The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Photo 2018-04-20 14:02
L'Amour is from a series of 12 etchings entitled 'La Femme'. Here, viewed in profile, a woman embraces a man who leans against a door at right. Behind them is a balcony which looks out onto a body of water; a small boat sails across the water toward the horizon. https://met.org/2HiASPi Featured Artwork of the Day: Paul-Albert Besnard (French, 1849–1934) | Love | 1885-87
Anti-Selfie Club - Greenbox Museum of Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia 2018-04-20 13:52
While in Saudi Arabia movie theaters are opening, an avant garde designer in Europe is fighting a culture of images: https://puckey.studio/projects/anti-selfie-club.
Photos from National Gallery's post - National Gallery 2018-04-20 13:34
To coincide with 'The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture', join us next week on 27–28 April for an international academic conference 'Monet & Architecture: Exploring a new dimension', in association with the Institut Français: http://bit.ly/2GJ3FRc The conference uses Monet’s paintings as starting points from which to explore many avenues, from contemporary aesthetics such as naturalism and symbolism, via practicalities such as tourism and transport, to issues of modernity and interpretation. Book your tickets today: http://bit.ly/2GJ3FRc
Photos from Saatchi Gallery's post - Saatchi Gallery 2018-04-20 11:19
Happy Birthday Rachel Whiteread! Born #OTD in 1963, she became the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993. Exhibited at Saatchi Gallery, check out ‘Untitled (One Hundred Spaces)’ 1995 – an installation of resin casts of the spaces underneath 100 school chairs and small tables. #YBA #RachelWhiteread #Sculpture #ContemporaryArt #Art #SaatchiGallery
Photos from British Museum's post - British Museum 2018-04-20 10:59
At 9 metres long, this is the largest surviving example of a devotional textile from Assam in northeast India. It’s known as the ‘Vrindavani Vastra’ and is made up of 12 individual silk strips featuring scenes from the life of the Hindu god Krishna. Families can discover the many incarnations of Krishna and develop computer coding skills in our free #SamsungCentre workshop on Sunday: http://ow.ly/eHwR30jcKiX
Wikimedia and The Met: A Shared Digital Vision
In this blog post, Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Katherine Maher and Met Chief Digital Officer Loic Tallon discuss how the partnership between these two institutions is connecting audiences to open knowledge, ideas, and creativity on a global scale.
National Geographic Museum Photo 2018-04-19 22:39
"The exhibit is an amazing opportunity for visitors in Washington, D.C. to actually be transported to Jerusalem." Watch the clip from @WUSA9 about our "Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience" exhibition: http://bit.ly/2ILw7OT
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Lecture Series: One Hand Clapping Opening Event
To mark the opening of "One Hand Clapping," join us on May 5 for a talk with cocurators Xiaoyu Weng and Hou Hanru, and a conversation with exhibition artists Cao Fei, Duan Jianyu, Lin Yilin, Wong Ping, and Samson Young. Each artist has created a new work for the exhibition, which is the third and final presentation of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative.