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Previously Unknown Painting Successfully Attributed To Renaissance Artist Raphael
2014-01-29 11:55:56

University of Granada A researcher at the University of Granada has successfully attributed to the great Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Raphael the famous Renaissance painter, a work belonging to a private collector in Cordoba, Spain. The painting, entitled the ‘Small Madonna of Foligno’, depicts a scene identical to that of the ‘Madonna of Foligno’ and was probably a preliminary version of Raphael’s painting, which is exhibited in the Vatican Pinacoteca. Luis Rodrigo...

2014-01-23 12:26:55

Gallery to explore wartime race to recover priceless stolen artwork NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The story of the men and women who saved cultural treasures from Nazi destruction will be featured in a major gallery inside The National WWII Museum's upcoming Liberation Pavilion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/PH51603 ) Known collectively as "The Monuments Men," these museum curators and art experts from 13 nations are also the subject of a major...

2014-01-15 08:25:32

West to East Coast, Galleries Sell Nelson De La Nuez Coveted Paintings at LA Art Show, Miami International Art Fair and Art Palm Beach LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a busy 2013 year selling out shows worldwide of the artwork of international pop artist Nelson De La Nuez, Bruce Lurie, owner of Lurie Gallery, is excited for a great start to 2014. His booths #1020-1121 South Hall at the LA Art Show, January 15-19, 2014, will feature a good mix of De La Nuez paintings,...

2014-01-09 16:24:19

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary proudly announces the opening of The Richard Meier Model Museum on Sunday, January 12(th). The museum opens to the public with a reception from 1-6 p.m. Free transportation from Manhattan will be provided. Meier is an internationally renowned architect, the youngest solo winner of the Pritzker Prize for Architecture, and designed the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Barcelona Museum of Art, and the High Museum of...

2013-12-23 23:05:02

CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses two new exhibitions, one at the Met and the other at the China Institute of America Gallery, in her blog titled CHINESE ELEMENTS for Sotheby’s International. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, an exhibition that opens at the Met’s galleries for Chinese painting...

2013-11-29 23:04:14

Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses British video artist Isaac Julien’s Ten Thousand Waves, on view at the Museum of Modern Art’s Marron Atrium, in her CHINESE ELEMENTS blog for Sotheby’s International. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 CHINA HAPPENINGS™ is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen discusses British video artist Isaac Julien’s Ten Thousand Waves, on view at the Museum of Modern Art’s Marron Atrium (http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/exhibitions/1417), in...


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