Archive for January, 2010

Deaccessioned Items From the High Museum of Art in Atlanta Auctioned at Leslie Hindman

. January 31, 2010

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The secretary, decorated with a pierced carved crest and Chinoiserie figures and motifs, was donated to the High Museum in 1961. Thirteen telephone bidders vied for the lot before a British […]

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Town and Country: Urban and Rural Scenes from the Racine Art Museum Collection

Town and Country: Urban and Rural Scenes from the Racine Art Museum Collection

. January 30, 2010

Whether documenting city life or responding to the awe-inspiring qualities of nature, artists constantly revisit the subject of their surroundings. Open through April 11, 2010, “Town and Country: Urban and Rural Scenes from RAM’s Collection” features selected artworks from the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection that provide a lively sampling of different points of view […]

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Miró/Dubuffet/Basquiat Exhibition at the Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Miró/Dubuffet/Basquiat Exhibition at the Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

. January 30, 2010

For the first time, works by Dubuffet, Miró and Basquiat are shown together, giving voice to the primal symbols that characterize their works in personalized types of graffiti that exist in a timeless, unidentifiable space. In the work of these artists, signs and color erupt in a free association of structure and rhythm; the mysterious […]

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Biennial Print Fair Brings Art Galleries and Collectors to Baltimore

. January 30, 2010

Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Edition This spring, the Baltimore Museum of Art brings 14 galleries, dealers, and presses from around the U.S. for The Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints & New Editions. This biennial event held on Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. offers works […]

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JACK BECKER NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF JOSLYN ART MUSEUM

JACK BECKER NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF JOSLYN ART MUSEUM

. January 30, 2010

Jim Young, chairman of Joslyn Art Museum’s board of governors, announced that Jack F. Becker, Ph.D., has accepted the position as executive director of Joslyn Art Museum. Dr. Becker, 46, comes to Joslyn from Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has served as president and chief executive officer since […]

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