The Museum of Advertising Founded In NYC

The first museum dedicated to celebrating the global advertising industry, The Museum of Advertising, has been founded in New York City. Exhibits will feature historical works of all mediums to explore the full spectrum of creativity, culture, and commerce. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is currently in planning stages, working with members of the advertising community and consumer brands on various items including fundraising, sponsorships and building the museum collection.

The Museum of Advertising Logo

The Museum of Advertising logo

The Museum of Advertising is committed to preserving and interpreting the historical collective works of the advertising industry through commercial artifacts, celebrated ad campaigns and their creators; exploring sociological and economical impacts; forges emotional connections between visitors and brands past and present; and enhances appreciation for the profound role advertising has played and continues to play in shaping culture, society, and the economy worldwide.

The foundation of The Museum of Advertising is thousands of artifacts in a growing collection founded by Glenn Pajarito, a Madison Avenue advertising executive who has served as Creative Director of multiple global ad agencies for over 100 of the world’s largest brands. Together with the Board of Directors, their goal is to give back to the vibrant advertising community and engage the public.

The advertising industry is constantly focused on the future and our changing media landscape. What we don’t do as well is preserve the work which is so ephemeral, and recognize the innovations made in communication, design, and media.” Museum Founding Director Glenn Pajarito said. “Advertising also transcends commercial marketing and has influenced product innovations, influenced politics, shaped cultural trends, educated and entertained over generations across the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.themuseumofadvertising.org.

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: BJ’s Wholesale Club Lights Up the Holidays with its Exclusive Top Ten Toys List

The Retailer Shares A Collection Of Coveted Toys Available At Unbeatable Prices, All Exclusive to BJ’s

BJ’s this week announced its Top Ten Toys List for this holiday season, including the hottest picks from leading brands like Disney•Pixar®, Mattel® and Hasbro®. These top toys will only be available at BJ’s.

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28″ Holiday Barbie®

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Baby Alive® Darci’s Dance Class Doll

BJ’s is stocked with hundreds of toys, games, and gifts, from interactive toys and tech gadgets to gifts that are sure to spark creativity and imagination. BJ’s exclusive Top Ten Toys will be available in-Club beginning in early October, with select items available now at Bjs.com. Continue reading

Canada’s New Museum of Modern Art, Remai Modern, Announces Full Artist Lineup

Inaugural program features world’s largest collection of Picasso linocuts, artist-led projects, immersive installations, and modern and contemporary art from Canada and the world

Canada’s museum of modern art, Remai Modern, has announced the full list of artists participating in its inaugural exhibition, Field Guide, which debuts during October 21, 2017, the opening of the direction-setting museum in Saskatoon.

Remai Modern Logo

Remai Modern Logo

Curated by Executive Director & CEO, Gregory Burke, and Director of Programs & Chief Curator, Sandra Guimarães, Field Guide will feature contemporary projects, commissions and immersive installations by nearly 80 renowned Canadian and international artists — many of whom are showing in Canada for the first time. The building-wide exhibition will create a dialogue between these works and a selection from Remai Modern’s permanent collection.

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Canada’s newest home for modern and contemporary art, Remai Modern opens October 21st, which was recently completed by renowned Canadian architect Bruce Kuwabara of KPMB Architects. Photo Credi: Adrien Williams

The breadth of artists we’ve brought together for our inaugural exhibition, Field Guide, is quite expansive and diverse,” said Burke. “With works from leading American artists like John Baldessari, Christopher Williams, Lawrence Weiner and Pae White, prominent international artists including Walid Raad, Rosemarie Trockel, Haegue Yang and Philippe Parreno, as well as renowned Canadian artists such as Stan Douglas and Ian Wallace and locals like Bob Boyer, Eli Bornstein and Kara Uzelman, we’ve produced a program that introduces Remai Modern’s philosophy and direction. On one hand, Field Guide points to a field of relations impacting on the development of art and its current agency. On the other, the exhibition articulates a spirit of active engagement, curiosity, and disruption that begins to enact Remai Modern‘s vision and its responsibilities going forward.

Field Guide rethinks the idea of “modern” from multiple cultural, geographic, historic and contemporary perspectives. Legacies are an important component, and the history of the Mendel Art Gallery, from which Remai Modern inherited a collection of nearly 8,000 works, acts as a formative nucleus. Civic engagement, progressive politics, and the unique history of abstraction—fostered by Saskatchewan’s Emma Lake Artists’ Workshops—are explored through their enduring influence. Field Guide also signals a new chapter, debuting many key acquisitions reflecting the aspirations and future growth of the collection.

Several previously announced commissioned projects anchor the exhibition,” said Guimarães. These include a new “Presence and Production” work by Thomas Hirschhorn titled, What I can learn from you. What you can learn from me. (Critical Workshop); a collaborative installation and discursive event by Tanya Lukin Linklater and Duane Linklater, Determined by the river; and Faces of Picasso: The collection selected by Ryan Gander, the first showing of Remai Modern‘s collection of Picasso linocut prints, the most comprehensive in the world. Continue reading

Cargo Cosmetics Announces Star Wars: The Last Jedi Makeup Collection

Each season, Cargo Cosmetics journeys to a different destination as a nod to the free spirit of the independent traveler. For Fall/Holiday 2017, the beauty brand will embark on an intergalactic voyage transporting consumers to a “galaxy far, far away,” announced the launch of a limited edition Star Wars: The Last Jedi Makeup Collection via Instagram and Twitter posts.CC601306

The new Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi debuts in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017. Cargo Cosmetics’ capsule collection inspired by the film will coincide with the film launch and be available right in time for the holidays.

This collaboration with Disney has given our team an opportunity to really showcase our creativity,” says Brian Robinson, President of Cargo Cosmetics. “Cargo is regularly used on the sets of hit Hollywood films so developing a line for Star Wars: The Last Jedi just further reinforces our brand’s identity. We are truly excited to be able to offer the Cargo customer this exclusive capsule collection in addition to the regularly planned Fall/Holiday launches.

The Fall/Holiday 2017 Capsule Collection will debut in over 1,100 Kohl’s department stores in October 2017. The highly anticipated capsule collection will be supported by a robust digital campaign, public relations efforts and social media promotion.