July, 2010

MFAH Acquires Decorative Arts Objects from Eagle Collection

MFAH Acquires Decorative Arts Objects from Eagle Collection

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), announced the acquisition through gift and purchase of more than 160 works from the exceptional private decorative arts collection of Leatrice and Melvin Eagle, collectors based in Potomac, Maryland. The Eagle Collection represents artwork from the 1940s to today with strength in ceramics by West Coast artists, but […]

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MFA Presents New Works: Prints, Drawings and Collages

MFA Presents New Works: Prints, Drawings and Collages

Though richly varied in style, content, and medium, works on view in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), exhibition New Works: Prints, Drawings, Collages share a common thread: they are recently acquired (by purchase, gift, and bequest) and boldly inventive, created by cutting-edge American and European artists. More than 30 prints, drawings, and collages, […]

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Loans Major Works by Parrish, Rockwell

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Loans Major Works by Parrish, Rockwell

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will share important works of art by America’s most beloved artist-illustrators with the Toledo Museum of Art. Maxfield Parrish’s lyrical nocturne The Lantern Bearers (1908), originally created as a frontispiece for the December 10, 1910 issue of Collier’s magazine, and Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter (1943), an iconic representation […]

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Pierre Soulages Mural Acquired by Butler Art Museum

Pierre Soulages Mural Acquired by Butler Art Museum

Pierre Soulages (born 1919), an internationally renowned artist of French origin, has a worldwide following. Recently, the Pompidou Centre in Paris hosted a retrospective of work by Frances famed “painter of black,” drawing from collections around the globe to honor Soulages, a French cultural icon. In 1968, Pierre Soulages created a site-specific tile mural commissioned […]

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Thomas Scheibitz Curates Exhibition at The Drawing Room

This exhibition will simultaneously expose rare and unseen works by a wide range of international creators and provide insight into the working processes of Thomas Scheibitz, one of Germany’s most important contemporary artists. Open 16 September – 31 October 2010 Private view Wednesday 15 September, 18.30 – 20.30. The Drawing Room has invited Scheibitz to […]

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WPA presents SWAP THING In conjunction with the second annual PERFORM! NOW! Festival

WPA presents SWAP THING In conjunction with the second annual PERFORM! NOW! Festival

This event will feature 14 WPA artists each exhibiting one artwork. These works are available to the public for trade. Exchanged artworks will be immediately installed as part of the exhibition and subsequently available to the public for further exchange. This exchange cycle will begin with the opening reception and continue through the course of […]

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Orchard Lake Fine Art Show in West Bloomfield

Artists at the Eighth Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show will be selling paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, fiber, wood, photography, mixed media, jewelry and more. The event takes place on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1 at a new location; West Bloomfield Plaza – 6668 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield, MI 48322 Show hours […]

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