Latest Museum News

Rare Collection of Woven Sculptures and Baskets Donated to Museum of Arts and Design

. February 9, 2010

Traditional and Avant-Garde Baskets from Around the World On View This March in Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection New York, NY – A rare collection of contemporary baskets including functional vessels as well as expressive works that challenge traditional definitions of basketry, has been promised to the Museum of Arts […]

Continue Reading

A Special Collection from Leiden University at the Hague Museum of Photography

. February 9, 2010

The largest ever exhibition of pieces from the unique photography collection of Leiden University The oldest known image of the camera obscura principle (1545), the original camera belonging to painter George Hendrik Breitner, daguerreotypes over 150 years old: Leiden University’s photographic collection is unique in many ways. It is both the oldest and the largest […]

Continue Reading

Book to Feature Rare Toy from DFW Elite Toy Museum

. February 9, 2010

The DFW Elite Toy Museum (http://www.DFWeliteToyMuseum.com) in Fort Worth contains thousands of rare automotive toys from around the world. Now one item in their collection is to be featured in a book about German toys. German toy expert Juergen Cieslik plans to include a photo and description of the German-made tin motorcycle windup in his […]

Continue Reading

Kandinsky and Der Blaue Reiter at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Kandinsky and Der Blaue Reiter at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

. February 8, 2010

In the early 20th century, a group of artists caused a huge furore in the Munich art world. Calling themselves Der Blaue Reiter, the artists produced expressive, brightly coloured, lyrical paintings which were to prompt the development of Expressionism in Germany. The core members of the group were Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky and kindred spirit […]

Continue Reading

Albert Müller Drawings, Paintings, Sculptures and Prints at Kunstmuseum Basel

Albert Müller Drawings, Paintings, Sculptures and Prints at Kunstmuseum Basel

. February 8, 2010

The Basel painter, draftsman, printmaker and sculptor Albert Müller (1897–1926) is considered one of the main exponents of Swiss Expressionism. Müller received his initial artistic training in his native city, at a glass-painting studio and at the Allgemeine Gewerbeschule, the local vocational arts school. Galvanised by the example of Cuno Amiet, he was soon using […]

Continue Reading