August 2020 Blog Posts

The ArtCurious podcast continues to be a hit, and now, Jennifer Dasal has parlayed its extraordinary success into a book of the same name, available in September.
While the Museum is the same place you know and love, you'll notice a few changes to ensure the health and safety of all visitors. Watch as Director Max Hollein walks you through what to expect when you return to The Met.
Summer is traditionally a time for thematic group exhibitions, which provide galleries the opportunity to introduce new artists to their collectors, and three Los Angeles dealers are currently presenting some notable shows.

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) presents never-before-seen sketches and prints by Twin Cities–based painter Frank Gaard (b. 1944, Chicago). The exhibition Under the Influence: Early Works by Frank Gaard will examine how the artist—known for his brash personality, idiosyncratic art practice, and vibrant color palette—arrived at his iconic style. The exhibition is on view through November 29.

COVID-19 closures put a stop to most of the Met's anniversary plans, but with The Met reopening August 29 after months shuttered, the museum is excited to redebut exhibitions that barely had a chance to shine before the museum closed.
Sarah Herring, Associate Curator for Post 1800 Paintings, discusses paintings showing beach views, including those by Degas, Monet and Constable.
Among the $10–15 billion dollars of property damaged were museums, galleries, libraries, and historic sites in downtown Beirut.
The Mattress Factory is honored and excited to show new site-specific installations by Shikeith and Jennifer Angus.
Artist Sacha Jafri isn’t afraid of a good challenge, and the British artist has taken on a big one: to raise $30 million dollars for charity by creating the world’s largest painting on canvas.
The artists in this virtual exhibition all make paintings that explore the ethical and moral dilemmas of human beings, their boundaries and territories, their conflicts and struggles.