April, 2012

Nationalmuseum Acquires Silver by Gustaf Mollenborg

Nationalmuseum Acquires Silver by Gustaf Mollenborg

The Nationalmuseum’s in Stockholm collection of 19th-century silver has expanded with the addition of three new acquisitions, all made in Gustaf Möllenborg’s workshop in Stockholm. The oldest of the objects is a late Empire mantel clock made in 1844, which was presented to King Oscar I’s personal physician, Professor Magnus Huss, by grateful patients. The […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Opens Timothy O’Sullivan Photography Exhibition

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Opens Timothy O’Sullivan Photography Exhibition

The King Survey of the Great Basin, from 1867 to 1872, was the model for the other “great surveys” of the 19th-century American West. Rare and iconic works by Timothy H. O’Sullivan, the King Survey’s official photographer, will be featured in an exhibition at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art from April 7 through Sept. 2. […]

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Hood Museum of Art wins AICA Award

Hood Museum of Art wins AICA Award

The US section of the International Association of Art Critics/AICA-USA announced its annual awards to honor artists, curators, museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions in recognition of excellence in the conception and realization of exhibitions. The 2011 AICA Award for “Best Show in a University Gallery” went to the Hood Museum of Art for Fluxus […]

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery announce John Max Rosenfield as 13th Recipient of the Charles Lang Freer Medal

The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have announced that John Max Rosenfield, Harvard Professor Emeritus of East Asian Art, will be awarded the Charles Lang Freer Medal in recognition of his contribution to the field of Asian art history. The Freer medal Rosenfield will receive the medal at a public ceremony […]

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