Byzantium and Islam Age of Transition March 14–July 8, 2012
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The Met's Spring 2012 Costume Institute exhibition, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, explores the striking affinities between Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, two Italian designers from different eras.
Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (Metropolitan Museum of Art): Helen C. Evans: 9780300179507: Amazon.com: Books
Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (Metropolitan Museum of Art) by Helen C. Evans. $40.95. Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art (April 24, 2012). 352 pages. Publication: April 24, 2012. Series - Metropolitan Museum of Art. Save 37%!
New at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art: Byzantium and Islam, Age of Transition, March 14–July 8. Definitely want to see this. If you're in New York, don't miss it!
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Alexander Calder Untitled, 1976 National Gallery of Art, East.
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Untitled by Alexander Calder His mobiles and staybiles demonstrate that art and science - especially physics can be friends. We just taught this to 4th graders and they were fascinated by the need to plan out the weight, balance and positioning of all elements to ensure the flow of the art.
Alexander Calder (American, 18989-1976) Untitled, 1976 Aluminum and steel 358 3/8 x 911 5/8 inches National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Untitled 1976 aluminum and steel overall: 910.3 x 2315.5 cm (358 3/8 x 911 5/8 in.) gross weight: 920 lb.
Calder, Alexander American, 1898 - 1976 Untitled 1976 aluminum and steel overall: 910.3 x 2315.5 cm (358 3/8 x 911 5/8 in.) gross weight: 92...
Alexander Calder, American, 'Untitled,' 1976, aluminum and steel, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. This was one of Alexander Calder's last commissions. It was commissioned in 1972 for the opening of the museum in 1978.
The East Wing of the National Gallery of Art is one of my top favorite places in DC.
Alexander Calder. "Untitled" mobile at the National Gallery of Art.
An absolutely wonderful video by Whitney about the preservation of Alexander Calder's circus. ▶ Conserving Calder's Circus - YouTube
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video by Whitney about the preservation of Alexander Calder's circus. ▶ Conserving Calder's Circus - YouTube
Big part of art- especially since made in 1927. video by Whitney Museum about the preservation of Alexander Calder's circus. ▶ Conserving Calder's Circus - YouTube
Discover Alexander Calder’s Circus, One of the Beloved Works at the Whitney Museum of American Art
Video by the Whitney about the preservation of Alexander Calder's circus
Conserving Calder's Circus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SRKLj_Roec
Calder's Circus - kinetic sculpture meets performance art
Conserving Calder's Circus (worth watching)
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Art conservation at the Whitney
In defending their nonprofit status, museums are being pushed to quantify the good they provide to society. Part of that good is economic. How can we quantify the non-economic benefits we provide?
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Doug Aitken’s Song 1 at the Hirshhorn
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This week, multimedia artist Doug Aitken’s latest work, Song 1, takes over the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C.—quite literally.
Doug Aitken. Song 1. Video installation. Hirshorn Museum, Washington, DC. 360-degree viewing surface for video projection.
Doug Aitken’s latest work, Song 1, takes over the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. #art #contemporaryart
More images from Doug Aitkens' Song 1 art show projected on Hirschhorn Museum
Photo: Courtesy of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Doug Aitken Hirshhorn Spring 2012
Doug Aitken at the Hirshorn in DC
Doug Aitken @ Hirshhorn
Conservation, defined as the preservation of cultural property for future generations, is one of the primary missions of the IMA. The Museum’s conservation staff conserves, maintains, preserves, and researches the Museum’s collection, adhering to national and international codes of ethics and care. Conservators and conservation scientists are professionals with advanced training in art history, science, studio art, and related fields with exceptional expertise in their area of specialization.
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3. Dream desk: as a museum conservator, my desk would be covered with artifacts and art that I would clean, repair, and prep for exhibit. This desk space is from the Indianapolis Museum of Art (although I would prefer to work in a natural history or anthropology museum!).
3. Dream desk: as a museum conservator, my desk would be covered with artifacts and art that I would clean, repair, and prep for exhibit. This desk space is from the Indianapolis Museum of Art
Dream desk of a museum conservator. This desk space is from the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
This desk space is from the Indianapolis Museum of Art
Conserving Alutiiq Cultural Heritage Conservators at Work: Alaska's Historic Kayaks Renewed
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Conservators at Work: Alaska's Historic Kayaks Renewed Cambridge, MA #Kids #Events
The Menil Conservation Department is responsible for the care and preservation of the museum’s great variety of objects—some 16,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, and rare books. While restoring artworks to their prime condition is one of the most visible tasks, the majority of the department’s work entails minimizing risks of damage. The conservators and department staff work closely with museum colleagues and various specialists to maintain an ideal environment...
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The Menil Conservation Department is responsible for the care and preservation of the museum’s great variety of objects—some 16,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, and rare books.
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Menil Collection conservation lab
"Advocacy Day 2027: Museums Fight to Regain Nonprofit Status" from the blog of the Center for the Future of Museums, American Association of Museums
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Sign up for Museums Advocacy Day on Feb. 27/28 in DC. Help your elected officials understand the importance of museums! You can also follow #museumsadvocacy on Twitter.
The Future of Museums, and of AAM - guest blog post by Ford Bell about the new American Alliance of Museums
Museums are like belly buttons
An effigy censer, (AD 1200-1500), from Mayapan, Yucatan, Mexico, is displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA, exhibit "Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico." The exhibit is an exploration of the ancient kingdoms of southern Mexico and their deity: Quetzalcoatl, the human incarnation of the Plumed Serpent, being shown at LACMA's Resnick Pavilion from April 1 through July 1. AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes.
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Mayapan - Los Angeles County Museum of Art
How museums can transform the art of learning – Business 360 - CNN.com Blogs
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How museums can transform the art of learning – Business 360 - http://business.blogs.cnn.com/2013/01/24/how-museums-can-transform-the-art-of-learning/
In favor of creativity | How museums can transform the art of learning – Business 360 - CNN.com
Cutting edge | Museums Association blog about budget cuts from the UK but applicable to museums everywhere.
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Public attitude research | Museums Association
The truth about museums | Museums Association
Stupid curators | Museums Association
IMLS Blog about President's budget request for IMLS
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What is the Library of the Future? | UpNext: The IMLS Blog INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES
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Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science | UpNext: The IMLS Blog
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NEA announces plan to measure economic contribution on art