Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

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Ashmolean Museum Campaigns To Save A Masterpiece By Manet

The Ashmolean Museum is mounting a campaign to save Edouard Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus, 1868, for the nation. On the advice of the Reviewing Committee, the Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has extended the temporary […]

Getty Reveals The Ghent Altarpiece in 100 Billion Pixels

A stunning and highly complex painting composed of separate oak panels, The Mystic Lamb of 1432 by Hubert and Jan van Eyck, known as the Ghent Altarpiece, recently underwent much-needed emergency conservation within the Villa […]

The Field Museum opens Genghis Khan exhibition

The Field Museum in Chicago presents Genghis Khan, an exhibition on view Feb. 24 through Sept. 3, 2012). Genghis Khan showcases the largest single collection of 13th century Mongolian artifacts ever assembled, and takes visitors […]

Laguna Art Museum opens Hugo Zayas. Mi Obra

The Laguna Art Museum presentsHugo Zayas. Mi Obra, an exhibition on view February 26-April 29, 2012. With a mixture of passion and bold energy, Mexican-American artist Victor Hugo Zayas (b. 1961) presents his expressionistic paintings […]