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News: Rent a Painting from the Leeds Gallery

This Peter Davies print is a recent acquisition for the lending plan

For only £4 per month, patrons of the Leeds Art Gallery can rent a work of art from the museum’s collection and take it home for display for a minimum of three months. Theodore Wilkins, a representative from the gallery, said: “The artworks in our care are acquired for the people of Leeds. It is our responsibility to make them ... Read More »

News: James Franco + MONA

A Museum you can’t visit and art you can’t see is the latest project from actor and academic, James Franco. An endeavor otherwise known as MONA- the Museum of Non-Visible Art. The museum ‘displays’ non-visual ideas, descriptions of art never made. There is no physical space for the museum, it exists in the minds of the people who have heard ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to: Northside Festival

Northside Festival open studios

  For the third year running, New York’s L Magazine is taking over the northside of Brooklyn for their music, film and art festival, aptly named, Northside Festival. The festival reaches from South Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Bridge to the far reaches of Greenpoint, taking over music venues, art galleries and this year, a church. The festival also includes Northside ... Read More »

Spotlight On: City Reliquary

City Reliquary February 2011 from Daydream Glacier on Vimeo.   Williamsburg, Brooklyn is known for being on the cutting edge of trends, from fashion to the next big band to art. Helping bridge those communities with with the neighborhood’s past is the City Reliquary, a non-for-profit community museum and civic organization that in addition to a permanent collection of New ... Read More »

News: Up Close with Van Gogh

  At the Cinncinatti Museum of Art, one of their most popular pieces is a small van Gogh from 1890 called Undergrowth with Two Figures. The work is one of the master’s last and to the casual viewer, seems like a vibrant painting with its bright blue, yellow and green brushstrokes. But to conservator Per Knutas, this is a piece ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Ridgefield, CT

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Just 56 miles from New York City is Ridgefield, Connecticut, nestled into the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. A quaint town with a 300 year history that reaches back to English colonialists in 1708, the center is an historic district with representations of late Victorian and Colonial revival architecture. In 1777, a battler between the American colonists and the British ... Read More »

Thanks for Visiting Us at BEA!

Heather at BEA

We had a great time this year at BEA meeting so many readers, librarians and fellow publishers! Thank you all for stopping by to see us and to grab copies of our books, we hope you enjoy them! Remember to keep a look out this summer for our newest guide, Art + Paris: Impressionists and Post-Impressionists! Read More »

Art + NYC Special

Tony Shafrazi Gallery

Due to a dispute with the Basquiat family over the content of the below essay, we were unable to publish this chapter about the influential 1980s New York artist Jean-Michael Basquiat in our latest guide, Art+NYC. Instead, we present it here is as a web exclusive along with listings on where Basquiat worked, dined and showed his paintings.   In ... Read More »

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