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Menil Collection Opens Ancestors of the Lake Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay New Guinea

Menil Collection Opens Ancestors of the Lake Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay New Guinea

For the first time in more than 50 years American audiences can discover rarely seen treasures from the South Pacific The Menil Collection presents Ancestors of the Lake: Art of Lake Sentani and Humboldt Bay, New Guinea, On view May 6 – August 28, 2011. European navigators began traveling to coastal areas of New Guinea […]

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Portland Art Museum Announces Refashioned Exhibition

Portland Art Museum Announces Refashioned Exhibition

The Portland Art Museum presents Refashioned an exhibition on view May 21, 2011 – July 31, 2011. Inherent in the structure of a garment is the story of its purpose, time, and place. Contemporary artists, Lauren Gillette (York, Maine), Anne Lemanski (Spruce Pine, North Carolina), and Angelika Werth (Nelson, British Columbia), use the configuration of […]

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National Law Enforcement Museum Acquires Steel Beam from Ground Zero

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund announce the acquisition of a noteworthy and special artifact — a structural beam collected from Ground Zero in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The beam is about 60” tall and weighs approximately 2,200 pounds. It is currently housed in the Museum’s off site […]

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Queensland Art Gallery Presents Surrealism The Poetry of Dreams

Queensland Art Gallery Presents Surrealism The Poetry of Dreams

The Queensland Art Gallery Ppesents Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams on view 11 June–2 October 2011. Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art is the exclusive Australian venue and one of only two museums worldwide to present this landmark exhibition of surrealist works direct from the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris. The Musée national d’art […]

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