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Singapore Art Museum Spotlights Local Artists and Global Collectors (VIDEOS)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Singapore Art Museum currently presents two exhibitions that complement each other well. One shows contemporary Asian art from private collections around the world, the other has its focus on the young generation of artists living and working in Singapore.

French Design from the 1940s to Today at The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity is the title of an exhibition at The Wolfsonian-FIU design museum in Miami Beach that has a look at French design from the 1940s to today.

Caravaggio: A Renaissance Badass In Fort Worth

Tom Rhodes | Posted 02.18.2012 | Travel
Tom Rhodes

"Sacrifice of Isaac" depicts Abraham about to prove his devotion to God by slitting the throat of his son Isaac when a winged angel steps in to intervene.

PHOTOS: The Strangest Museum You'll Ever See (NSFW)

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

Many people, some who don't love art and even some who do, cannot stand museums. Boring, stuffy, pretentious, outdated... the institution of the museu...

Are Museums Contributing To Global Warming?

The Observer | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Galleries and museums are guilty of boosting global warming and paying too much for heating and air conditioning, according to Tate galleries director...

Art Works (And Is Celebrated at The White House)

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

On Wednesday, November 2, I enjoyed an uplifting ceremony at the White House celebrating the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards - the...

Art Restitution, By Force

AP | By GARY FINEOUT | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- U.S. authorities on Friday seized a nearly 500-year-old Italian painting that has been on display at a Florida museum, saying it ...

Marc-Olivier Wahler Inspires Palais de Tokyo (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

2011-10-31-Screenshot20111031at3.53.52PM.jpg It is a "space for production, reflection and today's challenging art, but with a structure that is pro-active and flexible."

Abu Dhabi To Open Louvre Branch In 2013

AP | By ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The Abu Dhabi developer building a vast cultural district in the Emirati capital said Monday a branch of the famed Louv...

Clyfford Still: The Greatest Abstract Expressionist?

online.wsj.com | Posted 12.11.2011 | Arts

Not many museum directors have the opportunity Dean Sobel has—which is nothing short of the chance to rewrite a chapter of American art history. ...

Architects Mutiny On Jerusalem Museum Of Tolerance

Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

The Simon Wiesenthal Center's new Museum of Tolerance building in Jerusalem has hit yet another snag in its impending construction, this time with its...

'How Now Waxed Brow'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Before undergoing this increasingly common masculine procedure, which women get all the time, I had, indeed, only one eyebrow.

The Man Who Redesigned Britain

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 11.03.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Kodak cameras, Parker pens, London black cabs - iconic and familiar as they are, is it so surprising that they've all experienced a design overhaul fr...

Rhino Horns Worth More Than Gold, Leads To Wave Of Museum Thefts

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

Art theft results in an estimated loss of $6 billion each year, but does that take into account the amount people will pay on the black market? The...

Space History in DC -- Science in American Life

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology
Zoe P. Strassfield

So, there it was, my last full weekend in Washington, DC, and I still hadn't visited every site I planned on seeing before leaving.

Special Edition: Inside, Outside, Who Cares?

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 10.17.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

What does it mean to finish your internship at NASA HQ and come home?

NASA Art/50 Years at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: Perspectives from a NASA Artist

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2011 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I had a call from NASA to be their artist spokesperson for the opening of NASA Art/50 Years at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. NASA ...

PHOTOS: Interview With Architect Steven Holl

Carla Leitao | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts
Carla Leitao

Celebrating warm days (northern hemisphere...) can very well go hand-in-hand with welcoming the increasing presence of ocean or oceanic museums, and t...

Paul Needham

MoMA's 'Talk To Me' Talks To Us All

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- In a corner of the new design exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, there is a small but telling section on religion. Mounted in the ...

Inside Moscow's First Sex Museum

Posted 09.12.2011 | World

Soviet condoms, a wall of drawings celebrating spanking, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin doing battle with oversized penises - welcome to Moscow's fir...

Florence: Art On and Off the Beaten Path

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In a city overflowing with art and history, there are always under-appreciated works to be seen and enjoyed. Having visited this Mecca for art-lovers several times in the past, I returned for another look.

US Panel Calls For Smithsonian Latino Museum

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.04.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- A federal commission is calling for a national museum devoted to American Latino history and culture to be built next to the Capitol as ...

Ignite Smithsonian Features Visions of the Future of Museums

Alexander Howard | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

The institutions that preserve cultural memory are becoming even more important. The Smithsonian Institute is profoundly engaged in capturing our culture's digital transition.

Italy for Museum Lovers: Don't Miss These Five Museums

Paolo Rossi | Posted 05.31.2011 | Travel
Paolo Rossi

Although rarities, such as the peperoncino museum and the olive museum (yes, Italians love their food), are great places to visit, there are a few museums you really must visit during a stay in Italy.

Collecting Hawthorne: (Not) Only a Woman's Hair

Carolyn Vega | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

When J.P. Morgan purchased part of Wakeman's library in 1909, he acquired,"the greatest body in existence of the writings of perhaps the greatest of all American authors" -- that is, Nathaniel Hawthorne.