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6.14/ The Morgan: Henry James & American Painting, thru September 10

by June 14, 2017
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CANVAS AND PAGE  HENRY JAMES’S LIFELONG FASCINATION WITH THE VISUAL ARTS  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Co-curated by Acclaimed Novelist Colm Tóibín Henry James and American Painting June 9 through September 10, 2017 Read more »

6.5/ The Met: Remington’s Paintings, Sculptures, Works on Paper, Opens July 3

by June 6, 2017
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Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909). On the Southern Plains (detail), 1907. Oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 51 1/8 in. (76.5 x 129.9 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Several Gentlemen, 1911 (11.192) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Frederic Remington’s Paintings, Sculptures, and Works on Paper July 3, 2017–January Read more »

5.31/ Morgan Library & Museum: Life of Henry David Thoreau…June 2 / Sept 10

by May 31, 2017
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THE LIFE OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU THROUGH THE LENS OF HIS REMARKABLE JOURNAL  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ June 2 / September 10 Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) occupies a lofty place in American cultural history. He spent two years in a cabin by Walden Pond and a single night in Read more »

4.22/ International Center of Photography: Magnum Manifesto, May 26 / Sept 3

by April 22, 2017
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Paul Fusco, RFK funeral train, USA, June 1968 © Paul Fusco/Magnum Photos International Center of Photography MAGNUM MANIFESTO A Contemporary Look at the Contributions of Magnum Photos over 70 Years ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~` ON VIEW May 26–September 3, 2017 LOCATION ICP Museum, 250 Bowery, New York, NY The International Center of Photography Read more »

4.20/ The Metropolitan Museum of Art: ‘Irving Penn: Centennial’, April 24 / July 30

by April 20, 2017
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Irving Penn — Single Oriental Poppy, New York. 1968, printed 1989. Dye transfer print Image: 21 7/8 x 17 1/8 in. (55.5 x 43.5 cm.).Sheet: 22 15/16 x 18 13/16 in. (58.2 x 47.8 cm.). Overall: 22 15/16 x 18 13/16 in. (58.2 x 47.8 cm.). Promised Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. IP.139. Read more »

3.28/ Metropolitan Museum of Art: Age of Empires – Qin & Han Dynasties, 4.3 / 7.16

by March 28, 2017
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Model of a Multistory House. Eastern Han dynasty (A.D. 25–220). Earthenware with pigment, H. 68⅞ in. (175 cm), L. 34¼ in. (87 cm). Excavated in 1988, Jiaozuo, Henan Province. Photo: Courtesy Henan Museum, Zhengzhou. ————————————————- Age of Empires Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C.–A.D. 220) Read more »

3.27/ Queens Museum: Upcoming Spring Exhibitions / 2017

by March 27, 2017
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  Gather at the Queens Museum to celebrate the opening of our upcoming spring exhibitions! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Enjoy a special performance by Marinella Senatore, Protest Forms: Memory and Celebration Part II (which kicks off at 4pm), including the song debut of a new Queens Anthem, and the participation of a range Read more »

2.15/ The Morgan Acquires Drawings by Hockney, Puryear & Corot

by February 16, 2017
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THE MORGAN ACQUIRES IMPORTANT DRAWINGS BY DAVID HOCKNEY, MARTIN PURYEAR, AND JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT The Morgan Library & Museum has announced the acquisition of three major drawings by David Hockney, Martin Puryear, and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. Each is a valuable addition to a drawings collection at the Morgan that is considered one Read more »

2.7/ The Met: New Open Access Policy Announced

by February 7, 2017

The Met Makes Its Images of Public-Domain Artworks Freely Available through New Open Access Policy ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today its adoption of a new policy: all images of public-domain artworks in the Museum’s collection are now available Read more »

2.2/ MoMA: Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking The Archive, Opens June 12

by February 2, 2017
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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking The Archive Raul Bailleres House (Acapulco, Mexico). Unbuilt Project. 1952. Brown ink, pencil and color pencil on tracing paper. 31 3/4 x 52 7/8″ (80.6 x 134.3 cm). The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural Read more »

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