Archive for December, 2011

Legion of Honor Announces The Cult of Beauty. The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900

Legion of Honor Announces The Cult of Beauty. The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Legion of Honor in San Francisco presents The Cult of Beauty. The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860–1900 open from February 18, 2012, is the first major exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the British Aesthetic Movement, tracing its evolution from a small circle of progressive artists and poets, through the achievements of innovative painters and […]

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Museum of Art at Brigham Young University Presents The Weir Family, 1820-1920. Expanding the Traditions of American Art

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The Museum of Art at Brigham Young University presents The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art an exhibition on view through May 19, 2012 . The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art, organized by the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, will be the first major exhibition to collectively […]

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de Young Museum Announces Matter + Spirit. The Sculpture of Stephen De Staebler

de Young Museum Announces Matter + Spirit. The Sculpture of Stephen De Staebler

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The de Young Museum in San Francisco presents Matter + Spirit: The Sculpture of Stephen De Staebler an exhibition of approximately 55 ceramic and bronze works spanning the career of sculptor Stephen De Staebler (1933–2011 from January 14 to April 22, 2012. Matter + Spirit: The Sculpture of Stephen De Staebler and its accompanying monograph […]

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Artistic San Francisco at the Legion of Honor

Artistic San Francisco at the Legion of Honor

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Artistic San Francisco at the Legion of Honor, on view through, is an installation of prints, drawings, photographs and paintings from the permanent collection of the Fine Arts Museums that pays tribute to the unique sites, scenery and topography of the Bay Area. Angelo A. Sottosanti (American, 1917–2004), San Francisco Outdoor Art Exhibit, 1941. Transparent […]

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Musea de la Moda Museum Buys Amy Winehouse Dress for $67,120

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Kerry Taylor Auctions of London said the chiffon dress, designed in 2006, was brought by Musea de la Moda a fashion museum in Santiago, Chile. “This sale demonstrates that even in these difficult economic times, the appetite for haute couture is undiminished and we are already looking forward to our next auction in February,” said […]

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