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Metropolitan Museum Celebrates Packard Collection

Metropolitan Museum Celebrates Packard Collection

. December 20, 2009 . 0 Comments

In 1975, The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired, by gift and purchase, more than 400 works of Japanese art from collector Harry G. C. Packard (1914-1991). This daring acquisition instantly transformed the Museum into an institution with one of the finest collections of its kind in the West, comprised of encyclopedic holdings from the Neolithic […]

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The Morris Museum of Art Embarks Upon Reinstallation of Its Permanent Collection

. December 20, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Morris Museum of Art has begun closing galleries in preparation for Phase I of the reinstallation of the museum’s permanent collection. This is a three-phase reinstallation plan, which highlights works of art that have not been exhibited for some time or have never been exhibited at all. The galleries will be opened on, Friday, […]

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First Museum Exhibition of Lucian Freud Etchings in Canada Announced

. December 20, 2009 . 0 Comments

An innovative exhibition juxtaposing the etchings of two masters of the human form will open the Art Gallery of Ontario’s winter season on January 30, 2010. Rembrandt / Freud: Etchings from Life, continuing through May 23, showcases the etchings of Lucian Freud in a Canadian art museum for the first time. It is also the […]

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New Exhibition Celebrates Frye Art Museum Founding Collection

. December 19, 2009 . 0 Comments

Reflecting its continuing commitment to honor the legacy of Charles and Emma Frye, the Frye Art Museum announced a new exhibition “Tête-à-tête” that opens February 6, 2010. “Tête-à-tête” features nearly one hundred fifty paintings from the Frye Founding Collection, recreating the sumptuous viewing experience enjoyed by visitors to the art gallery in Charles and Emma […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum to Display Arts and Crafts Made by Japanese Americans in World War II

. December 19, 2009 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian American Art Museum will present “The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946” at its branch museum for craft and decorative arts, the Renwick Gallery, from March 5, 2010, through Jan. 30, 2011. “The Art of Gaman” is organized by San Francisco-based author and guest curator Delphine […]

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