May, 2012

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Selects Architects Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali to Design Museum

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced it has selected architects Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali to design the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. “Renzo’s track record of creating iconic cultural landmarks combined with Zoltan’s success in transforming historically significant buildings is a perfect marriage for a museum that celebrates the history and the future […]

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Getty Museum Acquires Photographs by Fashion Photographer Hiro

Getty Museum Acquires Photographs by Fashion Photographer Hiro

The Getty Museum announced the acquisition of fourteen photographs by famed fashion photographer Hiro (Y. Hiro Wakabayashi), comprising work he created while on assignment for Harper’s Bazaar, French Vogue and Mirabella from the 1960s–1990s. Prominently known in the 1960s and 1970s for his editorial work in Harper’s Bazaar during a time when editors strove to […]

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National Gallery of Art displays Deacon Robert Peckham’s Hobby Horse

National Gallery of Art displays Deacon Robert Peckham’s Hobby Horse

One of the most intriguing and often-reproduced American paintings in the collection of the National Gallery of Art is the inspiration for Deacon Peckham’s “Hobby Horse”—a focus exhibition on view on the Ground Floor of the East Building from May 27 through October 8, 2012. Robert Peckham, The Hobby Horse, c. 1840 oil on canvas […]

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National Gallery of Art Washington announces George Bellows exhibition

National Gallery of Art Washington announces George Bellows exhibition

The National Gallery of Art in Washington presents the first Comprehensive exhibition in three decades of George Bellows Prolific Career, on view June 10 through October 8, 2012. When George Bellows died at the age of 42 in 1925, he was hailed as one of the greatest artists America had yet produced. The first comprehensive […]

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