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Arts & Culture

Barnes Foundation announced that the Barnes will offer free general admission on weekdays to all students. This expanded access was made possible by a $1 Million Match Opportunity, provided by an anonymous donor, which matches funds raised through increases in annual memberships and new memberships to the Barnes.

Jacqueline de Ribes in Christian Dior, 1959. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Roloff Beny, Roloff Beny Estate

The Costume Institute’s Fall 2015 exhibition, Jacqueline de Ribes: The Art of Style, will focus on the internationally renowned style icon Countess Jacqueline de Ribes, whose originality and elegance established her as one of the most celebrated fashion personas of the 20th century.

Studio Installation view of "Human Plurality Mode" with "My Avatar Lover 3015", 2015

Garis & Hahn will present the gallery’s first solo exhibition of Berlin based artist, Christopher Winter. Virtual Being will debut 14 new works including mixed media paintings and one sculpture from the artist’s “Speculative Realism” series that raises questions of alternate dimensions and the nature of reality.

Peter Hristroff Teaser

From November 2015 through June 2016, the visual artist and educator Peter Hristoff—a 2015-16 artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art—will engage with Museum visitors in a series of creative, multi-faceted public programs that demonstrate the vibrancy, diversity, and beauty of contemporary Islamic culture within the context of the Met’s collection.

Cornelia Parker / Image courtesy of Frith Street Gallery

British artist Cornelia Parker has been selected to create a site-specific installation atop the Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The installation will be on view from May through October 2016, and will be the fourth in a series of site-specific commissions for the outdoor space.

Maria Hassabi. PLASTIC. Installation view, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, January 31 – March 1, 2015. Photo by Thomas Poravas.

A major exhibition focusing on Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas’s (1834–1917) extraordinary and rarely seen monotypes and their impact on his wider practice, on view March 26 through July 24, 2016.

Shomei Tomatsu (Japanese, 1930-2012). Hibakusha Tomitarō Shimotani, Nagasaki. 1961.

The years surrounding World War II posed a creative and existential crisis, as artists struggled to respond to human, social, and cultural conditions in the wake of the horrors of combat, images of concentration camps, and the aftermath of the atomic bomb.


Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired.

Rubens Cantuni, Tokyo Candies.

Italian illustrator Rubens Cantuni takes us on a trip of a lifetime, into the world of Tokyo Candies.

Zuzanna Bijoch for Atelier Versace

Paris based fashion illustrator Caroline Andrieu publishes a new series entitled ‘Spring 2013 Couture’ illustrating the familiar faces off the Spring 2013 Couture runway shows including Lindsey Wixson, Ruby Jean Wilson and Roberta Narciso for Prada as well as many others.

Charles Garoian, Drill Team: Homecoming Parade, 1974; powerpoint, performances with students at Los Altos High School; dimensions variable; Collection of the artist; © Charles GaroianCharles Garoian, Drill Team: Homecoming Parade, 1974; powerpoint, performances with students at Los Altos High School; dimensions variable; Collection of the artist; © Charles Garoian

SFMOMA will present an off-site exhibition throughout the downtown commercial core of Los Altos, a town located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Featured artists include Jeremy Blake, Spencer Finch, Charles Garoian, Christian Jankowski, Chris Johanson, Mike Mills, Kateřina Ŝedá, Alec Soth, and Jessica Stockholder.


The icons of the New York Skyline will soon have a new companion. Located on Park Avenue between 56th and 57th streets, 432 Park Avenue will be the tallest residential tower in the Western Hempishere upon its completion in 2015.

Ryan Yoon, Editor in Chief of The GROUND

A young, creative and very intelligent business-oriented gentleman. Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The GROUND Ryan Yoon discusses new and upcoming projects as he shares his personal views on the state of print media, life and inspiration.


The highly anticipated opening of Rehs Contemporary Galleries’ exhibit, “The BIG Gamble,” was beyond imagination.


In less than a week Rehs Contemporary Galleries will open its doors to premiere “THE BIG GAMBLE”, a gallery exhibition featuring talents from the Ani Art Academies.


Art as practiced by M/M (Paris) is a cumulative affair, spreading from medium to medium in a process of endless expansion.


In the past twenty years, design has branched out in new directions, galvanizing young practitioners, sparking novel business models, and attracting worldwide attention.

Eduardo Sarabia, Painted Memories 4, 2012
Oil on canvas
142 x 199 cm 2 / 11

Beginning in May, MCA Denver presents a new exhibition and corresponding program series showcasing contemporary Mexican art and culture.

Richard Phillips

“Fame”-themed online auction to feature works by Avedon, Basquiat, Colen, Guyton, LaChapelle, Lowman, Phillips, Prince, Warhol and others


Photographed by the very talented Jakob Wagner, “Above Gobi” is a breathtaking series shot at Gobi Desert, China and Mongolia throughout 2013.


A personal series shot by Romain Laurent in February 2013 in the streets of New York City.

Herbert Bayer (American, born Austria, 1900-1985). Things to Come, Herbert Bayer.

Ranging from an armored gauntlet in a First World War poster by Ludwig Hohlwein to glistening talons advertising Japanese nail polish in the 1980s, the disembodied hands in this exhibition salute, menace, manipulate, and caress.

Bill Brandt. London. 1954.

Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is organized by Sarah Meister, Curator, with Drew Sawyer, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow, Department of Photography.

Hrair Sarkissian, Untitled (In Between series) 2007.

Ruins in Reverse is the result of a curatorial collaboration between Tate Modern in London and the Museo de Arte de Lima in Peru, a partnership which will be celebrated by a new commission from José Carlos Martinat.


David A. Smith recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer.