31 décembre 2010

Carnegie Museum Announces Acquisitions in Neoclassical and Contemporary Art

Antonio Canova, Terpsichore. PITTSBURGH, PA.- Carnegie Museum of Art announce two major acquisitions representing the museum’s strengths in 19th century neoclassical art and contemporary art. The works are Terpsichore, Muse of Lyric Poetry, 1812, an exceptionally rare sculpture by Antonio Canova, a leading artist of 19th century Europe; and five works, which together comprise a single installation, by one of the most provocative American artists to emerge in the last decade, Gedi Sibony. “While Canova’s Terpsichore and Sibony’s... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2009

'Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection' @ Carnegie Museum of Art

Flemish, Brussels. After a design by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Flemish, 1502–1550) The Defeated Pompey Meeting His Wife at Sea, from The Story of Julius Caesar, designed 1540, woven c. 1640, wool. Gift of George Leary, 54.5.1 PITTSBURGH, PA.- Carnegie Museum of Art presents the dynamic new exhibition Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection, opening December 19, 2009. Highlighting a selection of six large-scale tapestries dating from the 16th and 17th centuries and 40 prints from Carnegie Museum of Art’s... [Lire la suite]