The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, January 20, 2018

Museum of London calls on Londoners to help secure new Matt Pyke installation for Museums at Night 2014
1000 Hands.

LONDON.- Today, Museum of London appeals for Londoners’ support in a bid to bring leading digital artist, Matt Pyke, to the museum. The museum has been shortlisted by Pyke as part of Connect10 – Culture 24’s annual competition for Museums at Night.

The only London-venue in the running to secure Pyke as a 2014 Connect10 contributor, the museum is calling on all Londoners to get behind it to win the public poll that opens today.

If the museum is victorious, Pyke will headline a digital late event at the museum in May, along with his latest interactive digital installation, ‘Voice Sculpture’. The event will form part of UK-wide culture and heritage initiative, Museums at Night.

Through microphones and huge projections, ‘Voice Sculpture’ will see visitors use their voices to shape weird and wonderful sculptures. Through this art installation, the museum hopes to capture today’s London, investigating how new technology embodies the spirit and energy of our ever-changing city.

Director of the Museum of London, Sharon Ament said: “London, we need you! We need your help in our quest to bring the fantastic Matt Pyke and his ‘Voice Sculpture’ to the museum as part of this year’s Museums at Night. Digital collecting and programming is a huge priority for us.Matt is an incredibly talented UK artist, pushing the boundaries of digital art. To have him present his installation at the museum – interacting and reacting to our visitors and our collections – would be the ultimate coup. Please get voting to help make this a reality!”

Showcasing Matt Pyke’s ‘Voice Sculpture’ would see the museum kick-start a bold new programme of digital projects. The late event would also allow the museum to record the way in which visitors react to Pyke’s installation, as part of its new and growing digital collection. Highlights from the collection charting the digital age we are living in include Tweets in response to the London 2012 Olympics and cycling videos filmed from cyclists' points of view using a head camera showing journeys made across the city, amongst other items, amongst other items.

The Matt Pyke Connect10 vote opens to the public today and closes at 5pm on Tuesday 28 January 2014. People can register their votes here.

Today's News

January 15, 2014

Frederic C. Hamilton donates Impressionist masterworks to the Denver Art Museum

Renovated Costume Institute designated the Anna Wintour Costume Center

Rarotonga Island fisherman's god and New Zealand Maori short club highlight Art of the South Seas Auction

Major Lucian Freud portrait to be offered for sale at Sotheby's London Evening sale of Contemporary Art

Condolence mail handled by Jacqueline Kennedy's secretaries now available to researchers

Century old Antarctic photographic negatives discovered in Captain Scott's hut

Nye and Company to feature an important John Singer Sargent painting of Winston Churchill's mother

Exhibition of new paintings by the American artist, Vincent Desiderio opens at Marlborough Gallery

Christie's announces auction including the largest and most important private collection of Arte Povera

British Museum has most successful year in its long history with 6.7 million visitors in 2013

Exclusive behind-the-scenes studio tours offered by master frame maker Eli Wilner

Michelle Obama's second inaugural ball gown goes on view in National Museum of American History

Jean-Luc Baroni to present an exhibition of master paintings and drawings at Carlton Hobbs Gallery

Museum of London calls on Londoners to help secure new Matt Pyke installation for Museums at Night 2014

Antiques from the home of John Penrose go under the hammer at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Met curators Denise Leidy and Soyoung Lee to explore modern stories in relation to ancient Silla

Thousands of vintage and rare vinyl records boost fine arts music collection

Britain's World War I diaries go online

The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation announces the launch of its new website

From Both Moments As Another: Anna Meliksetian and Michael Briggs present works by Cody Trepte

Arts Council England supports Jerwood Open Forest

Joel Morrison presents a new body of stainless steel assemblages at Almine Rech Gallery

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- National Air and Space Museum releases "VR Hangar" app

2.- Inrap discovers a mikveh in the medieval Jewish quarter of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux

3.- Wellcome Collection acquires 17th century portrait of internationally renowned and hirsute Barbara van Beck

4.- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation names Ghislain d'Humieres to oversee its core operations

5.- LACMA exhibits for the first time two photographic series by Richard Prince

6.- Jade and gold burial suit, finest to survive ancient China, featured in Nelson-Atkins exhibition

7.- Peru recovers 79 pre-Hispanic textiles from the Museum of Gothenburg in Sweden

8.- Vincent van Gogh's 'Watermill at Kollen' on display at Het Noordbrabants Museum

9.- Saint Louis Art Museum will acquire 'Portrait of Charlotte Cram' by John Singer Sargent

10.- British Museum opens the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia

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, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful