Beyond the Academy

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Museum curators get recognized by their peers for ‘Modern Love’+

Last week the Association of Art Museum Curators announced the winners of its annual Awards for Excellence for curatorial work...

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Academy Registrar in Beijing 4: On Location in the Palace Museum+

For the “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City,”  I had the opportunity to get behind-the-scenes access to the...

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Academy Registrar in Beijing 3: Encounters with the Unexpected+

Third in my series on being a courier for “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City.”  Part of my...

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How a registrar prepares for an assignment to Beijing+

Several months before going to Beijing as a courier for “Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City” in October,...

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HI’s top mural artists unveil mega mural today at 4pm+

Mural artist Estria, who, with Prime, created the two great murals behind our Academy Art Center last year, has spearheaded...

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Pre-fringe launch! The first Oahu Fringe Festival happens in November. In the meantime, the organizers, who include actor-filmmaker Misa Tupou,...

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Asbestos clouds fate of mural+

Investigative blogger Ian Lind got wind of the possible demise of a mural at Kamehameha Schools. The mural was created...

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Academy’s former deputy director named managing director of Dia:Beacon+

Susan Sayre Batton, who was deputy director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 2005 to 2008, is now the...

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The Dragon’s Gift opens in Zürich+

The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan is on the final stop of its global journey—on July 4 the...

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Our “Water Lilies” on an urban adventure+

Now on view through June 26 at Gagosian Gallery in New York City is the exhibition Monet. The survey of...

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Maria getting married+

Since 2002, New York-based artist Maria Yoon has been married 45 times. It is part of her project “Maria the...

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Our Cézanne drawing may head to London, see it while you can+

On view in “From Whistler to Warhol: Modernism on Paper” is a sketch that Paul Cézanne did sometime between 1890...

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Head to the capital March 5 to see your art+

Last year, the Capitol held its first “Art at the Capitol”—an art open house at the Hawai‘i State Legislature. Spearheaded...

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Talented staff: Aaron Padilla in ‘Degrees of Distinction’ @ UH+

There’s little over a week left to see “Degrees of Distinction,” an exhibition of alumni work at the University of...

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Talented staff: Maika‘i Tubbs in Hi’iaka show (just 4 more days!)+

When Maika’i Tubbs isn’t organizing Bank of Hawai’i Family Sunday, he is creating some of the most exciting art in...

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Memorable Installation+

  What goes into an art loan? Joleen Oshiro reveals the backstory of the loan to the Senate Appropriation’s Office Conference Room....

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Talented staff: Calvin Collins at HPU Gallery+

A lot of the museum’s staff—from every department—are artists. Security guard Calvin Collins’ work was last seen at the late...

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The art of war: Goya and Birk+

In an incredible case of art kismet, Honolulu has two simultaneous exhibitions up examining war—Francisco Goya’s 19th-century etching series “The...

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Why do YOU go to the Honolulu Academy of Arts?+

I just spent four days at the American Association of Museum’s annual conference in Philadelphia. It’s a chance to exchange...

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‘Spiral Jetta’: The Hawai‘i connection+

Reading Erin Hogan’s road-trip/art history memoir “Spiral Jetta,” about her land art sojourn in the Southwest, I stopped short when...

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Don’t miss: Street artist Aaron Noble talk Feb. 5+

For three years Trisha Lagaso Goldberg, as curator of thirtyninehotel‘s gallery, has been running the most exciting indie art program...

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The power of art+

In the French film “I’ve Loved You So Long” (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime), a Golden Globe nominee...

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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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