Google Art Project launched last year with 17 institutions but today the number has ballooned to 100+.
One art fair that up until now has so far been a Miami-only venture, Seven, will be coming to Williamsburg.
The Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology is over a thousand pages long. It includes poems by Adrienne Rich, Anne Waldman, and Allen Ginsberg, and by thousands of lesser- and unknown writers from around the world. The work is in multiple languages. And it’s coming to a library near you.
If the price of everything is going up, it’s nice to see when some things go down in cost, even if it’s only temporary. The Bronx Museum announced this week that they will be dropping their admission fee in an effort to increase their attendance and reach out to members of the community who haven’t stepped inside.
MTV is trying to rekindle the “visual playground” of the 1980s and they hope the new art commercials by Rashaad Newsome, Mickalene Thomas, Tala Madani, Jani Ruscica and Mads Lynnerup will help them do it.
If most people think of contemporary Baltimore as the land of John Waters, then maybe the Baltimore Museum of Art’s growing presence on the contemporary art scene may help diversify people’s perceptions beyond the drag queen Divine and campy gay bars. The museum announced details yesterday about their renovation currently in progress on its contemporary wing.
Looking for a new way to get up close and personal with art? How about a museum tour … in the nude? Artist Stuart Ringholt is offering you the chance.
When 1%-ers die, their deaths take far longer than then the deaths of 99%-ers. If their memories don’t linger among their friends and family — or at least their family foundations — then at least their afterlives continue in the courts for years, if not longer.
It’s the dream of any museum to discover that a once dismissed painting in their collection is actually the work of a Master. That scenario recently played out for the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands when a team of researchers from used x-ray techniques to determine that Vincent Van Gogh actually painted “Still Life with Meadow Flowers and Roses,” which the museum acquired in 1974.
Love him or hate him, there’s no denying the influence of conservative art critic Hilton Kramer. A longtime champion of modernism and a harsh critic of contemporary art, Kramer died this morning in Harpswell, Maine.
LOS ANGELES — I’d be hard pressed to name a single contemporary Chinese literary writer. So I was happy to hear about Pathlight magazine, an English-language literary magazine that aims to bring contemporary Chinese literature into the English-speaking world.
The BMW Guggenheim Lab came and went from Manhattan’s Lower East Side without much incident but now the Berlin leg of the Atelier Bow-Wow-designed structure’s world tour is being cancelled because of what organizers are claiming are threats of violence from left-wing anarchist groups.