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September 2014
SIBMAS launches a new anticipated book… thanks to everyone who participated

Connecting Points: Performing Arts Collections Uniting Past and Future

Proceedings of the 28th SIBMAS Conference

Past, Present, Future – these are permanent connecting points in the work of Performing Arts Collections. It is their crucial commitment to preserve the past, to spread out several activities in the present and to develop strategies for the future. The challenges of performing arts collections are in the middle of these crossroads, which is the theme of the SIBMAS Congress papers presented in this book... Show more

Connecting Points: Performing Arts Collections Uniting Past and Future
Nicole Leclercq et al.
August 2014
ISBN 9782875741448 (Softcover)
ISBN 978303526413-5 (eBook)
Dance & Fashion

Dance & Fashion explores the relationship between two great embodied art forms: dance and fashion. Dance has utilized a wide variety of costumes, including contemporary fashions, to identify different characters, but there are also certain iconic styles, which represent a dance more abstractly. Tutus and pointe shoes, for example, are integral to the image and movements of the ballerina, just as leotards and tights are associated with the modern dancer.... Show more

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
13 September 2014 – 3 January 2015
Seventh Avenue at 27 Street
New York City 10001-5992
Bienvenido INBA Digital

INBA is new an open source platform to archive, preserve and disseminate scholarship of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes of Mexico... Show more (sp)
Artists Take the Stage

The exhibition, from the McNay’s Tobin Collection, features designs for theater, dance and opera companies by artists such as Picasso, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy and Giorgio de Chirico. “Visual artists helped redefine the space of the stage while reconceiving both the physical form and emotional impact of the performer,” said curator Jody Blake. Also opening Wednesday is “American Masters from the Collection of Janet and Joe Westheimer,” featuring prints by artists such as George Bellows, John Sloan and Isabel Bishop [written by Steve Bennett] ... Show more

McNay Art Museum
20 August 2014 - 25 January 2015
P.O. Box 6069
6000 North New Braunfels
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Culture et Musées No 22

On museum and heritage documentation

This special number is dedicated to museum and heritage documentation. What is documenting a literary work, an aesthetic current, a museum practice? What are the current standards and how are they changing through time? How artistic works should be inscribed on heritage lists? Show more (fr)

Culture et Musées No 22
Janvier 2014
ISBN 9782330027001

Text in French
An Archive as a Laboratory of Memory

During the last four years, the Pina Bausch Archive has emerged into a living archive, a place for ideas and experiences in which remembrance becomes experienceable as a creative process… Show more