Archive for July, 2012

Denver Art Museum presents Sleight of Hand

. July 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

Denver Art Museum presents Sleight of Hand, an exhibition on view November 25, 2012. Meet 14 contemporary artists whose works surprise the eye while challenging and intriguing our powers of perception. Masters of alchemy who employ materials ranging from anticipated to astonishing, these artists push time-honored textile techniques—embroidery, quilting, weaving, netting, crochet, coiling, and ikat—to […]

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Dallas Museum of Art opens The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent in Ancient Mexico

Dallas Museum of Art opens The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent in Ancient Mexico

. July 31, 2012 . 0 Comments

Dallas Museum of Art presents The Legacy of the Plumed Serpent in Ancient Mexico, the first large-scale exploration of the ancient kingdoms of southern Mexico and their patron deity, Quetzalcoatl, an incarnation of the spirit force of wind and rain that combined the attributes of a serpent with those of the quetzal bird, thus the […]

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Denver Art Museum presents Focus. Earth & Fire

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Denver Art Museum presents Focus. Earth & Fire, an exhibition on view through August 5, 2012. Focus: Earth and Fire showcases ceramic work in the DAM’s modern and contemporary art collection, as well as paintings that respond to earth and fire. This presentation takes the widest approach to the theme and celebrates the myriad artistic […]

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Bruce Minto appointed as new Chair of National Museums Scotland

Bruce Minto appointed as new Chair of National Museums Scotland

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Bruce Minto has been appointed as the new Chair of National Museums Scotland by Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop. Bruce Minto co-founded the Edinburgh-based corporate law firm Dickson Minto WS in 1985 where he remains managing partner. He has served on the Board of Trustees of National Museums Scotland […]

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth announces FOCUS. Gary Simmons

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents FOCUS. Gary Simmons an exhibition on view Nov 09, 2012 – Jan 06, 2013. The Modern’s inaugural Director’s Council Focus exhibition for the 2012–2013 season features the work of New York–based artist Gary Simmons. Simmons is known for his “erasure” technique, which he began using in the early […]

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