Archive for February, 2012

Ashmolean Museum Campaigns To Save A Masterpiece By Manet

Ashmolean Museum Campaigns To Save A Masterpiece By Manet

. February 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Ashmolean Museum is mounting a campaign to save Edouard Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus, 1868, for the nation. On the advice of the Reviewing Committee, the Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has extended the temporary export bar on the painting until August to give the Ashmolean time in which to raise the funds in order […]

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Japanese American National Museum announces Folding Paper. The Infinite Possibilities of Origami

. February 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Japanese American National Museum presents Folding Paper. The Infinite Possibilities of Origami, an exhibition on view March 10 – August 26, 2012. Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami will be the first major exhibition to explore the international phenomenon of origami as a contemporary visual art form. Featuring over 100 works by more […]

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Japanese American National Museum presents Common Ground. The Heart of Community

. February 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles presents Common Ground. The Heart of Community an ongoing exhibition. Incorporating hundreds of objects, documents and photographs collected by the National Museum, this exhibition chronicles 130 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to […]

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National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame Inducts new Members

. February 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

Six more sport parachutists will be inducted into the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Eloy, Arizona the weekend of November 9, 2012. Parachute enthusiasts from around the world will attend. Those being inducted are Carl Boenish, CA (posthumous); Bob Buquor, CA (posthumous); Claude Gillard, Australia; Craig Girard, AZ & Dubai; […]

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Getty Reveals The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

Getty Reveals The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

. February 26, 2012 . 0 Comments

A stunning and highly complex painting composed of separate oak panels, The Mystic Lamb of 1432 by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, known as the Ghent Altarpiece, recently underwent much-needed emergency conservation within the Villa Chapel in St. Bavo Cathedral in Ghent. As part of this work, the altarpiece was removed from its glass enclosure […]

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