Archive for May, 2010

Guercino Painting Acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in Forth Worth Texas

Guercino Painting Acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum in Forth Worth Texas

. May 1, 2010

FORT WORTH—The Kimbell Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired the painting Christ and the Woman of Samaria, dated to 1619–20, by the Italian artist Guercino, one of the foremost painters of his time. The purchase was announced today by the Museum’s director, Eric M. Lee. The painting dates from Guercino’s early, rarest, and […]

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Oakland Museum of California Reopens

. May 1, 2010

The newly transformed Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) opens Saturday, May 1, with 31 hours of continuous, round-the-clock free programs and events, after a two-year, $58 million renovation. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, on the street in front of the new Oak Street entrance with a Native American Ohlone blessing, a […]

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Woodmere Museum Items Sold at Bonhams

Woodmere Museum Items Sold at Bonhams

. May 1, 2010

Bonhams New York’s April 27th sale of European Furniture & Decorative Arts was marked by several strong results. Consisting of just over 250 lots, the sale was highlighted by a spectacular group of French and Continental porcelain urns from the Woodmere Art Museum (Philadelphia, PA) which brought some of the strongest performances of the sale. […]

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