LONDON (AP) – Climate protesters threw soup over Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers in London’s National Gallery on October 14 to protest fossil fuel extraction.
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WASHINGTON, DC — When James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) and Joanna Hiffernan (1839–1886) met in 1860, they began a close professional and personal relationship that lasted for more than two decades. Featuring some 60 works including paintings, drawing and prints, The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler explores their partnership and the iconic works of art arising from their collaboration. Bringing together nearly every known depiction of Hiffernan, as well as relevant documents and letters, this exhibition explores who Hiffernan was, her partnership with Whistler, and her role in the creative process. The Woman in White is on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., from July 3 through October 10 in its East Building.
HOUSTON — In October, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will debut the US tour of Afro-Atlantic Histories, an unprecedented exhibition that visually explores the history and legacy of the transatlantic slave trade. Initially organized and presented in 2018 by the Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo (MASP), the exhibition comprises more than 130 artworks and documents made in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe from the 17th to the 21st centuries. In collaboration with MASP and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the MFAH will present Afro-Atlantic Histories at its Caroline Wiess Law Building from Sunday, October 24 through Monday, January 17, 2022. The exhibition will then travel to the National Gallery of Art to be on view in its West Building from Sunday, April 10, 2022 through Sunday, July 17, 2022, with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and additional venues confirmed to follow.