Monthly archives of “November 2016

Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016 at Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, through January 16, 2017

“The 2016 Renwick Invitational, Visions and Revisions, highlights the work of four craft artists, Jennifer Trask, Steven Young Lee, Kristen Morgin, and Norwood Viviano, who invite chance into their practice, and explore universal cycles of growth and decline, ruin and reinvention. Jennifer Trask creates ornate sculpture and jewelry with… Read More

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion at The Met Fifth Avenue, November 18, 2016 – February 5, 2017

The Costume Institute’s exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion features significant acquisitions of the past 10 years. The show explores how the department has honed its collecting strategy to amass masterworks of the highest aesthetic and technical quality, including iconic works by designers who have changed the course of fashion history and advanced fashion… Read More

Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court at The Frick Collection, November 16, 2016 – February 19, 2017

“Pierre Gouthière (1732–1813) was one of the greatest French artists of the eighteenth century. A master chaser-gilder, he created opulent objets d’art that were coveted by the wealthiest and most important figures of pre-revolutionary France, including Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Louis XV’s mistress Madame Du… Read More

Fernando Guibert Generations at The Crypt Gallery, Saint Pancras Parish Church, London, November 17 – November 20, 2016

Fernando Guibert Generations is an exhibition of two Argentine artists, Fernando Guibert and Fernando D Guibert, father and son respectively. The show spans two generations of expressive oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints, some of which have never been exhibited in Great Britain  before. Fernando Guibert was born in 1912… Read More

Tales of Our Time at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, through March 10, 2017

“The artists in this exhibition challenge the conventional understanding of place. The featured works—all of which are new commissions—portray often-overlooked cultural and historical narratives and examine concepts of geography and nation-state. Each addresses a specific location, such as an artist’s hometown, remote borderlands, or a group of uninhabited islands, as… Read More

Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design at The Jewish Museum, November 4, 2016 – March 26, 2017

“The Jewish Museum presents the first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950). Showcasing rare furniture, lighting fixtures, and interiors, as well as designs for the extraordinary Maison de Verre, the glass house completed in Paris in 1932, Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture… Read More