Check out these wonderful cake designs: 30 Gorgeous and Delicious Literary Cakes
Starting July 1st, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open 7 Days a Week!!!
United Photo Industries announces a call for submissions for THE FENCE 2013! Two summer-long public photography installations taking place in New York City and Boston. Our very own Stephen C. Pinson, Curator of the Photography Collection, will be joining the exhibit as a juror.
Photographers of all levels are invited to submit images that capture the essence of “COMMUNITY!” For details go to: http://fence.photovillenyc.org/
Check out MoMA curator Paola Antonelli on the The Colbert Report discussing the exhibit “Applied Design!”
Today, on February 22, 1925, American humorist artist, illustrator, engraver, set and costume designer Edward Gorey was born.
George W. Bush the Painter? Checkout the article: from Jerry Saltz in ‘Vulture’
Today, on February 2, 1913, Grand Central Terminal was opened to the public, making it 100 years old…Happy Centennial!!
Tomorrow is the last day to check out the exhibition “Beatrix Potter: The Picture Letters” at the Morgan. A self-taught artist and writer, the exhibit displays her private letters to children. These letters would later develop some of the “most vividly depicted animal characters in all of children’s literature” and my childhood.
The MoMA has launched a major website on “Louise Bourgeois: The Complete Prints & Books”. The site will contain over 3,500 images documenting her complete prints and illustrated books.
Check it out at: http://www.moma.org/explore/collection/lb/index
Curator Anne Umland of the MoMA discusses the use of an x-ray on Picasso’s “Girl before a Mirror" to uncover new interpretations of the painting. "The X-ray reveals that Picasso had originally portrayed the girl’s body in a far more naturalistic way."
The inventor of the Barcode, Norman Joseph Woodland has passed away.
“Building to Impress: New York Skyscrapers and the People who Commissioned Them”, will be held tomorrow (Thursday, December 13, 2012, @ 1:15pm) at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, in the South Court Auditorium.
“This lecture explores the story of the fascinating people who were the forces behind nine iconic New York buildings - Flatiron, Metropolitan Life, Woolworth, Chrysler, Empire State, Seagram’s, AT&T, Conde Nast, and Hearst buildings.”