Permanent Collection

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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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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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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Scott Johnson on tengu+

We continue our minitour of “Richard Lane and the Floating World,” now on view in Gallery 14 through Feb. 1....

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Robert Frank on ‘The Americans’+

On view in Gallery 9 right now is Robert Frank’s “Charleston, South Carolina,” a print from his seminal series “The...

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Scott Johnson on the Kambun Master+

Now at the Academy is the first glimpse of the Richard Lane Collection, which the Academy acquired in 2003. It’s...

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How the Academy acquired Rauschenberg’s ‘Trophy V’+

James Foster was director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 1963 to 1982 and oversaw a sort of golden...

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Who do they think they are?+

If you missed the documentary “Who Does She Think She Is?” at Friends of Film Friday this month, your second...

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Thanks Mr and Mrs Vogel!+

Have you heard of Herb and Dorothy Vogel? They’re an elderly New York couple—he worked for the post office and...

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A little story about the Monet+

Former museum director Jim Foster, along with trustee and distinguished former University of Hawai’i art professor Duane Preble, visited the...

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