Once again this year, geeks from all around the globe gathered in National Harbor, Maryland to attend one of the most fantastic conventions on the planet when it comes to cosplay: Katsucon! As they always do at this event, costumersShow More Summary
Visitors to the National Gallery have a unique opportunity to admire what is widely regarded as Guido Cagnacci?s greatest work, The Repentant Magdalene, an exceptional loan from the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena (California). Guido Cagnacci...Show More Summary
From the label text at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC: American artist Gilbert Stuart was commissioned to paint this portrait after the success of his first portrait of Washington in 1795. Martha Washington convinced...Show More Summary
nikolaeftimov-blog: Gabriël Metsu, Man Writing a Letter, circa 1664-1666, National Gallery of Ireland. Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Man_Writing_a_Letter_by_Gabri%C3%ABl_Metsu.jpg
"Tom Hill, the American hedge fund manager who paid over £30m for a Pontormo portrait, is refusing to accept a matching offer from London's National Gallery."
Works borrowed from the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington hits the Whitechapel Gallery.
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Yesterday morning I visited the Australian Impressionists exhibition at the National Gallery in London and I'd certainly recommend a visit to this small but stimulating exhibition. On the basis you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
From 1958 to 1973, Harry Shunk (German, 1924?2006) and János Kender (Hungarian, 1938?2009)?known collectively as Shunk-Kender, a partnership based initially in Paris and later in New York City?photographed the major European and American artists, studios, performances, and exhibitions of the era. Show More Summary
Lady with a Harp: Eliza Ridgely Thomas Sully Eliza plays the harp at The National Gallery of Art. She was part of some early experiments in genetic manipulation, and was the product of an unfortunate laboratory accident in which...
A US hedge fund chief has refused to sell a Renaissance masterpiece painting to Britain's National Gallery after the Brexit vote sent the pound tumbling. The iconic London museum had met the £30 million asking price agreed in a 2015Show More Summary
More than 500 years after their creation, Della Robbia terracotta sculptures endure as some of the most innovative and expressive examples of art from the Italian Renaissance. On view at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, WestShow More Summary
In an act of curatorial subversion against the Trump regime, the Museum of Modern Art has replaced several works of art in its permanent collection galleries with works from artists who hail from nations affected by President Trump's Muslim ban. [ more › ]
A selection of artworks and texts created by members of four women?s groups based in Edinburgh and Glasgow will be unveiled in a new display which opens at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this week. Call & Response: Women...Show More Summary
In an unprecedented gesture, the museum has replaced works in its permanent collection galleries with eight by artists from Muslim-majority nations named in Trump's executive order. The post MoMA Installs Works by Artists from Countries Targeted by Trump’s Travel Ban appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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Jonathan Jones, 'The drop in museum visitors reveals a nation without aspiration or hope' Guardian Thursday 2 February 2017 Britain’s leading museums and galleries, according to figures released by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, have dramatically lost visitors. Show More Summary
Christie Rea, a mother of four, recently spoke out about her breastfeeding experience at the National Gallery of Australia. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a pleasant one. In her own words, the Newcastle woman said “it was absolutely humiliating”...Show More Summary
dailyitalianart: Giovan Battista Moroni - Ritratto di Sarto (o il Tagliapanni) - 1565-1570 (The Tailor) National Gallery, London Fun fact: The ring and the belt without the sword are symbols of power, richness and liberality. These were the characteristics of the Italian bourgeoisie in the 16th Century and the Tailor was part of it. Image source
The National Portrait Gallery?s permanent exhibition ?America?s Presidents? will undergo extensive renovations and reopen Sept. 22 with the Gilbert Stuart?s ?Lansdowne? portrait of President George Washington back on view after 18 months of careful conservation and analysis. Show More Summary