11 septembre 2009

"Gods, Demons and Generals: Icons of Korean Shamanism" & "Haeri Yoo: Paper Deep" @ Kresge Art Museum

Guardian Spirits, mid-20th century, color on paper and fabric, 42 x 63 inches. EAST LANSING, MI.- Kresge Art Museum celebrates Korea with two concurrent exhibitions. Gods, Demons and Generals: Icons of Korean Shamanism, an historical look at Korean culture and Haeri Yoo: Paper Deep, an intensely contemporary installation. The twelve paintings of Gods, Demon and Generals: Icons of Korean Shamanism represent and explore the indigenous shamanic tradition, which is a force that exists at the nexus of the culture and religion of... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2009

New acquisition of a marinescape by Jan van Goyen by the Kresge Art Museum

Jan van Goyen (Dutch, 1596‑1656), An Estuary with Row and Sail Boats, late 1640s, oil on panel, 14 x 12‑3/4 inches, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, MSU purchase, funded by the Emma Grace Holmes Endowment, 2009.20 EAST LANSING, MI.- Kresge Art Museum announced a major new acquisition of a marinescape by Jan van Goyen, one of the greatest 17th century Dutch landscape painters. An Estuary with Row and Sail Boats, from the late 1640s, was called a “connoisseur’s gem” by writer Souren Melikian in the... [Lire la suite]
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