March, 2012

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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J. Paul Getty Museum Presents College Night at the Getty Center

J. Paul Getty Museum Presents College Night at the Getty Center

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents College Night at the Getty Center, on Monday, April 16, 2012, 6:00–9:30 p.m. Local college students are invited to enjoy a free night of special tours, live music, food, and other activities, all incorporating this year’s theme: “L.A. Style.” That evening, students will rub shoulders with Hollywood elite (on […]

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Center for Creative Photography Acquires The Lynn Stern Archive

Tucson, AZ – March 23, 2012 – The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona Libraries is pleased to announce that it has acquired the photographic archive of Lynn Stern. “We are delighted that Lynn Stern has chosen the Center for Creative Photography as the permanent home for her archive,” comments Katharine Martinez, […]

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Getty Museum Presents Drama and Devotion. Heemskerck’s ‘Ecce Homo’ Altarpiece from Warsaw

Getty Museum Presents Drama and Devotion. Heemskerck’s ‘Ecce Homo’ Altarpiece from Warsaw

American museum-goers will have the rare opportunity to view a complete triptych by Renaissance master Maerten van Heemskerck (1498–1574), one of the most admired Netherlandish painters of the 16th century, when his dramatic Ecce Homo altarpiece (1544) is presented at the J. Paul Getty Museum in a focused exhibition from June 5, 2012 through January […]

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