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Visiting the museum? There’s an app for that

Visiting the museum? There’s an app for that

Imagine the museum of the future. You step inside your home tele-dec and settle into an armchair that self-adjusts to your comfort settings. “Computer,” you command, “load the National Gallery of Art.” The room brightens and you find yourself in the atrium of the great Washington institution. Let the virtual […]

A new generation of Museums Patrons

A new generation of Museums Patrons

Several hundred millennials mingled under the soaring atrium of the Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue one frigid February night. Weaving around them were black-clad servers bearing silver trays piled high with doughnuts, while a pixieish D.J. spun Daft Punk remixes. The occasion was the museum’s annual Young Collectors Party, and […]

The better exhibitions in the RoW this spring

The better exhibitions in the RoW this spring

And yes, definitively, today we are going to close these lists of the best exhibitions of art that will be able turn this spring around the world, and we will do it with a selection of the best in the Netherlands (3), in Austria and in Germany (2 in every […]

The better exhibitions in the rest of France this spring

The better exhibitions in the rest of France this spring

I have done a selection of 18 exhibitions that have seemed to me to be interesting lengthways and anco of the French geography (with exclusion of Paris that deserves list separate). It is for all the tastes and sensibilities. Et voilà: -“Picasso céramiste  et la Méditerranée”, Cité de la Céramique, […]

The better exhibitions in Spain this spring

The better exhibitions in Spain this spring

And in Spain this spring the better art’s exhibition, in my opinión, will take place in: -“Las Furias. De Tiziano a Ribera”, Museo del Prado (Madrid), 21.01-04.05.2014 -“Elly Strik. Fantasmas, novias y otros compañeros”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid), 22.01-26.05.2014 -“Pontormo. Dibujos”, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid, 10.02-04.05.2014 -“Picasso […]

The 10 best exhibitions in the USA this winter

The 10 best exhibitions in the USA this winter

First of all, Merry Christmas ans a Happy 2014, full of art and artistic creation. And secondly, the list of 10 best art’s exhibitions in the USA this winter 2013-2014. To star a year 2014 full of art! And the list is…   -“The period of Picasso and Matisse: moderns […]

The best art exhibition’s this summer

The best art exhibition’s this summer

As usual every trimester, now it’s time to present you the worlwide best exhibitions for this season, the summer 2012. This season, the number and quality of exhibitions is very significant, and the choice could be difficult. It will be necessary to establish a good choice to visit the best […]

Old faces in new places

Old faces in new places

When a monument wakes up, you notice. It’s been more than 40 years since the Metropolitan Museum of Art rethought what many considered its ‘raison d’être’, its galleries of European paintings. The last reinstallation was in 1972 and encompassed a chronological span from Giotto to Picasso. Now become a change. […]

Museums: From show and look to show and teach

Museums: From show and look to show and teach

There have been many strange sightings outside the Whitney Museum of American Art’s over the years: a giant bird’s nest precariously perched on the cantilevered entrance; a neon sign that spelled out “Negro Sunshine”; and a giant replica of a toy fire truck parked at the curb for nearly three […]

Restitutions

Restitutions

The friezes of the Parthenon, a jewel of the British Museum, refreshed embers about the restitution of works of art in 1984, when Greece asked them back. As a result of the decolonization process, restitutions issued up becoming fashionable thanks to the outstanding personality of Zahi Hawass, archaeologist in charge […]