July, 2010

Crystal Bridges To Loan Major Works by Parrish, Rockwell

Crystal Bridges To Loan Major Works by Parrish, Rockwell

BENTONVILLE, Ark., – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will share important works of art by America’s most beloved artist-illustrators with the Toledo Museum of Art. Maxfield Parrish’s lyrical nocturne The Lantern Bearers (1908), originally created as a frontispiece for the December 10, 1910 issue of Collier’s magazine, and Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter (1943), […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) Hosts Fun Family Free Day on July 30th

BOSTON, MA – From masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh to Japanese tattoo designs and contemporary photography, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents works from around the world as it hosts a “Free Fun Friday” on July 30th from 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. The event features admission to special exhibitions, family activities, and […]

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Butler Institute of American Art Publishes Second Major Art History Volume Highlighting the Museum’s Permanent  Collection

Butler Institute of American Art Publishes Second Major Art History Volume Highlighting the Museum’s Permanent Collection

Youngstown – Masterworks from The Butler Institute of American Art, a three year effort by Butler staff, contains full color reproductions of one hundred sixty of Butler’s most beloved works. Recent acquisitions, including the Butler’s new Jackson Pollock and Norman Rockwell paintings, are included in this stunning, 416 page volume, printed in the USA by […]

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Holiday Arts & Crafts Show: American Holiday at the Butler Institute of American Art

The Butler Institute of American Art hosts its annual holiday craft show the first weekend in December. A members preview will be held December 3, and public days for the sale are December 4 & 5, 2010. Proceeds from the event support Butler education programs and the Butler free admission policy. Call 330.743.1107, ext. 112 […]

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Butler Art Museum Acquires Pierre Soulages Mural

Butler Art Museum Acquires Pierre Soulages Mural

Youngstown – Pierre Soulages (born 1919), an internationally renowned artist of French origin, has a worldwide following. Recently, the Pompidou Centre in Paris hosted a retrospective of work by Frances famed “painter of black,” drawing from collections around the globe to honor Soulages, a French cultural icon. In 1968, Pierre Soulages created a site-specific tile […]

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Sam Francis Foundation gifts over 500 prints to Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee, Wis. – The Sam Francis Foundation has donated over 500 prints to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Sam Francis (1923–1994) was an American painter and printmaker who used a variety of colors and techniques to experiment with both surrealism and abstract expressionism. “We are honored to accept this gift from the Foundation, representing nearly all […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) Announces Acquisition of Over 160 Decorative Arts Objects

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) Announces Acquisition of Over 160 Decorative Arts Objects

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), announced the acquisition through gift and purchase of more than 160 works from the exceptional private decorative arts collection of Leatrice and Melvin Eagle, collectors based in Potomac, Maryland. The Eagle Collection represents artwork from the 1940s to today with strength in ceramics by West Coast artists, but […]

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