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With Museums Empty, Security Experts Hope Thieves Stay Home, Too

The risk may be no higher, but consultants who help protect museum collections say additional safeguards are in order, given the closures caused by the virus.
Tags: Art, News, Museum, Museums, Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Security and Warning Systems, Robberies and Thefts, Solomon R, Steve Keller, Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stevan Layne

Ingenious Improvised Recreations of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Using Materials Found Around the House

One can only tolerate so many educational videos in self-isolation before the brain begins to rebel. Hands-on learning. That's what we're craving. And ultimately, that's what the Getty provides with an addictive challenge to captive audiences on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to re-create iconic artworks using three household objects. Participants are encouraged to look at the Getty's downloadable, digitized collection and beyond for a piece that speaks to them, possibly because of the...
Tags: Google, Art, London, College, Creativity, Museums, House, Johannes Vermeer, Getty, Rembrandt, Jones, Facebook Twitter, Hague, Twitter Facebook, Vermeer, Pearl Earring

Troubled Turf: The Photographs of An-My Le

From war enactors to America’s southern border, an artist blurs the boundaries between photojournalism and fiction.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, America, Museums, Vietnam, Le, Carnegie Museum of Art, An-My

Music, Theater and More to Experience at Home This Weekend

Our writers offer suggestions for what to watch, read or listen to while we’re housebound.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Classical Music, Theater, Folk Music, Opera, Philharmonie De Paris, Tonya, Rose, Tom, Tony, Moore, Lisa, Caroline, Jeanine

The Larger Costs of Closing a Local Museum During Coronavirus

The Underground Museum in Los Angeles has become not only an art destination but a community lifeline.
Tags: Art, News, Los Angeles, Museums, Davis, Black People, Helen, Joseph, Underground Museum, Molesworth, Kahlil (1981-, Noah (1983-2015

Virtual Visits to Italy’s Museums and UNESCO Sites

Many Italian museums and galleries have made it easier to take virtual visits of their works of art and historical relics.The post Virtual Visits to Italy’s Museums and UNESCO Sites appeared first on Italofile.
Tags: Travel, Art, Video, Technology, History, Unesco, Museums, Italy, Arts And Culture, Museums and Exhibits, Art & Architecture, Culture & Living, Coronavirus

This way for brain tingles: ASMR gets a shiver-inducing exhibition

From cucumber-crunchers to cranial exams, YouTube is full of ASMRtists provoking the strangely pleasurable autonomous sensory meridian response. Now they’ve got their own euphoric museum showSome whisper gently into the microphone, while tapping their nails along the spine of a book. Others take a bar of soap and slice it methodically into tiny cubes, letting the pieces clatter into a plastic tray. There are those who dress up as doctors and pretend to perform a cranial nerve exam, and the ones ...
Tags: Psychology, Art, Science, Technology, Sweden, Youtube, Video Art, Painting, Life and style, Society, World news, Anxiety, Culture, Art and design, Alternative Medicine, Health & wellbeing

Met Museum Tells Staff It Is Extending Pay Until May 2

As the institution struggles to address declining revenues, it may look to its $3.6 billion endowment for a measure of relief.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Finances, American Museum of Natural History, Max, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Weiss, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Hollein, Daniel H, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Van Gogh swiped last night during museum smash-and-grab

Last night some asshole smashed a glass door at the Singer Laren museum near Amsterdam and stole Vincent van Gogh's oil painting “The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884." The museum has been closed due to COVID-19. From the Associated Press: The value of the (10" x 22") work, which was on loan from the Groninger Museum in the northern Dutch city of Groningen, was not immediately known. Van Gogh’s paintings, when they rarely come up for sale, fetch millions at auction... A team...
Tags: Art, Post, News, Museums, Amsterdam, Art Theft, Crimes, Criminals, Van Gogh, Groningen, Vincent Van Gogh, Groninger Museum, Nuenen, Laren, COVID, Parsonage Garden

Early van Gogh Painting Stolen From Dutch Museum

“The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring” was the only thing missing after a heist near Amsterdam. Whoever was behind the theft made the move on the artist’s birthday, knowingly or not.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Van Gogh, Vincent, Groninger Museum, Nuenen, Robberies and Thefts, Laren, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Parsonage Garden, The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring, Singer Laren, Andreas Bluhm

Swiss Museum Settles Claim Over Art Trove Acquired in Nazi Era

The Kunstmuseum in Basel agreed to pay the heirs of a Berlin collector for 200 works he sold as he fled German persecution of Jews.
Tags: Art, News, Berlin, Museums, Basel, Gurlitt, Cornelius, Kunstmuseum Basel, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Berlin (Germany, Basel (Switzerland, Curt Glaser

Maurice Berger, Curator Outspoken About Race, Is Dead at 63

An influential art historian, he called out racism in the museum world, and in the broader culture as well.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Museums, Berger, Maurice, Deaths (Obituaries, Race and Ethnicity, Writing and Writers, Maurice Berger

The Saint Who Stopped an Epidemic Is on Lockdown at the Met

Quarantined in Sicily, van Dyck painted a daughter of Palermo who saved the city from an outbreak. Our critic went to see her in an empty museum.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Anthony, Palermo, Sicily, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Van Dyck, Dyck, Palermo (Italy

Want a miracle? Call a Dutch museum's hotline

Coronavirus cancellation leaves Utrecht exhibition offering a timely phone serviceCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFor those seeking a miracle, it is option two on the menu. Forced by the coronavirus pandemic to shut up shop, the Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is offering a taste of its latest exhibition on miracles and their depiction in art through a phone line.Option one for callers is to hear all about a miracle experienced by a staff member, Simone, who survi...
Tags: Art, Europe, Religion, World news, Culture, Art and design, Museums, Netherlands, Utrecht, Simone, Coronavirus outbreak, Museum Catharijneconvent

Arts Groups, Facing Their Own Virus Crisis, Get a Piece of the Stimulus

As museums shutter and theaters go dark, cultural institutions are have been calling for federal and local government help. Congress’s aid package will provide some assistance.
Tags: Art, News, Congress, New York City, Museums, Nonprofit Organizations, Chellie, Pingree, United States Politics and Government, Seattle (Wash, Culture (Arts, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stimulus (Economic

What Will Art Look Like When We Re-Emerge From Isolation?

The pandemic has not only shut down museums and galleries. It has canceled an entire way of life for contemporary artists — and forces a reconsideration of what all that flying was good for.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Olga, Ulman, Tokarczuk, af Klint, Hilma (1862-1944, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Amalia (1989-

Great Theater, Dance and Classical Music to Tune Into While Stuck at Home

Jordan Grubb and other actors created a lip sync video of “One Day More” and the Royal Danish Ballet is streaming. Here is a list of digital content.
Tags: Art, News, Dancing, Museums, Classical Music, Theater, Opera, Royal Danish Ballet, Culture (Arts, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Jordan Grubb

Met Museum Prepares for $100 Million Loss Due to Coronavirus

The Met’s executives say the coronavirus outbreak makes painful layoffs likely for every cultural institution.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Max, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Hollein, Manhattan (NYC, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

America’s Big Museums on the Hot Seat

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston commemorate their 150th birthdays in a state of heightened scrutiny, our critic offers a five-point plan to save the souls of our venerable institutions.
Tags: Art, News, America, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Hot Seat, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston

America’s Big Museums in the Hot Seat

As the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston commemorate their 150th birthdays in a state of heightened scrutiny, our critic offers a five-point plan to save their souls.
Tags: Art, News, America, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Hot Seat, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, Big Museums

She Tracked Nazi-Looted Art. She Quit When No One Returned It.

A researcher stopped working for a German museum after she says she lost faith in its commitment to return works with tainted provenances.
Tags: Art, News, Germany, Museums, Reparations, Holocaust and the Nazi Era, Jews and Judaism, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Bavaria (Germany, Georg Schafer Museum

Coronavirus in N.Y.: The Latest

A city whose lifeblood is its thousands of bars and eateries is suddenly without them (but you can still order a cocktail).
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Unemployment, Museums, Bill, Opera, De Blasio, Cuomo, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Andrew M, Shutdowns (Institutional, Culture (Arts, Bars and Nightclubs

You Can Virtually Tour These 500+ Museums and Galleries From Your Couch

Social distancing means that we’re all spending a lot more time at home, canceling or rescheduling vacations, and probably not going out to things like movies and museums. Staying at home doesn’t mean you can’t experience a little travel, and maybe a little culture, from your home computer.Read more...
Tags: Art, Museums, Lifehacks, Art Museums

New York’s Major Cultural Institutions Close in Response to Coronavirus

The Metropolitan Museum, Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic announced temporary closures.
Tags: Art, New York, News, New York City, Museums, Classical Music, Theater, Opera, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Cloisters, Peter, Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic, Weiss, Metropolitan Opera, Gelb

Met Museum to Close in Response to Coronavirus

All three of its locations will shut down starting Friday.
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Museums, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Cloisters, Weiss, Met Breuer, The, Daniel H, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

A Big Idea and a Big Donor Bring a New Art Museum to Austria

The Albertina Modern, a satellite of the venerable Vienna institution, aims to highlight overlooked Austrian artists in a newly restored historic building.
Tags: Art, News, Austria, Vienna, Museums, Collectors and Collections, Albertina Museum, Historic Buildings and Sites, Albertina Modern, Haselsteiner, Hans Peter, New Art Museum

Activist Museum Director Named New York Cultural Affairs Commissioner

Gonzalo Casals of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art wants to increase opportunities for people like him, in “immigrant communities, queer communities, Latinx communities.”
Tags: Art, News, New York City, Museums, Bill, De Blasio, Tom, Gonzalo, Cultural Affairs Department, Appointments and Executive Changes, Culture (Arts, Finkelpearl, El Museo del Barrio, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Casals, Leslie Lohman Museum of Art

The Prado Museum’s Unsung Workers Step Into the Limelight

An Instagram video series that puts the artistic insights of guards and moving staff on equal footing with those of curators has become a hit.
Tags: Art, News, Social Media, Museums, Prado Museum, Restoration and Renovation, Instagram Inc, Prado Museum 's Unsung Workers Step Into

What José Parlá, JR and Kunle Martins Learned from Graffiti

Three shows in New York are inspired by a transgressive art form. For Parlá, it’s a mode of aesthetic innovation; for JR, it’s a jumping-off point and a pretense; for Martins, it’s a way to connect past and present.
Tags: Art, Photography, New York, News, Gallery, Museums, Ny, Graffiti, Jr, Jose, Martins, Brooklyn Museum, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Parla, 56 Henry (Manhattan, Kunle F

John Singer Sargent’s Secret Muse

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston explores the relationship between the famous artist and his now-famous model.
Tags: Art, News, Boston, Museum, Museums, Sargent, Gardner, John Singer Sargent, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Race and Ethnicity, Boston (Mass, Isabella Stewart, John Singer

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