Archive for April, 2010

Bonhams to Offer 2,500 Year Old Vases Seen at the Ashmolean, J. Paul Getty and Fogg Art Museums

Bonhams to Offer 2,500 Year Old Vases Seen at the Ashmolean, J. Paul Getty and Fogg Art Museums

. April 26, 2010

A delicate wreath made of fine gold oak leaves with acorns, of the type worn by Alexander the Great’s father, Philip II of Macedon, is one of the highlights of Bonhams sale of Antiquities on April 28 in New Bond Street. This stunning artefact, estimate £100,000-120,000, may once have graced the head of a ruler […]

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Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s at National Building Museum

. April 26, 2010

Between 1933 and 1940 tens of millions of Americans visited world’s fairs in cities across the nation. Designing Tomorrow will explore the modernist spectacles of architecture and design they witnessed — visions of a brighter future during the worst economic crisis the United States had known. The fairs popularized modern design for the American public […]

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The RISD Museum of Art Presents Siebren Versteeg: In Advance of Another Thing

The RISD Museum of Art Presents Siebren Versteeg: In Advance of Another Thing

. April 26, 2010

The RISD Museum presents Siebren Versteeg: In Advance of Another Thing in the Spalter New Media Gallery. Versteeg (American, b. 1971) uses online mass media to explore themes of contemporary life. Organized by Judith Tannenbaum, the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, the show features Versteeg’s 2007 work Boom (Fresher Acconci) from the Museum’s […]

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German Impressionism Presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

German Impressionism Presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

. April 26, 2010

First U.S. Exhibition to Explore Impressionism´s Little-Known German Chapter with More Than 100 Paintings, Drawings, and Prints Max Liebermann, celebrated as “the German Manet,” was the leader of a generation of German painters who were inspired by the stylistic developments in France. With colleagues Lovis Corinth and Max Slevogt, he forged the way for Impressionism […]

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American Artist Sam Francis Exhibition at the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum

. April 26, 2010

This retrospective is the biggest Sam Francis exhibition in Europe since 1995, made possible by two European private collectors. A full color exhibition catalogue will be available. Sam Francis (1923-1994) was a citizen of the world who lived for art. American by birth, he spent a large part of his life in Paris, Tokyo and […]

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