The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Sunday, July 13, 2014


The Ukrainian Museum Opens to the Public in New York
Alexander Archipenko, Cleopatra, 1957, wood, bakelite and found objects, 38 in. x 84 in. (96.5 x 213.3 cm), On loan from Frances Archipenko Gray.
NEW YORK CITY.- The Ukrainian Museum just opened to the public in its newly constructed, $9 million, 25,000-sq.-ft. building. The three-story brick and glass structure located at 222 East 6th Street in the East Village district of Manhattan will become the new home of the Museum, which has served its constituency as part of New York City's cultural community for over twenty-eight years. Designed by George Sawicki of the New York-based architectural firm SawickiTarella Architecture+Design and constructed by S. DiGiacomo & Son, the building includes spacious galleries, state-of-the-art collections storage facility, an auditorium, a library, a gift shop, and a café.

The new Ukrainian Museum building represents the culmination of a decade-long project that has benefited from unwavering community support and signals a new phase of activities for the institution, that will include expanded programming in exhibitions, an educational agenda, and community-oriented cultural events. The Museum's extensive collections of Ukrainian folk art, fine art, and photographic/documentary archives will continue to serve as the major sources for program development.

An exhibition of the works of Ukrainian sculptor Alexander Archipenko - one of the 20th century's most innovative and influential artists, will inaugurate the new Museum building. The exhibit entitled Alexander Archipenko: Vision and Continuity will include some 65 sculptures and sculpto-paintings, the majority on loan from the personal collection of Frances Archipenko Gray, the artist's widow, supplemented by works from private and museum collections.

The exhibition is curated by Dr. Jaroslaw Leshko, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Smith College in Northampton, MA. An illustrated, bilingual (English and Ukrainian) catalogue will accompany the exhibition, as will public programs such as a lecture series, a symposium, and gallery talks. A full range of educational material for teachers, students and families will augment the exhibition.

After completing its run at The Ukrainian Museum, the exhibition is scheduled to travel to the Elvehjem Museum in Madison, WI (March 31 to July 30, 2006) and to Smith College of Art, Northampton, MA. (September 16 to December 3, 2006).



Today's News

April 4, 2005

The Ukrainian Museum Opens to the Public in New York

National Gallery Presents John Virtue: London Paintings

Masterpieces in Miniature at J. Paul Getty Museum

Churchill and the Great Republic Opens in Michigan

UMFA Exhibit Explores Women's Fashion Since 1895

Board Approves Cleveland Museum of Art Expansion

Baseball As America at Oakland Museum of California

Asian Sales at Christie's N. Y. Achieve Highest Total

Danielle Rice Appointed Executive Director

Twelfth Annual Artists Gallery at SFMOMA

"Art at the Crossroads" in the Times Square Arts Center

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Conservation treatment, research and touristic-education program surrounding the Ghent Altarpiece

2.- Exhibition offers an opportunity to discover the wide-ranging materials used to create colour in paintings

3.- Amsterdam revolts against United States architect Daniel Libeskind Holocaust memorial

4.- Claude Monet 'Water Lilies' painting sells for $54 million at Sotheby's in London

5.- Spain's Queen Letizia opens "El Greco and modern painting" exhibition at The Prado

6.- Hopper's Nighthawks tops the list for Art Everywhere US: Largest outdoor art show ever

7.- Rijksmuseum opens exhibition of fourteen monumental sculptures by Alexander Calder

8.- Association of Art Museum Directors sanctions Delaware Art Museum for sale of work of art

9.- Whitney concludes Uptown exhibition programming with Jeff Koons: A Retrospective

10.- Live art by top international artists steals the show at 45th edition of Art Basel fair

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Rmz. - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site