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Birthday Celebrations in Chinese Art to be Theme of New Installation at Metropolitan Museum

. March 13, 2010

A new installation at The Metropolitan Museum of Art explores themes of birthday celebrations and long life in Chinese art. Drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection and promised gifts, and on view in The Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries for Chinese Decorative Arts, Celebration: The Birthday in Chinese Art showcases more than 50 works—paintings, garments, […]

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The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents “ColorForms”

The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents “ColorForms”

. March 11, 2010

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum presents “ColorForms,” an exhibition devoted to the exploration of color and abstract form through a variety of media, March 11 through winter 2011. Organized by associate curator Evelyn Hankins and located in the lower-level galleries, the exhibition highlights artworks from the Hirshhorn’s collection that date from 1949 to the present, including […]

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Walters Art Museum Exhibition of New Drawing Acquisitions Opens April 17

Walters Art Museum Exhibition of New Drawing Acquisitions Opens April 17

. March 10, 2010

Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection – April 17–July 3, 2010 This exhibition will celebrate the remarkable expansion of the Walters’ drawings collection resulting from recent gifts. In 2009, the Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation presented to the museum 22 works on paper by a number of 19th-century French artists. Henry Somm, The Third-Class […]

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Design Museum Holon Opens

Design Museum Holon Opens

. March 9, 2010

Following four years of construction, Design Museum Holon has opened. The award-winning building by Ron Arad Architects, is constructed of five sinuous bands of varying shades of COR-TEN (weathered steel), Design Museum Holon is Arad’s first architectural project of this scale and the pinnacle of a sixteen-year urban regeneration programme, a process which is transforming […]

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Tulip Prints and Drawings at The Rijksmuseum

Tulip Prints and Drawings at The Rijksmuseum

. March 8, 2010

The most beautiful tulip prints and drawings from the Rijksmuseum collection The Rijksmuseum is exhibiting its most beautiful prints and drawings of tulips from the 17th and 18th centuries. Individual tulips, tulips in bouquets, in the garden, as the design for a silver ornament, and featured in allegorical scenes. The highlight of the presentation will […]

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