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2012-09-26 06:23:29

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opening October 19, 2012, German Expressionism from the Detroit Institute of Arts will be on view in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries through February 10, 2013. Featuring paintings, sculpture and works on paper from the Detroit Institute of Arts' distinguished collection of German Expressionist art, the exhibition explores the full breadth of this artistic movement from 1905 to 1950 and includes...

2012-09-25 18:20:30

NEW YORK and ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Contemporary Art icon Jeff Koons and Erik Bulatov, one of Russia's and Eastern Europe's most important living artists, will be honored at the Hermitage Museum Foundation's (HMF) 3(rd) Annual Gala co-hosted with Phillips de Pury & Company on Saturday, November 10th, in New York. Hermitage Museum Director Dr. Mikhail B. Piotrovsky will present Foundation Awards to Koons and Bulatov for their lifelong artistic...

2012-09-25 06:25:27

SASKATOON, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Trustees of the Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan (www.remai.ca) takes great pleasure in announcing that the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation has donated an exceptional collection of 405 Picasso prints to the Remai Gallery. This Picasso linocut collection, valued at $20 million, doubles the value of the Gallery's permanent collection. "This is a transformational gift," said Board Chair Jason Aebig. "It was extremely generous of our lead...

Van Gogh Painting Discoloration Blamed On Varnish
2012-09-15 07:59:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A reaction between paint and a protective varnish applied following the artist's death is to blame for a color change in the Van Gogh painting "Flowers in a Blue Vase," claims a new study in the journal Analytical Chemistry. In a discovery that the Daily Mail's Mark Prigg says "could have major implications for artistic conservation", researchers used x-ray scanners at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) and...

2012-09-10 06:26:34

Agreement will allow Winnipeggers to experience exceptional works by internationally renowned artists such as Janet Cardiff, Louise Bourgeois and Christian Marclay OTTAWA and WINNIPEG, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) and the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) announced today that they have signed a three-year partnership. The two institutions will present exhibitions in a specially dedicated space called The National Gallery of Canada at the Winnipeg Art Gallery....

2012-09-05 10:24:47

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An auction house can never anticipate what might come through the door. Elizabeth Haynie Wainstein, owner of The Potomack Company, announces that a Virginia woman's flea market find - a lost Renoir painting the auction house recently revealed - will be for sale at the gallery's September 29(th )catalogue auction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120905/PH68780) The Potomack Company's fine arts specialist, Anne Norton Craner,...

2012-07-26 06:20:50

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, offers two 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyages on The Gauguin providing the perfect way to celebrate December holidays. Both sailings feature special savings of 50% off standard cruise fares plus included airfare from Los Angeles. On The Gauguin's...

2012-07-24 23:00:58

Josh Stein Realtor and SEOMiracle.com once again partner to promote the best Art Deco condos in South Beach. South Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 South Beach has gone through an architectural revolution in 1930s which brought Art Deco, Nautical Moderne and Streamline Moderne to the Beach. South Beach is known as the world´s largest collection of Art Deco architecture, and Josh Stein is familiar with each item in that collection. JoshSteinRealtor.com has a variety of Art Deco condos...

2012-04-29 18:20:12

NEW YORK, April 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- "Art has the unique power to encourage communication and mutual understanding between our nations," Anatoly Bekkerman, ABA Gallery owner. ABA Gallery presents the exhibition Russian Art from Private Collections: Borovikovsky to Kabakov. Exhibition opens in NY on Friday, May 11, 2012 and will run through May 25. It is the first time in many years that a major show of Russian art is mounted in New York. This landmark...

2012-03-22 10:23:03

MEXICO CITY, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: An unknown and revealing side of Mexican modern artist Frida Kahlo's personal life is being shown for the first time in the United States through a collection of exclusive photographs hidden from the public since the artist's death in 1954. The exclusive photography exhibition, named "Frida Kahlo: Her Photos", was inaugurated on February 23 and will go...