Museums
  • Brian Belott's "Untitled puff piece (yellow)," 2015.

    The Brookyln-based artist has been making three-dimensional paintings—of paper, found objects, paint, and huge tufts of ripped pillow stuffing—which he calls “puff pieces.”

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 18, 2016, 3:18 AM EST
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  • A Cai Guo-Qiang piece involves iPads being mounted onto the shells of three African Sulcata tortoises, is titled “Moving Ghost Town.”

    Animal Rights activists are up in arms over a Cai Guo-Qiang work involving tortoises that was commissioned for the 24-hour opening festivities of the new Aspen Art Museum, according to a report from the Aspen Daily News.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 06, 2014, 10:42 PM EDT
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  • Connie Samara's "Terminal Hanger Facility, Facing Mission Control from the Spaceport America series," 2010.

    “Dissident Futures,” a 19-artist show up through February 2 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, challenges the at times hegemonic and oppressive presence of Silicon Valley.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 31, 2014, 4:31 AM EST
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  • Group of students shout slogans with banner reading "Shame on you" in front of National Museum, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. Bosnia's 124 years-old National Museum closed its doors Thursday following disputes among politicians and dwindling state funding, with employees not receiving their salaries for a year.

    Bosnia's National Museum closed its doors Thursday due to dwindling state funding and disputes among rival ethnic groups.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 6:00 AM EST
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  • Tate Modern has revealed the details of a major exhibition of Roy Lichtenstein's work — the most comprehensive ever dedicated to this key figure of Pop Art. Co-curated with The Art Institute of Chicago, where it premiered last spring, "Lichtenstein: A Retrospective" will open at Tate Modern on February 21, 2013 and feature 125 paintings and sculptures, spanning the artist's forty year-long career.

     

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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  • A Philadelphia archaeology museum will indefinitely loan ancient jewelry known as "Troy gold" to Turkey in exchange for a future exhibit of artifacts from King Midas' tomb.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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