NEW YORK (AP) – A touring work by famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is headed to the Rockaways in New York City this summer.
NEW YORK – The exhibition “Delacroix,” organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Musée du Louvre, will open Sept. 17 at the Met. It is the first comprehensive retrospective in North America devoted to the French painter.
NEW YORK – “The Face in the Moon: Drawings and Prints” by Louise Nevelson opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art on July 20. Drawn entirely from the Whitney’s extensive holdings of her work, this exhibition presents a career-spanning selection of works on paper by Louise Nevelson (American, 1899–1988).
FULTON, Mo. (AP) – The latest addition to the National Churchill Museum in Missouri is a testament to the longtime British prime minister’s artistic, rather than political, skills.
LONDON – The winner of the BP Portrait Award 2018 was announced this evening at the National Portrait Gallery, London. The prestigious first prize – in the 29th year of BP’s sponsorship of the competition – was won by London based artist, Miriam Escofet for An Angel at my Table, a portrait of her mother drinking tea.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – The tours start late morning in the lobby of the hotel, guests gathering around a docent named Shirley Barbel. On this particular morning, Shirley explains, there is a conference of insurance agents laying claim to the Pepto-pink Vinoy Park Hotel’s ballroom. “We’re going to try to sneak in,” she whispers, “but they may kick us out.”
Painted at the very moment when Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ground-breaking practice came to the attention of the international art world, his early cityscape New York, New York(1981) narrates the artist’s dramatic transition from spray painting the streets of Manhattan to painting on canvas.
NEW YORK, June 6, 2018 – The Whitney Museum of American Art announced today that it has received a remarkable promised gift of over 400 works by Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997). The Museum and the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation have forged an agreement that will bring the two organizations into a close and ongoing partnership and will make the Whitney a locus for Lichtenstein scholarship with the creation of the Roy Lichtenstein Study Collection. Through this gift, and an expanded relationship with the Foundation, the Whitney will hold the world’s largest study collection of Lichtenstein’s work, opening up exceptional possibilities for the Museum in terms of exhibition, scholarship, and conservation.