Archive for June, 2010

Getty Research Institute Announces Important Acquisition of Letters from Surrealist René Magritte

. June 29, 2010 . 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES—The Getty Research Institute (GRI) announced today that it has acquired an important group of letters and postcards from the Belgian surrealist René Magritte. The group of over forty autograph letters and postcards to the Belgian Surrealist poet Paul Colinet documents Magritte’s life and career from 1934, about the time the two Surrealists met, […]

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The National Gallery Presents Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries Exhibition

. June 29, 2010 . 0 Comments

The first major exhibition of its kind, Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries celebrates the remarkable collaboration of scientists, conservators and art historians at the National Gallery. Open 30 June – 12 September 2010. The National Gallery’s Scientific Department was founded in 1934 and has become a world leader in the study of the materials […]

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John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist Exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art

John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist Exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art

. June 29, 2010 . 1 Comment

The first exhibition of Storrs’s work in over 20 years, Machine-Age Modernist will consist of approximately 40 sculptures, drawings, and paintings drawn from various national collections, including those of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Corcoran Museum of Art, among other leading […]

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Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons Exhibition at The Children’s Museum of Memphis

. June 29, 2010 . 0 Comments

Celebrate nature with the children of Japan and see how nature fits into their everyday lives – picnic under cherry blossoms, go camping and hunt for bugs, help get ready for New Year’s, and try your hand at Japanese calligraphy! The Children’s Museum of Memphis is hosting “Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons” July […]

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Science Museum ends record breaking year with launch of new ‘Who am I?’ gallery

Science Museum ends record breaking year with launch of new ‘Who am I?’ gallery

. June 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

Prof. Chris Rapley CBE, Director of the Science Museum, announced that the Science Museum has welcomed a 2,805,091 visitors through its doors in its Centenary year making 2008/9 the busiest year in its one hundred year history. The announcement was made at the launch of the Museum’s latest biomedical gallery ‘Who am I?’ and alongside […]

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