June, 2011

Worcester Art Museum Presents Leisure, Pleasure, and the Debut of the Modern French Woman

Worcester Art Museum Presents Leisure, Pleasure, and the Debut of the Modern French Woman

The Worcester Art Museum presents Leisure, Pleasure, and the Debut of the Modern French Woman, on view through September 11, 2011. This exhibition presents prints and drawings from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that illustrate an overall shift in the depiction of women in France. Stereotypically seen in pastoral, aristocratic settings, French women in eighteenth […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) and ICAA Announce Digital Archive Project

Digital Archive Initiatives are a catalyst for the future of the field of 20th century Latin American and Latino Art The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and its research institute, the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), have devoted ten years and $50 million to initiatives in 20th-century Latin American and Latino […]

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J. Paul Getty Museum Announces Google Goggles Mobile App

J. Paul Getty Museum Announces Google Goggles Mobile App

Getty is first museum to provide expanded Google Goggles™ experience to visitors The J. Paul Getty Museum has announced a collaboration with Google that enables visitors using the Google Goggles™ mobile application to now have immediate access to rich online resources for information about paintings in the Museums collection. The Google Goggles application allows visitors […]

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Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite Opens Elspeth Pratt Exhibition

Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite Opens Elspeth Pratt Exhibition

For the fourth installation at Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite, renowned sculptor Elspeth Pratt draws on architectural forms as inspiration to investigate how built environments define public space. While her artworks negotiate a line between abstraction and representation, her ideas are manifest through use of ready-made industrial materials that negate notions of permanence and value associated […]

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Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Presents “Open Stores” Anja Kirschner and David Panos

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Presents “Open Stores” Anja Kirschner and David Panos

Film and presentation from the stores and archives of the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart. Open 29 June–9 October 2011. In the series “Open Stores,” the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart invites artists to work with its collection. The series takes its starting points from the works and areas of the collection held in the stores and archives of the museum—usually […]

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British Museum Collection Reaches Record Worldwide Audiences

On the occasion of the publication of the Annual Review of 2010/11, the British Museum announces future plans alongside a review of international successes in the last year The British Museum remained the most popular cultural attraction in the UK for a fourth year running, receiving 5.8 million visitors in 2010/2011, 4.9% more than in […]

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Kemp Auto Museum Appoints Jacqueline Manne As Event Coordinator

Kemp Auto Museum Appoints Jacqueline Manne As Event Coordinator

CHESTERFIELD, Missouri – The Kemp Auto Museum announced the recent addition of Jacqueline Manne as Event Coordinator at the Museum and for their special events division, Kemp Museum Services. Currently a resident of the City of St. Peters in St. Charles County, Manne is a 2007 graduate from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of […]

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The Fundacio Joan Miro / MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo / ArtAids Foundation Presents You Are Not Alone

The Fundacio Joan Miro / MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo / ArtAids Foundation Presents You Are Not Alone

The Fundació Joan Miró, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, and the ArtAids Foundation present You Are Not Alone, an exhibition curated by Hilde Teerlinck, Director of the FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque with Irene Aristizábal, recipient of the H+F Curatorial Grant. You Are Not Alone is intended to prompt reflection on the discrimination […]

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Nationalmuseum in Stockholm Acquires Table in Swedish-style art deco

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm Acquires Table in Swedish-style art deco

The Nationalmuseum in Stockholm has acquired a Table in Swedish-style art deco by by Anna Petrus. This table was designed by Anna Petrus (1886–1949), an artist working in Sweden during the first half of the 20th century. She is best known as a designer for Svenskt Tenn, whose current collection still includes her pewter lion. […]

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