Archive for May, 2013

Jeu de Paume opens Lorna Simpson exhibition

. May 28, 2013

Jeu de Paume presents an exhibition of work by Lorna Simpson on view from 28 MAY 2013 through 01 SEPTEMBER 2013. For her first European exhibition, the Jeu de Paume presents thirty years of Lorna Simpson’s work. For this Afro-American artist, born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1960, the synthesis between image and text is […]

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Royal Ontario Museum presents Faces to Remember: Chinese Portraits of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Royal Ontario Museum presents Faces to Remember: Chinese Portraits of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

. May 28, 2013

The Royal Ontario Museum presents Faces to Remember: Chinese Portraits of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911). On display May 18, 2013 to February 23, 2014. Showcasing a culturally important, but often-overlooked aspect of Chinese art and culture, the exhibition’s portraits are astonishing in their detail and embedded symbolism. The visual appeal of […]

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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia opens Cildo Meireles exhibition

. May 28, 2013

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia presents Cildo Meireles an exhibition on view May 24 – September 29, 2013. Since the end of the 1960s Cildo Meireles (Rio de Janeiro, 1948) has been developing new possibilities for the redefinition of conceptual art, based on a relationship with the viewer’s sensorial experience, the critical use […]

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Frick Collection Displays Joachim Wtewaels Adam and Eve

Frick Collection Displays Joachim Wtewaels Adam and Eve

. May 28, 2013

The story of Adam and Eve is one of the most enduring in the history of art. With its momentous subject—the creation of humankind—and riveting themes of seduction, deceit, punishment, and redemption, it has long captivated the imaginations of countless artists. Dutch painter Joachim Wtewael recounts the tale in an exquisite oil on copper, executed […]

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Getty Research Institute Acquires Early 19th Century First Edition Prints by Philipp Otto Rungech

. May 28, 2013

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) announced today the acquisition of a rare first edition, Times of Day by Philip Otto Runge (1777–1810). Published in 1805, this suite of four prints representing Morning, Evening, Day and Night is widely recognized as a monument of German Romantic art. Runge, along with Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840), was one […]

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