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Bogus Barnes Foundation: Fake Galleries, Phony Populism (VIDEO)

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

2012-05-22-Screenshot20120522at6.45.49PM.pngHe famously had no patience for pretentiousness, privilege or elitism. He also famously despised Philadelphia, now home to his collection.

Virtual Orchestra Puts You On The Conductor's Stand

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home

LONDON — A London museum is putting the conductor's baton in visitors' hands, allowing guests to direct a virtual orchestra using three-dimensio...

Museum Yanks Masturbation Video

Tony Phillips | Posted 07.21.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

It seems that in Canada, where the new thaw quickens the letting down of pantaloons and the lifting of full many a bustle, the youth remain woefully under-informed about the glory and abundant possibility of their burgeoning sexuality.

Mario Bellini on His Latest Projects (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

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Bound in Wonderland

Kim Alexandriuk | Posted 07.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Kim Alexandriuk

This week marks the end of the In Wonderland exhibit at LACMA, a three-month-long journey into the subconscious of female surrealist artists.

Not to Be Missed Japanese Paintings at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

One of Japan's most celebrated cultural treasures, "Colorful Realm: Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings" by Itō Jakuchū (1716-1800) is on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington through April 29.

WATCH: Why Denver's A Great Destination This Summer

Erin Harper | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

With nearly 300 new restaurants, the addition of a history center, a new museum and more, this summer it will be easy for the city to attract visitors from across the U.S. and abroad.

Where To Dine Healthy In Johnson City, Texas

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Just an hour or so northwest of San Antonio, located in the beautiful rolling hill country, Johnson City is the small town that president Lyndon Baines Johnson grew up in.

PHOTOS: 8 Surprising 'Inside-Out' Attractions

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Ray Bradbury once wrote about an indoor dreamworld, the sun dome -- a giant spa and cafeteria centered around one giant, burning star. These attractions are similar -- and actually exist.

Touring Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum

Matt Gibson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel
Matt Gibson

The CHM, in Mountain View, California, is a beautifully curated facility with artifacts tracing the history of the devices that have made Silicon Valley famous.

Photography South Of The Border

Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

For SFMOMA's latest exhibition, the institution is going down south, centering on Mexico's captivating essence in the realm of photography. The vast s...

Musing About Muses (Part 1)

Irene Tanner | Posted 05.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Do you realize that we all have an intuitive muse available to us? All we have to do is extend an invitation.

New Mob Museum Opens: Should You Pay Admission or Break In?

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 04.24.2012 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

What child won't cherish the memory of a photo of him or herself strapped into an electric chair?

Cara Santa Maria

TALK NERDY TO ME: Dinosaurs In Our Midst?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.16.2012 | Science

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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...