Archive for the ‘southern california museums’ Category

MCASD 2010 Art Auction works: Richard Serra

Friday, March 26th, 2010

For the 2008 MCASD Art Auction, The Frame Maker was honored to frame and present a print on paper from renowned sculptor Richard Serra.  Serra's contribution to the 2010 event is P&E XIX, 2007, another two dimensional work that pushes the third dimension through the use of paint stick on ...

MCASD’s Hugh Davies: This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for us.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Reported in the San Diego Union-Tribune online:  From Santa Barbara to San Diego, arts venues are preparing exhibitions and a host of other programming that will be part of the ambitious initiative called “Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles, 1945-1980.” The Getty Foundation gave $3.6 million in 2008 to support ...

Good write-up on Rembrandt (and not-Rembrandt) drawings exhibited at the Getty

Monday, December 7th, 2009

TFM found this assessment of the current show at the Getty in Los Angeles on Google's blog network. Before he died 340 years ago, Rembrandt van Rijn lost his house, studio and most of his money. He even sold his wife's grave to pay bills. Since then, he's also been stripped of ...

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego receives $75,000 grant

Friday, November 20th, 2009

TFM missed this news earlier in the month, but we're passing it on now as bit of cheer in the recent absence of substantial NEA stimulus funding to San Diego Arts institutions. (SAN DIEGO) The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) has received a grant of $75,000 in support of ...

Pasadena art night 10/09/09 features great museum shows

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

From Hometown Pasadena: Now that ArtNight has had a few seasons here in Pasadena — it arrives once each spring and once each fall — it’s become one of the most popular happenings of the year..... The pickings are particularly rich this year. There’s an amazing triple-header show at the Pasadena Museum ...