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Rodin Museum Will Reinstall ‘The Thinker’ Following Facade Conservation and Restoration

Rodin Museum Will Reinstall ‘The Thinker’ Following Facade Conservation and Restoration

. January 16, 2010 . 0 Comments

Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker, one of the artist’s most famous works and a familiar fixture of Philadelphia’s Rodin Museum, will be reinstalled on its pedestal outside the Museum’s entrance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Wednesday, January 13th. Since June, the sculpture has been on display in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Great Stair Hall, […]

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Nelson-Atkins Museum Announces Promised Gift of Stellar African Works of Art From the Adele and Donald Hall Private Collection

Nelson-Atkins Museum Announces Promised Gift of Stellar African Works of Art From the Adele and Donald Hall Private Collection

. January 16, 2010 . 0 Comments

Seven Works to be On View in 75th Anniversary Exhibition The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art today announced a promised gift of seven extraordinary works of African art from the private collection of longtime Museum patrons Adele and Donald Hall, in honor of the Museum’s 75th Anniversary. The gifts, each a superb example of African art, […]

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New Museum Appoints Eungie Joo Next Curator of “The Generational”

. January 16, 2010 . 0 Comments

The New Museum announces the appointment of Eungie Joo, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Programs, as the next curator of “The Generational,” which will open in the spring of 2012. “The Generational,” the New Museum ‘s signature Triennial, is an important showcase for emerging artists from around the world. The first […]

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Cheekwood Museum to House the Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Fabergé Collection

. January 16, 2010 . 0 Comments

Cheekwood Museum of Art has been selected to house the Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection, among the world’s most significant compilation of Fabergé pieces. The exhibition will open in February 2007. Harold H. “Spook” Stream, a long-time Nashvillian, has arranged for the Collection to be on loan to Cheekwood. Mr. Stream is the great-nephew of […]

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David L. Dee Named Director Emeritus of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah

. January 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

David L. Dee has been named Director Emeritus at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Dee, who served as Director and Curator of Asian Art from 2002 to 2009, also served as Interim Director, Exhibitions Coordinator, and Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the Museum. Under Mr. Dee’s energetic and […]

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