New art season: the Académie museum unveiled

There’s always a new “it girl” in Hollywood, and this fall could be the Academy Film Museum. Designed by architect Renzo Piano, the museum costs $ 482 million and is already on view even before it opens on September 30.

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The new Academy Film Museum in Los Angeles.

Foundation of the Academy Museum

Correspondent Serena Alzschul asked, “Are you ready to open?

“Oh man, I’m very ready! Laughed Bill Kramer, the museum’s president and director. “I am ready to open this museum!

“The Academy’s collection has 13 million items, including scripts, photographs, costumes, props, storyboards and personal collections. We draw from this collection, but we also have a collection loan. to augment. [like] Steven Spielberg loaned me Rosebud. He can’t do better than that. “

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“Rosebud … it will probably be very simple”: from Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane”.

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The museum displays a variety of crafts, from familiar works (such as Ruby Slippers and Dorothy’s ET) to less recognized works (such as the typewriter that wrote “Psycho” by Alfred Hitchcock).

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Relics from movie history such as “2001: A Space Odyssey”, “Black Panther” and “Aliens” will be on display at the new Academy Film Museum in Los Angeles.

Joshua White, JW Pictures; © Foundation of the Academy Museum

As befitting, the building also has two cinemas that show movies daily.

It sounds like a perfect museum in Los Angeles, but it’s a museum that’s been waiting for almost a century.

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One of the two auditoriums of the Academy Film Museum, with 35mm, 70mm laser projection, Dolby Vision and nitrate-printed screen film.

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“The Academy was founded in 1927 and during the 1929 board of directors, the founders of the Academy declared that they had to build a film museum.”

“Yet it took almost a century! Said Alzsur.

“It took almost a century. This iteration started in 2011. It’s diverse, inclusive, fair, but I think it’s a more accurate portrayal of the story of the film.

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An exhibit featuring Bruce Lee (“Enter the Dragon”) at the Academy Film Museum.

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But this fall is not the only museum to visit. There is a lot of art that can be seen all over the country.

Jasper johnFor example, being the subject of a new show at the same time in The two Whitney Museum of American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art in New York.

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“Three Flags” by Jasper Johns (1958). Encaustic on canvas (3 panels). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

© 2021 Jasper Johns; Licensed by VAGA from the Artists Rights Society (ARS) in New York. Photo: Robert Gerhardt and Denis Y. Sus


For other notable retrospectives, Judy Chicago Exhibited at the De Young Museum in San Francisco, Barbara kruger At the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Left: “Immolation” (1974) from Judy Chicago’s “Women and Smoke” series. Right: Installation “Barbara Kruger: I think of you. I mean me. I mean you. “

© Judy Chicago / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, provided by Through the Flower Archives Art in Chicago


Back on the East Coast, the Brooklyn Museum Christian Dior exhibition..

Bar suit, afternoon set, jacket in natural ecru shantung, pleated skirt in black wool crepe by Christian Dior (1905-1957), haute couture designer line spring / summer 1947, Héritage Dior Collection, Paris.

© Katerina Jebb, proposed by Brooklyn Museum


The Boston Museum of Fine Arts is cozy with unique things american quilt..

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Quilted by Harriet Powers (1837-1910) in Athens, Georgia. Cotton canvas, sewing, appliqué, embroidery, quilting. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Legacy of Maxim Caloric.

© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


again, Happy 10th anniversary The anniversary of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas is another reason to celebrate the return to the museum this fall.

Other fall art exhibitions:

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“Fishing boat in Étretat” by Claude Monet (1885). Oil on canvas. Seattle Art Museum, gift from Sarahart.

Seattle Art Museum

  • The Obama Portrait Tour, a painting by former president and first lady Kehin Dewiley and Amy Sheald, is currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum before heading to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (November) (through October 24) . .. July 1, 2021 – January 2, 2022), The Museum of Fine Arts in Atlanta (January 14, 2022 March 13, 2022); Houston Museum of Fine Arts (March 27, 2022 to May 30, 2022)
  • “Joan Mitchell” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (until January 17, 2022)
  • “Oliver Lee Jackson” at the St. Louis Art Museum (until February 20, 2022)
  • “Collecting Dreams: Odilon Redon”, The Cleveland Museum of Art (September 19, 2021 – January 23, 2022)
“Quasimodo” by Odilon Redon (circa 1875-80). Charcoal with a touch of white and gray gouache on black chalk and gray mesh paper. The Cleveland Museum of Art, the William H. Marrat and His Wife Foundation.

Cleveland Art Museum

  • “Polonsky Exhibition at the Treasure of the New York Public Library”, New York Public Library 5th and 42nd Avenues (opens September 24)
  • “Suzanne Valadon: Models, Painters, Rebels”, in Burns, Philadelphia (September 26, 2021 – January 9, 2022)
  • “Contemporary influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Corn, Baltimore”, Baltimore Museum of Art (October 3, 2021 – January 2, 2022)
  • “Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (October 17, 2021 – January 17, 2022)
  • “Clouds, Ice, and Grace: Lee and Juliet Folger Foundation Collection of 17th Century Dutch and Flemish Paintings”, National Museum of Art, Washington, DC (October 17, 2021 – February 27, 2022)
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“The Estuary of the End of the Day” by Simon de Friger (c. 1640/1645). Oil on panel. Permanent Patrons Fund and Lee and Juliet Folger Fund in memory of Kathleen Durin Folger.

National Art Museum.

  • The “Afloat Atlantic History” exhibition, which explores the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade, will be held at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston (October 24, 2021 to January 17, 2022) and will move to the National Museum of Fine Arts. Washington in 2022
  • “Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is So Beautiful,” retrospective exhibition at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC (October 30, 2021 – January 23, 2022)
  • “Calder Picasso” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (October 31, 2021 – January 30, 2022)
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Left: “Acrobat” by Alexander Calder (1929). Right: “Acrobate” (1930), by Pablo Picasso.

© 2021 Calder Foundation, New York / © 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso. Artist’s Rights Society (ARS), New York.


A story produced by Julie Krakov and Sarah Kugel. Publisher: Remington Cooper.

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