MEXICO CITY (AP) – The celebrated painting “The Fortune Teller” by Caravaggio is going on display in Mexico City in what curators describe as a multi-sensory exhibit that brings the public into the Italian baroque master’s world.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – How do you move the oldest house in the three-county area of Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco? Very carefully. Also very slowly, in pieces, and with the help of Google.
LONDON – Tate Britain has announced it will open a major exhibition about Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) in March 2019. Van Gogh and Britain will be the first exhibition to take a new look at the artist through his relationship with Britain. It will explore how Van Gogh was inspired by British art, literature and culture throughout his career and how he in turn inspired British artists, from Walter Sickert to Francis Bacon.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Museum of Art has received a major gift of works by American artist Winslow Homer through the generosity of the Berger Collection Educational Trust. The Berger gift strengthens the Portland Museum of Art’s position as one of the leading institutions in the world to experience the art and legacy of Winslow Homer.
NEW YORK — The photographs of Harold Edgerton, a pioneer of flash technology and a largely under-recognized figure in the history of 20th century American photography, will be on view beginning Friday, March 30, in the Whitney’s third floor Susan and John Hess Family Gallery.
NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer,” which closed Feb. 12, attracted 702,516 visitors during its three-month run, placing it among the museum’s most visited exhibitions of all time.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A work of art that’s a free-standing building designed by the late abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly is coming to the outskirts of the University of Texas in Austin.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – LOVE returned to Philadelphia on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
The famous 1976 Robert Indiana sculpture was brought back to its namesake downtown park on a flatbed truck after making a number of stops at parks and statues along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before the reinstallation.
CHICAGO—The Art Institute of Chicago announced today a collection-changing acquisition of Marcel Duchamp’s boundary breaking readymade Bottle Rack (1914/59). Signed by Duchamp in 1960 for its owner—a young Robert Rauschenberg—this ever-provocative and still-astonishing work has a deep connection to two significant artists who radically challenged and redefined our notions of “art” and changed the course of art history. Acquired from the internationally respected Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, through Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, Duchamp’s Bottle Rack will go on view today, February 13, 2018, in the Art Institute’s Gallery 395B, contextualized within the museum’s exceptional galleries of modern art.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Artist Chris Burden’s famous installment Urban Light is casting a new glow on the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.