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Bank of America Art in our Communities™ Program Brings Exhibitions to 20 Museums

. June 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

Throughout 2010 and 2011, Bank of America will lend more than 20 full exhibitions to museums across the United States and abroad through its Art in our Communities program. The program was created in 2008 to use the Bank of America art collection to the benefit of the communities it serves. This year and next, […]

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Musee d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva Acquires Corot Painting at Auction

Musee d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva Acquires Corot Painting at Auction

. June 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

At Sotheby’s in London, in the sale of 19th Century European Paintings, one of the finest figure paintings by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot ever to have appeared on the market was purchased by the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire in Geneva for £1,609,250 / CHF 2,740,717, exceeding its pre-sale high estimate of £1.2 million. Jeune femme à la […]

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Moderna Museet Stockholm Presents Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting

Moderna Museet Stockholm Presents Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting

. June 2, 2010 . 0 Comments

Ed Ruscha, born in 1937, is an icon of modern art and exceedingly prolific to this day. His paintings are ambiguous and provocative, recycling scraps from popular culture and redefining established genres. Is he one of the first pop artists, a trail-blazer of conceptual art, a late surrealist, a pioneer of postmodernism, or a bit […]

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Rijksmuseum to Exhibit Paintings, Prints and Drawings of the Expansion of 17th-century Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum to Exhibit Paintings, Prints and Drawings of the Expansion of 17th-century Amsterdam

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

From 1 June, the Rijksmuseum will be hosting an exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings showing the spectacular expansion of 17th-century Amsterdam. A number of maps from the Rijksmuseum’s own collection charting the expansion agreed on in 1662 will also be on display. Central to the exhibition are six views by Gerrit Berckheyde depicting the […]

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Rijksmuseum Acquires Cesar van Everdingen Painting

Rijksmuseum Acquires Cesar van Everdingen Painting

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Rijksmuseum has succeeded in acquiring the painting Girl with a large hat (1645-50) by the 17th-century painter Cesar van Everdingen. The use of bright and light colours is exceptional for the Dutch Golden Age and gives a summery ambience to the work, while the striking broad-rimmed hat worn by the girl and the small […]

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