New Gallery Insider with Ron Mueck

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Our latest “Gallery Insider” features hyper-realist sculptor Ron Mueck and his recent self-titled exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Click on the link above (or the picture below) to see highlights from the exhibition, and for teachers (or homeschoolers) looking for materials to use in teaching contemporary art, check out the feature’s essential […]

Public art featuring a giant beard meant for climbing

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Friedrich Engels was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist, and businessman who worked with Karl Marx in developing Marxist theory. He’s also the inspiration for a giant 16 foot-tall sculpture of his head (and significant beard) meant for climbing, located at the University of Salford in Manchester, England. The sculpture was conceived and created by […]

Commemorating Jackie Robinson in Jersey City

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I was walking around Jersey City last night after attending an art opening, and happened upon this sculpture of Jackie Robinson by artist Susan Wagner. I wasn’t sure why a sculpture of the famous Brooklyn Dodger would be perched in Jersey City, and I was curious to find out why … see more and learn […]

Unintentional (?) art in the floor at MASS MoCA

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I enjoyed my visit to MASS MoCA the other day … it was a destination that I had wanted to visit for years, and finally got my chance. There were a number of great exhibitions, and the permanent collection (or “Long Term Exhibitions,” as they call them) had a lot of fascinating pieces spread throughout […]