Tag Archives: Museums

2106: Transitional Object

In 2016, Cornelia Parker installed this replica of the house from Hitchcock’s Psycho on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York city. It’s made from repurposed wood from a red barn; the title of the work … Continue reading

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1930: Atlas

Boris Ignatovich: At the Hermitage, 1930

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1908: Work or Riot

On October 15, 1908, an Irish clerk and ex-soldier named Wallace Brandford Collins ordered a throng of unemployed men and women in Hyde Park to riot at the British Museum. Collins was described as a man of powerful physique who … Continue reading

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1785: Museum

Sarah Stone: Perspective interior view of Sir Ashton Lever’s Museum in Leicester Square, London March 30 1785

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2140 BC: Head

Head of an Egyptian statuette in the Penn University artifact lab (2374-2140 BC) (source)

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1913: Gallery

Fold-out letter from Alfred Joseph Frueh to his fiancée Giuliette Fanciulli, Jan. 10, 1913. Frueh was an American caricaturist, cartoonist and illustrator. (source)

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2009: Do You Remember When?

For their 2009 piece Do You Remember When?, the indigenous arts collective Postcommodity cut through the floor of the Arizona State University Art Museum, exposing the earth below. A recording of a Pee Posh social dance song played in the … Continue reading

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