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Pysanka: Ukrainian Easter Egg Exhibit in New York City

Pysanka: Ukrainian Easter Egg Exhibit in New York City

Pysanka, the traditional Ukrainian folk art of decorating Easter eggs traces back to ancient times, wherein myths were crafted about the egg as the source of life, the sun and the universe. Ukrainians still strongly adhere to many of the ancient traditions associated with the egg. The Ukrainian Museum in New York City presents their […]

Celebrate 133 Years With American Cubist Painter, Max Weber

Celebrate 133 Years With American Cubist Painter, Max Weber

On this day, celebrate the artwork of American Cubist painter, Max Weber. Born in 1881, the artist was one of the first to bring the modernist movement to the United States. A Russian émigré of modest origins, Weber was born in Bialystok, Russia. His family settled in Brooklyn, New York when Weber was 10 years […]

The Last Supper Interpreted by da Vinci and Other Artists

The Last Supper Interpreted by da Vinci and Other Artists

Maundy Thursday, also called Holy Thursday, is the commemoration of Jesus Christ’s Last Supper with his Disciples before his arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane. It is the day before the crucifixion of Jesus, known as Good Friday, and three days before Easter. Over the centuries, numerous works of art have been inspired by Holy […]

Irving Penn Retrospective in Venice, Italy

Irving Penn Retrospective in Venice, Italy

The photographic exhibition Irving Penn, Resonance, is showing at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice, Italy until December 31, 2014. As the largest retrospective devoted to Penn’s photographic works in Venice, the exhibit’s collection holds 130 photographs from the 1940s through the mid-1980s and consists of platinum prints, gelatin silver prints, dye transfer prints and negatives. […]

Henri Matisse Cutouts Portrait of the Artist With Scissors

Henri Matisse Cutouts Portrait of the Artist With Scissors

The Tate Modern has unveiled a spectacular new exhibition, The Cut-Outs by the late Henri Matisse. The exhibition features work created out of paper that has been painted brightly in gouache and then cut into shapes and collaged onto larger backgrounds. The works cover the latter period of his life, and collectively they describe a kind […]

‘Killer Heels’ Exhibition: Traditional to Conceptual

‘Killer Heels’ Exhibition: Traditional to Conceptual

The Brooklyn Museum presents the exhibition Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe from September 10 to February 15, 2015. The exhibition explores the history and mystique of the high-heeled shoe from 16th century Italian high platform silk chopines to contemporary stilettos found on runways and red carpets. The high-heeled shoe is seen as […]

Museum on Sea of Galilee Displays ‘Jesus Boat’

Museum on Sea of Galilee Displays ‘Jesus Boat’

A museum on the Sea of Galilee is home to an ancient fishing vessel that has been dubbed the “Jesus boat.” The Yigal Alon Museum, also known as the Jesus Boat Museum, has cared for the 2,000-year-old craft since its discovery in 1986. Archaeologists, scientists, Biblical text, carbon dating, and a first-century mosaic found near […]

Jules Tavernier at the Monterey Museum of Art

Jules Tavernier at the Monterey Museum of Art

The Monterey Museum of Art presents Jules Tavernier: Artist and Adventurer running from June 6 through October 20, 2014. The exhibition examines the artist’s career with 100 works including uncharted territories and his signature paintings of erupting volcanoes in Hawaii. As the son of an English father and French mother, the French artist, Jules Tavernier […]

El Lissitzky’s Futurist Portfolios at the Timken Museum

El Lissitzky’s Futurist Portfolios at the Timken Museum

The Timken Museum of Art in San Diego presents El Lissitzky: Futurist Portfolios running from May 15 through September 7, 2014. The exhibit will feature two complete sets of El Lissitzky’s futurist portfolios of modern designs commissioned in 1923 by the Kestner Society. His portfolios consist of 20 prints, with eight intended as an archetype […]

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