Archive for June, 2010

Whitney Museum of American Art Summer Season

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

Keds, the all-American original sneaker brand, today announced its sponsorship of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s summer season, July 1-September 26, which includes Christian Marclay: Festival, an exhibition of the work of this groundbreaking artist known for the distinctive fusion of sound and image in his art. Activated by more than 100 live daily […]

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BODY WORLDS Extends Run at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science announced today that the popular Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart will continue its run for an additional four weeks, providing extra time to see the dramatic specimens on display this summer. Originally scheduled to close next month, the world-renowned health and anatomy […]

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Frazier International History Museum Acquires Mary Todd Lincoln Archive of Commitment Papers at Cowan’s Auction

Frazier International History Museum Acquires Mary Todd Lincoln Archive of Commitment Papers at Cowan’s Auction

. June 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

On June 11, 2010, Cowan’s in Cincinnati offered an archive of documents detailing the 1875 insanity hearing and ultimate commitment of Mary Todd Lincoln into Bellevue Place, a private asylum in Batavia, Illinois. A Louisville, Kentucky, family decided to sell the archive after preserving it since the 1930s. The archive, which included the commitment decree, […]

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Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield Opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield Opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art

. June 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

NEW YORK, – This summer the Whitney Museum of American Art focuses on the work of the visionary artist Charles Burchfield (1893 1967) in an exhibition curated by acclaimed sculptor Robert Gober. Heat Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield features more than one hundred watercolors, drawings, and paintings from private and public […]

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To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color at the de Young Museum

To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color at the de Young Museum

. June 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

San Francisco, June 2010—This season, fashion designers all over the world are presenting tie-dye inspired collections on the runway as something new and fresh. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) investigates the trend by exploring its history, which has been honed for centuries by cultures spanning the globe. From pre-historic to modern times, […]

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