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Major new Singer Sargent exhibition announced - in London and New York

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends will be on display next year at the National Portrait Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. I'm sure this will delight many fans... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

International Committee on Museum Security, Copenhagen, Denmark: Conference celebrates the ruby anniversary in a royal city

yesterdayArts : ARCAblog

by Penelope Abram The Danish capitol of Copenhagen welcomed a lively crowd for the 40th Annual International Committee on Museum Security. Greeted with smiling faces and sunny weather, was the landmark National Gallery (Statens Museum for Kunst). Show More Summary

First photos of 19th-century India and Burma by Linnaeus Tripe premieres at National Gallery of Art

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Innovative British photographer Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822?1902) captured some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma (now Myanmar). In the first major traveling exhibition of his work, Captain Linnaeus Tripe: PhotographerShow More Summary

Arthur Boyd like you've never seen him before at the National Gallery of Australia

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery of Australia opened Arthur Boyd: Agony & Ecstasy, the first major exhibition of Boyd?s art in over twenty years. The exhibition includes more than 180 spectacular works of art including paintings, tapestries, prints, drawings, sculptures and ceramics. Show More Summary

The Art Show announces 72 gallery particpants for its 27th edition

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Art Show 2015 announces the participating galleries for the 27th edition of America?s foremost and longest running fine art fair. Seventy-two of the nation?s leading art dealers, including six first-time exhibitors, will present thoughtfully curated solo, two-person and thematic exhibitions at New York?s historic Park Avenue Armory. Show More Summary

NG Membership

The National Gallery in London has launched a Membership scheme. For £50 a year members get free, unlimited entry to all special exhibitions, invitations to a programme of after-hours events, an exclusive online magazine with behind-the-scenes features, a range of special offers and the latest news through the Membership e-newsletter (CLICK). Show More Summary

Portraits from Snowdon archive go on display at National Portrait Gallery in London

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

An important display of portraits by Snowdon from the 1950s to the 1990s has opened at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced today, Friday 26 September, 2014. The display includes portraits from his recently announced...Show More Summary

For the first time in its 190 year history, the National Gallery is introducing Membership

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Due to huge popular demand, from this week (w/c 22 September 2014) people can become part of the National Gallery story, from as little as £50 per year. Members will benefit from free, unlimited entry to all exhibitions; invitationsShow More Summary

Snowdon and the world of arts

Snowdon - a life in view opened today at the National Portrait Gallery.  It continues until 15th June 2015 and admission is free. I anticipate it will be very popular. Lord Snowdon has always so... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Mindfulness And The Bucket List At Museums

When I went to the MoMA, I went not knowing what exactly they had in their collection. I do that with museums — why spoil the fun of discovery? I went to the National Gallery of Art in 2012 and was preoccupied with a Sol LeWitt and a Lawrence Weiner before I rounded the corner [...]

China's National Gallery Will Be One of the Largest Museums on Earth

The sprawling Hermitage Museum has long reigned as the world's largest museum—but China has plans to come close to it with a huge new building for the National Art Museum of China, the design plans for which were recently released by French architect Jean Nouvel. Read more...

National Videogame Museum finds a home in Frisco, Texas

Traveling galleries from the Videogame History Museum can be spotted at industry events, but the collection will soon find its first static home: As reported by DallasNews, The Frisco Community Development Corporation board in Frisco, Texas, has...

Worth a Thousand Words: Virgin and Child with Saint George and Saint Anthony Abbot

Antonio Pisanello, The Virgin and Child with Saints George and Anthony Abbotvia Wikipedia [Pisanello's] amazing Saint George in the London National Gallery, in his mostly silver armour, and wearing an enormous straw hat to protect him from the sun-radiance of the Virgin and Child, is the most mannered picture of evil in existence. Show More Summary

King Richard III's violent end revealed by scientists

Credits: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Painting of Richard III displayed in the London's The National Portrait Gallery Team of researchers discover that King Richard III sustained 11 wounds, nine of them to the skull One-Minute Read Wednesday,...Show More Summary

Museums Should Institute No-Photo Hour, British Arts Executive Suggests

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

One month after the big news that London's National Gallery now allows visitors to take photographs, the head of Arts Council England has proposed that museums institute a special hour every day when picture-taking is banned.

National Portrait Gallery unveils newly commissioned portrait of Dame Vivienne Westwood

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

As London Fashion Week draws to a close, the National Portrait Gallery unveiled today its latest commissioned portrait ? a photograph of Dame Vivienne Westwood in her garden by artist and photographer Juergen Teller. Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery and made possible by the J.P. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Tanner’s Seine

The Seine, Henry Ossawa Tanner Original is in the National Gallery of Art, DC, zoomable version here; high-resolution downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons. Though not the subject matter for which he is best known, brilliant American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner, who spent most of his later career in France, painted a number of beautifully atmospheric […]

National Veteran’s Art Museum Holds Grand Re-Opening For “The Things They Carried”

The exhibit has been re-imagined and moved to a new gallery, with the hopes of providing a more “interactive, comprehensive virtual experience.” [ more › ]

Anton Sirius reviews Frederick Wiseman's NATIONAL GALLERY and Tatashi Miike's OVER YOUR DEAD BODY!

Reviews out of Toronto International Film Festival. Read the full article on AICN NATIONAL GALLERY (2014, directed by Frederick Wiseman) An excellent addition to the lengthy Wiseman canon, NATIONAL GALLERY is a behind-the scenes exploration of one of the world's most important museums. Show More Summary

British museum uncovers secret portrait of Queen Elizabeth I under classic painting

Underneath layers of paint on its Tudor portraits, the U.K.'s National Portrait Gallery has made some interesting discoveries, including a hidden portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. Researchers discovered the hidden portraits while preparing...Show More Summary

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