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2011-05-10 14:37:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 100 art museums across North America will offer free or reduced admission, special programs, or other initiatives as part of their celebrations of Art Museum Day on May 18, 2011.

2011-04-22 17:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) proudly presents "From Process to Print: Graphic Works by Romare Bearden," a traveling exhibition that is part of a national centennial celebration of Bearden, an American artist of African American descent who is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented and original visual artists of the twentieth century.

2011-04-13 11:14:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending 25 years building their reputation as British Art Dealers in America, in March of this year Waterhouse & Dodd opened their first gallery in New York.

2011-03-19 00:00:29

RIVERA & RIVERA is pleased to present GoodManBadMan, a solo show of portrait paintings and sculpture by American artist Ray Turner, curated by Peter Frank. The gallery's inaugural opening reception will take place from 6:30 to 9:30PM on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

2011-03-09 03:05:00

BRISBANE, Australia, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most important collections of surrealist art will be shown at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Brisbane, Australia this year. Queensland Art Gallery Director Tony Ellwood said Paris's renowned Centre Pompidou would loan the core of its surrealist collection for 'Surrealism: The Poetry of Dreams,' a major survey exhibition showing from June 11 to October 2, 2011.

2011-02-17 00:00:46

"Notable Women of the Southwest" tours takes you through the pristine wildlands of northern NM, including Taos Pueblo, Abiquiu, and Santa Fe, where you will experience O'Keeffe country and see what life was like for the sophisticated yet tough women who carved out remarkable existences in the Wild West.

2010-12-17 08:05:00

AMSTERDAM, December 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Saturday, December 18, 2010 - Saturday, February 18, 2011 - Opening Reception Saturday, December 18th, From 4 pm. Gallery Delaive is pleased to present this special selection of paintings by Sam Francis.

2010-12-15 04:00:00

New exhibition features works by three of the most influential artists of the twentieth century MONTEREY, Calif., Dec.

2010-11-09 09:42:00

ZIONSVILLE, Ind., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Watts Fine Art (www.wattsfineart.com) announced today an exhibition of more than 20 new works by internationally renowned artist Roseta Santiago. The exhibition, "Vestige," will be showcased at Watts Fine Art Nov. 12 through 27.

2010-11-08 14:00:00

First Major U.S. Museum Exhibition of Sonia Delaunay's Work in 30 Years NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will present the exhibition "Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay," from March 18, 2011, to June 5, 2011.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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