29 septembre 2010

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Arnold Scaasi,

Arnold Scaasi, John French, 1961. Image courtesy of Ernestine Carter Collection/Fashion Museum - Bath and North East Somerset Council. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MA.- Arnold Scaasi has dressed them all—from Broadway actresses and Hollywood stars to the ladies who lunch and America’s First Ladies. Epitomizing the “lifestyles of the rich and famous,” his custom-made clothing evokes the height of elegance and craftsmanship from the late 1950s to the present. In celebration of the acclaimed fashion designer and... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2010

Van Gogh Masterpiece Travels to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), "The Sower", 1888. Oil on canvas, 32 x 40 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Vincent van Gogh Foundation BOSTON, MA.- Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but for Vincent van Gogh, it was a means of self education for the artist in the 1880s, who copied numerous works by Jean-François Millet to teach himself how to draw and paint. The visual dialogue that ensued between master and student is the focus of Visiting Masterpieces, an ongoing series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2010

Des panneaux de publicité pour retrouver les oeuvres d’art volées dans un musée de Boston il y a 20 ans

BOSTON (ETATS-UNIS) [17.03.10] – Une nouvelle campagne menée par le Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sollicite le public via des panneaux publicitaires pour avancer dans l’enquête sur le vol d’œuvres d’art de l’Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum de Boston, l’un des plus grands vols d’œuvres d’art des Etats-Unis. Vingt ans après les faits, les enquêteurs ont lancé une nouvelle initiative pour essayer de retrouver les œuvres volées à l’Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Après avoir soumis de nouveaux échantillons aux tests ADN,... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2010

Luis Meléndez @ the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Luis Meléndez (Spanish, 1715 - 1780), Still Life with Melon and Pears, c.1772, oil on canvas, overall: 63.8 x 85.1 cm (25 1/8 x 33 1/2 in.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Margaret Curry Wyman Fund BOSTON, MA.- Delights of the Spanish table depicted by 18th-century painter Luis Meléndez (1715-1780) will be presented to American audiences for the first time in nearly 25 years at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February 1 through May 9, 2009. In a rare opportunity to explore the artist’s working method, "Luis Meléndez: Master... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft by Ulrich Boser

Reporter Ulrich Boser tells the story behind the caper and reveals for the first time the identities of the thieves NEW YORK, NY.- Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and stole $500 million worth of art, including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and five Degas. It is the largest art heist in history; it is the biggest burglary in American memory. But after thousands of leads—and a $5 million reward—not a single painting has been recovered. In THE GARDNER... [Lire la suite]
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