13 décembre 2010

"India's Fabled City: The Art of Courtly Lucknow" @ LACMA

Muhammad Azam, Portrait of Nasir al-Din Haidar, circa 1830. Oil on canvas, 92.1 x 72.1 cm. Collection Drs. Aziz and Deanna Khan. Photo: Courtesy the Collection Drs. Aziz and Deanna Khan. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents India’s Fabled City: The Art of Courtly Lucknow —the first major international exhibition devoted to the cosmopolitan culture of the northern Indian court of Lucknow, and the refined artistic production of the city’s multiethnic residents and artists. On view from December... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2010

"Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915" @ The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Image: Photo © 2010 Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915 celebrates the museum's groundbreaking acquisition of a major collection of European men's, women's, and children's garments and accessories.The exhibition tells the story of fashion's aesthetic and technical development from the Age of Enlightenment to World War I. It examines sweeping changes in fashionable dress spanning a period of over two hundred years,... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2010

"Eye for the Sensual: Selections from the Resnick Collection" @ The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Elizabeth Louise Vigée Lebrun, Portrait of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, 1783. Oil on canvas. Collection of Linda and Stewart Resnick. Photo © 2010 Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Eye for the Sensual: Selections from the Resnick Collection, which features more than 100 paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the collection of Lynda and Stewart Resnick, long-time patrons of the museum. Since the early 1980s, the Resnicks have collected in many areas... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2010

'Manly Pursuits: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins' @ The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Thomas Eakins, Wrestlers, 1899. Oil on canvas, 62 x 72 x 2 in. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Cecile C. Bartman and The Cecile and Fred Bartman Foundation. Photo: © 2007 Museum Associates/LACMA. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Manly Pursuits: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins, on view from July 25 to October 17, 2010. Organized exclusively for LACMA by Ilene Susan Fort, the museum’s Gail and John Liebes Curator of American Art, the exhibition celebrates the museum’s... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2010

Prunus Jar (Meiping) with Pair of Peafowls in Floral Scrolls, late Yuan dynasty, 1340-1368

China, Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen. Prunus Jar (Meiping) with Pair of Peafowls in Floral Scrolls, late Yuan dynasty, 1340-1368. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Porcelain, Wheel-thrown porcelain with blue painted decoration under clear glaze, Height: 18 1/2 in. (46.99 cm). Gift of Carl Holmes (58.49.15). Chinese and Korean Art Department. Los Angeles County Museum of Art http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/
21 février 2010

Foliated Platter (Pan) with the Eight Buddhist Symbols (Bajixiang), Flowers, and Waves. Late Yuan dynasty, circa 1340-1368

China, Jiangxi Province, Jingdezhen. Foliated Platter (Pan) with the Eight Buddhist Symbols (Bajixiang), Flowers, and Waves, late Yuan dynasty, circa 1340-1368. Los Angeles County Museum of Art Molded porcelain with blue painted decoration under clear glaze. Height: 2 1/4 in. (5.9 cm); Diameter: 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm). 55.40. Gift of the Francis E. Fowler, Jr., Foundation and the Los Angeles County Fund. Flourishing in the Yuan dynasty, blue-and-white ceramic ware soon dominated the export market; demand for it spread... [Lire la suite]