Archive for May, 2013

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art opens Much Ado About Portraits

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art opens Much Ado About Portraits

. May 30, 2013

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida presents Much Ado About Portraits an exhibition on view May 28, 2013 – September 08, 2013. Why do people create portraits? From earliest times to the present day, portraits of many different kinds have captured the human form. Whether formal, religious, historical, imaginative, or […]

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National Churchill Museum announces WORLD WAR 11 NAVY ART: A VISION OF HISTORY

. May 30, 2013

National Churchill Museum presents WORLD WAR 11 NAVY ART: A VISION OF HISTORY, an exhibition on view June 10, 2013- August 11, 2013. This exhibition will commemorate all who served and the 70th anniversary of the year of the turn of the tide of WWII; 1943. The Navy Combat Artist Program was approved after New […]

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Craft & Folk Art Museum opens This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists

Craft & Folk Art Museum opens This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists

. May 30, 2013

Craft & Folk Art Museum presents This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists, an exhibition, on view September 8, 2013. Centered around four acclaimed Alaska Native artists whose groundbreaking contemporary works question institutional methods of identifying Native heritage, examine their own mixed-race identities, and challenge perceptions and stereotypes about indigenous peoples. […]

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Giorgio Cini Foundation opens Marc Quinn exhibition

Giorgio Cini Foundation opens Marc Quinn exhibition

. May 30, 2013

Giorgio Cini Foundation presents a solo show of works by Marc Quinn in a a major exhibition on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore on view from 29 May 2013. Curated by Germano Celant, the solo show includes sculptures, paintings and other art objects by one of the original Young British Artists. Admission to the […]

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Meadows Museum Acquires Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron Terracotta sculpture

Meadows Museum Acquires Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron Terracotta sculpture

. May 30, 2013

The Meadows Museum has acquired the first terracotta sculpture attributed to Spanish Baroque master Juan Alonso Villabrille y Ron. In-depth research conducted by museum staff members sheds new light on the identity of the bust-length sculpture’s subject and its historical significance. When the sculpture was initially offered to the Museum it was believed to depict […]

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