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Stencil artist breaks traditional barrier as a finalist for the prestigious...

SYDNEY.- Project Five street artist Luke Cornish (E.L.K.) has made history by being the first stencil artist to be announced as a finalist for the prestigious Archibald Prize 2012. The Melbourne self taught stencil artist teamed up with prominent pries...

Photo exhibit documents life inside North Korea

NEW YORK (AP).- It's a simple scene that repeats itself around the world. A man gently lifts a small child by the arms as they reach the top of the escalator inside a modern department store. In this particular photograph, the man and the child are in...

National Museum for Women in the Arts presents R(ad)ical Love: Sister...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Museum of Women in the Arts presents R(ad)ical Love: Sister Mary Corita, featuring 65 never-before-exhibited serigraphs created between 1963 and 1967 by nun, artist and social activist Sister Mary Corita (later Corita Kent...

First Charles Atlas museum exhibition in The Netherlands includes large video...

HAARLEM.- From 16 March until 3 June De Hallen Haarlem presents Charles Atlas’ first Dutch museum exhibition. In the seventies this filmmaker and video artist from New York formed part of the first generation of artists that explored the artistic ...

National Endowment for the Arts welcomes new Administrator for Arts and...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Endowment for the Arts will welcome Patricia Loiko as its new indemnity administrator. Loiko brings extensive experience in museum administration to the NEA including many years with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the...

Kunsthaus Zürich presents "Posada to Alys. Mexican Art from 1900 to...

ZURICH.- From 16 March to 20 May 2012, the Kunsthaus Zürich is showcasing the politically charged work of Mexican artists. The exhibition begins with graphic plates by José Guadalupe Posada, one of the most important artists and caricaturists in 19th...

Sale of 600 lots of predominantly Chinese furniture, porcelain and jades...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams announced it held a solid and successful auction of Asian Decorative Arts on March 13 in San Francisco. The sale, comprised of 600 lots of predominantly Chinese furniture, porcelain and jades, realized strong prices in each ...

Broad/MSU launches Virtual Broad Art Museum with original digital artworks on...

EAST LANSING, MI.- The Virtual Broad Art Museum, a multi-user online environment developed in anticipation of the fall 2012 opening of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (Broad/MSU), launched today. Created by internationa...

Peabody Essex Museum appoints Monica Mackey as Chief Philanthropy Officer

SALEM, MA.- After an extensive national search, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) announces the appointment of Monica Mackey, recently of Stanford University, to the position of Chief Philanthropy Officer. Ms. Mackey will succeed Christopher R. Reaske, Ph...

Medals given to the Titanic rescuers plus document signed by Nelson...

LONDON.- Charles Miller Ltd’s auction and sale is open to all and is a unique opportunity to see and buy some of the rare, curious and historic items that will be coming under the hammer next month in London. The forthcoming sale includes fascinat...

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