18 janvier 2011

Mexico's Government Negotiates the Temporary Return of Moctezuma's Headdress

This is an unprecedented collaboration project between museums headed towards a better understanding of the headdress, which efforts have been intensified during the administration of President Felipe Calderon. Photo: Courtesy Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. MEXICO CITY.- Negotiations conducted for 3 years by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) before the Austrian Government, are about to reach a historical agreement that would bring Moctezuma´s... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2010

"Teotihuacan: Mexico's Mysterious Pyramid City" @ Martin Gropius Bau

Sculpture of the Lord of the Underworld © Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes - Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México | Foto: Martirene Alcántara, assistant Olivier Dekeyser BERLIN.- The Martin-Gropius-Bau presents the exhibition Teotihuacan – Mexico’s Mysterious Pyramid City. More than 450 outstanding objects giving a comprehensive insight into the art, everyday life and religion of this enigmatic culture will be on view in Europe for the first time. They include specimens of monumental... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2009

'Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler' @ British Museum

I Turquoise mosaic of a double-headed serpent. Mexica/Mixtec, 15th–16th century AD. From Mexico © The Trustees of the British Museum LONDON.- Completing its series of exhibitions exploring power and empire, the British Museum focuses on the last elected Aztec Emperor, Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is the first exhibition to examine the semi-mythical status of Moctezuma and his legacy today. Loans of iconic material from Mexico and Europe will be displayed, most for the first time in this country. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

Sotheby's Sale of American Indian Art to be Held May 20

Tlingit Polychromed Wood Comb (est. $60/80,000). Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual sale of American Indian Art, including Property from the Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal in New York will take place on May 20, 2009. The sale will feature several distinguished private collections, among them: The Estate of Herbert Wellington; Property from the Collection of Morton and Estelle Sosland, sold to benefit the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation; Property from the Evan Maurer-Naomi Margolis Collection;... [Lire la suite]
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