July, 2008

Addison Gallery of American Art to Officially Commence First Renovation and Expansion in Its History

ANDOVER, Mass. – On July 31 at 10:00 a.m., the Addison Gallery of American Art, the academic art museum of Phillips Academy, will turn its keys over to Shawmut Design and Construction, thus beginning the first major building project in the museum’s 77-year history. Praised for its commitment to world-class exhibition, publishing and education programs […]

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Plans for Artspace Pre-Feasibility Study

BERWYN, Ill., – Through support by the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC), Berwyn’s City Council Alderman Michele Skryd announced an Artspace pre-feasibility workshop, scheduled to take place on Monday, August 4th at the Berwyn Police Station Community Room (6401 31st Street, Berwyn IL 60402). The workshop will address a wide variety of planning items and key-components […]

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Costa Cruises Commissions Monumental Sculpture by Fernando Botero to Add to Fleet’s Multimillion Dollar Art Collection

MIAMI – Costa, Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, has commissioned a monumental bronze sculpture by world-renowned artist Fernando Botero for its newest ship, the Costa Luminosa. The bronze sculpture is currently taking shape at the Mariani foundry in Pietrasanta, Italy, where Botero creates his works using the ancient traditional technique of lost wax casting. Once […]

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The Photograph Collection: An Introduction at the George Eastman House

The Photograph Collection: An Introduction at the George Eastman House

ROCHESTER, NY – “The Photograph Collection: An Introduction” feature some of the star objects and photographers from the George Eastman House photography collection. This newly mounted and changing exhibition will greet visitors to the world’s oldest museum of photography. The new installation includes landscapes by Ansel Adams, advertising work by Edward Steichen, and color celebrity […]

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Posters Included In Exhibition Of Hungarian Ephemera

Through September 14 of this year, the Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation in New Brunswick, New Jersey, is presenting the exhibition “Magyar Grafika: Hungarian Posters, Advertising and Ephemera.” The colorful exhibit features seventy-five posters from the 1910’s through the 1980’s, a glimpse of 20th-century Hungarian life in a nutshell, covering movies, sports, travel, and […]

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Artworks to be Sold to Raise Money for Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw Art Gallery

LONDON – “Cerdlun” is a phrase coined to blend the Welsh words for “postcard” and “picture”. Cerdlun will be a large trumpeted exhibition/sale of original work donated by artists, celebrities and well wishers from all over the world, to raise money for one of Wales’ best loved art galleries, Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw, in Llanbedrog. The […]

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New York Sculptor Mark Parsons Teaches Free Workshop at the Arlington Arts Center

WASHINGTON – VSA arts is bringing New York sculptor Mark C. Parsons to Arlington Arts Center on August 9-10 to hold a free sculpture workshop. Parsons will spend two days with participating children, discussing science as inspiration for art and teaching the students about relief sculpture techniques. Students will experiment with images and texture in […]

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