Archive for February, 2012

Courtauld Gallery to Collaborate on Conservation with Georgia

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Building on 15 years of collaboration with Georgian colleagues in training and other conservation activities, The Courtauld is now planning its first-ever conservation project in Georgia in partnership with the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia and the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. Starting in 2012, this project will be undertaken on wall […]

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Nationalmuseum acquires Tradgardsinterior fran Linkoping by Johan Krouthen

Nationalmuseum acquires Tradgardsinterior fran Linkoping by Johan Krouthen

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The Nationalmuseum in Sweden has acquired Tradgardsinterior fran Linkoping a painting by artist Johan Krouthen. Johan Krouthén, Trädgårdsinteriör från Linköping. Oil on canvas. Nationalmuseum. Johan Krouthén (1858-1932) was part of the generation of artists that broke through during the 1880s, when a French-oriented realism dominated Swedish painting. However, in contrast to many of his contemporaries, […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Editorial Cartoonist Tony Auth Is the Subject of a Retrospective at the Michener Art Museum

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DOYLESTOWN, PA–Tony Auth’s cartoons, seemingly simple and always direct, have influenced public opinion and politicians for more than 40 years. “Our job is not to amuse our readers,” Auth says of a national artistic heritage of editorial cartooning that began with Benjamin Franklin in 1754. “Our mission is to stir them, inform and inflame them.” […]

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Christian Marclay The Clock Jointly Acquired by the Israel Museum, Centre Pompidou and Tate

Christian Marclay The Clock Jointly Acquired by the Israel Museum, Centre Pompidou and Tate

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The Israel Museum announce the joint acquisition of Christian Marclay’s video work The Clock (2010), together with the Centre Pompidou in Paris and London’s Tate. This internationally acclaimed masterwork of video art, which was on view at the Israel Museum from August through October 2011, is composed of thousands of film excerpts illuminating the passage […]

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National Museum of the American Indian to host Power of Chocolate festival

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is to host it’s annual Power of Chocolate festival onSaturday, Feb. 11, and Sunday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. This celebration of culture, music, dance, art, science and food explores the rich history and ongoing story of chocolate with an assortment of presentations, […]

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