Archive for January, 2014

Nelson-Atkins Museum El Greco Masterpiece Restoration

Nelson-Atkins Museum El Greco Masterpiece Restoration

. January 30, 2014

Bank of America has announced that it will provide funding, through its global Art Conservation Project, to conserve The Penitent Magdalene, which is among the artist El Greco’s most precious works, at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. This conservation work is one of 25 projects in 17 countries around the world that […]

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Friends & Partners Membership Programs Enrollments Soar At Dallas Museum of Art

. January 30, 2014

The Dallas Museum of Art announced that it has enrolled nearly 50,000 visitors in its DMA Friends membership program since its launch on January 21, 2013. The nation’s first free museum membership program is available to anyone who wishes to join, and focuses on activating engagement with the Museum and building long-term relationships with visitors. […]

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Kroller-Muller Museum acquires painting by Giacomo Balla

Kroller-Muller Museum acquires painting by Giacomo Balla

. January 30, 2014

The Kroller-Muller Museum in Otterlo has acquired Forme rumore di motocicletta (1913-1914, oil and gouache on paper, 73 x 101 cm) by Giacomo Balla (1871-1957), thanks to the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association, SNS REAAL Fund, VSB Foundation and the Mondriaan Foundation. The painting, which comes from a private collection, has been […]

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Detroit Institute of Arts to raise $100 Million for city revitalization

. January 30, 2014

As an anchor and investor in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood, an educational resource for students and residents of Detroit, the tri-county area and all of Michigan and a provider of creative programs for numerous social service and community organizations in the City of Detroit and beyond, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is pleased to confirm […]

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Getty Museum Acquires Rare Pictroialist Photographs

Getty Museum Acquires Rare Pictroialist Photographs

. January 30, 2014

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced the acquisition of thirteen photographs from the height of Pictorialist photography around 1900, including some of the period’s most iconic photographs. Seven photographers are represented in the acquisition: Edward Steichen, Heinrich Kühn, George Seeley, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Baron Adolph de Meyer, Gertrude Käsebier, and Clarence H. White. The acquisition […]

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