Archive for February, 2010

Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Exhibition That Celebrates “Running Fence” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Exhibition That Celebrates “Running Fence” by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

. February 24, 2010

The most lyrical of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s epic projects was the “Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-76.” The ambitious scope and enormous size of this monumental temporary artwork are hard to imagine even today. Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California 1972-76,©Christo. Color photograph by Jeanne-Claude, 1976. Gift of Christo […]

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Projects 92: Yin Xiuzhen Large-Scale Sculpture Collective Subconscious Opens at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

. February 24, 2010

NEW YORK,- The Museum of Modern Art presents Projects 92: Yin Xiuzhen, the first U.S. installation of the artist’s large-scale sculpture Collective Subconscious (2007), February 24 through March 24, 2010. Yin Xiuzhen’s (Chinese, b. 1963) site-specific installations and sculptures bridge the past and the present, the environmental and the personal. Collective Subconscious is a 38-foot-long […]

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Tutankhamun’s Funeral Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum

Tutankhamun’s Funeral Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum

. February 24, 2010

In 1908, while excavating in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, American archaeologist Theodore Davis discovered about a dozen large storage jars. Their contents included broken pottery, bags of natron (a mixture of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium sulphate, and sodium chloride that occurs naturally in Egypt), bags of sawdust, floral collars, and pieces […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum to Host Seminar on Ethiopian Manuscript

. February 24, 2010

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Ethiopian Manuscript Illumination in Context, a half-day seminar examining the Museum’s recently acquired Ethiopian Gospel book from 1504/5. The seminar features prominent scholars of Ethiopian Christianity and illumination, presenting current research to enrich understanding of this fascinating manuscript. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the Ethiopian Gospels […]

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Magenta Installation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

. February 23, 2010

Magenta Research, a US based manufacturer of high quality video extension solutions recently announced an installation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Magenta was chosen to provide a solution that extends the transmission of high definition video, audio and touch screen control. The Smithsonian desired a clean looking kiosk installation […]

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