June, 2011

Bonhams Teams Up With BMW Museum For Munich Sale

Bonhams Teams Up With BMW Museum For Munich Sale

BOTH CARS AND MOTORCYCLES TO STAR IN SINGLE-MARQUE AUCTION Bonhams European Motoring Department are delighted to announce the addition of a new single marque motoring auction to their European calendar, entitled Power by BMW. The auction will incorporate all that is great about the BMW brand, from Motor Cars and Motorcycles produced or powered by […]

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Nancy Wilson Donates Two Gowns to Smithsonian Museum

Nancy Wilson, renowned as much for her stylish image as for her song stylings, has long been a supporter of education and the arts. These interests converge with her donation of two designer gowns to the Smithsonian, which operates the world’s most comprehensive set of jazz programs and its National Museum of American History—home to […]

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Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Presents Religious Paintings from the 14th to the 18th Century

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Presents Religious Paintings from the 14th to the 18th Century

The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is to present an exhibition of Religious Paintings from the 14th to the 18th Century, from 02 August to 04 September 2011. The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza has organised an exhibition comprising a selection of outstanding works from its Permanent Collection of Old Master Paintings. Dating from the 14th to the 18th centuries, they […]

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Cite de l’Ocean et du Surf Museum Opens in Biarritz

Cite de l’Ocean et du Surf Museum Opens in Biarritz

The Cité de l’Océan et du Surf, located in Biarritz, France opened to the public on June 26, 2011. The museum, a design by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Brazilian artist and architect Solange Fabião, aims to raise awareness of oceanic issues and scientific aspects of surf and sea. Cite de l’Ocean et du […]

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Contemporary Art Centre of Malaga Opens Luc Tuymans Exhibition

The Contemporary Art Centre of Malaga presents Retratos y vegetación, an exhibition of work by Luc Tuymans. It comprises a selection of 16 oil paintings of different sizes that reveal the technique that has made Tuymans a key reference point for a new generation of figurative artists for whom painting is the optimum means of […]

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Fenimore Art Museum Presents A Window Into Edward Hopper

Fenimore Art Museum Presents A Window Into Edward Hopper

The Fenimore Art Museum presents A Window Into Edward Hopper, an exhibition on view through September 11, 2011. Edward Hopper, one of the most well-known 20th century artists, played a key role in bridging the gap between traditionalists and modernists. His work is rooted in realism but his streamlined compositions capture the essence of modern […]

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Dayton Art Institute Opens Exhibition of Winslow Homer Illustrations

The Dayton Art Institute presents From Romance to Rifles: Winslow Homer’s Illustrations of 19th-Century America, on view June 25 – October 2, 2011. Winslow Homer is best known as a great American painter, but he was also a prolific and expert wood engraver. Most of Homer’s engravings were published in Harper’s Weekly where Homer worked […]

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DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art Presents  John Currin / Berlinde De Bruyckere

DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art Presents John Currin / Berlinde De Bruyckere

DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art presents John Currin / Berlinde De Bruyckere two concurrent solo exhibitions on view June 30–November 13, 2011. One of the most acclaimed artists of his generation, John Currin makes delightfully perverse figurative paintings, which enchant and repel in equal measure. His art, which constantly evades categorization, pinpoints the moment where […]

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Huntington Museum of Art (HMA) Presents CALDER Exhibition

The Huntington Museum of Art presents the exhibit titled CALDER from June 4 through Aug. 7, 2011. The exhibit features works by Alexander Calder (1898-1976) from the University of Kentucky Art Museum; Doris Ulmann Galleries, Berea College, Berea, Ky.; and the Huntington Museum of Art. Featuring more than a dozen works, CALDER will explore the […]

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