January, 2009

Last weekend to see ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

Last chance to see the first glimpse of the Richard Lane Collection, which the Academy acquired in 2003. It’s a...

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Scott Johnson on otafuku in ‘Richard Lane and the Floating World’+

It’s the last weekend to see “Richard Lane and the Floating World“—which is filled with delightful paintings like this one...

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The hunt is on!+

The Honolulu Academy of Arts has joined the Brooklyn Museum and Wikipedia project Wikipedia Loves Art—a photographic scavenger hunt that...

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Bebba Vamvounakis @ Academy Art Center at Linekona+

There was an opening at the Academy Art Center at Linekona‘s 2nd floor gallery, so we have a last-minute show...

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HAA in Madrid: Our Braque is on view at the Reina Sofia+

Now on view at the Museo Nacional Centre de Arte Reina Sofia is “La invención del siglo XX. Carl Einstein...

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Mat Kubo: ‘Vanity’ @ HPU Gallery+

The HPU Gallery may be a glorified lobby on the Windward side, but with artist Sanit Khewhok as curator, it’s...

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Go see the UH graduate student exhibition+

aloHAA doesn’t cover only Academy goings on. We like to highlight notable art events around town—we just want people looking...

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The Jan. 7 opening of ‘Traces and Trajectories’+

Rudimentary video of the Jan. 7 opening of “Traces and Trajectories: Current Work by Ten Korean-American Artists.” It’s a vibrant contemporary...

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Buy the auteur theory? Come see Alain Robbe-Grillet’s films+

Alain Robbe-Grillet is best known as the creator of the Nouveau Roman and screenwriter of Alain Resnais’ cinegeek wetdream ‘Last...

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Academy Docent Charlene Hughes shows her quilts in D.C. for the big inauguration+

When O‘ahu-based quilter and Academy docent Charlene Hughes got a phone call at 7 a.m. last month to see if...

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Cool really was king @ Starlight Ball 6+

Vintage dresses were out in force at the sixth Starlight Ball—ARTafterDARK‘s annual fundraiser gala for the Academy’s Art to Go...

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New HNL art blog!+

There isn’t enough art dialogue in Hawai‘i—which is strange because there are so many talented artists here. Is it because...

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Liked ‘Slumdog’? Try the Bollywood Film Festival+

After recounting the harrowing childhoods of two orphaned street urchins, current international movie hit “Slumdog Millionaire” bursts into a song-and-dance...

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Art: The fountain of youth+

  James Foster, director of the Academy from 1963 to 1982, says he acquired Harry Bertoia’s “Sounding Sculpture” so the...

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