Fine Art

WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

WORKSHOP Beyond the Classroom: A Prosopon Workshop for Aspiring Iconographers with Maureen McCormick at the Museum of Russian Icons

This workshop is designed for those who have completed at least one icon with the Prosopon School of Iconology and would like to continue building their skills. Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the “grammar” of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: […]

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Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

A pair of iconic tabletop seasonings. Secret lovers. Well-heeled newlyweds. Gothic churches. Iconic landscapes. Kittens. Meet the Power Couples and discover pendants—works of art conceived as pairs—in a new exhibition on view now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA). Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art explores how timeless pairings from sixteenth-century Europe […]

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Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Painting of Saint Roch by Bartolomeo della Gatta in Horne Museum restored thanks to Friends of Florence

Florence, Italy…Bartolomeo della Gatta’s 15th-century panel painting of Saint Roch has been returned to the Museo Horne in Florence following a multifaceted restoration process. The restoration by Valeria Cocchetti and Daniele Ciappi, under the supervision of the Soprintendenza di Firenze, was made possible thanks to donations by Donna Curry, Mary Mochary, and Donato Massaro through […]

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Friends of Florence Foundation president honored by the Italian Republic

Friends of Florence Foundation president honored by the Italian Republic

Florence, Italy – On 2 June 2019, the anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Italy in 1946, Simonetta Kortum Brandolini d’Adda, President of the Friends of Florence Foundation, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana). The ceremony was held in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi in […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art  Adds More Than 70 Historic and Contemporary Works to Collection

The Baltimore Museum of Art Adds More Than 70 Historic and Contemporary Works to Collection

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced today that it has added to its collection this year more than 70 historic and contemporary works by a range of national and international artists. Among the new acquisitions are 17 objects purchased with proceeds from the auction of recently deaccessioned works. These include mixed-media […]

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THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART INVITES 300 ORGANIZATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN HISTORIC SURVEY

THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART INVITES 300 ORGANIZATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN HISTORIC SURVEY

BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) today announced it is relaunching its ambitious 1937 citywide survey to find out how the museum can best serve the interests of Baltimore’s communities. Titled Make It Now, the updated survey asks 300 organizations—including schools and civic, social, and religious groups—to tell the BMA what they […]

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Frist Art Museum Presents Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

Frist Art Museum Presents Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

NASHVILLE, TN – The Frist Art Museum presents Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s, an exhibition that explores the powerful and unsettling images created in response to the threat of war and fascist rule. Featuring works by Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Dorothea […]

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Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents Toby Sisson: Nacirema

Bell Gallery at Brown University Presents Toby Sisson: Nacirema

The David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University is presenting Toby Sisson: Nacirema, a selection of eleven black ink monotypes by Toby Sisson (b. 1956) mounted on wooden panels and coated with bees’ wax encaustic. Sisson’s encaustic monotypes unite her personal experience as a biracial individual with broader issues pertaining to identity and race. The […]

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The Baltimore Museum of Art announce Oletha DeVane exhibition

The Baltimore Museum of Art announce Oletha DeVane exhibition

BALTIMORE, MD – The BMA’s Spring House is transformed this summer with a multimedia installation by Baltimore-based artist Oletha DeVane. On view June 19 through October 20, 2019, Oletha DeVane: Traces of the Spirit features a selection from the artist’s ongoing spirit sculpture series. Seven works are displayed in an altar-like setting with the sound […]

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