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J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts

J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts

. February 2, 2010

On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center, March 2–May 16, 2010, Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts explores representations of medieval architecture in manuscript illumination where artists incorporated examples of medieval church and domestic architecture into scenes drawn from scripture, literature, and history. Architectural settings were also employed to […]

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MoMA HOSTS OPENING NIGHT BENEFIT FOR THE ARMORY SHOW 2010

MoMA HOSTS OPENING NIGHT BENEFIT FOR THE ARMORY SHOW 2010

. February 2, 2010

Party Features Live Performance by The Walkmen on March 3, 2010 New York – The Museum of Modern Art will host an evening benefit to celebrate the opening of The 2010 Armory Show on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. The acclaimed indie rock band The Walkmen will perform live in MoMA’s […]

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Executions Examined at Neanderthal Museum in Düsseldorf

. February 2, 2010

Gallow, Wheel, and Stake – Insights into Places of Horror is a special exhibit and rare examination of the history of executions A new unique exhibit at the Neanderthal Museum in Düsseldorf examines executions from the Middle Ages through early modern times from an archeological, anthropological, and ethnographical viewpoint, looking at locations, methods, and causes. […]

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Fernando Botero Exhibition at The Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

Fernando Botero Exhibition at The Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA)

. February 1, 2010

Nassau County Museum of Art (NCMA) presents a major exhibition that showcases work by one of the most honored Latin American artists working today. Fernando Botero includes a range of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture that exemplify Botero’s most familiar themes: commonplace scenes of everyday life, life in the bedroom, life of the streets and […]

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Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan at the Memorial Art Gallery

Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan at the Memorial Art Gallery

. February 1, 2010

NATIONALLY TOURING SHOW EXPLORES LAST YEARS OF “LIVING” JAPANESE KIMONO – Fashioning Kimono Features Bold, Vibrant Designs from Early to Mid 20th Century Rochester, NY — Well into the last century, Japan’s traditional national dress—the kimono—was worn by men, women and children of all social classes. Deceptively simple in concept—a one-piece, front-wrap garment with a […]

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