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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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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21 juillet 2009

'Arts of Ancient Viet Nam: From River Plain to Open Sea' in September @ The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

“Simhamukha” Architectural Ornament. Oc Eo site, An Giang Province. 6th century. Terra cotta. Museum of Vietnamese History, Ho Chi Minh City, BTLS 1751 HOUSTON, TX.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Asia Society, New York will present an unprecedented exhibition of ancient art from Viet Nam—the first in the U.S. to address the historical, geographic and cultural contexts of pre-colonial Vietnamese art in depth. Throughout its long history, Viet Nam served as a central hub for trade routes connecting the regions of Asia and... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2009

Royal Academy Announces 'The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters' in Early 2010

Vincent Van Gogh, Still Life with a Plate of Onions, 1889. Oil on canvas, 49.6 x 64.4 cm LONDON.- In January 2010, the Royal Academy of Arts will stage a landmark exhibition of the work of Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The focus of the exhibition will be the artist’s remarkable correspondence. Over 35 original letters, rarely exhibited to the public due to their fragility, will be on display in the main galleries of Burlington House, together with around 65 paintings and 30 drawings that express the principal themes to be found... [Lire la suite]