Van Gogh Museum Holds World’s Prime Collection of His Art

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, hold the world’s largest collection of art work by artist Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890). Van Gogh as Prolific Painter Even though Van Gogh was only active as a painter for a decade, today he is one of the most famous artists. In that decade that Van Gogh […]

Frank Stella Video: Artist Interview & Metropolitan Museum Exhibitions

Further to my base article series on the 50 years of art by abstract painter and sculpture Frank Stella, this video article offers an extensive visual illustration of various stages of Stella’s work. It displays the Metropolitan Museum’s double exhibition: ‘Frank Stella; On the Roof’ & ‘Frank Stella: Painting into Architecture’. As well, this video […]

‘Help!’ ~ art management calling

Recently, the Washington Post published an article ‘No Bailout for the Arts?’ by Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, US. It addresses the need for government grants for the arts, while acknowledging the art industry’s costly infrastructure. It also points out the uplifting spirits of […]

Andy Warhol’s Pop Art Film in Current London Exhibition

Is there another artist of the second half of the 20th century who’s more famous and made a deeper impression on our culture than pop artist and moralist Andy Warhol (1928-1987) ? Oh, I can’t think of any right now, but I know there have to be a few … Oh … ‘So what? Fame […]

Contemporary Art Museums Around the World

This is an overview of the centers, institutes and museums around the world that specialize in contemporary art. EUROPEAN CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUMS Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London (England) Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (England) Nykytaiteen museo Kiasma (Museum of Contemporary Art), Helsinki (Finland) Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (Sweden) Malmö Konsthall (Sweden) […]

CARLO CARDAZZO: New Vision for Art

It is rare for a museum to hold an exhibition showcasing an art collector instead of an artist, but Peggy Guggenheim in Venice does it! This upcoming 1 November 2008 till 9 February 2009 it will hold an exhibition dedicated to Carlo Cardazzo (1908–63). The exhibition documents the variety of his interests as a patron […]

Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night

Starting September 21, the Museum of Modern Art in New York will feature the exhibition ‘Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night’. Starry Night Exhibition This exhibition will present new insight into Van Gogh’s depictions of night landscapes, interior scenes, and the effects of both gaslight and natural light on their surroundings. Representing all […]

Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum Shows Broad Collection

Through September 2008, BCAM at LACMA will show its inaugural installation. The newly opened Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA holds some of the most iconic artworks from the last four decades—most from the famed Broad Collections. Reflecting Eli and Edythe Broad’s practice of collecting artists in depth, BCAM’s 60,000 sq ft gallery space (about […]

Famous Vogel Collection of 2500 artworks to be gifted in 2008/2009

A dream is coming through for 50 art institutions around the nation, as the renowned Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection of 2500 works of contemporary art is gifted and distributed among America’s 50 states, art museums around the country are getting excited. The Dorothy & Herbert Vogel Collection’s focus of the collection is on conceptual […]

National Gallery Vision 2100

For today’s audiences, 20th-century art is old and 19th-century art – ancient. Can galleries overcome this challenge? questioned Michael Archer in ‘How modern art became history’, an article published in The Guardian on March 28. He applauds the policy of Nicholas Penny, the newly appointed director of the National Gallery in London, UK, to move […]