Archive for October, 2011

Portland Museum of Art Opens Gather Up the Fragments. The Andrews Shaker Collection

. October 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Portland Museum of Art presents an exhibition of the most significant collection of Shaker objects. Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection, on view October 27, 2011 – February 5, 2012. Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection tells the story of the first and most avid collectors of the Shaker art, […]

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Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt Opens Kienholz. The Signs of The Times

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt Opens Kienholz. The Signs of The Times

. October 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents Kienholz. The Signs of The Times on view October 22, 2011–January 29, 2012. Rebellious, provocative, and polarizing, the oeuvre associated with the name Kienholz has always caused quite a stir since its beginnings in the mid-1950s, first the works by Edward Kienholz (1927–1994) alone, then later, from 1972 on, the collaborative […]

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National Museum of Natural History Uses CT Scanner to Unlock Secrets of the Past

. October 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has pioneered the use of CT scanning technology in noninvasive scientific research. Now, with the gift of a Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 6 CT scanner from Siemens Healthcare, Smithsonian researchers are acquiring information about museum objects that is fundamentally changing the way scientists examine specimens. “For more than a […]

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Worcester Art Museum Presents Rest Elsewhere. Netherlandish Mannerist Prints

Worcester Art Museum Presents Rest Elsewhere. Netherlandish Mannerist Prints

. October 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Worcester Art Museum presents Rest Elsewhere: Netherlandish Mannerist Prints, on view through December 3, 2011. Jacques de Gheyn II, Dutch, 1565-1629 after Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch, 1558-1617 The Colonel (detail), from the series The Haarlem Civic Guard, 1587 Engraving Eliza S. Paine Fund, 2010.230 Early in the sixteenth century, the ideas and imagery of the […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston Announces Digital Archive of 20th Century Latin American and Latino Art

Museum of Fine Arts Houston Announces Digital Archive of 20th Century Latin American and Latino Art

. October 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Some 10,000 primary-source documents will be available worldwide for the first time, launching with materials from Mexico, Argentina and the American Midwest The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), have devoted ten years and 50 million USD to initiatives in 20th-century Latin […]

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