October, 2010

Hendrik ter Brugghen Painting Acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum

Hendrik ter Brugghen Painting Acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum

he ArtFund have helped the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge enrich its world-class collection with a Caravaggio-inspired Dutch oil on canvas. Hendrik ter Brugghen, Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) by Hendrik ter Brugghen, is now on public display within the Fitzwilliam’s fine collection of Dutch paintings. We gave £225,000 to […]

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Protoclassic Female Figure for Bonhams African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Sale

Protoclassic Female Figure for Bonhams African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Sale

Bonhams announces the November 11, 2010 auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art in New York. The fall sale will feature unique and traditional works from Africa, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Indonesia, Australia, Central and South America from as early as 1200 B.C. to the 15th Century, prior to European contact. Highlighting the November offering is […]

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Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure for Christies Sale

Cycladic Marble Reclining Female Figure for Christies Sale

Christie’s New York have announced the sale of a Cycladic marble reclining female figure, the most important Cycladic idol ever to come to auction on December 9. Estimated at $3-5 million, the folded-arm female figure is one of the most iconic sculptural types to have survived from antiquity. To date, there are only twelve known […]

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Artist Chakaia Booker to Speak at UMFA

With growing demands on the world’s resources and energy, everyday items across the urban landscape increasingly find second lives through reuse and recycling. Few found objects, however, are reinvented in such interesting form as the rubber tires used by contemporary sculptor Chakaia Booker. On Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 7 pm, the Utah Museum of […]

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Norwegian Architecture 1945–65 at the National Museum of Art Architecture and Design

Norwegian Architecture 1945–65 at the National Museum of Art Architecture and Design

The exhibition, Discords: Norwegian Architecture 1945–65 at The National Museum, open 14. November–03. April 2011 throws light on neglected aspects of post-war modernism in Norwegian architecture, adding detail to earlier accounts. It concentrates on the growth of discord among competing architectural ideologies among different generations and circles, and on the influences that came from international […]

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William Eggleston : Democratic Camera Photographs and Video 1961–2008 at LAVMA

William Eggleston : Democratic Camera Photographs and Video 1961–2008 at LAVMA

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents William Eggleston: Democratic Camera—Photographs and Video, 1961–2008, the most comprehensive U.S. retrospective of the Memphis-based contemporary photographer. Exhibition on view through January 16, 2011. The exhibition traces the artist’s evolution over a five-decade-period and brings together more than 200 photographs, including his iconic images of familiar, […]

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Tilo Steinschulte Collection on View at the Alexandria Museum of Art

Tilo Steinschulte Collection on View at the Alexandria Museum of Art

The Alexandria Museum of Art presents “Tilo Steinschulte Collection at AMoA”, open through December 4, 2010. AMoA is proud to honor architect, artist, collector, and philanthropist, Thilo Steinschulte for his generous contribution to the Museum’s permanent collection and to the cultural integrity of our community with the Thilo Steinschulte Collection at AMoA. Thilo’s friends and […]

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