Archive for June, 2010

SS Robin Steamship to Become Floating Museum

. June 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

SS Robin, the last remaining steam-coaster in the world, will be airlifted by two massive 600 ton cranes in a highly technical and challenging operation over June 27th & 28th. The lift, in Lowestoft, Suffolk, will be a dramatic and unprecedented operation to create a world-first floating museum. Two of the heaviest cranes in the […]

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Paths to Abstraction Exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Paths to Abstraction Exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

. June 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

One of the most ambitious exhibitions the Art Gallery of New South Wales has ever undertaken, Paths to abstraction will include more than 150 pivotal works by some of the most influential pioneers of modernism, spanning 50 years when paintings, drawings and prints edged their way by degrees towards purely non-representational images. On view through […]

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Alfred Stieglitz Photographs Exhibition at The Art Gallery of New South Wales

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The photographs Alfred Stieglitz [1864–1946] took around his summer house at Lake George, New York state, USA after 1915 are considered a major departure and dramatically influenced the course of photography. The desire to build a specifically ‘American’ art led Stieglitz to explore the essential nature of photography, released from contrivances and from intervention in […]

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Brigitte Kowanz Retrospective Opens at MUMOK

Brigitte Kowanz Retrospective Opens at MUMOK

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The Brigitte Kowanz retrospective is a part of a series of exhibitions that the MUMOK is putting on dealing with internationally successful Austrian artists. With the consistent depiction of light and language Kowanz’s work is an exception, in both a local and international context. This is the first time that her varied and complex oeuvre […]

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Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Asks Pennsylvanians How Much They Value History

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In order to more effectively carry out its mission, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) asked Pennsylvanians what they believe is important in preserving and interpreting the commonwealth’s rich history. Penn State Harrisburg’s Center for Survey Research annually conducts a statewide poll for the commission. This year, the PHMC submitted questions based on the […]

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