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100 Masterpieces from the Städel Museum in Frankfurt

. February 5, 2010

Pursuing its exploration of world-famous collections, the Fondation de l’Hermitage is privileged to present an exceptional selection of 100 masterpieces from the prestigious Städel Museum in Frankfurt, one of the oldest art museums in Germany founded in 1815 by merchant and banker Johann Friedrich Städel (1728-1816). Taking the visitor on a fascinating journey through the […]

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MCA Announces 2010 Exhibition Program as Record Attendance Continues

. February 5, 2010

Sydney, Australia: The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) has unveiled a dynamic 2010 exhibition program including an extensive contribution to the 17th Biennale of Sydney, as well as major solo exhibitions by internationally acclaimed artists Sylvie Blocher and Runa Islam. 2010 also promises to feature survey exhibitions of work by widely respected Australasian artists, including […]

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SFMOMA RAISES $250 MILLION FOR EXPANSION AND ENDOWMENT

. February 5, 2010

Contributions Double SFMOMA’s Endowment and Propel Museum Toward $480 Million Goal to Transform the Visitor Experience and Enhance Museum’s Role in the Bay Area Renowned Fisher Art Collection Committed to SFMOMA for 100 Years; SFMOMA to Select Architect to Design New Facilities in Fall 2010 San Francisco, CA, February 4, 2010—San Francisco Museum of Modern […]

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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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