July, 2010

Major summer exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda: “Miró. The Colours of Poetry”

Baden-Baden – The grand summer exhibition at the Museum Frieder Burda open through 14 November 2010 is dedicated to the artist Joan Miró. Under the title “Miró. The Colours of Poetry“, the museum will show around 100 works by the Catalan artist who so strongly influenced art of the 20th century. The pictures cover six […]

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National Gallery of Scotland Presents Christen Kobke: Danish Master of Light

National Gallery of Scotland Presents Christen Kobke: Danish Master of Light

Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light is the first monographic exhibition of paintings by Christen Købke (1810–1848) to be shown outside Denmark. Købke is the greatest of the Danish Golden Age painters, yet he is still insufficiently known outside his native country. This exhibition will introduce one of the most remarkable European artists of the […]

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Hudson River Museum Presents Richard Deon: Paradox and Conformity

During the past 20 years, Hudson Valley resident Richard Deon has explored the visual style and methods employed by textbook illustrators from the 1950s. These unsung artists sought to introduce school children to public institutions, history, and politics through the use of easily graspable images and situations. Deon draws on their methods, arranging figures with […]

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Snite Museum of Art Presents Recent Gifts from the Emilio Sanchez Foundation

Snite Museum of Art Presents Recent Gifts from the Emilio Sanchez Foundation

Scholz Family Works on Paper Gallery. Exhibition open July 4—August 15, 2010 Emilio Sanchez was born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1921. He began his artistic training at the Art Students League in 1944 when he moved to New York City where he lived until he died in 1999. However, it was in Cuba that he […]

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Museums Fight for Human Rights

National Museums Liverpool hosts international conference Campaigners from around the world will converge on Liverpool for the first ever conference for museums which fight injustice. The Federation of International Human Rights Museums (FIHRM) will have its inaugural meeting in the city on 15-16 September. The conference will be coordinated by National Museums Liverpool’s critically acclaimed […]

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg

Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg

“Telling Stories” is the first major exhibition to explore in-depth the connections between Norman Rockwell’s iconic images of American life and the movies. Open through Jan. 2, 2011 Two of America’s best-known modern filmmakers—George Lucas and Steven Spielberg—recognized a kindred spirit in Rockwell and each formed significant collections of his work. Rockwell’s paintings and the […]

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Architect Trades in Bricks and Mortar for Plastic at the National Building Museum

New Exhibition Features Large-Scale LEGO® Models of the World’s Most Famous Buildings WASHINGTON, D.C. – Using the LEGO® brick as his medium, architectural artist Adam Reed Tucker has given some of the world’s most iconic landmarks an unexpected makeover. His towering interpretations, which soar up to 18 feet high, will be the centerpiece of a […]

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Declaration of Independence on View at The New York Public Library through July 31

Declaration of Independence on View at The New York Public Library through July 31

One of The New York Public Library’s greatest treasures, a full-text version of the Declaration of Independence handwritten by Thomas Jefferson will be on view through July 31 at The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building in the Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Gallery. The display will be open for a special viewing […]

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Diego Velázquez Masterpiece Identified at Yale

Based on the research of John Marciari, currently Curator of European Art and Head of Provenance Research at the San Diego Museum of Art and formerly the Nina and Lee Griggs Associate Curator of Early European Art at the Yale University Art Gallery, the seventeenth-century Spanish painting portraying the Education of the Virgin in the […]

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Hammer Presents Selections from the Contemporary Collection

Hammer Presents Selections from the Contemporary Collection

In 2005 the Hammer launched an initiative to build a collection of contemporary art through both purchases and gifts. Recognizing the variety of media that contemporary artists employ, this growing collection of nearly 1500 works includes drawings, photography, sculpture, painting, film and video. In an effort to reflect the museum’s history of exhibitions, many artists […]

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Contemporary Photography and Video Featured in Between Here and There

Contemporary Photography and Video Featured in Between Here and There

Themes of dislocation and displacement in contemporary photography will be explored in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s forthcoming exhibition in the Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for Modern Photography. Drawn almost entirely from the Museum’s collection, Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography on view July 2, 2010 through February 13, 2011, will feature […]

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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights and TakingItGlobal Announce the Winners of EVOKE-Uncover Your Human Rights Perspective

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights and TakingItGlobal are pleased to announce the winners of the EVOKE – Uncover your Human Rights Perspective art competition. Hundreds of youth from all over Canada participated and shared a human rights issue that is important to them and uncovered their perspective through different forms of artistic expression. “This […]

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