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Museums and prints (2): The British Museum example

Museums and prints (2): The British Museum example

Last week, our article presented the example of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) of New York, a brilliant example of the place which prints have in this world-class museum. But I don’t want to give the idea that prints only have a good place with in modern art. Therefore […]

Museums and Prints (1): The MoMA example

Museums and Prints (1): The MoMA example

In some Museums, basically in Southern Europe, directors or curators are not very keen to exhibit or collect prints. There is in their mind an opinion of differentiation between higher and lower culture, between higher and lower arts. Is this model adopted by most Museums, also valid in America? The […]

A museum of contemporary art?

A museum of contemporary art?

In the context of the “cultural bubble” we are experimenting in Spain, with the multiplication of infrastructures which no-one knows why or how they were financed, the museums of contemporary art occupy a very out-standing position. There are many; they usually are small; some of them are placed in magnificent, […]

The problems facing China’s private museums: a vanity’s question?

The problems facing China’s private museums: a vanity’s question?

In China, government interference with private museums can take many and peculiar forms. For the reopening of Shanghai’s Rockbund Art Museum on 15 October, it was all about monkeys. The artist Zhang Huan’s Q-Confucius No. 6, 2011, was originally meant to include a mechanical figure of Confucius in a cage, […]

Art exhibitions worldwide this autumn. 3. The contemporary art.

Art exhibitions worldwide this autumn. 3. The contemporary art.

And now is arriving the third series on the best art’s exhibitions of the autumn worldwide. This it’s the time of exhibitions in contemporary art. As such I understand exhibitions which have for protagonists the living artists. With this delivery ends the cycle of the best art’s exhibitions inParisand around […]

Art’s exhibitions of the autumn worldwide. 2. Modern art.

Art’s exhibitions of the autumn worldwide. 2. Modern art.

This one is the second delivery on the best exhibitions of this autumn around the world. As in any choice, this one also reflects exclusively my own choices, but I believe that you will not be disappointed. There are many good things and you will have a hard work to […]

Art exhibitions of the autumn worldwide: 1.The classical tradition.

Art exhibitions of the autumn worldwide: 1.The classical tradition.

If in the article published recently in this Blog we presented a list of exhibitions this autumn in Paris, our objective is now to present the best exhibitions to be visited this autumn around the world. The artistic vitality remains strong and, there are many exhibitions that, in my opinion, […]