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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.

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 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.

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.

Photo Courtesy of Ani Afshar

Ani Afshar brings her newest collection of striking hand-woven tapestries to the Hilton-Asmus Contemporary, entitled: “Woven Gardens, Casting Shadows.”

Rachel Whiteread House 1993. Photo by Sue Omerod.

In light of the recent public outcry over Henry Moore’s public sculpture ‘Old Flo’, Tate Britain invites a panel to discuss ‘Who owns public art?’.


Fabien Castanier Gallery is proud to present All You Can Eat, solo exhibition by Tilt.

Cindy Sherman, Untitled, 2010/2012; color photograph; 24 x 34 3/4 in. (60.96 x 88.26 cm); courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures; © Cindy Sherman

SFMoMA’s art auction to feature work by Jasper Johns, Gerhard Ritcher, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, and other major artists.

Tracey Emin Monument Valley (Grand Scale) 1995-97

Artists across the centuries have depicted the landscape around them in a multitude of ways, from detailed close ups of nature to distant views framed by trees or soaring bird’s-eye perspectives.

Frank Lloyd Wright by John Amarantides, 1955.

The Frank Lloyd Wright archives include some 23,000 architectural drawings, 44,000 historical photographs, large-scale presentation models, manuscripts, extensive correspondence and other documents.

David Hockney. A Bigger Splash 1967. Acrylic on canvas.

A Bigger Splash offers a unique chance to see how ‘action’ painters worked in the 1950s, 1960s and beyond, including Niki de Saint Phalle, Pinot Gallizio, the Japanese Gutai and Viennese Actionists.

Christian Marclay. Installation view of The Clock. 2010.

Winner of the Golden Lion award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, The Clock is a cinematic tour de force that unfolds on the screen in real time through thousands of film excerpts that form a 24-hour montage.

Simon Starling, Five-Man Pedersen (Prototype No.1) 2003

Leading British artist and Turner Prize winner, Simon Starling (b 1967), will create a major new project for the Tate Britain Commission 2013, supported by Sotheby’s.