Archive for October, 2012

National Gallery opens Seduced by Art. Photography Past and Present

National Gallery opens Seduced by Art. Photography Past and Present

. October 31, 2012

The National Gallery in London presents Seduced by Art. Photography Past and Present, an exhibition on view 31 October 2012 – 20 January 2013. Richard Learoyd Man with Octopus Tattoo II (2011) by Richard Learoyd. Photograph: Courtesy of McKee Gallery, New York Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present is the National Gallery’s first major […]

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Rijksmuseum to open on 13 April

Rijksmuseum to open on 13 April

. October 31, 2012

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is to host a grand opening on 13 April, 2013. The museum will open it’s doors to the public on Sunday 14 April. Rijksmuseum After almost 10 years of renovation, restoration and alteration, the completely renovated Rijksmuseum will tell the story of the Netherlands from the Middle Ages to the present. […]

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Canadian Museum of Civilization acquires Empress of Ireland collection

. October 31, 2012

The greatest Canadian maritime disaster will soon take centre stage at the Museum of Civilization. Canada’s national history museum has acquired the most comprehensive collection of artifacts and archival material related to the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland, and is planning an exhibition in 2014 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragedy. […]

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Phillips Collection presents Per Kirkeby. Paintings and Sculpture

Phillips Collection presents Per Kirkeby. Paintings and Sculpture

. October 31, 2012

Phillips Collection presents Per Kirkeby. Paintings and Sculpture, on view now through 6 January 2013. Per Kirkeby, A Picture of Yucatan, 1972–73. Mixed media on Masonite, 48 x 48 inches. ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark One of Europe’s most celebrated living artists, Per Kirkeby (Danish, b. 1938), is a painter, sculptor, geologist, filmmaker, writer, and […]

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Asia Art Archive Fundraiser 2012. Endowment for our Future

. October 31, 2012

Asia Art Archive (AAA), an independent non-profit documentation, research, and ideas platform for contemporary art, announces that this year’s fundraising auction and dinner will take place on Saturday 24 November, with a preview of works from 20 to 23 November at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, giving art collectors access to a range of 73 significant works […]

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