Tag: Museums

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After a Late Start, an Artist’s Big Break: Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait

A tall, athletic woman in white-framed glasses who lives with her Pekingese-Jack Russell terrier, named August Wilson, Ms....

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Hong Kong’s Evolving Art Scene

The Hong Kong Museum of Art is closed for a $120 million (930 million Hong Kong dollars) renovation,...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: ‘Scenes of Solitude’ from Hudson River School Artists

Still, it can be seen as a sort of opening act for a much-anticipated exhibit at the Metropolitan...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: The Aftermath of War, Seen Through Photographers’ Eyes

Ms. McCusker is hardly alone. The impetus to use an art form to address the problems in the...

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The Newseum Is Increasingly Relevant, but Can It Survive?

But just as the profession it celebrates is in distress — struggling financially in the internet age and...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Nandipha Mntambo’s Journey From Taxidermy to Art

She trained under a taxidermist and learned how to use chemicals to manipulate the hides, but she had...

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Rockwell’s Children Sue Berkshire Museum to Stop Sale of His Works

“This move is also antithetical to the museum’s stated charitable purpose, and is financially unnecessary,” Michael B. Keating,...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Need a Good Laugh? Check Out Some 17th-Century Dutch Art

“Mr. Pekelharing’s wet lips show how he enjoys a fresh mug of beer because his throat is always...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Alexis Rockman Portrays the Great Lakes in Glory and Decline

For Mr. Rockman, the “Great Lakes Cycle” is a natural fit. “I have been making paintings about ecological...

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And the Blue Ribbon Goes to … Anissa Mack

“I know every artist says this, but I was always making stuff as a kid,” she said. “Plus,...