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Bonhams Motor Cars Sale at Musée des Voitures du Prince in Monaco

Bonhams Motor Cars Sale at Musée des Voitures du Prince in Monaco

. March 6, 2010

Bonhams is delighted to unveil a superb selection of collectors’ cars as part of its annual sale of motor cars and automobilia in Monaco on 30th April 2010. This year, the annual Les Grandes Marques à Monaco celebrates its 21st consecutive year and takes place at the Musée des Voitures du Prince. Leading the charge, […]

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Julián Zugazagoitia Named Director of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Julián Zugazagoitia Named Director of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

. March 6, 2010

Director of El Museo del Barrio Becomes Fifth Director in the Museum’s 75-year History Kansas City, MO, – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art announced today that Julián Zugazagoitia has been named the new Director/CEO of the Nelson-Atkins, the fifth director in the Museum’s 75-year history. Zugazagoitia, 46, an international scholar, museum director and consultant who […]

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Sally Mann The Family The Land Exhibition at Musee de L’Elysee

Sally Mann The Family The Land Exhibition at Musee de L’Elysee

. March 6, 2010

For the first time in Switzerland, a museum exhibition is devoted to the exceptional oeuvre of Sally Mann – On view from March 6 through June 6, 2010 Over the past fifteen years this body of work has earned Mann a deservedly international reputation. Since the 1970’s this American photographer (b. Lexington, Virginia in 1951) […]

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Sumptuously Illustrated Medieval Manuscript The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry On View at Metropolitan Museum

. March 4, 2010

One of the most beautiful manuscripts in the world is the lavishly illustrated medieval prayer book known as the Belles Heures (Beautiful Hours). It was created by the Limbourg Brothers—three of the greatest illuminators in Europe—for one of the most famous art patrons of all time, Jean de France, duc de Berry (1340–1416). The son, […]

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André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments Reopen at Metropolitan Museum

André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments Reopen at Metropolitan Museum

. March 3, 2010

After an eight-month hiatus, The Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments on March 2, featuring a refreshed and reinstalled presentation of its renowned collection of Western musical instruments. Grand Pianoforte, Erard et Cie, Ca. 1840, London. Wood, various materials Case L. (perpendicular to keyboard) 247 cm (97 1/4 in.), […]

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