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(Updated on 21/03/2014)





  • Emojis Find Their Place in Art - Text + Audio - 28 October 2016
    "A Japanese telecommunications company created the first set of 176 emojis.
    They are now on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)



    The set of 176 original emoji characters, which have been donated to the Museum of Modern Art
    in New York City are seen in an undated handout image

  • Hieronymus Bosch review – a heavenly host of delights on the road to hell - 11 February 2016
    "Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Netherlands
    An astonishing homecoming for this madly inventive artist sets the grotesque against a deep but compassionate melancholy that burns into your soul."

    (theguardian.com)

 

  • New York's 'Underground Museum' Pleases Passersby - Article + Audio + Video - 28 January 2015
    "For the past thirty years, artists have been asked to create works of art for New York’s huge subway and train system.
    The works often relate to city life or to the neighborhood of a station.
    Some people call it New York’s “underground art museum," with over 250 pieces of original artwork."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Museums of Contemporary Art - List
    "There are many museums named the Museum of Contemporary Art (often shortened to MoCA or MOCA)." 
    (Wikipedia)
  • Google Art Project
    "Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces."
    (googleartproject.com)

 

  • Picturing America, "an exciting new initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities, brings masterpieces of American art into classrooms and libraries nationwide...
    The nation's artistic heritage-our paintings, sculpture, architecture, fine crafts, and photography-offers unique insights into the character, ideals, and aspirations of our country...
    The program uses art as a catalyst for the study of America-the cultural, political, and historical threads woven into our nation's fabric over time."

    + Teachers Resource Book

    + Pictures for Classroom
    (picturingamerica.neh.gov)

 

 

 

 

  • The Renaissance Connection from the Allentown Art Museum, PA
    "Travel 500 years into the past to discover many Renaissance innovations."
    (renaissanceconnection.org)

 

  • Art Theft - FBI (fbi.gov)
    Overview / Stories / Top 10 Cases / Art Crime Team

 

  • NGA Kids (National Gallery of Art) -
    Adventures with Art - Activities and Projects -
    Lizzy and Gordon Visit the Sculpture Garden : an animated musical adventure

    (nga.gov)
  • Web Gallery of Art (wga.hu)
    "Plusieurs milliers de reproductions de peintures et sculptures d'artistes européens créées entre 1 150 et 1 800.
    Envoyez des cartes virtuelles. Visites guidées, biographies, glossaire... "
    (Bonweb)

 

  • September 11 - Art Gallery : Posters - Paintings (Library of Congress)