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2014-09-03 12:27:00

Sanctity Pictured, Organized by the Frist Center, Comprises Rare Works from the Vatican and American Museums and Libraries NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, a groundbreaking exhibition of Italian art made between 1250 and 1550. Conceived and organized by Frist Center Curator and Renaissance art historian Trinita Kennedy, it...

2013-06-13 23:03:44

Italy´s Rich Cultural Heritage is Showcased by U.S. Premiere Exhibitions, Including “The New Italian Design” By The Triennale Design Museum Of Milan San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 How can companies compete globally by harnessing Italy´s rich cultural history of artisanal craftsmanship with Silicon Valley´s latest technologies, to produce beautiful products that are manufactured faster, and at a lower cost? Bringing the issue of “the new economy of...

2013-04-11 12:47:38

In the latest achievement in efforts to see what may lie underneath the surface of great works of art, scientists today described the first use of an imaging technology like that used in airport whole-body security scanners to detect the face of an ancient Roman man hidden below the surface of a wall painting in the Louvre Museum in Paris. They described unveiling the image, which scientists and art historians say may be thousands of years old, during the 245th National Meeting &...


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