Five of Getty’s most popular online exhibits on Google Arts & Culture are now available in Spanish and English, making the Los Angeles museum’s expansive art collection more accessible than ever. The new translations underscore Getty’s goal of making its online and gallery text available in languages other than English.
Everyone remembers Simmons, the one with the tongue, and the Demon makeup, but what sets him apart from other celebrity doodlers is that he’s been drawing for six decades. Inspired by comic books and movies as a child, in his teen years he had hundreds of illustrations published in fanzines under the name Gene Klein.
September 18, 2021 marks the return of a previously annual celebration—Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, an occasion marked by free admission to hundreds of museums, zoos, and cultural centers across the nation. Art & Object has assembled some highlights from across the nation that should appeal to our readers.
Paper Cuts is a group show, guest curated by Alexander Deschamps, that brings together artists from multiple backgrounds and disciplines. This group of artists are glued together by a common interest: paper.
The Museum of Wild and Newfangled Art (mowna) will open their final show of the year "This Show is Curated by a Machine 🤖" on September 23, 2021. The Artificial Intelligence curated exhibition opens with a talk on the development of the AI model followed by a Q&A with the AI Team: IV (Ivan Pravdin) and museum co-founders cari ann shim sham* and Joey Zaza.
In an on-going series, Art & Object delves into the top art schools and programs in the U.S.
African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. Here we highlight twelve African American artists you should know more about.
Czech Center New York presents Peter Sís—The Wall, a documentary exhibition by the internationally acclaimed illustrator, author, and filmmaker. Curated by Joachim Dvořák and Michaela Šilpochová, the exhibition is based on Sís’s award-winning autobiographical picture book “The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain.”
When we think of visages that defined Renaissance art between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, we're drawn to depictions of mythological and biblical figures and unnamed dames. Yet these subjects were only part of the artists' exploration of the human form—there was also the thriving art form of portraiture, which sought to express universality through the depiction of specific individuals.
From September 9 - 12, New York City was abuzz with the return of the Armory Show and Independent, two of the most prominent fairs in the industry. Fall is traditionally the busiest season for the art world, and this year was no exception with many art goers trying to make up for lost time.