Tim Marlow, artistic director of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, chooses exhibitions featuring David Hockney, Johannes Vermeer, Merce Cunningham and others as this month's must-see shows.
Exhibition curator Valerie Cassel Oliver of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston discusses the development of Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art.
In the first installment of our three-part documentary series, presented in conjunction with the exhibition International Pop, we look at Pop’s global emergence.
Spanning nearly 1,235 acres, the Vaux-le-Vicomte estate is magnificent piece of mid-17th-century architecture and a living testament to France’s Grand Siècle. In this stunning video, take an aerial view of the chateau, grounds and formal gardens.
The 'Phoenix' portrait of Elizabeth I is so-called because of the prominent phoenix jewel that the Queen wears at her chest, an emblem for rebirth and chastity.
Featured Museum Network Videos
Thomas Houseago on Tony Smith
Thomas Houseago, born in Leeds, England, gained early acclaim for his highly tactile figurative sculptures. Made with traditional materials and techniques and informed by art historical precedents, his hulking figures are enlivened by a contemporary,
International Pop chronicles the global emergence of Pop art from the 1950s through the early 1970s – an art form that embraced media and consumerism with a new spirit of urgency and exuberance.
SHUNGA: Erotic Art from Japan
The MAK exhibition SHUNGA. Erotic Art from Japan (through 29 January 2017) focuses on the artistic quality of the explicitly erotic colour woodblock prints.
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at the Brooklyn Museum (Directed by Stéphane Sednaoui)
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, is the first international exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking French couturier.
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 13: Masterworks in Silver
It may be difficult to imagine packing up an enormous silver chandelier for a weekend visit to your country house, but for the 6th Duke of Devonshire, toting the elaborate fixture from one residence to another was simply a necessity. This episode exp
Stan Herd, Of Us and Art: The 100 Videos Project, Episode 30
Bringing art outside the museum and into the community, the Minneapolis Institute of Art commissioned crop artist Stan Herd to create a planted version of the van Gogh’s beloved "Olive Trees" painting.
THE ARTIST PROJECT: George Condo on Claude Monet's "The Path through the Irises"
George Condo, who exclusively paints from memory, is awestruck by Claude Monet’s ability to resolve a seemingly abstracted composition into an exquisite transcription of the natural world.
Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe
From the high platform chopines of 16th-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today’s runways and red carpets, Killer Heels looked at the shoe’s rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination.
German Toys in America
Known as The Toy Workshop of the World and The Land of Toys, Germany dominated the toy market for most of the 19th-century. This exhibition features a colourful variety of 19th-century German wooden toys from dolls and soldiers to arks and animals.
New Museum Network Videos
Tacita Dean at the Museo Tamayo
Don’t miss the first exhibition of English artist Tacita Dean in Mexico, on view at the Museo Tamayo through 12 March.
Tacita Dean on Mexico and Museo Tamayo
English artist Tacita Dean discusses her new monographic show of works in diverse media – including her most recent series of paintings – which highlight the relevance of her pictorial work in relation to the development of her oeuvre.
Tacita Dean: Film and the Non-Deliberate Act
English multidisciplinary artist Tacit Dean explains the unique properties of film as a medium. “I want film to have a normal life,” she says. “I want it to be normal to make a film.”
Elisabeth Sherman in Conversation with Artadia Awardees Claire Beckett, Caleb Cole and Stephen Tourlentes at MassArt
Elisabeth Sherman, assistant curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, visited Boston to moderate a photography panel featuring Boston Artadia Awardees Claire Beckett (2009), Caleb Cole (2009) and Stephen Tourlentes (2007) at MassArt.
Katherine Brinson in Conversation with Alex Hubbard at LACMA
Katherine Brinson, curator, Contemporary Art, visited Los Angeles in November of 2015 to present a public programme in conversation with artist Alex Hubbard at LACMA. This public programme is part of the Artadia Art & Dialogue series.
Diversity in Practice: A Conversation with Ian Alteveer and Amanda Hunt
Ian Alteveer, associate curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art and Amanda Hunt, associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, discuss the importance of diversity in their curatorial practices.
Network Rachel Adams at the Rose Art Museum
Rachel Adams, associate curator at the University at Buffalo Art Galleries, visited Boston in November of 2015 to present a public programme at Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum. This public programme is part of the Artadia Art & Dialogue series.
Peter Eleey at The Lab
Peter Eleey, chief curator at MoMA PS1, visited San Francisco in November of 2016 to present a public programme at The Lab. This public programme is part of the Artadia Art & Dialogue series.
Elysia Borowy-Reeder at Rational Park in collaboration with Threewalls
Elysia Borowy-Reeder, executive director at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, visited Chicago in March of 2016 to present a public programme at Rational Park, co-hosted by Threewalls and part of the Artadia Art & Dialogue series.