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Magnolia Laurie paintings on their way to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Magnolia Laurie paintings on their way to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

. March 7, 2010

Brooklyn, – Causey Contemporary is pleased to announce that two paintings by Magnolia Laurie are being acquired by the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art for their permanent collection. Paintings, November Charlie (I am in distress and require immediate assistance) and To Abandon My Vessel (Alfa Bravo) were selected for the museum by curator Barbara O’Brien […]

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Sumptuously Illustrated Medieval Manuscript The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry On View at Metropolitan Museum

. March 4, 2010

One of the most beautiful manuscripts in the world is the lavishly illustrated medieval prayer book known as the Belles Heures (Beautiful Hours). It was created by the Limbourg Brothers—three of the greatest illuminators in Europe—for one of the most famous art patrons of all time, Jean de France, duc de Berry (1340–1416). The son, […]

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Major Collection of Middle Eastern Photography being Built for National Museums

. March 3, 2010

The Art Fund announces that it has embarked upon an exciting new venture – the creation of a national collection of recent Middle Eastern photography, to be owned jointly by the V&A and the British Museum. The collection will be known as The Art Fund Collection of Middle Eastern photography at the V&A and the […]

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Exhibition Highlights the Exceptional Beauty of the Platinum Process in Photography at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Exhibition Highlights the Exceptional Beauty of the Platinum Process in Photography at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

. March 1, 2010

A cornerstone of photographic practice during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the platinum print is revered by photographers and viewers alike as one of the most beautiful forms of photography, with subtle and lustrous shades that range from the deepest blacks to the most delicate whites. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present […]

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P. H. Polk Photographs Capture Ordinary to Extraordinary in Tuskegee

. February 27, 2010

To Make a Picture: The Photography of P. H. Polk from the Paul R. Jones Collection, on exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art open through May 23, explores the life’s work of Prentice Herman (P. H.) Polk (1898-1985). Polk was a Bessemer, Alabama native who became one of the most important African-American photographers of […]

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