Archive for May, 2010

The Museum of Modern Art Hosts Major International Symposium, Art Institutions and Feminist Politics Now

. May 6, 2010

May 21 Event Brings Together Leading Artists, Scholars and Activists to Explore Art and Feminism NEW YORK, –The Museum of Modern Art presents Art Institutions and Feminist Politics Now, a day-long symposium on May 21, 2010, that will bring together an international group of leading artists, writers, curators, historians, and activists to explore the impact […]

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Karola Kraus appointed new director of the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

Karola Kraus appointed new director of the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

. May 6, 2010

As of October 1, 2010 Karola Kraus, present head of the Staatlichen Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, will take up her position as the new director of Vienna’s Museum of Modern Art and successor to Edelbert Köb. Federal Minister Claudia Schmied appointed this well-connected and experienced managerial figure from the international art scene in order to give the […]

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Silver Stolen from Kedleston Hall Museum

. May 5, 2010

Theives broke into Kedleston Hall near Quarndon, Derbyshire in the UK and stolen silver collected by former owner Lord Curzon when he was Viceroy of India between 1889-1905. The stolen items, include a silver bowl, a silver frame containing a photograph of Lady Curzon, two silver caskets and a silver wine cooler. Kedleston Hall property […]

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Van Gogh Masterpiece Travels to Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Van Gogh Masterpiece Travels to Museum of Fine Arts Boston

. May 5, 2010

BOSTON, MA – Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but for Vincent van Gogh, it was a means of self education for the artist in the 1880s, who copied numerous works by Jean-François Millet to teach himself how to draw and paint. The visual dialogue that ensued between master and student is the […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Presents 17th Biennale of Sydney

. May 4, 2010

Sydney, Australia – The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is delighted to unveil the artists and projects showing at the MCA as part of the 17th Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest and most respected contemporary arts event, running from 12 May until 1 August 2010. THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious […]

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