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News: This Summer at the Munch Museum

This summer The Munch Museum in Oslo will be presenting Highlights from the Permanent Collection. On view will of course be the famous The Scream along with Munch’s Madonna and several works not normally found on the museum’s walls. The young artist is represented by a handful of works from the 1880s. In a separate hall are shown several of ... Read More »

News: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries

A brave new exhibit at The National Gallery of London opens June 30th which promises to reveal the fakes, mistakes and discoveries which the National Gallery has made over time in regards to its paintings. The exhibition “celebrates the remarkable collaboration of scientists, conservators and art historians at the National Gallery” and will be on display through the summer until ... Read More »

News: Fifty One Celebrates 10 Yrs w/ Serge

In honor of Fifty One Gallery’s 10 year anniversary, it has decided to celebrate with an overview of the oeuvre of one its most famous artists, Serge Gainsbourg (1928 – 1991). The exhibition “…offers a mélange of portraits, as well as rare and eccentric images by artists such as William Klein, JL Sieff, Tony Frank, Helmut Newton, Pierre Terrasson, Claude ... Read More »

News: Discovering Happiness in Beijing

Art is meant to make you think, make you question, make you experience beauty and in very simple way, meant to make you happy. At least, that is what the non-profit art project Fantasia – Journey of Discovering Happiness believes. The project launched in 2006 chooses one prominent artist each year to complete an art program around the theme of ... Read More »

News: The Young Vermeer

The Mauritshuis Picture Gallery in The Hague, The Netherlands, hosts one of the most famous collections of Dutch and Flemish art in the world. Opened in 1822, the gallery is housed in the former manor of count John Maurice of Nassau and was built between 1636 and 1641.   Through August 22nd, the gallery will be home to a groundbreaking ... Read More »

News: England’s Cup Anthem Goes Rogue

With no official World Cup anthem this year, a few artists are trying their hand recording an unofficial song to rally the troops, as it were.   First-up, Robbie Williams and Russell Brand team with Ian Broudie, of The Lightning Seeds, and comedy duo David Baddiel and Frank Skinner, the three original creators of the 1996 World Cup theme ‘Three ... Read More »

News: Museyon at BEA

You might have noticed a cease in transmission around here last week, that’s because we were busy participating in Book Expo America, the big book conference here in NYC. We had a such a great time at the conference and met so many amazing and inspiring people. We even helped throw a BEA Tweet-up at Powerhouse Arena bookstore in DUMBO! ... Read More »

News: NYC Zombie Crawl

Looking for something out of the ordinary to do this holiday weekend? Head over to Williamsburg on Sunday to spectate or participate in the fourth annual NYC Zombie Crawl. The NYC Zombie Crawl is an organization concerned primarily with the rejuvenation of the living dead by means of feasting upon human flesh. While this can be problematic in civilized society, ... Read More »

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