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THE GETTY MUSEUM DEBUTS FIRST MAJOR MONOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION OF GEROME IN NEARLY FORTY YEARS

. February 5, 2010

LOS ANGELES—Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) enjoyed the heights of artistic and commercial success in the second half of the 19th-century as a powerful academician and respected professor at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris; however, with the eventual triumph of Impressionism, post-Impressionism, and the modernist avant-garde—which defined itself against establishment figures like Gérôme—his reputation suffered greatly […]

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Museum Directors Engage in 2010 Super Bowl Wager

. February 5, 2010

n an online betting match that began via Twitter, museum directors Maxwell L. Anderson, The Melvin & Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), and E. John Bullard, The Montine McDaniel Freeman Director and CEO of the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), have agreed to a three-month loan of […]

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Deaccessioned Arthur Meltzer Painting Sold for Record Price

. February 4, 2010

On Saturday, January 30, 2010, Garth’s Auctions of Delaware, Ohio in its Fine & Contemporary Art and Asian, Continental & American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction. auctioned Lot 202, the monumental 42” x 46” oil on canvas landscape by Pennsylvania artist Arthur Meltzer titled “The Robe of Winter”, opened up at $20,000 – just a […]

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Gotthard Graubner Painting Exhibition at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

Gotthard Graubner Painting Exhibition at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

. February 4, 2010

With the exhibition Gotthard Graubner. Painting the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein presents paintings, watercolours and drawings which elucidate the artist’s understanding of his work in terms of both continuity and change. The exhibition has been conceived not as a retrospective, but rather as a condensed pres-entation of outstanding works. This selection highlights what concerned, and indeed still […]

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Exhibition Etienne Zack at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

. February 4, 2010

In Etienne Zack’s innovative and vibrant paintings, the viewer’s eye is led every which way over the canvas. Like a modern-day maze, each of his works draws us into a multilayered labyrinth. The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal presents the exhibition Etienne Zack from February 4 to April 25, 2010. Etienne Zack was previously featured […]

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