Category Archives: Hyperallergic

Protesters and Police Clash as Artifacts Seized from Catalan Museum

Protesters and police officers clash outside the Museu de Lleida (screenshot by the author via YouTube)This morning, in the predawn hours, Spanish law enforcement officers entered a museum in Catalonia and seized artifacts that the neighboring region of Aragon has long claimed as its own. Bővebben »

Los Angeles Wildfire Threatens Getty Museum

One of several wildfires raging in the hills above Los Angeles is “directly across the freeway” from the Getty Center, the main campus of the J. Paul Getty Trust and home to the Getty Museum, according to the Trust’s vice president for communications. Bővebben »

Metropolitan Museum Defends Balthus Painting After Petition …

Balthus, “Thérèse Dreaming” (1938) (via WikiArt)A petition to cease displaying a provocative painting by a major artist on the walls of New York’s Metropolitan Museum has struck a raw nerve at a moment when US society is publicly, painfully grappling with issues of sexual harassment and misconduct. Bővebben »

Opponents of Berkshire Museum Sales Protest Sotheby’s

Protesters opposing Sotheby’s planned sale of works from the Berkshire Museum collection (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)On Saturday morning, a group of nearly a dozen supporters of the Berkshire Museum gathered in front of Sotheby’s, the Bővebben »

Anti-Gentrification Activists Protest Laura Owens Exhibition at the Whitney Museum

Members of Boyle Heights Alliance Against Artwashing and Displacement (BHAAAD) protest at the Whitney Museum during Laura Owens’s opening on Wednesday, November 8. Bővebben »

Last-Minute Appeal Tries to Halt Berkshire Museum Art Auction

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (photo courtesy Berkshire Museum, via Wikimedia Commons)Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is appealing the ruling by Berkshire Superior Court Judge John Agostini, delivered on Tuesday, Bővebben »

Can Social Tagging Deepen the Museum Experience?

Social-tagging results in a museum visit (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)Established art museums aren’t really known for responsiveness to the individual wants of visitors. Theoretically, the best art exhibitions respond to the emotional and conceptual requirements of their time, rather than to individual tastes. Bővebben »

Photographing Museum Visitors Behaving Badly

Visitor at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, from Stefan Drashan’s Tumblr, People Touching Artworks (all photos courtesy Stefan Drashan)Photographer Stefan Drashan spends a lot of time at museums. Not just to appreciate the art, but to observe how humans behave. Bővebben »

The Berserk Battle Over the Berkshire Museum and Its Art Collection

The Berkshire Museum (photo by AlexiusHoratius, via Wikimedia Commons)After throwing the Berkshires into chaos in July, Pittsfield’s storied Berkshire Museum has found itself brought up in front of Berkshire County’s Superior Court. Bővebben »

Activists Splatter Red Paint on Roosevelt Monument at American Museum of Natural History

The defaced Teddy Roosevelt statue outside the American Museum of Natural History (all photos courtesy Monument Removal Brigade)A group calling itself the Monument Removal Brigade (MRB) has claimed responsibility for today’s early morning defacement Bővebben »

Calling Detroit’s 1967 Civil Unrest a “Rebellion,” a Museum Takes a Strong Stand

Say It Loud at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, installation view (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)DETROIT — It’s been 50 years since a weeklong mass civil uprising took place in Detroit, an event that is sometimes seen as an isolated riot, but in fact was an expression of decades

Ambitions and Limitations of Civic Engagement in the Museum

Installation view of “Philadelphia Assembled” (courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art)PHILADELPHIA — Unless you were born without a heart, Philadelphia Assembled, an exhibition on civic engagement initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and currently on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will very likely provoke tears. Bővebben »

An Exhibition Turns a Tibetan Art Museum into a Musical Instrument

Installation view of The World Is Sound at the Rubin Museum of Art (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)For The World Is Sound at the Rubin Museum of Art in Manhattan, the entire building is treated as an instrument. Bővebben »

Anti-Columbus Day Tour Attended by Hundreds at the American Museum of Natural History

Protesters try to encircle the Roosevelt statue in front of the American Museum of Natural History with red banners (all photos by Hrag Vartanian/Hyperallergic)The line to get into the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) stretched all the way Bővebben »

Taipei’s National Palace Museum Digitizes Its Entire Collection

Pages from a Qing Dynasty manual on deep sea creatures (all images courtesy National Palace Museum in Taipei)Taipei’s National Palace Museum is most renowned for two unique and very tantalizing sculptures: a bok choy cabbage made of jade and a tiny, meat-shaped stone that resembles a generous slice of pork belly. Bővebben »

Meet Nayland Blake’s “Fursona” at the New Museum

A past Nayland Blake performance of Crossing Object (inside Gnomen) (photo by Scott Rudd)Artist Nayland Blake probably won’t care if they make you uncomfortably confused or paralyzed with amazement. These are the kinds of reactions they expect to elicit with their work. Bővebben »

At the Brooklyn Museum, New Research on Lynching in America Dialogues with the Art

Sanford Biggers, “Blossom” (2007), installation view (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)“Our silence is creating a burden,” said civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson at the launch of The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America at the Brooklyn Museum. Bővebben »

Visitors Were Invited to Curate a Museum of Modern Nature and Here’s What Sprouted

“Fallow deer antler,” Chris Packham (56 years old) (courtesy Wellcome Collection)LONDON — This spring, the Wellcome Collection in London invited the public to bring an object — any object — that represented their connection to nature. Bővebben »

A Museum Devoted to Immigrant Histories Opens in Boyle Heights

Children in Boyle Heights (1945) (Shades of LA Collection, Los Angeles Public Library)The predominantly Latino neighborhood of Boyle Heights has been the focal point for recent debates concerning art and gentrification, as well as the site of recent Bővebben »

A Closer Look at Africa's First Contemporary Art Museum

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art from Africa exterior, designed by Thomas Heatherwick (photo by Iwan Baan)CAPE TOWN — Africa has always enjoyed a rocky relationship with the interweb of commercial and cultural interests we know as the art world. Bővebben »

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