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Atlanta Artist Radcliffe Bailey Makes Headline Debut at The High Museum...

ATLANTA (AP).- On a recent Thursday night, a black employee of Atlanta's High Museum of Art summed up the magnitude of the new exhibition by artist Radcliffe Bailey. "He's on the second floor," the man said, smiling and nodding. "That's where they put ...

Maryland’s Taney House Mounts Slavery Exhibit

FREDERICK, MD. (AP) .- A museum exhibit about slavery in Frederick County is as notable for its location as its subject matter. It's in the former Frederick home of Roger Brooke Taney. Taney was the Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the Dred Scott ...

German Reunification Monument Designed by Milla & Partner Unites the Critics

BERLIN (REUTERS).- A planned monument to German reunification lacks technical and conceptual competency which could turn the 10-million-euro ($14.33 million) tourist attraction into a security risk, a critic said. The monument, a 55-meter-long bowl tha...

Saint Louis Art Museum Announces that Emerson Commits $5 Million Toward...

ST. LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum announced that longtime corporate supporter Emerson increased its commitment to The Campaign for the Saint Louis Art Museum from $3 million to $5 million, making it the most significant corporate cash gift the...

Getty Acquires Significant Group of South African Photographs

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced yesterday the acquisition of nine photographs by two important South African photographers, Pieter Hugo and Zwelethu Mthethwa. Five photographs are from Hugo's Permanent Error series, which documents...

Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art Presents Works Made by Artists Born...

OPORTO.- The Serralves Museum in Oporto, Portugal presents an exhibition titled “To the arts, citizens!” Inspired by the refrain from the ‘Chant de guerre pour l'armée du Rhin’ [The War Song of the Army of the Rhine] , this exhibi...

Airport Design Architect Curtis Fentress Awarded Silver Medal by the American...

DENVER, CO.- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has honored Curtis Fentress, FAIA, RIBA, of Fentress Architects with the Silver Medal, the highest award for an architect in the Western Mountain Region. The Silver Medal “recognizes an indiv...

Andrew Skurman Receives Chevalier des Arts Medal for Architecture from France

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Renowned classical architect Andrew Skurman was awarded France's Médaille des Arts et des Lettres (Medal of Arts and Letters) for his contribution to the promotion of French culture by Corinne Pereira, the Deputy Consul General of ...

Two Tableaux Vivants After Regent Portraits by Jan de Bray

VIENNA.- In the run-up to the exhibition “Das holländische Gruppenportrait” (9 Sept. to 21 Nov. 2010) in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Irene Andessner staged a two-part tableau vivant which follows the example of the Dutch regent p...

Museum Folkwang Presents Innovative Project "Hacking the City"

ESSEN.- Hacking the City is an innovative project reacting to changing structures in the public, mobility and communication in the city. How will public life, democratic culture and modern resistance be articulated in art? Which forms will be used, whi...

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