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The J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires L’Entrée au Jardin Turc by Louis-Léopold Boilly

The J. Paul Getty Museum Acquires L’Entrée au Jardin Turc by Louis-Léopold Boilly

. January 29, 2010

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced the acquisition of L’Entrée au Jardin Turc (The Entrance to the Turkish Garden) by Louis-Léopold Boilly, one of the few important paintings by the artist still in private hands. Crisply painted in glowing colors and teeming with anecdotal detail, Boilly’s picture transports viewers to the heart of Napoleonic Paris, […]

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The Getty Museum Announces Major Gift Of Photographs By Manuel Alvarez Bravo

The Getty Museum Announces Major Gift Of Photographs By Manuel Alvarez Bravo

. January 29, 2010

The J. Paul Getty Museum announced a gift of 52 photographs by acclaimed Mexican photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo (1902–2002) from his compelling work in Mexico from the 1920s to the 1970s. The photographs are a gift from Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser of Los Angeles, who have continued their tradition of generous giving to the […]

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Selected Masterpieces from the Pushkin Museum on View at the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts

. January 28, 2010

In its exhibition the Budapest Museum of Fine Arts will display selected masterpieces from the uniquely wealthy collection of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. The fifty-five works in the exhibition provide an overview of French painting from the middle of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth. The show runs until the middle […]

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Tracey Emin, Mat Collishaw and Paula Rego: at the Foundling Museum

. January 28, 2010

Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin and Paula Rego are to show new and related works at the Foundling Museum in London throughout its eighteenth-century interiors as well as outside spaces. All of the works link to the story of the Foundling Hospital, Britain’s first home for abandoned children, and its themes of childhood and separation. The […]

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Smithsonian Museums Have Gone Mobile

. January 28, 2010

Nine Museums on the National Mall Have Mobile Device Services for Visitors Until recently, visitors to Smithsonian museums on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., faced an unexpected challenge: they could not use their cell phones unless they were near a window or door. The solid construction of the Smithsonian’s historic buildings made it nearly […]

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