Thursday, July 10, 2014

Art Everywhere



 
Tentative Times Square Evite Image

Please Join Us to Celebrate the Launch of
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with special guests
Maxwell L. Anderson, Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art
Donna De Salvo, Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Programs, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director, Art Institute of Chicago
Michael Govan, CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Deborah Ziska, Chief of Press and Public Information, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Richard Reed, Founder, Art Everywhere UK

Monday, August 4, 2014

9:30 AM

Regal Cinema 42nd Street247 West 42nd Street
(between 7th and 8th Avenues)
Breakfast and Remarks
Viewing to Follow in Times Square

RSVP by Wednesday, July 30, to
Katherine Slovik, Polskin Arts & Communications Counselors
slovikk@finnpartners.com | 212 715 1594

Come see great works of American art on digital billboards in Times Square as Art Everywhere US, a nationwide celebration of America’s artistic legacy, is launched on August 4. The largest outdoor art exhibition ever conceived, Art Everywhere US is organized through a collaboration among five major museums—the Art Institute of Chicago, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York—and the Outdoor Advertising Association of America. A total of 58 artworks from the five participating museums, curated with the help of the American public, will pop up through the month of August on as many as 50,000 displays nationwide, including static and digital billboards, subway platforms and trains, buses and bus shelters.

Image credit: Art Everywhere US Times Square rendering, featuring Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Can (1964, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Robert H. Halff through the Modern and Contemporary Art Council, © 2014 Andy Warhol Foundation / ARS, NY / TM Licensed by Campbell's Soup Co. All rights reserved.) and George Tooker’s The Subway(1950, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, © George Tooker, courtesy of DC Moore Gallery, NY).

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