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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...

2014-04-14 16:24:38

Home Considered to be One of Top 35 Designs of His Career ROCKFORD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Frank Lloyd Wright museum, The Kenneth & Phyllis Laurent House, will open to the public on Friday, June 6 in Rockford, Illinois. A series of events beginning Wednesday, June 4 will celebrate the opening. The opening coincides with what would have been Wright's 147(th) birthday on June 8. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73085 The home, considered by Wright as one...

2014-03-28 23:03:13

Instant Immersion Virtual Tutor ELL and World Language e-learning courses is changing its name to Instant Immersion VT. This offering is the institutional use, cloud-hosted version of Instant Immersion, the #1 top selling personal use software. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment has shortened the brand name for Instant Immersion Virtual Tutor to Instant Immersion VT. The ELL and World Languages e-learning courses are the institutional use, cloud-hosted...

2014-03-19 16:23:11

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury quartz countertop manufacturer Caesarstone is pleased to announce its support of the upcoming exhibition, Mike Kelley at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles from March 31-July 28, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/LA71038LOGO As a supporter of design and the arts, Caesarstone was eager to partner with MOCA for the acclaimed Mike Kelley exhibition and to celebrate MOCA's 35(th) Anniversary. The...

2014-03-19 00:21:41

New Leadership in Place with Director Philippe Vergne LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today the election of returning artist trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie and new artist trustee Mark Grotjahn to the MOCA board. Returning trustees Kathi Cypres and Steven F. Roth and former interim director Maria Seferian were also elected. These significant...


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