Tag Archives: Hammer Museum


Pictures at an Exhibition
Mark Bradford, Dead Hummingbird, 2015, mixed media on canvas.JOSHUA WHITE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

‘Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth’ at the Hammer Museum

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


News
A simulation of the future NMAAHC building.


COURTESY THE MUSEUM

Morning Links: National Museum of African American History and Culture Edition

Hong Kong museum M+ has rescheduled its opening for 2019, 2 years after its original opening date. [Artforum]5 questions with the MFA students who dropped out of USC last week. [Blouin Artinfo]Descendants of Peggy Guggenheim are battling each other in … Read More


News
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‘Not Being Able to Speak Your Mind Is a Ridiculous Thing’: At Creative Time’s Protest and Performance for Tania Bruguera in Times Square

At the end of 2014, Cuban artist Tania Bruguera was detained in her native country for staging a performance art piece called Tatlin’s Whisper #6 in Havana’s Revolution Square, a site heavily associated with Fidel Castro. On the surface, this act … Read More


Artists News
Leonard Nimoy giving the Vulcan Salute at the Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona. 


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Leonard Nimoy, Actor, Artist, Collector, and Patron, Dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the actor who portrayed the beloved Spock character on the original Star Trek series, died on Friday at the age of 83 in his home in Los Angeles.Though his 4-year tenure on Star Trek (1966-69) became his lifelong … Read More


News The Talent
The logo for the 2012 Made in L.A. biennial.

Hamza Walker and Aram Moshayedi Will Curate 2016 Made in L.A.

The 2016 edition of the Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A.,” will be organized by Aram Moshayedi, a curator at the museum, and Hamza Walker, the director of education and associate curator at the Renaissance Society in Chicago.This marks the … Read More


News
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Hammer Museum Partners With New Arts Center Cofounded by Mark Bradford

Big moves on the museum front in Los Angeles! The Hammer Museum revealed today that it has entered into what it terms a Public Engagement Partnership with a new nonprofit called Art + Practice, which will be located on a 17,000-square-foot … Read More


Features
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The Future of the American Kunsthalle

Kunsthalles are flexible spaces designed for showing, not collecting, art. But how do they survive—and raise money—without outgrowing their model? Read More


News
Renoir, Dance at Bougival, 1883Courtesy MFA Boston

Morning Links: Fees Edition

“Judge decides Rauschenberg trustees’ $24.6 million fees are reasonable.” The Rauschenberg Foundation said that it is weighing its legal options. [The Art Newspaper]Sebastian Smee details the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s controversial fee-generating loans. [The Boston Globe]Abigail Rockwell rebuts Deborah … Read More


Profiles
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Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

Actress and former auctioneer Viveca Paulin-Ferrell has become a major player on the California scene Read More


News Web Exclusive
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Are U.S. Art Museums Finally Taking Latin American Art Seriously?

When it comes to museum shows, the largest ethnic minority in the country has come a long way–maybe
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News Web Exclusive
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The Evil-Looking Women Drug Addicts of French Belle Epoque Art

As the morphine craze gripped Paris, a new archetype of angry, scary women emerged in French prints. Collectors loved them Read More


News Web Exclusive
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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More


Profiles
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Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


Trends
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Show and Tell: The Dos and Don’ts of Studio Visits

Art-world insiders dispense advice on what you should say, how the artist ought to display the work, and which refreshments to serve, if any Read More