June, 2010

Railway Groups Work Together to put Mallard on Display at the National Railway Museum Shildon

The National Railway Museum at Shildon will be working with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust and the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group to put a record-breaking locomotive on display at the museum this summer. The magnificent LNER class A4 4468 Mallard will be leaving the National Railway Museum at York and travelling by rail to […]

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Foam_Fotografiemuseum Presents Karl Blossfeldt Original Prints

Foam_Fotografiemuseum Presents Karl Blossfeldt Original Prints

Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam presents a selection of original prints from the archive of Karl Blossfeldt. Blossfeldt (b. Germany, 1865) was self-taught and had kept up a keen interest in nature since boyhood. As a sculptor and modeller at an art foundry, he drew inspiration from flowers and plants for decorative motifs. In the 1890s his career […]

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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Announces Plans to Open 365 Days a Year

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Announces Plans to Open 365 Days a Year

In keeping with its goal to be accessible to all visitors, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) announces plans to be open 365 days a year. In addition, VMFA is expanding its evening hours. Starting in July, the museum will be open until 9 p.m. on Fridays, in addition to Thursday evenings. “We have […]

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Getty Research Institute Announces Important Acquisition of Letters from Surrealist René Magritte

LOS ANGELES—The Getty Research Institute (GRI) announced today that it has acquired an important group of letters and postcards from the Belgian surrealist René Magritte. The group of over forty autograph letters and postcards to the Belgian Surrealist poet Paul Colinet documents Magritte’s life and career from 1934, about the time the two Surrealists met, […]

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