Articles tagged with museums
Sackler is a name you will see on the walls of museums and cultural institutions around the world. Tate Galleries, the Louvre in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art have all previously accepted substantial financial gifts from the Sackler Trust. However, protests from visitors and activists have put pressure on cultural organisations to reject philanthropy from the Sacklers.
Committing to ‘Dry January’ is all very well and good, but what if we said you could detox with art instead? Scholars have suggested that the act of visiting an art museum or gallery can be a ritualistic experience that can prompt catharsis, and even revelation.
Oh yes, Frieze week is back! A week when anyone who is anyone in the international contemporary art scene is sure to be in London. With the fair at Regent's Park and all the galleries and museums of the city in full swing, Jo Chard breaks it down...