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Artists of Brucke: Themes in German Expressionist Prints

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) presents Artists of Brucke, its first Web-only exhibition, showcasing over 120 German Expressionist prints created by Erich Heckel and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (founders of the Brucke movement), Otto Mueller, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. The site discusses the Brucke movement and its artists' beliefs, explores eight themes in Expressionist Art...
Destination Modern Art - MOMA

Grab your kids and join a couple of space aliens on a mission to explore modern art from MOMA's permanent collection (and at its satellite PS1), a former public school building. (Notably, the five works and associated activities at MOMA amused a seven-year-old for at least 25 minutes!) These activities include Listen (especially good on Van Gogh's _Starry Night_), Tools (make your own collage...
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi

From the hauntingly beautiful images that appear in the intro to the arresting photographs of architecture, paintings, and sculptures throughout, the website for the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi proves to be a feast for the eyes. The site can be browsed by Collection and Exhibitions, but the most beautiful images are found by linking to Showcase. From there, an essay about the NGMA...
Raw Material: SFMOMA Podcast

For fans of modern and contemporary art, SFMOMA's Raw Material podcast offers a delightful way to learn about art projects across the United States. Each season of this podcast is hosted by a different "podcaster-in-residence" who explores a different kind of art. The show is currently in its third season, entitled "Landfall," which is hosted by Jessica Placzek and Madeline Gobbo and dedicated to...
Robert Rauschenberg, master of different art forms, dies at 82

Robert Rauschenberg and Modern Dance, Partners for Life [Free registration may be required] Rauschenberg Shifted Path of American Art [Real Player] Metropolitan Museum of Art: Robert Rauschenberg Let the...
The Art Story

Founded in 2008, the Art Story Foundation has been working ever since to demystify modern art and share the ideas of modern and contemporary artists with the world. On the site, readers will find five main sections: Modern Artists, Styles & Movements, Timelines, Ideas & Critics, and the Art Story Blog. The Timelines are a great place to start, revealing historical overviews of the most important...
The Modern Art Notes Podcast

Art experts and aficionados who have not already discovered The Modern Art Notes Podcast (MAN) have been missing out. Every week since 2011, this highly acclaimed podcast has been treating its listeners to in-depth interviews with artists, curators, historians, and conservators, generally in two segments per hour-long episode. As of this writing, the MAN Podcast has well over three hundred...
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s

Concurrent with Meryl's Streep's Oscar win for portraying Margaret Thatcher, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago presents this massive show of art work from the 1980s. Organized into four broad categories - The End is Near, Democracy, Gender Trouble, and Desire and Longing - it's also easily browsed by artist name and titles of works. The categories are designated by color coded dots;...
Winner of Turner Prize announced

Established in 1984, the Turner Prize is a contemporary art award, held at the Tate Britain museum, that has consistently generated both widespread acclaim and hostility. No doubt these intense feelings are sometimes due to the entries each year, which in the recent past have included unmade beds, elephant dung, and sex dolls. This year’s entries were a bit more subdued, and the winner (announced...