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News: Kenny Scharf’s New Bowery Mural

Kenny Scharf mural

  Replacing Shepard Fairey’s mural on Bowery and Houston is the new work by artist Kenny Scharf. The former Deitch Projects space is now curated by the Hole Gallery in SoHo. Fans of the mural will be waiting with baited breath to see if like former installations, this too will be bombarded by local grafittists.   Speaking of the psychedelic ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…Bowlie 2

Bowlie 2

  In 1999, Belle and Sebastian curated the first Bowlie Festival. That festival became the inspiration for All Tomorrow’s Parties, which in turn became an festival with outposts in multiple countries around the world. Now, 11 years later, Belle and Sebastian are back, once more curating Bowlie, taking place at Butlin’s- a family weekend resort in the southwest of England. Read More »

News: Tudor Tomb Mystery in Suffolk

Detail from the tomb of Henry Fitzroy

Researchers from the University of Leicester in the UK have just been awarded £497,000 from the Science and Heritage Programme of the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (there’s a mouthful) to conduct studies on the mysteries tombs of Tudor Suffolk using space technologies.   The tombs in question are the Renaissance monuments ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Figueres, Spain

Salvador Dali

  The small town of Figueres is famous for one reason, but oh what a reason. Figueres is not only where renowned surrealist painter and artistic innovator Salvador Dalí was born, it is also where he, along with the town’s mayor, decided to build a museum dedicated to his work and where eventually, he was buried. In fact, if you ... Read More »

News: British Fashion Council Announce 2011 Noms

Christopher Kane

Each year, the British Fashion Council along with the Vogue Fashion Fund Prize award one up and coming designer with £200,000 and a year of mentoring to help them on their way. The 2011 shortlist has just been announced and the nominees are:   • Charlotte Olympia • Christopher Kane • E Tautz • Jonathan Saunders • Nicholas Kirkwood • ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to Thanksgiving Weekend

charlie brown thanks

  Celebrate: It’s Thanksgiving here in America and the official start to the holiday season. All over the country, millions will be hitting the road, train stations and airports, heading home to give thanks with the family. We here at Museyon are thankful for all of our great readers and fans out there and hope you all have a wonderful ... Read More »

Chronicles: Gansevoort Market

Gansevoort Market

  As a modern day visitor to the bustling and trendy Meatpacking District of New York City, it is easy to forget the meaning behind the name of the area or that you are even in NYC at all; its beautiful people decked in expensive clothes are more reminiscent of LA. But what is now a trendy night spot, home ... Read More »

News: Man, Myth, Sensual Pleasures

Jan Gossart (Netherlandish, ca. 1478–1532) and Gerard David (Netherlandish, ca. 1455–1523) The Malvagna Triptych, ca. 1513–15

Jan Gossart, or Mabuse, helped changed the face of art in during the Renaissance in Northern Europe and yet few people know his name. In fact, it has been 45 years since the last major exhibition of his work though it was Gossart who began the tradition of Northern artists pilgrimaging to Italy to study classical sculpture and brought back ... Read More »

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