November 2020 Blog Posts

Omaha, NE – In 2016, ConAgra Foods, Inc. (now Conagra Brands) donated nearly 600 Currier & Ives lithographs to Joslyn Art Museum. Now home to one of the largest public collections of these popular and historically significant images, Joslyn has organized this exhibition that sheds new light on the artistic and commercial practices of the famous firm Currier & Ives.

The Hermitage Amsterdam reopened with a brand new exhibition, Tsars and Knights: The Romanovs’ Love Affair with the Middle Ages. The museum is proud to be able to present a very extensive, international art collection during the corona pandemic. Through more than 250 objects from the European medieval art collection and the Arsenal of the State Hermitage in St Petersburg, the exhibition tells tales of tsars and knights. Several highlights from these collections are shown in the Netherlands for the first time.

By exploring three modern artist-designer couples of the twentieth century, we revisit two timeless art debates: the intersection between design and art, and art history as more than a solitary line of predominantly male geniuses.

A mammoth 42" x 58" poster for probably the biggest series of concerts the Clash ever played. Eventually playing 17 concerts at the Bonds International Casino in New York City, the Only Band That Matters was promoting their triple-LP Sandinista! at the time. Eight shows were originally planned, but demand was so strong for the band that a whopping 17 shows happened.

Acquired for the White House Collection with assistance from the White House Historical Association, this is the first work of art by an Asian American artist in the collection.
Among the fourteen recent works by Robert Longo in his new show, Storm of Hope, there’s plenty of storm, but where’s the hope?
Acclaimed Indigenous artist Bob Haozous has installed his newest sculpture–one that speaks to the various forms of racism.
A leading expert on the works of Leonardo da Vinci thinks she has found a new drawing by the Renaissance master.
Jean-Michel Basquiat crowns a king in this portrait of friend and fellow street artist Anthony Clarke. Executed during Basquiat's meteoric rise to fame in 1982, "Portrait of A-One A.K.A. King" exemplifies the gestural, painterly prowess and distinctive iconography that denoted the peak of his career.
Raggin’ On: The Art of Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson’s House and Journals is the first major exhibition of the artist’s work since her death and a celebration of Robinson’s vision and the home and community she cherished.