April, 2010

The RISD Museum of Art Presents Siebren Versteeg: In Advance of Another Thing

The RISD Museum of Art Presents Siebren Versteeg: In Advance of Another Thing

The RISD Museum presents Siebren Versteeg: In Advance of Another Thing in the Spalter New Media Gallery. Versteeg (American, b. 1971) uses online mass media to explore themes of contemporary life. Organized by Judith Tannenbaum, the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, the show features Versteeg’s 2007 work Boom (Fresher Acconci) from the Museum’s […]

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German Impressionism Presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

German Impressionism Presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

First U.S. Exhibition to Explore Impressionism´s Little-Known German Chapter with More Than 100 Paintings, Drawings, and Prints Max Liebermann, celebrated as “the German Manet,” was the leader of a generation of German painters who were inspired by the stylistic developments in France. With colleagues Lovis Corinth and Max Slevogt, he forged the way for Impressionism […]

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American Artist Sam Francis Exhibition at the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum

This retrospective is the biggest Sam Francis exhibition in Europe since 1995, made possible by two European private collectors. A full color exhibition catalogue will be available. Sam Francis (1923-1994) was a citizen of the world who lived for art. American by birth, he spent a large part of his life in Paris, Tokyo and […]

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American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity at Metropolitan Museum Featuring Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection

Gala Benefit May 3, 2010, with Co-Chairs Oprah Winfrey, Patrick Robinson, and Anna Wintour The spring 2010 exhibition organized by The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity, the first drawn from the newly established Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met. The exhibition, on view […]

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OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF MAY 1 & 2 OPENING CELEBRATION

Public Invited into Transformed Museum for 31 Hours of Free, Continuous Events Celebrating the Creativity and Cultures of California, the 31st State Energized Visitor Experience Tells the Many Stories of California and Fosters Discovery, Dialogue, and a Forum for Community New Museum Café, Store, Hours, and Visitor Amenities Announced Oakland, CA, – Thirty-one hours of […]

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USArtists: American Fine Art Show Comes Home to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)

PHILADELPHIA – USArtists: American Fine Art show is moving from its 17-year venue at the 33rd Street Armory in Philadelphia to the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) at 128 North Broad Street. Presented by the Women’s Board of PAFA, the 18th show and sale of over 5,000 […]

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Splendid Treasures of the Turkomen Tribes at the Ringling Museum

Splendid Treasures of Turkomen Tribes, an exhibition of recent gifts to the Ringling Museum, features objects created in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, focusing on the important milestones and rhythms of daily life of these semi-nomadic people. With social and economic needs to move with the seasons, wealth had to be portable, and […]

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Ringling Museum Names Dr. Matthew McLendon Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has appointed Dr. Matthew McLendon as the new Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art. Prior to his appointment, Dr. McLendon, a native Floridian, was appointed the first Curator of Academic Initiatives at The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College. “Matthew brings […]

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Ava Gardner Museum Announces The Most Photographed Woman in the World Exhibit

In May 2010, the Ava Gardner Museum will unveil a new exhibit, The Most Photographed Woman in the World. At the height of her film career, Ava Gardner was the most photographed woman in the world with MGM sending out over 3,000 photos of her weekly. To prepare for this exhibit, Museum staff will digitalize […]

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