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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Decades of Art by Women at the Long Beach Museum of Art

The Long Beach Museum of Art is presenting the grand finale of its 60th Anniversary celebration with A Light in the Shadow – Decades of Art by Women. The Celebrating Sixty exhibition series will continue this summer with a special tribute to female artists opening on the first floor of the Museum pavilion on June […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Surveys Renoir’s Final Decades

Philadelphia Museum of Art Surveys Renoir’s Final Decades

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present the first exhibition to survey the achievement of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) during the last three decades before his death. Open through September 6, some 80 of the artist’s paintings, sculpture, and drawings will be on view, accompanied by a selection of works by Henri […]

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Art Gallery of New South Wales Presents Alfred Stieglitz Photographs

The photographs Alfred Stieglitz [1864–1946] took around his summer house at Lake George, New York state, USA after 1915 are considered a major departure and dramatically influenced the course of photography. The desire to build a specifically ‘American’ art led Stieglitz to explore the essential nature of photography, released from contrivances and from intervention in […]

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