Archive for July, 2013

British Museum and Penn Museum Collaborate on Website

. July 29, 2013

The British Museum and the Penn Museum are embarking on a dynamic digital collaboration, made possible with $1.28 million in lead support from the Leon Levy Foundation that will provide unprecedented access to the archaeology of the ancient kingdom of Ur. This new online resource will open the remarkably successful Mesopotamian excavations conducted by Sir […]

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Camden Arts Centre London opens Jockum Nordstrom  All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again

Camden Arts Centre London opens Jockum Nordstrom All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again

. July 28, 2013

Camden Arts Centre London presents Jockum Nordstrom All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again an exhibition on view from 26 July until 29 September 2013. This major survey of work by Swedish artist Jockum Nordström (b.1963) brings together collages, graphite drawings and architectural sculptures, representing the breadth of his work from the 1990s to the […]

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Saint Louis Art Museum names Jason T. Busch as New Deputy Director

. July 28, 2013

Jason T. Busch will join the Saint Louis Art Museum as deputy director for curatorial affairs and museum programs, overseeing its curatorial, exhibitions and collections, and education and public programs divisions, the Museum announced. He assumes his duties in October. Busch, 38, currently is chief curator and the Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator […]

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National Gallery of Art Acquires Works of Art by Weston, Gerome, Smithson, Mann, Loving, and Others

National Gallery of Art Acquires Works of Art by Weston, Gerome, Smithson, Mann, Loving, and Others

. July 27, 2013

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC has acquired an impressive array of new acquisitions, augmenting its collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, illustrated books, and photographs. Among the acquisitions are the Gallery’s first paintings by Jean-Leon Gerome and Cornelis Bega; a rare Florentine red wax relief after a model attributed to Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi; […]

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British Council announces Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica

. July 27, 2013

British Council presents Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica a new international touring exhibition that illustrates how innovative contemporary architecture is enabling scientists to live and work in one of the most extreme environments on our planet. The exhibition features five imaginative designs for Antarctic research stations and opens at Architecture and Design […]

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