Archive for November, 2012

Guggenheim Museum acquires selections from R.H. Quaytman Point de Gaze

Guggenheim Museum acquires selections from R.H. Quaytman Point de Gaze

. November 29, 2012

The Guggenheim recently acquired selections from R.H. Quaytman’s Point de Gaze, Chapter 23 (2011), on view now in the exhibition Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions. The Guggenheim has a long history of collecting and exhibiting Conceptual art, and with this exceptional acquisition, the museum strengthens its holdings in Conceptual painting. R.H. Quaytman, Selections from Point […]

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The British Museum announces Cyrus Cylinder to tour US museums

The British Museum announces Cyrus Cylinder to tour US museums

. November 29, 2012

The British Museum announces that one of its most iconic objects, the Cyrus Cylinder, will tour to five major museum venues in the United States in 2013. This will be the first time this object has been seen in the US and the tour is supported by the Iran Heritage Foundation. The Cyrus Cylinder, 539-538 […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Manon de Boer Resonating Surfaces—A Trilogy

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Manon de Boer Resonating Surfaces—A Trilogy

. November 29, 2012

Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Manon de Boer Resonating Surfaces—A Trilogy, on view February 10, 2013. Manon de Boer, Think about Wood, Think about Metal, 2011. Film still. Courtesy of the artist and Jan Mot Brussels-Mexico City. Resonating Surfaces – A Trilogy presents for the first time in a museum exhibition a series of three […]

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Seattle Art Museum receives funding for restoration of significant work by Jackson Pollock

Seattle Art Museum receives funding for restoration of significant work by Jackson Pollock

. November 29, 2012

Seattle Art Museum announced it has recieved funding for the restoration of Jackson Pollock’s Sea Change (1947) through the Bank of America Art Conservation Project. Sea Change, 1947 Oil and pebbles on canvas Jackson Pollock American, 1912-1956 57 7/8 x 44 1/8 in. (147 x 112.1 cm) Gift of Signora Peggy Guggenheim, 58.55 Sea Change […]

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces gift of 473 photographs

. November 29, 2012

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced promised gifts of 473 photographs from three separate collectors, adding significant new depth to the museum’s holdings in 20th-century American and Japanese photography. A pledge of twenty-six photographs by Diane Arbus from San Francisco collector and gallerist Jeffrey Fraenkel doubles SFMOMA’s holdings of work by the […]

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