tapestries since high school.

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India Art n Design Global Hop: Historic coexists with Contemporary

India Art n Design Global Hop: Historic coexists with Contemporary | Art You Need | Scoop.it

Often we hear conservationists talk about restoring and conserving the historic fabric of a country. Here is a fine example of reinterpretation of the old, without any compromises to the new...


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Modernizing America: Artists of the Armory Show 12/8-4/14

Modernizing America: Artists of the Armory Show 12/8-4/14 | Art You Need | Scoop.it

I'm really looking forward to this!

 Modernizing America: Artists of the Armory Show focuses on American artists who participated in the exhibition. Drawn exclusively from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, this exhibition explores the impact of modern European art movements on American art in the early years of the 20th Century.  

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CHROMO-MANIA! The Art of Chromolithography in Boston, 1840-1910 | Boston Athenæum

CHROMO-MANIA! The Art of Chromolithography in Boston, 1840-1910 | Boston Athenæum | Art You Need | Scoop.it

"Chromo-Mania! documents the many splendid contributions that Boston lithographers and artists made to the art."

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Philadelphia Museum of Art - Dancing around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Dancing around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp | Art You Need | Scoop.it

Dancing around the Bride is the first exhibition to explore the interwoven lives, works, and experimental spirit of Marcel Duchamp (American, born France, 1887–1968) and four of the most important American postwar artists: composer John Cage (1912–1992), choreographer Merce Cunningham (1919–2009), and visual artists Jasper Johns (born 1930) and Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008). Creating both individually and together, they profoundly affected the direction of postwar avant-garde art and American culture as a whole.

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Exhibitions | National Academy Museum and School Through January 13, 2013

Exhibitions | National Academy Museum and School Through January 13, 2013 | Art You Need | Scoop.it

John Cage: The Sight of Silence showcases 60 works most of which Cage created while he was an artist-in-residence at the Mountain Lake Workshop in Virginia during the 1980s and again in 1990. The exhibition showcases this production as well as some of the artist’s unusual graphic musical scores accompanied by recordings of his music, photographs and video of Cage performing and painting, as well as other documentary material, providing insight into the mind of one of the twentieth century’s most important avant-garde thinkers.

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Saltz Challenges: Produce a Perfect Faux Gerhard Richter Painting, and I’ll Buy It

Saltz Challenges: Produce a Perfect Faux Gerhard Richter Painting, and I’ll Buy It | Art You Need | Scoop.it

 "So, last winter, I put out a call on Facebook. I’d pay anyone $155 plus the cost of materials to make me a perfect fake by Richter, Ryman, Flavin, Fontana, Du­champ, Hirst, Guyton, or Agnes Martin. (Why $155? It’s enough money to me that the painting had to be worth it, and 55 is a funnier number than 50.)"

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Art québécois et canadien - mbam.qc.ca

Art québécois et canadien - mbam.qc.ca | Art You Need | Scoop.it

See the collection d'art québécois et canadien exceptionnelle composée de près de 3 000 œuvres. A beautiful national assortment. 

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