February, 2010

J. Paul Getty Museum to Host Seminar on Ethiopian Manuscript

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Ethiopian Manuscript Illumination in Context, a half-day seminar examining the Museum’s recently acquired Ethiopian Gospel book from 1504/5. The seminar features prominent scholars of Ethiopian Christianity and illumination, presenting current research to enrich understanding of this fascinating manuscript. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the Ethiopian Gospels […]

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Magenta Installation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Magenta Research, a US based manufacturer of high quality video extension solutions recently announced an installation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Magenta was chosen to provide a solution that extends the transmission of high definition video, audio and touch screen control. The Smithsonian desired a clean looking kiosk installation […]

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Ghost Town by Zhao Dayong Screening at MoMA

As part of the monthly exhibition ContemporAsian, MoMA showcases films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema. Presented in special weeklong engagements, the films in the series include recent independent gems and little-seen classics. ContemporAsian […]

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The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts presents Art Auction 2010

Art Auction 2010, The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’ biennial fundraiser is scheduled for February of 2010. The Silent Auction of more than 450 works of art will take place on the evening of Thursday, February 25, from 6:30 to 9, and will include an elaborate selection of hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Tickets for all […]

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Magnificent Manuscript and Sculptures Commissioned by Two Early 15th-Century Dukes of France on View at Metropolitan Museum

A unique window into the lavish French courts of the Valois dukes of Burgundy and Berry will be offered at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this spring with the simultaneous opening, on March 2, of two landmark exhibitions: The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de […]

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Paintings and Porcelain From the Heckscher Museum for Rago Auction

Highlighting the sale is the Estate of Lester Yankee, a Solebury, Pennsylvania resident for 34 years. Rago’s is selling the personal property from Mr. Yankee’s large and elegant house and gardens. He and his life partner were dedicated collectors whose taste ran to Continental decorative art and furnishings. Rago’s will also serve as agent of […]

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The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Museum of Vision Celebrates 30 Years of Preserving Ophthalmic Heritage

Program dedicated to the history of ophthalmology commemorates 30 years with new interactive web site and unique online exhibits San Francisco, CA – Founded in 1980, the Museum of Vision, an educational program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO) has worked to preserve and promote ophthalmic heritage. In honor of its […]

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High Museum to Host Exhibition Examining 20 Years of Innovations in European Design from Philippe Starck to Jurgen Bey

High Museum to Host Exhibition Examining 20 Years of Innovations in European Design from Philippe Starck to Jurgen Bey

The High Museum of Art will host “European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century,” the first comprehensive assessment of Western European design from 1985 to 2005. The exhibition traces the evolution of design with nearly 200 works by some of the most influential artists of this era, encompassing furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork and a […]

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Francis Alys at the Irish Museum of Modern Art

An exhibition comprising a series of 111 small-scale paintings by the Belgian-born artist Francis Alÿs, one of the most original artists working today, opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Friday 26 February 2010. “Francis Alÿs: Le temps du sommeil” has been described as a storyboard or archive of Alÿs’s […]

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