Archive for May, 2011

Kimbell Art Museum Announces New iPad App for Picasso and Braque Exhibition

Kimbell Art Museum Announces New iPad App for Picasso and Braque Exhibition

. May 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

Visitors to the Kimbell Art Museum exhibition Picasso and Braque: The Cubist Experiment, 1910–1912, on view now through August 21, 2011, will be able to use a specially created iPad application to delve more deeply into Cubism. “Advances in digital imaging and the convenience of an iPad provide new ways to look at and understand […]

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Armley Mills Museum Presents Behind the Seams Exhibition

. May 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

Behind The Seams, featuring three new galleries, is the new star attraction at Armley Mills Museum, once the site of the largest woollen mill in the world. The project, led by not-for-profit company Leeds Fashion Works, celebrates the significance – both past and present – of the region’s textile and fashion industry. Even today, nearly […]

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Penn Museum Presents Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan

Penn Museum Presents Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan

. May 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

Battleground: War Rugs from Afghanistan, a traveling exhibition organized by the Textile Museum of Canada, makes its United States debut at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia. On view now through through July 31, 2011. Afghan rug weavers, instead of using their traditional tribal designs, depict on their rugs the world that they see. Modern warfare […]

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Fotomuseum Winterthur Opens Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography Exhibition

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Fotomuseum Winterthur presents Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography an exhibition on view 28.05.2011 – 14.08.2011. Modernism made photography what it is. It gave it self-confidence and made it trust itself. Self-confidence because photography in the 1920s recognized and developed its own possibilities and qualities: a probing vision of the world, an investigation of the visible […]

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Gotham Cigar Museum Collection for Morphy’s Antique Advertising Auction

Gotham Cigar Museum Collection for Morphy’s Antique Advertising Auction

. May 31, 2011 . 1 Comment

A superb collection of early tobacciana will be smoking its way across the auction block on June 18 as Morphy’s presents a 900-lot Antique Advertising sale featuring the specialty collection of the Gotham Cigar Museum of Tampa, Florida. “It’s amazing how many different types of cigar-related items are sought after by collectors. This premier collection […]

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