August, 2010

Wanda Koop Exhibition at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

For almost three decades, Winnipeg painter Wanda Koop has created an overwhelming body of work examining how modes of technology impact nature. The Winnipeg Art Gallery, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Canada, is presenting an exhibition of her work that draws together a selection of large-scale signature paintings from the 1980s to the […]

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Princess Royal to Open The National Brewery Centre Burton

Princess Royal to Open The National Brewery Centre Burton

On Tuesday 21st September 2010, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, is to officially open the new Burton-based National Brewery Centre which includes the former Bass Museum and visitor attraction now re-opened as ‘The Brewing Experience’. The Centre celebrates the UK’s brewing heritage and the industry’s far-reaching influence on beer making techniques throughout the world. […]

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John Gossage: The Pond Opens at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

John Gossage: The Pond Opens at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

“John Gossage: The Pond” open Aug. 27 – Jan. 17, 2011, celebrates the recent gift to the Smithsonian American Art Museum of this remarkable photographic series and the re-issue of one of the most influential photography books of the past three decades. John Gossage, Untitled, from The Pond, 1985. Gelatin silver print. Smithsonian American Art […]

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Akan Drum on Display at the British Museum

Akan Drum on Display at the British Museum

The Akan drum is the oldest African-American object in the British Museum, brought from West Africa to the Colony of Virginia as part of the slave trade around 1735. ‘Akan’ refers to an ethnic and linguistic group from West Africa which includes the Fante, Asante and Akuapem, and its culture is most apparent today in […]

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