July, 2010

Revolution and the City Exhibition Opens at Fraunces Tavern® Museum

It seems hard to believe today but from 1776 to 1783 – for virtually all of the Revolutionary War – New York City was held captive by the King of England. For some New Yorkers this was just fine, but for others who opposed the King it meant either abandoning their beloved City or staying […]

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Saatchi Gallery to become the Museum of Contemporary Art for London (Moca London)

The 70,000 sq ft Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, London owned by Cadogan Estate, will become the Museum of Contemporary Art for London, it has been announced. Art collector Charles Saatchi, 67, is giving more than 200 works and his Saatchi Gallery to the British public. The art collection is valued at £25 million and includes […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston Announces 10th Anniversary Program for Latin American Art / International Center for the Arts of the Americas

Museum of Fine Arts Houston Announces 10th Anniversary Program for Latin American Art / International Center for the Arts of the Americas

Marking the milestone: A series of exhibitions and publications; a major art installation; and the launch of a global online resource—toward an “Archives of American Art” for Latin American and Latino art of the 20th century The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today announced 2010—11 programming for the 10th anniversary of a landmark initiative: the […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston Kinder Foundation Gallery Presents Teach Me to See

“Teach Me to See” exhibition runs July 3, 2010—January 9, 2011 A child born today will see more images in a lifetime than the number of stars in the universe. But how do children learn the skills that will help them respond to the world around them with “thinking”—rather than “passive”—eyes? The Kinder Foundation Gallery […]

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Mauritshuis Unveils Preliminary Design by Hans van Heeswijk

Mauritshuis Unveils Preliminary Design by Hans van Heeswijk

Ambitious extension will create more space and opportunities The preliminary design for the 22 million euro project ‘Mauritshuis building for the future’ was unveiled on 22 June 2010. The ambitious design links Plein 26, the art deco building opposite the Mauritshuis in The Hague which is part of the Nieuwe of Littéraire Sociëteit de Witte, […]

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Christian Marclay Festival to Be Presented at the Whitney

Christian Marclay Festival to Be Presented at the Whitney

New York – Artist/composer Christian Marclay (b. 1955), known for the distinctive fusion of sound and image in his art, is the subject of a major exhibition this summer at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Activated by daily musical performances, the show explores Marclay’s approach to the world around him with a particular focus […]

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Metropolitan Museum Announces 5.24 Million Annual Attendance, Highest Since 2001, as Fiscal Year Ends

New York – Attendance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art reached 5,240,000 visitors during the fiscal year that ends today, June 30, the Museum has announced. This is the first year since 2001 that attendance at the Metropolitan has exceeded five million. The number, which includes attendance at The Cloisters museum and gardens, ranks among […]

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