June, 2010

Walters Art Museum Presents Drawings and Books from the Collection

Walters Art Museum Presents Drawings and Books from the Collection

This exhibition explores the variety of ways in which 19th-century artists approached the art of illustration. It features seldom-seen drawings, watercolors and books from the permanent collection of the Walters Art Museum, including drawings for Gustave Doré’s Holy Bible (1866) and Paul Gavarni’s lively sketches of the London underworld. French, American and British artists’ responses […]

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Art Collector Rudolf Leopold Dies at 85

Austrian art collector Rudolf Leopold, who has been credited with putting the works of Egon Schiele on the map, died Tuesday in Vienna at the age of 85, his museum confirmed. The trained ophthalmologist amassed a collection that was valued at 574 million euros (698 million dollars) in the mid-1990s. His Leopold Museum in central […]

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MUMOK Presents Brigitte Kowanz Retrospective

MUMOK Presents Brigitte Kowanz Retrospective

The Brigitte Kowanz retrospective is a part of a series of exhibitions that the MUMOK is putting on dealing with internationally successful Austrian artists. With the consistent depiction of light and language Kowanz’s work is an exception, in both a local and international context. This is the first time that her varied and complex oeuvre […]

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Steve McCurry Retrospective at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Steve McCurry Retrospective at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is the sole UK venue for a retrospective of the work of American photo-journalist Steve McCurry, the man who is responsible for some of the world’s most famous photographs. Compelling, unforgettable and moving, McCurry’s images are unique: un-stylized and unopposed snapshots of people that reveal the universality of human emotion. […]

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