March, 2012

Harvard Art Museums Opens Exhibition of Lyonel Feininger Photographs

Harvard Art Museums Opens Exhibition of Lyonel Feininger Photographs

One of the most versatile talents of the modern art movement in Germany, the American-born Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956) is celebrated as a master of caricature, figurative painting, and a distinctive brand of cubism, but he also created a fascinating body of photographic work that is virtually unknown. Drawn primarily from the collections at Harvard University’s […]

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Jewish Museum presents Sanford Biggers and Jennifer Zackin: a small world . . . Video Installation

The Jewish Museum is presenting Sanford Biggers and Jennifer Zackin: a small world…, a video installation, from March 30 through August 26, 2012 in the Museum’s Barbara and E. Robert Goodkind Media Center. In this video (1999-2001, 6 min. 30 sec.), Sanford Biggers and Jennifer Zackin juxtapose home movies of their families – one African […]

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Save Our Heritage Organisation and History Matters Foundation present Lessons from a Bestseller Steve Berry. Writers Workshop

Save Our Heritage Organisation and History Matters Foundation present Lessons from a Bestseller Steve Berry. Writers Workshop

Save Our Heritage Organisation and History Matters Foundation present Lessons from a Bestseller; a writers workshop featuring international and New York Times best selling author Steve Berry, in conjunction with the national book launch of his latest novel, The Columbus Affair, followed by a reception at the Marston House. Steve Berry Berry and his wife […]

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Greatest Photographs of the American West Debut in 10 U.S. Museums

Greatest Photographs of the American West Debut in 10 U.S. Museums

“National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West,” a collection of iconic Western images gathered by “National Geographic” over a span of some 125 years, will open in 10 museums across the U.S. on October 27, 2012, announced James McNutt, President and CEO of the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyo. McNutt […]

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National Media Museum opens Life Online exhibition

The ever-changing relationship between society and the internet will be explored through digital art and interactive elements in a unique exhibition on view at the National Media Museum in Bradford on 30 March 2012 – February 2013. The new Life Online temporary exhibition space is part of the world’s first gallery to examine the social, […]

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Haus der Kunst announces two exhibitions

As part of the programs marking its 75th anniversary, Haus der Kunst announce the simultaneous opening on June 9, 2012 of two major exhibitions: Image-Counter-Image and Histories in Conflict: Haus der Kunst and the Ideological Uses of Art, 1937–1955. Occupying the vectors where global media industries, artistic reflexivity, and ideological power intersect, the two exhibitions […]

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Marston House Museum displays Irving Gill furniture

Marston House Museum displays Irving Gill furniture

The Marston House Museum in Balboa Park is displaying redwood furniture designed a century ago by Irving J. Gill, San Diego’s foremost modernist architect, at the recently reopened Museum and Gardens. Marston House Museum A simple bed, a dining room server, three chairs with cowhide upholstery and an occasional table that the architect designed for […]

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Pinakothek der Moderne presents Women. Max Beckmann, Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning

Pinakothek der Moderne presents Women. Max Beckmann, Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning

Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich opens Women. Max Beckmann, Pablo Picasso, Willem de Kooning, an exhibition on view 30.03.2012 – 15.07.2012. MAX BECKMANN Carnival Mask, Green, Violet, and Pink: Columbine (Fastnacht-Maske grün, violett und rosa, Columbine), 1950 Oil on canvas, 53 1/2 x 39 9/16 in (135.9 x 100.5 cm) St. Louis, Saint Louis Art […]

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KEMP AUTO MUSEUM WINS TOP HONORS AT THE 2012 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS

KEMP AUTO MUSEUM WINS TOP HONORS AT THE 2012 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS

St. Louis, Missouri – The stunning 1935 500K Mercedes-Benz from Kemp Auto Museum was awarded “Best New Coachwork or Re-Creation” at the17th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, held at the Ritz-Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida on March 11, 2012. The Kemp Auto Museum receives best in class award at Amelia Island Concours Designed on an […]

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National Air and Space Museum Receives Buzz Lightyear Flown in Space

Space-ranger Buzz Lightyear, of Toy Story fame, became part of the National Air and Space Museum’s popular culture collection today. Launched May 31, 2008, aboard the space shuttle Discovery with mission STS-124 and returned on Discovery 15 months later with STS-128, the 12-inch action figure is the longest-serving toy in space. Disney Parks partnered with […]

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston announce Arts of Korea Reinstallation

Museum of Fine Arts Houston announce Arts of Korea Reinstallation

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston have announced the Arts of Korea gallery at the MFAH will be reinstalled with 43 new, exclusive loans of ancient Korean works of art, primarily from the National Museum of Korea and the AMOREPACIFIC Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea. Opening to the public on Thursday, March 29, it […]

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to auction photographs at Christies

Christie’s will offer a collection of 71 lots Sold to Benefit Acquisitions for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, its spring Photographs sale, on Thursday, April 5. Founded in 1900, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, began to exhibit photographs in the mid-1920s. Today, the MFAH’s photography collection encompasses more than 28,000 images. The prints […]

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