Behind-the-scenes news from the Honolulu Museum of Art

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In memory of Toshiko Takaezu+

In a tranquil corner of the Honolulu Academy of Arts is a mini petrified forest—three branchless trunks stand sentinel outside...

Read More+ Friday, March 11, 2011
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Behind the art: The Vogels and Edda Renouf+

Our current special exhibition, Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, has a back story that is as...

Read More+ Friday, March 4, 2011

O‘ahu artist Deb Nehmad in show at Katonah Museum of Art+

O‘ahu-based artist Deb Nehmad is in the group show Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper at the Katonah Museum of Art in...

Read More+ Wednesday, March 2, 2011

“Mark and…Responsive”!: Artist in Residence Katie Small+

“Mark and Respond” began with a performance class taught by Professor Mary Babcock at the University of Hawai‘i–Mânoa. I had...

Read More+ Wednesday, March 2, 2011

When you’ve lived through what’s on screen+

Academy Curator of Film Gina Caruso reports that at last Saturday’s screening of Le Rafle (The Roundup), during the fascinating...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Herb+Dorothy: Larger than life+

Kahi and Diana Ching of K + D Signs put up the giant reproduction of an image of Dorothy and...

Read More+ Tuesday, February 15, 2011
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The Vogel exhibition: Making the conceptual concrete+

Curator Theresa Papanikolas and the installation crew are in the final stretch of installing Exquisitely Modern: 50 Works from Herbert...

Read More+ Friday, January 28, 2011

The Academy’s new director: Stephan Jost+

After a six-month search led by the New York-based firm Phillips Oppenheim and an Academy search committee (led by Trustee...

Read More+ Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Banksy’s identity revealed—through eBay!+

My cousin Derek Sayegusa, account exec at KUMU, just emailed me a link to an eBay item. For $3,000 you...

Read More+ Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Friends of Film Friday: Tanya Hamilton’s ‘Night Catches Us’ 1/14+

After a couple documentaries in a row, Friends of Film Friday is back with a powerful narrative feature—Night Catches Us....

Read More+ Tuesday, January 4, 2011