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Guggenheim to pick 20 YouTube videos for museum display

Guggenheim to pick 20 YouTube videos for museum display “YouTube Play, which launched Monday, is a partnership between the video site and the renowned art museum. It invites users to submit their short creative videos at http://youtube.com/play. The top 20, chosen by a jury of professional artists, will be on …

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“Tim Burton” at the Museum of Modern Art

From New York Times article by Ken Johnson “Tim Burton’s career is the ultimate revenge of the art nerd. Mr. Burton, the self-professed alienated child of a dysfunctional family in Burbank, Calif., who funneled his loneliness, pain and grief into drawing cartoons, has found fame, fortune and a beautiful companion …

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The Ordinary As Object of Desire

A kettle by John G. Rideout (1936) EXHIBITION REVIEW “What Was Good Design? MoMA’s Message 1944-56” runs through Nov. 30 at the Museum of Modern Art, (212) 708-9400 Museum of Modern Art Website Article By Roberta Smith From the New York Times, June 5, 2009 “What is good design?” may …

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Putting “Primitive” to Rest

Equestrian Figure: Portrait of a Chief,” foreground, from Sumatra, Indonesia EXHIBITION REVIEW “African and Oceanic Art From the Barbier-Mueller Museum, Geneva: A Legacy of Collecting” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through Sept. 27, 2009 Metropolitan Museum of Art Website By Holland Cotter From the New York Times, June 5, …

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Guggenheim Museum Turns 50

As it turns 50, the Guggenheim in New York City remains a radical model for an art museum. Nicolai Ouroussoff, The Times’s chief architecture critic, takes a retrospective look at the museum. To Watch Video

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A Grand and Intimate Modern Art Trove

Michelle Litvin for The New York Times A work by Cy Twombly at the new Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago. More Photos > By Roberta Smith New York Times, May 13, 2009 CHICAGO — The Art Institute of Chicago is a great encyclopedic museum that is about …

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