Archive for July, 2012

Denver Art Museum presents Now Boarding. Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight

Denver Art Museum presents Now Boarding. Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight

. July 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

Denver Art Museum presents Now Boarding. Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight, an exhibition on view through October 7, 2012. Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, 1991-95. Photograph © Ellen Jaskol / Sketch © Curtis Fentress / Architectural drawing © Fentress Architects. An exhibition that will change how travelers view airports and their design, Now […]

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National Museum of Scotland acquires Byzantine sardonyx bowl

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From the estate of the late Edmund de Rothschild, the Hamilton-Rothschild tazza has been allocated to National Museums Scotland under the Acceptance in Lieu scheme, which allows donors to leave major works of art to the nation in lieu of inheritance tax. It was one of six outstanding items from the Hamilton Palace collection sold […]

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Smithsonian Castle announces Experience Civil War Photography. From the Home Front to the Battlefront

Smithsonian Castle announces Experience Civil War Photography. From the Home Front to the Battlefront

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The Smithsonian Castle presents Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefront a photo exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War opening on Aug. 1 , 2012. Advancements in photography brought the conflict close to home for many Americans and the exhibit features a stereoview and a carte-de-viste album […]

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Heritage Lottery Fund Award Awards National Museum of Scotland £4.85m

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The award of a *First Round pass for a grant of £4.85 million towards a £11.85 million project will enable National Museums to create eight new galleries to showcase its internationally important Science and Technology and European Art and Design collections. Following a detailed reappraisal of the Science and Technology and European Art and Design […]

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents Lucian Freud. Portraits exhibition

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents Lucian Freud. Portraits exhibition

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents Lucian Freud. Portraits an exhibition on view through Oct 28, 2012. Lucian Freud, Girl with a White Dog, 1950-1. Purchased 1952 © Tate, London 2012 Lucian Freud is widely considered the greatest portrait painter of the twentieth century. His visceral renderings of people from all walks of life […]

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