New Exhibition of James Franco’s Photography at Pace Gallery, New York

James Franco is more than the actor you saw in Pineapple Express and This Is The End - he’s also a PhD candidate at Yale and, oh yeah, a compelling photographer. See some photos from his show at Pace Gallery (Jared Leto isn’t the only actor who can pull off drag).

Read more about the show here.

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A new exhibit at the Winterthur Estate in Greenville, Delaware showcases memorable costumes from the hit Masterpiece series. Not only does the exhibit provide more information about what it takes to produce costumes for a period drama, but also shows what “aristocratic” life was like on the other side of the pond, featuring objects from DuPont family collections.

"Now Byzantium is sailing to Los Angeles. "Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections," the biggest Byzantine art blockbuster to reach the West Coast, begins a 41/2-month run at the Getty Villa on April 9, along with a smaller related show of illuminated manuscripts at the Getty Center in Brentwood that runs for three months starting March 25.”

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The world’s first selfie? General Colin Powell’s selfie is over 60 years old, while Ellen’s star-studded selfie is less than a month. Read more from NPR here

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At Home with Ed and Jo

An exhibit at the Edward Hopper House Art Center displays sketches Hopper made of his home life with his wife, Josephine Nivison Hopper.

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http://www.artnews.com/2014/03/10/scenes-from-edward-hoppers-marriage/


http://www.edwardhopperhouse.org/currently-on-view.html

Iconic works from artists including Mondrian, Warhol and Damien Hirst are reinterpreted as cross-sectional drawings of buildings in the Archist series.

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"Boston Loves Impressionism" Exhibit at the MFA

The MFA fittingly opened their new exhibit, Boston Loves Impressionism, on Valentine’s Day! The exhibit was ‘curated’ by the public, who voted on which of the Impressionist pieces would be included in the exhibit. 

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Sixty additional pieces by Picasso, Renoir, Monet and others found among the haul at Cornelius Gurlitt’s Salzburg home.

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