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Gibbes Museum of Art Welcomes Art Consultant Barbara Guggenheim for Special Event – How the Art World Works

. January 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

Author and art consultant Barbara Guggenheim will discuss the intricacies and idiosyncrasies of collecting art at an event titled How the Art World Works: New Twists on the World’s Second Oldest Profession at the Gibbes Museum of Art on Thursday, February 4. Ms. Guggenheim’s lecture will begin at 6pm and it will be followed by […]

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André-Charles Boulle Exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts of Frankfurt

. January 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

The first ever retrospective about André-Charles Boulle, the most illustrious cabinetmaker of all time, opened on October 28. With a scenography by Juan Pablo Molyneux, it takes place in the Museum of Decorative Arts of Frankfurt, the emblematic building created by Richard Meier. It was conceived by two French art historians, Jean Nérée Ronfort and […]

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The Stephen W. Fisher Collection of Japanese Cloisonné on View at The Walters Art Museum

The Stephen W. Fisher Collection of Japanese Cloisonné on View at The Walters Art Museum

. January 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Stephen W. Fisher collection of Japanese cloisonné enamels is one of the finest in the world. Comprised largely of pieces created during Japan’s “golden age” of decorative art production, the special exhibition, Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection, will feature many intricately adorned vases, boxes and trays worked in gold, silver […]

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Names Kristin Friedrich as Director of Communications

. January 14, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the largest natural history museum in the western United States, today announced the appointment of Kristin Friedrich as Director of Communications for its Natural History Family of Museums: the NHM in Exposition Park, the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart […]

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Michael Houlihan Appointed New Chief Executive for Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Michael Houlihan Appointed New Chief Executive for Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

. January 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Chairman and Board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa are pleased to confirm the appointment of Michael Houlihan as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the museum. Michael Houlihan will come to New Zealand from his current role as head of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, a family of […]

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