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de Young Museum Opens Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

de Young Museum Opens Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

The de Young Museum presents an exhibition of more than 100 masterpieces by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) from the permanent collection of Paris’s world-renowned Musée National Picasso. The once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, made possible only because of the temporary closure of the Musée Picasso until 2012 for extensive renovations, comprises paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints drawn […]

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Huntington Museum Exhibition to Survey First Hundred Years of Aerospace in Southern California

Huntington Museum Exhibition to Survey First Hundred Years of Aerospace in Southern California

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

The aerospace industry’s impact on Southern California in the 20th century—and vice versa—will be explored in a new exhibition at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens this fall. “Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California” recounts that transformative era through approximately 50 manuscripts, documents, and photographs drawn from The Huntington’s growing […]

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July-August Events at The Museum of Flight

July-August Events at The Museum of Flight

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

JULY Family Activity Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop Saturdays and Sundays July 2, 3, 9, 10, 23, 24, 30, 31; 11:00 a.m.and 1:00 p.m. “Spy in the Sky” Can you keep a secret? You don’t need Top Secret Clearance to come to this program, but it would help! Learn about the SR-71, known as […]

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Bust of George Washington with a Mysterious Past Goes on View at The Huntington Library

Bust of George Washington with a Mysterious Past Goes on View at The Huntington Library

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

A colossal marble bust of George Washington by French artist Pierre-Jean David, called David d’Angers (1788–1856), in the collection of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is on view after undergoing conservation analysis that suggests it was in a major fire. This finding supports century-old claims that it is a famous piece with […]

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CAPC Musee d’art contemporain Presents DYSTOPIA

CAPC Musee d’art contemporain Presents DYSTOPIA

. June 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

CAPC Musée d’art contemporain presents DYSTOPIA. A show written by Mark von Schlegell & curated by Alexis Vaillant on view through 28 August 2011. Amid global crisis, contemporary art finds itself confronted by its own theoretical and practical dissolution within a thoroughly debunked reality. As the Tao te Ching advises the mysterious protagonist of Dystopia, […]

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