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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents Elvis Presley Exhibitions

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Presents Elvis Presley Exhibitions

. December 12, 2009

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will recognize the influence of the “King of Rock n’ Roll,” Elvis Presley (1935–1977), on American life, history and culture with two exhibitions in 2010. “One Life: Echoes of Elvis” opens on Presley’s 75th birth anniversary and is a one-room exhibition devoted to the evolution and influence of Presley’s image […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum Collaborate to Present an Exhibition of Works by Renowned Artist Cai Guo-Qiang

. December 12, 2009

The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum will present a multi-site exhibition of the work of Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the most prominent contemporary artists on the international art scene. Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms consists of a poetic meditation on the passing of time, memory, and memorializing. One of the artist’s […]

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Caravaggio’s Rest On The Flight Into Egypt to be Exhibited at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Caravaggio’s Rest On The Flight Into Egypt to be Exhibited at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

. December 12, 2009

The Government of Italy has agreed to the loan of Caravaggio’s Rest on the Flight into Egypt, c. 1597 from the Doria Pamphilj Gallery in Rome to the Tel Aviv Museum of Art for one fortnight. Caravaggio, “Rest on the Flight into Egypt”, circa 1579. Oil on canvas, 135.5×166.5 cm, Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Rome. On […]

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Site-Specific Installation by Artist Kiki Smith at the Brooklyn Museum

Site-Specific Installation by Artist Kiki Smith at the Brooklyn Museum

. December 12, 2009

Kiki Smith: Sojourn, a major site-specific installation that explores ideas of creative inspiration and the cycle of life in relation to women artists, will be on view February 5 through September 12, 2010, in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. The exhibition will draw from a variety of work by Kiki Smith in […]

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The Art Fund leads official campaign to save precious hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold for the West Midlands

The Art Fund leads official campaign to save precious hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold for the West Midlands

. December 12, 2009

Independent charity The Art Fund announces that it will be leading a public campaign to save an unparalleled hoard of treasures, dating from Anglo-Saxon times, for the West Midlands. Members of the public can now donate to save the Staffordshire Hoard via www.artfund.org/hoard Comprising in excess 1,500 items, mostly gold and some decorated with precious […]

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