12 août 2009

"A Lady Found a Culture in its Cloth: Barack Obama's Mother and Indonesian Batiks" @ The Textile Museum

Sarong (lower body wrapper) Java, North Coast. Ann Dunham Collection No. 17A WASHINGTON, DC.- For two weeks only this summer, batik patterned textiles from the collection of Ann Dunham, President Obama’s mother, will be on view at The Textile Museum. This marks the final stop in a national tour of the exhibition A Lady Found a Culture in its Cloth: Barack Obama’s Mother and Indonesian Batiks. Washingtonians and visitors to the nation’s capital will not want to miss this unique look at the Obama family and the Southeast Asian... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

President Barack Obama @ THE KENNEDYS, Berlin

Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert F. Kennedy, and Sen. Obama. © Pete Souza / Chicago Tribune BERLIN.- After President Obama's first hundred days in office the museum THE KENNEDYS will devote a special exhibition to the new American president. The temporary show will complement the permanent exhibition of the museum at the Brandenburg Gate with about 50 exhibits, many of which are photographs by the official White House photographer, Pete Souza. Souza had already accompanied Barack Obama during his term as U.S. Senator. His... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2009

ICONIC - Works by REN ZHENYU @ Olyvia Oriental, London

Ren Zhenyu, Albert Einstein, 2009. Oil on canvas, h: 100 x w: 90 cm Olyvia Oriental is proud to host Iconic,Ren Zhenyu’s maiden UK solo show, which runs from April 17th until May 10th. The exhibition features the latest works by the respected Chinese artist and is part of Olyvia Oriental’s mission to promote fresh and original art that contributes to the discourse of visual culture. Ren Zhenyu, Damian Hirst, 2009.  Oil on canvas, h: 100 x w: 90 cm Born in Tianjin in 1976, Ren Zhenyu graduated in 1999 from the... [Lire la suite]