Archive for February, 2010

Ghost Town by Zhao Dayong Screening at MoMA

. February 23, 2010

As part of the monthly exhibition ContemporAsian, MoMA showcases films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema. Presented in special weeklong engagements, the films in the series include recent independent gems and little-seen classics. ContemporAsian […]

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The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts presents Art Auction 2010

. February 23, 2010

Art Auction 2010, The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ biennial fundraiser is scheduled for February of 2010. The Silent Auction of more than 450 works of art will take place on the evening of Thursday, February 25, from 6:30 to 9, and will include an elaborate selection of hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Tickets for all […]

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Magnificent Manuscript and Sculptures Commissioned by Two Early 15th-Century Dukes of France on View at Metropolitan Museum

. February 23, 2010

A unique window into the lavish French courts of the Valois dukes of Burgundy and Berry will be offered at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this spring with the simultaneous opening, on March 2, of two landmark exhibitions: The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de […]

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Paintings and Porcelain From the Heckscher Museum for Rago Auction

. February 23, 2010

Highlighting the sale is the Estate of Lester Yankee, a Solebury, Pennsylvania resident for 34 years. Rago’s is selling the personal property from Mr. Yankee’s large and elegant house and gardens. He and his life partner were dedicated collectors whose taste ran to Continental decorative art and furnishings. Rago’s will also serve as agent of […]

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The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Museum of Vision Celebrates 30 Years of Preserving Ophthalmic Heritage

. February 22, 2010

Program dedicated to the history of ophthalmology commemorates 30 years with new interactive web site and unique online exhibits San Francisco, CA – Founded in 1980, the Museum of Vision, an educational program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO) has worked to preserve and promote ophthalmic heritage. In honor of its […]

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