Archive for August, 2011

Currier Museum of Art Opens A Chosen Path: The Ceramic Art of Karen Karnes

Currier Museum of Art Opens A Chosen Path: The Ceramic Art of Karen Karnes

. August 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Currier Museum of Art will present A Chosen Path: The Ceramic Art of Karen Karnes (August 27 through Dec. 3), celebrating Karnes’ more than 60-year career at the forefront of the studio pottery movement. From her dramatic salt-glazed pottery of the 1960s and ‘70s, to her most recent complex joined sculptural pieces, Karnes (born […]

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National Gallery of Australia Acquires Hans Heysen Painting

National Gallery of Australia Acquires Hans Heysen Painting

. August 30, 2011 . 0 Comments

The painting depicts two monumental gum trees before a sweeping pastoral vista. The grand old tree in the foreground is said to have been a favourite of Heysen’s. He was particularly enamoured of mornings light and was always up before dawn in order to catch the changing landscape in early sunlight, such as the effect […]

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Museum of the Great Plains (MGP) Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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The Museum of the Great Plains (MGP) is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary. The museum’s newest exhibit, ‘The First Fifty’, showcases some important people and moments since opening its doors. The Museum of the Great Plains is a history museum located in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. The museum’s major exhibits reveal the diverse cultures inhabiting the Great […]

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WIELS Contemporary Art Centre Announces Alina Szapocznikow Sculpture Undone, 1955 – 1972

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre Announces Alina Szapocznikow Sculpture Undone, 1955 – 1972

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WIELS Contemporary Art Centre presents Alina Szapocznikow Sculpture Undone, 1955–1972 on view 10 September 2011–8 January 2012. Opening: 9 September 2011, 18:00-21:00. WIELS Contemporary Art Centre opens its season with the premiere of an expansive solo exhibition of Polish sculptor Alina Szapocznikow (1926–1973). This major event, the fruit of an exceptional collaboration initiated by WIELS […]

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Brunei Gallery Presents The Golden Temple of Amritsar Reflections of the Past

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The Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London presents “The Golden Temple of Amritsar: Reflections of the Past”, on view through 5 September 2011. The Golden Temple of Amritsar: Reflections of the Past is the first major exhibition on one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic […]

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