12 octobre 2009

Creative Time Partners with Art Basel Miami Beach to Redesign Oceanfront

Ai Weiwei, Bubble, 2008. Meile MIAMI, FL.- This year, the layout of Art Basel Miami Beach will be extensively redesigned, including larger spaces for many galleries, and an innovative floor plan to maximize the visitor experience inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Art Positions sector, focused on special projects by young artists and galleries, formerly situated at Collins Park, will now be sited in the center of the Miami Beach Convention Center. Art Galleries, the main section of the show, will again feature the... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2009

"Nature Strikes Back" @ the National Gallery of Denmark

Christian Schmidt-Rasmussen (f. 1963) At Long Last Mankind Found a Way to Conquer Death. National Gallery of Denmark, 1998. SMK Foto Nature as historyThroughout history, mankind has perceived nature differently at different times. During the Middle Ages, nature was mostly regarded as evil and mankind was prey to its whims, which only God could protect us from. This understanding was replaced by a more positive view of nature in the Renaissance, where man begins to regard nature as a useful resource that can be controlled. This... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2009

'All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Performance in the Visual Arts' @ the Dallas Museum of Art

DALLAS, TX.- All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Performance in the Visual Arts, the Dallas Museum of Art exhibition opening on August 30, 2009, will showcase a fresh look at the Museum’s collections in an interactive installation to commemorate the opening of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts and the completion of the Dallas Arts District. Nearly 125 works spanning 2,600 years of human creativity, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and objects from around the world, will illustrate how dance, music, and... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2009

La prochaine édition du Salon du Collectionneur du 11 au 20 septembre 2009, au Grand Palais, à Paris

Le Syndicat National des Antiquaires est heureux d’annoncer la prochaine édition du Salon du Collectionneur, qui aura lieu du 11 au 20 septembre 2009, au Grand Palais, à Paris. En ouvrant ses portes pour la première fois en 2003, le Salon du Collectionneur proposait un nouveau concept de salon d’Art et d’Antiquités. Guidé par l’esprit de collection, il s’est défini en deux points clé : une structure par « spécialités » & une dimension pédagogique et culturelle. Au coeur du 4ème Salon du Collectionneur, plus de 120... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2009

“From the Bronze Age of China to Japan's Floating World” @ Cantor Arts Center

Utagawa Kunisada, Prince Mitssji Spying on the Go Players, 1849-50. Polycgrome ink on paper. Edo period. Given in memory of Joyce Campbell. Cantor Arts Center Collection. STANFORD, CA.- Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the forth and final exhibition in the yearlong “Passion for Collecting” series, highlighting the museum's acquisitions from the past decade. The exhibition “From the Bronze Age of China to Japan's Floating World,” on view July 29-October 18, 2009, presents works from many eras and broad... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2009

'Queen & Commonwealth: The Royal Tour' @ Buckingham Palace

Evening dress worn during the visit to Barbados, 1985. Bright yellow organza, embroidered with iridescent white and yellow sequins in imitation of rain drops. Designed by Ian Thomas. Photo: Royal Collection © 2009, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LONDON.- This year marks the 60th anniversary of the formation of the modern Commonwealth. In 1949 the London Declaration recognised the British Monarch as the symbol of the free association of independent member nations and as Head of the Commonwealth. In celebration of this event, a... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2009

Seattle Art Museum's Asian Art Masterpieces Tour Japan

View of Seattle Asian Art Museum SEATTLE, WA.- Highlights of the Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM’s) renowned Asian art collection will tour to five major Japanese museums beginning this summer. Luminous Jewels: Masterpieces of Asian Art from the Seattle Art Museum opens July 25 at the Suntory Museum of Art in Tokyo and features nearly 100 of SAM’s Asian art masterpieces including paintings, screens, sculpture, ceramics, stone, wood, lacquer and metal ware. “We are honored to travel highlights of the Seattle Art Museum’s Asian... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2009

'The Discovery of Spain | British Artists and Collectors: Goya to Picasso' @ the National Gallery of Scotland

Lady in a Fur Wrap by El Greco © Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums), The Stirling Maxwell Collection, Pollok House EDINBURGH.- A spectacular celebration of Spanish culture will bring some Mediterranean colour to Edinburgh this summer, as the National Gallery of Scotland unveils the highlight of its festival programme for 2009. The Discovery of Spain will explore the fascination for Spanish art and culture in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain, and examine the taste of Hispanophile collectors and artists.... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2009

'A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today' @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Charles Frederick Kandler (English). Wine Jug (detail), 1739/40. Silver; Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.). Gift of the Antiquarian Society. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today, opening on July 11, 2009, in the museum’s Regenstein Hall, marking the first time a fine arts museum has explored art through the vine. On view until September 20, 2009, this major exhibition features more than 400 objects drawn from the Art Institute’s extensive encyclopedic collection, in addition to... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

'Silence: A Selection of Works from the Collection' @ Museum of Art Lucerne

Hans Emmenegger, Waldinneres, 1938. Öl auf Leinwand, 119,4x70,5 cm. Kunstmuseum Luzern LUCERNE.- With its new exhibition, Museum of Art Lucerne is continuing the tried and trusted form of the changing exhibition presentation. The combination of works of art in various media and eras under a common theme has become a genuine trademark of the museum. The selected theme links the works together in an open dialogue. Familiar works can be rediscovered in this changing environment, unfamiliar or newly acquired works are being... [Lire la suite]