Archive for December, 2011

Wallace Collection Displays Modello for a Statue of Hebe

Wallace Collection Displays Modello for a Statue of Hebe

. December 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Wallace Collection presents Modello for a Statue of Hebe on view Monday 16th April, 2012. An exceptionally rare and beautiful terracotta model by the celebrated Italian sculptor Antonio Canova (1757-1822) has just gone on public display for the first time at the Wallace Collection, on loan from a private collection. The model, made of […]

Continue Reading

Wallace Collection Announces The Noble Art of the Sword. Fashion and Fencing in Renaissance Europe

Wallace Collection Announces The Noble Art of the Sword. Fashion and Fencing in Renaissance Europe

. December 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Wallace Collection in London presents The Noble Art of the Sword: Fashion and Fencing in Renaissance Europe an exhibition on view Thursday 17th May, 2012 – Sunday 16th September, 2012, which celebrates the artistic and cultural importance of the sword, as a symbol of power and prestige, as a flamboyant fashion statement, and as […]

Continue Reading

Golub Collection Presents Antique Microscopes Exhibition at San Francisco International Airport

Golub Collection Presents Antique Microscopes Exhibition at San Francisco International Airport

. December 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Golub Collection at the University of California, Berkeley presents A World Examined: Microscopes from the Age of Enlightenment To the Twentieth Century an exhibition on view through June 2012 at San Francisco International Airport. The Variable Microscope c. 1770. George Adams, Sr. (1709–72), London. Brass, glass, ivory. The Golub Collection, University of California, Berkeley. […]

Continue Reading

S.M.A.K. Announces Chambres d’Amis Collection presentation

. December 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

S.M.A.K. in Ghent presents Chambres d’Amis Collection presentation on view 5.03.2012 – 04.11.2012. As part of TRACK, and in conjunction with the presentation of Daniel Buren’s ‘Le Décor et son Double’ , from March 2012 the SMAK will be showing several works from the collection that were created for the ‘Chambres d’Amis’ city-wide exhibition in […]

Continue Reading

Museum of Decorative Arts Kulturforum Closes for Renovation

Museum of Decorative Arts Kulturforum Closes for Renovation

. December 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Museum of Decorative Arts at the Kulturforum is closing for renovation from 2 January 2012. Kunstgewerbemuseum Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz, Berlin-Tiergarten © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Foto: Maximilian Meisse The Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) is one of the oldest of its kind in Germany. It possesses one of the most important collections of skilled […]

Continue Reading