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Pacific Asia Museum Awarded Accreditation from the American Association of Museums

. February 7, 2010

PASADENA – The American Association of Museums (AAM) has announced that Pacific Asia Museum was awarded accreditation for the first time in its history at the most recent meeting of the Accreditation Commission. Accredited status from AAM is the highest national recognition achievable by an American museum. Of the nation’s estimated 17,500 museums, 778 (

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Aspen Mays at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago

. February 7, 2010

Artist Aspen Mays unites art and science in a playful way to question how one gains knowledge. Mays asks how a system that catalogues, classifies, and documents individual parts can influence the understanding of the whole. Her latest photographic installation, Every leaf on a tree, opens February 5 during First Fridays as part of the […]

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The Norton Museum of Art to Present Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker

. February 7, 2010

West Palm Beach, FL –Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker reveals the extraordinary legacy of Jacques Goudstikker (1897–1940), a preeminent Dutch Jewish art dealer in Amsterdam whose vast collection of masterpieces fell victim to the Nazi practice of looting cultural property. In 2006, after years working with a team of art historians and […]

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Recent Works by Cy Twombly at the Portland Art Museum

. February 7, 2010

Among the most important and influential artists of his generation, Cy Twombly has used mark-making and written language as the core of his artistic practice since the late 1950s. Twombly’s work has come to define an important branch of gestural abstraction that conflates painting and poetry, line and word. The exhibition showcases three recent works—two […]

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Birds of New York at the New York State Museum

Birds of New York at the New York State Museum

. February 6, 2010

Birds of New York and the Paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes at the New York State Museum showcases the original watercolors painted a century ago by one of America’s foremost science artists. The exhibition, in the Museum’s Crossroads Gallery, will be open through September 6. It will feature 40 of more than 100 paintings that […]

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