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Paintings and Works on Paper by Bendik Riis at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

. April 5, 2010

Bendik Riis (1911-88) is a central figure in Norwegian post-war art, and still highly relevant in relation to important trends in contemporary art. His art contains existential extremes and collective memories associated with the emergency period in the 1930s, the war and the German occupation, as well as the enhanced national feeling that characterized the […]

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Art from the New World at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Art from the New World at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

. April 1, 2010

Corey Helford Gallery, LA and Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery present Art From The New World– a big brash exhibition of the new American art scene. Open 1 May – Sunday 22 August The exhibition features a collection of 47 new works by a diverse range of some of the finest emerging and noted […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Announces Works by Female Artists

. March 31, 2010

BENTONVILLE, Ark., – Works by female artists – a mid-19th century portrait by Susan Catherine Moore Waters (1823 – 1900) and a life-size recreation of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper in 20,763 spools of thread by contemporary artist Devorah Sperber – are the latest works of art announced by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. […]

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Malcolm Rogers, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Made Knight-Commander Order of Isabella the Catholic

. March 30, 2010

BOSTON, MA – Malcolm Rogers, Ann and Graham Gund Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will be honored as a knight-commander in the Order of Isabella the Catholic (Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la Católica) this evening at a special ceremony at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid. The recognition, […]

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Santa Clara University de Saisset Museum suggests that there is more to portraiture than meets the eye

. March 29, 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University kicks off its spring season on Saturday, April 10 with What Makes a Picture a Portrait?, a thought-provoking exhibit that considers the variety of ways in which portraiture is presented. Portraits are a familiar sight. They are hanging in our homes, buried in […]

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