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Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) Presents Desiree Holman Heterotopias

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) Presents Desiree Holman Heterotopias

. June 22, 2011 . 0 Comments

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) presents MATRIX 238 Desirée Holman Heterotopias, on view June 26–September 18, 2011. Desirée Holman’s second solo museum show features a new video that combines live action and 3-D digital animation, paired with a series of sixteen drawings that visualize the process of gamers embodying their avatars. The […]

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Laguna Art Museum Announces Best Kept Secret UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California

. June 22, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Laguna Art Museum announces Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971 an exhibition on view October 30, 2011 – January 22, 2012. Often overlooked in art history, University of California, Irvine (UCI) played a pivotal role to the development of contemporary art. Best Kept Secret takes a […]

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The Autry Displays Bonanza Ponderosa Ranch Map

The Autry Displays Bonanza Ponderosa Ranch Map

. June 22, 2011 . 0 Comments

On display in the Autry National Center’s Imagination Gallery is the famous hand-drawn Ponderosa Ranch map that was seen by millions of people around the world during the opening sequence of the popular television series Bonanza. A true piece of Western history, the map of the Ponderosa, the rambling Nevada ranch that was the setting […]

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Pergamonmuseum Shows Recently discovered masterpiece of Islamic art: a treasure from Cairo

Pergamonmuseum Shows Recently discovered masterpiece of Islamic art: a treasure from Cairo

. June 22, 2011 . 0 Comments

The thousand year-old Fatimid rock crystal ewer from the Keir Collection of Edmund de Unger The discovery of this intricately crafted rock crystal ewer recently caused a sensation on the British art market. The priceless object first made a stir in the press for being a ‘sleeper’, after being originally priced between ₤100 to ₤200 […]

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Brooklyn Museum Withdraws from Art in the Streets Exhibition Due to Current Financial Climate

. June 22, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Brooklyn Museum has canceled the spring 2012 presentation of Art in the Streets, the first major United States museum exhibition of the history of graffiti and street art. Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, where it is currently on view at The Geffen Contemporary through August 8, 2011, the exhibition had […]

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