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Prurience: Experiential Entertainment about Our Private Pleasures
"Prurience," an experiential entertainment about pornography, makes its US debut at our performing arts series Works & Process at the Guggenheim beginning Tuesday, March 20. Created by British writer and performer Christopher Green after interviewing neuroscientists, sociologists, addiction experts, and therapists, "Prurience" takes a playful look at how sex and pornography are consumed. Read more about the production and purchase tickets: https://gu.gg/2G6dGXj.
Women's Voices - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2018-03-19 19:20
On Saturday, March 24, at 7pm, three of today's most creative and expressive singers and songwriters from Muslim regions of the world will share the stage in this extraordinary concert.
MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2018-03-19 19:04
In the early 1950’s, American actress and filmmaker Ida Lupino directed and produced films that spoke to issues that movements like #MeToo advocate for today. At a time when Hollywood studios rarely touched on controversial subjects, her films intentionally focused on assault, unwanted pregnancy, economic inequality, and the division of power between genders. Take a closer look at her film “Outrage” (1950), about the rape of a young woman and the aftereffects of the assault, with Associate Curator Anne Morra: mo.ma/2plhOt6 … [Image: Mala Powers as Ann Walton in “Outrage.” 1950. USA. Directed by Ida Lupino]
Wild Florida with Carlton Ward Jr. - National Geographic Museum 2018-03-19 18:58
Wild Florida with Carlton Ward Jr.: Discover Florida’s hidden gems with National Geographic Explorer Carlton Ward Jr. as he paves his way through forests, swamps, rivers and ranch lands hidden to the public eye. Tickets on sale now for March 20: http://bit.ly/2p8BRe7
Tate Photo 2018-03-19 16:01
WORK OF THE WEEK is Lucas's 'Pauline Bunny'. Made from nylon tights stuffed with cotton wadding, this limp, floppy form undermines the fantasy of the glamorous ‘bunny girl’. Sarah Lucas, Pauline Bunny 1997, on display at Tate Liverpool. https://goo.gl/27y6hn
"Josef Albers in Mexico," on view through April 4.
"Josef Albers in Mexico," on view through April 4.: “Ah, the creative process is the same secret in science as it is in art. They are all the same absolutely“—Josef Albers, born today in 1888. An influential teacher, writer, painter, and color theorist, Albers was an important influence on generations of young artists. On view through April 4, don't miss "Josef Albers in Mexico" featuring never-before-seen photographs and photo collages taken by the artist during his frequent trips to Mexico. Discover the pre-Columbian art and architecture that influenced the artist's abstract painting and prints, and fuelled his innovative approach to photography. Learn more and plan your visit: https://gu.gg/2Hcqsk8
Pearls, sapphires, diamonds and toadstones I Curator's corner
Pearls, sapphires, diamonds and toadstones I Curator's corner: In medieval Europe, gemstones were used to decorate jewellery for their symbolic significance as well as their beauty. A lapidary was an encyclopaedia of jewels that listed their properties, symbolism and even how they could be used in medicine. Here Curator Naomi Speakman decodes some dazzling medieval jewels including pearls, sapphires, diamonds (and toadstones!) 💎
Gun of the Day - NRA Museums 2018-03-19 13:01
GUN OF THE DAY - Winchester-Lee Straight-Pull Rifle Our GOTD was issued during the Boxer Rebellion and the Spanish-American War. In fact, several rifles with serial numbers close to this one were found on the sunken wreck of the U.S.S. Maine that was sunk in Havana harbor and sold by surplus arms dealer Francis Bannerman. About 20,000 of these five-shot repeaters were produced as civilian sporters or in military configuration. Caliber: 6mm Lee Production Date: 1895-1902 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #guns #history #rifle