11 février 2010

'Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris' @ The Seattle Art Museum

Pablo Picasso, "Femme lisant" (Woman Reading) January 9, 1935, Paris. Oil on canvas (162 x 113 cm). SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is proud to announce that it will present "Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris", an extraordinary exhibition of the work of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). This landmark project is scheduled to be on view at SAM Downtown from October 8, 2010 through January 9, 2011. The exhibition will present iconic works from virtually every phase of Picasso’s... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2009

'Michelangelo Public and Private' @ the Seattle Art Museum

Male Torso, ca. 1540. Light terracota. Florentine artist, XVI century, 9.1 in. high. Photo courtesy of Fondazione Casa Buonarroti. SEATTLE, WA.- Michelangelo’s towering reputation as the quintessential Renaissance man — architect, painter, sculptor, poet and engineer — intimidated both his contemporaries and later historians to the point that the adjective “divine” became a fixture attached to his name. Bringing together drawings and sculptural models by Michelangelo with a range of works by his contemporaries and generations... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2009

Seattle Art Museum Announces Gifts of Art in Honor of Outgoing Director Mimi Gates

St. Sebastian Tended by St. Irene, ca. 1638-39. Attributed to Georges de La Tour and Studio, French, 1593-1653. Painting: Oil on canvas; 42 x 55 7/8 in. Gift of Richard and Elizabeth Hedreen in honor of Mimi Gardner Gates SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum announced that 20 works of art have entered the museum’s collection in honor of outgoing director Mimi Gates. Gates, whose last day at the museum is June 30, 2009, has been the museum’s director since 1994 and leaves behind a distinguished legacy. The SAM Board of Trustees... [Lire la suite]