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Cantor Arts Center Presents Paintings by Marsden Hartley

Cantor Arts Center Presents Paintings by Marsden Hartley

. July 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

Visitors to the Cantor Arts Center now benefit from the loan of two early 20th-century paintings by Marsden Hartley (1877–1943), a major figure in American art. The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, is lending Hartley’s “Painting No. 2” (oil on canvas), completed in 1913, and “Elsa” (oil on paper […]

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Redcat Hosts State of Independence: A Global Forum on Alternative Practice

. July 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

Redcat presents State of Independence: A Global Forum on Alternative Practice, July 23–24, 2011. Organized by Clara Kim. This two-day international forum convenes artists and curators from Asia and Latin America for discussion and debate on the state of independent spaces and alternative practices. The conference engages the relevance and sustainability of alternative practice today […]

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Portrait of Johann Friedrich Saved for Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Portrait of Johann Friedrich Saved for Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

. July 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Art Fund has helped Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery acquire Portrait of Johann Friedrich, the Elector of Saxony and the Reformers, a 17th-century painting by an unknown artist. The historical painting is a copy of an original 16th-century work and shows the leaders of the Protestant Reformation – a movement that aimed to […]

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Art Fund Welcomes £55 million UK Museum and Gallery Funding Boost

Art Fund Welcomes £55 million UK Museum and Gallery Funding Boost

. July 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a new funding initiative which will help secure funding for museums and galleries in the long-term. The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire The £55 million scheme which will be chaired by Michael Portillo, former Cabinet Minister and Chair of the Art Fund Prize 2011, will help arts and heritage institutions […]

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Jewish Museum Board of Trustees Elect Robert A. Pruzan as Chairman

. July 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

At the annual meeting of The Jewish Museum’s Board of Trustees on June 16, 2011, Robert A. Pruzan was elected Chairman, succeeding Joshua Nash. Mr. Pruzan became a trustee in 2003. He served as President from 2007 to 2011, and is on the Board’s Audit, Executive, Finance, and Trustee Committees. A highly accomplished financial services […]

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