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2014-07-07 23:05:02

To further expand the news network's global presence, Digital Journal designated select writers with Editor-at-Large status to report on important news relating to their specialties. Toronto (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Digital Journal is pleased to announce the appointment of 12 contributors to the new position of Editor-at-Large. As Editors-at-Large, selected Digital Journalists will be responsible for their specific “beats” in order to further empower and diversity the news scope on...

2014-06-12 00:21:38

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H&M, one of the world's largest fashion retailers, continues its expansion in New York with its largest flagship store. Thursday, July 17(th) at 12:00pm, the Swedish fashion brand will open its museum-inspired store featuring a collaboration with the iconic American artist Jeff Koons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116619 In celebration of the opening of the new flagship store on 5(th) Avenue, H&M is the fashion retail...

2014-06-11 12:26:18

EARL LEWIS, PRESIDENT, THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has pledged a major grant to the Detroit Institute of Arts in support of the "Grand Bargain" that will enable the museum to hold its collections for the public in perpetuity. The Foundation is pleased to join with the J. Paul Getty Trust and other foundations, corporations, the State of Michigan, and individual donors in this innovative endeavor to...

2014-05-29 20:22:15

BOSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1952 Ben Shahn said to Marian Parry, "Marian, make the most beautiful book you can and I'll take it to Curt Valentin." She made The Paris Book, which she had conceived of sometime prior to this prompting, and as promised, the book was presented to Curt Valentin who was moved to publish it. Mr. Valentin, who had published several significant, limited edition books in which the writings of poets and novelists were accompanied by illustrations made...

2014-05-28 12:27:33

INDIANAPOLIS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-Sharp Gallery presents "Picasso to Pop: Part Deux" at the Fifth Annual Masterpiece London, June 26 to July 2, 2014. One of 15 US exhibitors, art dealer Rhonda Long-Sharp will be exhibiting solid postwar and modern masters including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Robert Indiana. Warhol, whose portrait series fetched the top sale at Sotheby's New York auction in May, is among featured artists with a never-before publicly...

2014-05-19 12:31:03

"Halston and Warhol: Silver & Suede" Charts Intersection of Halston and Warhol PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stylized caricatures of tastemakers in iconic Halston designs - Liz Taylor, Liza Minnelli and Jackie Kennedy - play pop-art homage to Andy Warhol in a new advertising campaign from MARC USA heralding the "Halston and Warhol: Silver & Suede" exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/88852 The ads chronicle Halston...

2014-05-12 23:02:32

Brivo Systems and the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design Collaboration Receives Muse Award from the American Alliance of Museums Media Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Brivo Systems and Brivo Labs, a business unit of Brivo Systems focused on social access management through the Internet of Things, in March 2014 joined the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design and [topcoder] community in an ongoing collaboration to enhance the museum experience. The...

2014-05-12 12:29:17

Denver Art Museum Show to Run May 11-Aug. 31, 2014 DENVER , May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All the romance, history and adventure of the American West comes to life in the first full-scale exhibition of western bronzes ever put together: The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925, running at the Denver Art Museum, May 11-August 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86589 The exhibition of 72 bronze sculptures by 28 artists, including classic works by...

2014-05-12 08:28:20

Twenty-five of the world's premier collections of impressionist art are featured in a new article on Best Liberal Arts Colleges' free web guide PHILADELPHIA, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's 25 most outstanding collections of impressionist art are named in a new article on the educational website Best Liberal Arts Colleges. "The 25 Most Amazing Collections of Impressionist Painting and Sculpture" features notable art galleries across the globe, including private and public...

2014-04-23 04:21:27

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rarely-seen early works by iconic American masters Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, John Chamberlain, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jeff Koons are on view at The National Academy, now thru May 3(rd). The Paradox of Sculpture juxtaposes pivotal early works by the art world's biggest names, alongside debuts by exciting new voices honing their talents at the Academy. Highlights from the renowned figures include Emballages de...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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