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Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents “Fertile Ground” with Work by Maria Berrio, Zoe Charlton, Joiri Minaya

Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents “Fertile Ground” with Work by Maria Berrio, Zoe Charlton, Joiri Minaya

. July 24, 2019

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University is presenting Fertile Ground, an exhibition of work by María Berrío, Zoë Charlton and Joiri Minaya. The artists’ multimedia collages vividly depict bodies enveloped by nature, juxtaposing the cultivated garden with the wild and the real with the surreal. While the artists’ practices and perspectives are unique, […]

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WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

. July 23, 2019

This workshop is designed for those who have completed at least one icon with the Prosopon School of Iconology and would like to continue building their skills. Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the “grammar” of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: […]

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Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

. July 23, 2019

A pair of iconic tabletop seasonings. Secret lovers. Well-heeled newlyweds. Gothic churches. Iconic landscapes. Kittens. Meet the Power Couples and discover pendants—works of art conceived as pairs—in a new exhibition on view now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art explores how timeless pairings from sixteenth-century Europe […]

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Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

. July 18, 2019

Florence, Italy…Bartolomeo della Gatta’s 15th-century panel painting of Saint Roch has been returned to the Museo Horne in Florence following a multifaceted restoration process. The restoration by Valeria Cocchetti and Daniele Ciappi, under the supervision of the Soprintendenza di Firenze, was made possible thanks to donations by Donna Curry, Mary Mochary, and Donato Massaro through […]

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Friends of Florence Foundation president honored by the Italian Republic

Friends of Florence Foundation president honored by the Italian Republic

. June 15, 2019

Florence, Italy – On 2 June 2019, the anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Italy in 1946, Simonetta Kortum Brandolini d’Adda, President of the Friends of Florence Foundation, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana). The ceremony was held in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi in […]

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