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Philadelphia Museum of Art Receives Major Collection of Frederick Kiesler Drawings and Sculptures

Philadelphia Museum of Art Receives Major Collection of Frederick Kiesler Drawings and Sculptures

. July 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

A major collection of 31 drawings and two sculptures by the architect, artist, designer, poet, and philosopher Frederick Kiesler (American, born Austria-Prussia 1890–1965) has been donated to the Museum by Ronnie L. and John E. Shore, of Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Shore were inspired to make this gift by the close connection of Kiesler […]

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Princeton University Art Museum Acquires Andean Painted Textile

Princeton University Art Museum Acquires Andean Painted Textile

. July 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Princeton University Art Museum has acquired an early, rare and important Chimú painted textile panel from the Late Intermediate Period (about A.D. 1200-1290). The large, unusually well-preserved cotton fragment is one section of the famous Chimú Prisoner Textile, considered among the greatest extant Chimú painted textiles. The Chimú culture comprised an Amerindian people that […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces the Acquisition of Major Work by Daniel Garber

Philadelphia Museum of Art Announces the Acquisition of Major Work by Daniel Garber

. July 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has acquired Tanis, one of the best-known paintings by Daniel Garber (American, 1880-1958), a leading Pennsylvania Impressionist and one of the most significant artists working in Philadelphia in the first several decades of the 20th century. This extraordinary work depicts the artist’s eight-year-old daughter standing in the doorway of Garber’s […]

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The Royal Collection Displays the Duchess of Cambridge’s Wedding Dress at Buckingham Palace

. July 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress takes centre-stage in the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace during the annual Summer Opening, 23 July – 3 October. Designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, the wedding dress is on display alongside the magnificent Cartier ‘Halo’ tiara, lent by The Queen to The Duchess on her wedding day; The […]

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Museum of Flight Experts to Identify Visitors Aero Curiosities in an “Antiques Roadshow” Format on July 30   

Museum of Flight Experts to Identify Visitors Aero Curiosities in an “Antiques Roadshow” Format on July 30   

. July 23, 2011 . 0 Comments

SEATTLE – The public is invited to bring aerospace-related antiques and curiosities to the Museum to have them identified and described by aerospace experts during a new event called Show and Tell Takes Flight. This “Antiques Roadshow”-style program is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and free with admission to the Museum. Firearms and other […]

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