November 14, 2019~ “Through My Travels I Found Myself” opens tomorrow at Finnish art museum

Self-portrait, Black Background by Helene Schjerfbeck

1915 / Oil on canvas / 18”x14” / Finnish National Gallery: Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

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Previous November 14 posts:

November 14~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/14~

November 7, 1929~ First exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, NYC

Postman Joseph Roulin by Vincent van Gogh

1888 / 32”x25 3/4” / Oil on canvas / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

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Cezanne, Gauguin, Seurat, van Gogh: November 7–December 7, 1929, MoMA~
https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1767?locale=en

Catalog (opens pdf file in browser)~ or right-click to download~
https://www.moma.org/documents/moma_catalogue_1767_300061826.pdf

“The Museum of Modern Art, Then and Now”~ https://time.com/3559798/moma-history/

 

Previous November 7 posts:

November 7~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/7~

October 25, 2016~ Museo del Prado opens its first solo exhibition of a female artist

Still Life with Flowers, a Silver-gilt Goblet, Dried Fruit, Sweetmeats,
Bread sticks, Wine and a Pewter Pitcher  by Clara Peeters

1611 / Oil on panel / 20 2/5”x28 3/4” / Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain

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Previous October 25 posts:

Autumn~ October 25

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/25~

July 19, 1937~ Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) Exhibition opens in Munich


Die Heilige vom innern Licht
(The Saint of Inner Light)
by Paul Klee

1921 / Color lithograph on paper
Image: 12 1/4”x6 7/8”
Various collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago

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“Art in Nazi Germany~”
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/art-between-wars/neue-sachlichkeit/a/art-in-nazi-germany

The “Degenerate Art” catalogue~
http://www.germanexpressionismleicester.org/leicesters-collection/books-and-other-publications/degenerate-art-exhibition-guide-star/

“Degenerate” Artists in the 1937 Munich show~ https://www.listal.com/list/degenerate-art

Short silent film: “Entartete Kunst” exhibition~ https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1000367

Previous July 19 posts:

Summer~ July 19

Max Fleischer: Born July 19, 1883

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/19~

March 5, 1934~ Exhibition entitled “Machine Art” opens at MoMA

Street sign for the exhibition Machine Art / Photograph by William O. Lyman

March 5, 1934-April 29, 1934 / The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Previous March 5 posts:

March 5~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Howard Pyle: March 5, 1853-November 9, 1911

William Lyman Underwood (March 5, 1864-Jan. 24, 1929)

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/5~

February 17, 1913~ The Armory Show opens in New York City

Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2) by Marcel Duchamp

1912 / Oil on canvas / 57 7/8”x35 1/8” / Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Armory Show took place from February 17 to March 15, 1913 at the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue and 25th Street, and in just less than a month it changed the way Americans thought about modern art. It has been called the most important exhibition ever held in the United States. http://armory.nyhistory.org/about/

~ 1913 Armory Show: The Story in Primary Sources
~ List of women artists in the Armory Show
~ Armory Show 1913 Complete List

Previous February 17 posts:

February 17~ African-American visual artists

February 17~

Madama Butterfly: First Performance February 17, 1904

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/17~

The Luxembourg Art Prize

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The Luxembourg Art Prize is an annual international prize organised by the Pinacothèque of Luxembourg, a private not-for-profit exhibition space in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Every year the Prize aims to discover talents, amateur or professional, regardless of age and nationality. The ambition of the Prize is to accelerate the careers of little-known artists through a group exhibition by the finalists and support from the international network of Prize finalists, in existence since 2015.

The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, performance, photography, digital art, sculpture, sound art, video, mixed media, decorative art (textiles and material, glass, wood, metal, ceramics, mosaic, paper or other techniques).  via Luxembourg Art Prize

Call for submissions 2018

La Maison Verte Residency~ Open Call Year Round

La Maison Verte accommodates up to 3 artists at the same time. The house comprises 3 individual bedrooms, 1 kitchen, 1 communal room, and a shared bathroom. The house is furnished and has available for your use kitchen utensils, dishes, sheets, bath towels, a washing machine and also internet connection and a telephone line. It will be understood that communal spaces (kitchen, living room, garden, bathroom) will be respected and put back in order after each personal use (replacing equipment used, washing-up, cleaning, etc…) For non-French speakers, English and Spanish are also spoken.
Studio/ workspace Live-work shared studio spaces in the house. According to their projects, artists can also work in the Botanical Garden.
Fees and support A contribution of 400 euros per month is asked of each artist and any accompanying person to participate in the running costs of the house. Once the artist is selected, we send a letter of invitation that allows each artist to find the funding necessary to come to the residency.

La Maison Verte Residency      •      «Pays’art» Art Residency Program      •      Botanical Garden of Marnay-sur-Seine

Open Call for Art~ the void and the cloud / SciArt Center

OPEN CALL FOR ART
Deadline for submission: February 19th, 2017
Exhibit title: “The Void and the Cloud”
As SciArt Center exhibitions feature and support the work of our members,
there is no submission fee but
you must be a SciArt Center member to be eligible for consideration.

Learn more: the void and the cloud – SciArt Center

Frieze Artist Award 2017~ Call for Applications

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Deadline for entries~ February 10, 2017

Now welcoming application, the Frieze Artist Award is an international, open call for an artist 25–40 years of age to realize a major site-specific work at Frieze London. The chosen proposal will be presented as part of Frieze Projects, the fair’s celebrated non-profit programme established in 2003 and curated by Raphael Gygax. Frieze Projects and the Frieze Artist Award are supported by the LUMA Foundation.

Apply Now~ There is no fee to apply to the Frieze Artist Award
https://frieze.com/article/frieze-artist-award-2017-call-applications