Tag Archives: contemporary art

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most comprehensive and extensive museum of modern art in the world.  Established in 1929 with the goal of helping people enjoy and understand contemporary art, its permanent collection dating from the late nineteenth century to the […]

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Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to establish an American museum dedicated exclusively to art by living artists in the United States. After the Metropolitan Museum of Art and then the Museum of Modern Art both rejected her attempts to donate her […]

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Guggenheim Museum – New York

Complete with a preeminent collection of 7,000 Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modernist and Contemporary works, approximately 600 of which are on display inside an extraordinary, Frank Lloyd Wright designed, landmark building, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is truly one of the world’s most renowned arts institutions. The seashell shaped building opened in 1959, where […]

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@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz Island – San Francisco

October 27, 2014 through April 26, 2015 – Responding to his incarceration for dissent by the Chinese authorities, renowned contemporary artist Ai Weiwei has created seven new site-specific works installed on Alcatraz Island National Park in San Francisco Bay. The first time the island has ever been used to stage an art exhibit, the unique […]

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Niki de Saint Phalle at the Grand Palais – Paris

September 17, 2014 through February 2, 2015 – In the highlight of the Parisian fall exhibition season, 200 works trace the career arc of Niki de Saint Phalle, France’s most celebrated, twentieth century, woman artist, renowned for her brightly painted outdoor sculptures such as those that famously adorn the Stravinsky Fountain adjacent the Centre Pompidou […]

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Keith Haring: The Political Line at the de Young Museum – San Francisco

November 8, 2014 through February 16, 2015 – In this extensive retrospective devoted to Keith Haring, one of the most renowned contemporary artists of the latter half of the twentieth century, 130 works are gathered together spanning the totality of the artist’s career, from paintings on canvas to signs and banners to graffiti lifted from […]

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Ai Weiwei at the Brooklyn Museum – New York

April 18, 2014 through August 10, 2014 – Ai Weiwei: According to What? is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most controversial and iconoclastic contemporary artists, showcasing his remarkable interdisciplinary career as an architect, conceptualist, photographer, sculptor and activist. Comprising thirty works of art which explore […]

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William Kentridge at the Met Museum – New York

October 22, 2013 through May 11, 2014 – William Kentridge: The Refusal of Time presents the museum debut of South African contemporary artist William Kentridge’s, “The Refusal of Time,” created in 2012 and recently acquired by the Met in partnership with SFMOMA. Comprised of  a thirty-minute, “filmed meditation,” projected across five screens that surround a monumental, […]

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Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties at the Brooklyn Museum – New York

March 7, 2014 through July 6, 2014 – Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties considers how sixty-six painters, sculptors, graphic designers and photographers working during the 1960s, particularly African Americans including Benny Andrews, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons, Barkley L. Hendricks, Jae Jarrell, Norman W. Lewis and Moneta Sleet Jr. but also many of […]

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MoMA PS1 – New York

Operating as the contemporary wing of the New York Museum of Modern Art, MoMA PS1 located just across the East River from Manhattan in Long Island City, Queens, is one of the largest museum and exhibitions spaces in the United States devoted solely to contemporary art. While it does not maintain a permanent collection in […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]