Tag: Museum

Glad Museum Sale Will Bring World’s Largest Anime Collection to Sale – ARTnews.com

A trove of anime artworks is coming to market at Heritage Auction. A three-day sale this June, titled “The Art of Anime and Everything Cool,” will feature 928 objects from the Glad Anime Museum Collection, which was founded by West Coast collector and film producer Mike Glad. Many of the works coming to sale appeared in the traveling exhibition “Ga-Netchu! The Manga Anime Syndrome.” ...

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Tomás Llorens, Key Figure in Spain’s Museum World, Is Dead at 85 – ARTnews.com

Tomás Llorens, an art historian and curator who became a key figure in the history of several major Spanish institutions, has died at the age of 85. El País reported that Llorens expired after a long illness. Llorens was the first director of both the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) and the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid, and later worked at the Thyssen-Bornemisza ...

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British Museum shines spotlight on MENA artists in new exhibition

  Hengameh Golestan ‘Untitled (1979)’ This image comes from the self-taught photographer’s “Witness ’79” series, which documented a demonstration by more than 100,000 women on the streets of Tehran protesting the recently issued post-revolution ruling that women had to wear the hijab. “The mood was one of anticipation and excitement, and a bit of fear,” she has said of the protest. “We were actively ...

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Acropolis Museum in Athens Names Director—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines IT CAN TAKE TIME, BUT ANSWERS SOMETIMES SURFACE to art history’s mysteries. For years, the Japanese art historian Tsukasa Kodera hunted in vain for work by Edmund Walpole Brooke, an obscure Australian artist who worked alongside his friend Vincent van Gogh in France during the end of the Dutch artist’s life. Now a Brooke painting may have finally surfaced: a $45 ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Zimbabwean Artist Portia Zvavahera Joins David Zwirner, Preston Pavlis Now Repped by Bradley Ertaskiran, Stained Glass Museum Acquires Kehinde Wiley Work & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Artist Portia Zvavahera. | Photo by Mario Todeschini. © Portia Zvavahera. Courtesy David Zwirner and Stevenson   Representation Zimbabwean artist Portia Zvavahera (above) is now represented by David Zwirner in collaboration with Stevenson Gallery of Cape Town and Amsterdam. David Zwirner presented “Ndakavata pasi ...

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Cleveland Museum of Art offers one more week to see Bruce Davidson’s extraordinary “Brooklyn Gang’’ photos

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s OK to forgive yourself for reminiscing about the 1957 Broadway musical, “West Side Story,’' inside the visceral, poignant, deeply engaging exhibition “Brooklyn Gang’' at the Cleveland Museum of Art.The comparison is irresistible, even if it’s not entirely apt.The show, which focuses on 50 photos from a famous 1959 documentary series by Bruce Davidson, chronicles the nihilism, boredom, and aimlessness of ...

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