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2012-12-04 16:25:02

Records of more than 40,000 artworks in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection will be connected to a digital library of art information in an easily searchable, seamless format LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Information Sciences Institute (ISI) is collaborating with the Smithsonian American Art Museum to provide more detailed and more easily accessed information about artworks in its collection online than was...

2012-07-10 06:25:27

Discussions on the Hot Topics of Our Times with Opinion Leaders, including CYRUS AMIR-MOKRI, LEYMAH GBOWEE, SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, PAUL GOLDBERGER, EMIL HENRY, KATI MARTON, JOE NOCERA, FRANCIS V. O'CONNOR, and DINA POWELL EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guild Hall of East Hampton (June 12) - The Hamptons Institute returns with a weekend symposium consisting of five (5) sessions over Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. Conversations feature...

2012-03-09 08:23:00

STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Brook University's 2012 "Stars of Stony Brook" Gala will honor actor-writer-director and four-time Academy Award nominee Ed Harris and The Pollock-Krasner Foundation on Wednesday, April 25 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. "This will be one of the most exciting and meaningful events of the year-long celebration marking the 100th anniversary of Pollock's birth," states Richard L. Gelfond, CEO of IMAX Corporation, Chairman...

2012-02-10 13:00:00

BRUGGE, Belgium, February 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It is no coincidence that Denis De Gloire is shining on Times Square in New York, as he brought an impressive homage in the halls of the Belfry in Bruges, dedicated to the 100th birthday on 28 January of Jackson Pollock, creator of Action Painting, who died in a car crash in 1956. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20120127/507748 ) For this occasion, painter Denis De Gloire, his coach Dan Cornette of...

2012-01-06 14:00:00

BRUGES, Belgium, January 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For over ten years, Denis de Gloire, wandering about in his atelier in Waregem, Belgium, has been working on an impressive homage to Jackson Pollock who was born on the 28th of January 1912 in Cody (Wyoming) and who passed away in New York 1956. After such a long period and passion for his subject, it seems that De Gloire has become the incarnation of Pollock, holding and moving his paint palet, sharing and feeling the same shades...

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2011-06-30 06:04:16

According to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, American artist Jackson Pollock's paintings do not defy the laws of physics. The researchers from Boston College and Harvard believe Pollock was an intuitive master of laws that govern the flow of liquids under gravity. "In order to understand what is taking place with Pollock, it's essential to understand the laws of physics and the dynamics at play under the laws of gravity," Claude Cernuschi, a professor of art history at Boston...

2006-02-23 22:09:25

By Luis Andres Henao BOSTON (Reuters) - An expert in the work of abstract artist Jackson Pollock said 32 previously unknown paintings appear to be authentic, taking issue with a recent computer analysis suggesting they are fakes. "If evidence does turn out to indicate that Pollock did not paint these works after all, I would be inclined to judge them the most amazing fakes in modern art history," Ellen Landau, a professor of art history at the Cleveland Museum of Art/Case Western...

2006-02-09 15:47:23

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - A computer analysis of paintings unveiled last year as previously undiscovered works by abstract artist Jackson Pollock suggests the 32 works are fakes, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation said on Thursday. The foundation, set up under the will of Pollock's widow Lee Krasner, said it retained Professor Richard Taylor of the University of Oregon's Department of Physics to test six of the 32 paintings in question. Taylor said his study found "significant...