May, 2013

Reading Museum Presents Greek Pottery Exhibition

Reading Museum Presents Greek Pottery Exhibition

Reading Museum presents Community Display: Greek Pottery an exhibition on view through 22 Sep 2013. Ancient Greeks produced painted pottery over 2,500 years ago. They were the leaders in developing new decorative techniques and the artists depicted fashions, stories and gods. The images on the pottery show us that everyday Greek life was not so […]

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Reading Museum opens John Tweed: The Empire Sculptor, Rodin’s Friend

Reading Museum opens John Tweed: The Empire Sculptor, Rodin’s Friend

Reading Museum presents John Tweed: The Empire Sculptor, Rodin’s Friend an exhibition on view 23 Mar 2013 To: 08 Sep 2013. John Tweed (1869-1933) was a hugely successful artist who worked at the heart of the London art world and produced images of many leading Victorian and Edwardian figures. His public sculptures and war memorials […]

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Taft Museum presents Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Taft Museum presents Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Taft Museum presents Photographic Wonders: American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, an exhibition on display May 17–Aug. 25. By the middle of the 19th century, Cincinnati was the Queen City of the West. A transportation hub, the city was home to industry, art, and even a professional baseball team. Though there are numerous […]

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World Museum opens Telling Tales of India

World Museum Liverpool presents Telling Tales of India an exhibition on view 24 May 2013 until 8 Sep 2013 showcasing the work of seven artists, portraying the traditional and contemporary stories of the country in a vibrant and colourful setting. From large-scale paintings of village life, to terracotta horses, photographs and video material, the exhibition […]

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Cincinnati Art Museum acquires Georgia O’Keeffe My Back Yard painting

Cincinnati Art Museum acquires Georgia O’Keeffe My Back Yard painting

The Cincinnati Art Museum has acquires Georgia O’Keeffe painting My Back Yard. The 18- by 24-inch painting is a prime example of O’Keeffe’s celebrated depictions of Southwest landscapes. Rugged cliffs and mesas are depicted in bold forms and earthy red and yellow colors. The museum paid more than $1.8 million for the painting. The winning […]

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Frick Art and Historical Center announces expansion and renovation project

Frick Art and Historical Center announces expansion and renovation project

The Frick Art & Historical Center’s Board of Trustees announces a $15 million expansion and renovation project that will begin with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Orientation Center on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 11:30 AM. The Frick is anchored by The Frick Art Museum and Clayton, the Point Breeze home of industrialist Henry […]

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Israel Museum opens Displaced Visions: Emigre Photographers of the 20th Century

Israel Museum presents Displaced Visions: Emigre Photographers of the 20th Century, on view through October 5, 2013, the exhibition showcases works by Bill Brandt, Robert Frank, Andre Kertesz, Man Ray, Lisette Model, Tina Modotti, Moholy Nagy, and Weegee, along with New York School photographers and many others. Featuring more than 220 works drawn primarily from […]

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Israel Museum Reacquires Max Liebermann’s Garden in Wannsee for its Collection

Israel Museum Reacquires Max Liebermann’s Garden in Wannsee for its Collection

The Israel Museum announced today the restitution of the Impressionist masterpiece Garden in Wannsee, 1923, by German-Jewish artist Max Liebermann (1847-1935), to the designated heir of the original owner, Max Cassirer. The painting, the finest example of the artist’s Impressionist work in the Israel Museum’s collection, was confiscated by the Nazis in 1941, together with […]

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Jeu de Paume presents Ahlam Shibli. Phantom Home

Jeu de Paume presents Ahlam Shibli. Phantom Home on view through 01 SEPTEMBER 2013. The Jeu de Paume presents the retrospective exhibition of the artist Ahlam Shibli (b. 1970, Palestine). Her images are anchored in current events, not through the urgency of a witness account but in the need to reestablish a critical distance through […]

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