Archive for June, 2010

Bank of America Art in our Communities™ Program Brings Exhibitions to 20 Museums

. June 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

Throughout 2010 and 2011, Bank of America will lend more than 20 full exhibitions to museums across the United States and abroad through its Art in our Communities program. The program was created in 2008 to use the Bank of America art collection to the benefit of the communities it serves. This year and next, […]

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Musee d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva Acquires Corot Painting at Auction

Musee d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva Acquires Corot Painting at Auction

. June 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

At Sotheby’s in London, in the sale of 19th Century European Paintings, one of the finest figure paintings by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot ever to have appeared on the market was purchased by the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva for £1,609,250 / CHF 2,740,717, exceeding its pre-sale high estimate of £1.2 million. Jeune femme à la […]

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Michael Jackson Museum Planned

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Michael Jackson’s father; Joe Jackson is planning to build a museum and possibly a casino, in the late singer’s hometown of Gary, Indiana. Gary’s mayor, Rudy Clay, said the project would generate up to $150m for the town every year. “This project will be the magnet that will draw people from all over the world,” […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum Museum Puts Monumental Red-Figure Krater on View

J. Paul Getty Museum Museum Puts Monumental Red-Figure Krater on View

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LOS ANGELES – The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the installation of the Gela Krater in the permanent collection galleries at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa. The loan of this celebrated object is part of a long-term collaborative agreement between the Getty Museum and the Sicilian Ministry of Culture and […]

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Getty Museum Debuts Cutting-Edge Technology to Showcase Intricate Augsburg Cabinet

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LOS ANGELES – showcase one of the most complex objects in its collection, the J. Paul Getty Museum will debut cutting-edge technology to explore a 17th-century display cabinet from Augsburg, Germany. Using Augmented Reality (AR), visitors to the Getty’s website will be able to achieve unprecedented access to this fascinating object. The Augsburg Display Cabinet […]

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