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R.I.P. Corcoran Gallery. Now, about that collection...

7 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. The National Gallery will take the art,...

Corcoran wins judge's approval for merger plans

12 hours agoArts : Culture Monster

The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington received approval from a judge Monday to proceed with its plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University, dealing a defeat to those who had filed a lawsuit in opposition to the agreement.

As We Now Know It, This Is The End of the Corcoran Gallery of Art

14 hours agoArts : Art Fag City

In what will be an endnote to be discussed for some time, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation’s oldest private museums, will be no more.

Linkage: Corcoran and Nat Gallery Merge; ColHeights' Spring Road

15 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

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Corcoran, the George Washington University and National Gallery receive approval to implement agreements

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Leaders of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art and Design, the George Washington University (GW) and the National Gallery of Art today received approval from the D.C. Superior Court to implement their historic agreements that were first announced in February 2014. Show More Summary

Nationalmuseum Sweden announces new acquisition: Portraits by Kerstin Bernhard

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Nationalmuseum has acquired a selection of photographic portraits by Kerstin Bernhard for the Swedish National Portrait Gallery. The portraits have been donated by Carl Johan Bernhard, the photographer?s nephew and assistant. One of the most prominent Swedish photographers of the 20th century, Kerstin Bernhard would have been 100 years old this year. Show More Summary

Judge approves merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation's capital, a judge ruled Monday.

Corcoran merger with National Gallery, George Washington University approved: 7 things you need to know

yesterdayArts : Arts Post

The D.C. superior court today approved the Corcoran’s plan to merge with the National Gallery of Art and the George Washington University, effectively dissolving the nearly 150-year-old institution. With this decision, one of D.C.’s oldest museums is about to undergo a drastic transformation in the next few months. Here’s what you need to know:   […]

Free access to national museums and galleries

Liberal Democrats would maintain free access to national museums and galleries under manifesto plans announced today. The party would ensure free entry and continue to make this a condition of government funding. Museums and galleries play a crucial role in the cultural life of the UK, attracting millions of visitors each year and the Liberal […]

Landseasky: Video artists reflect on the horizon in the Australian premiere of this international exhibition

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

From 21 August to 11 October, the National Art School Gallery presents LANDSEASKY: revisiting spatiality in video art, showcasing twelve international contemporary video artists. Curated by Kim Machan, Director of Multimedia Art Asia...Show More Summary

National Gallery of Australia receives major donation from contemporary artist Dale Frank

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery of Australia today announced that senior artist Dale Frank - one of Australia's most significant contemporary painters - has recently donated a major gift of works to the National Gallery of Australia valued at $4 million, including paintings, drawings and multi-media collages. Show More Summary

National Gallery of Jamaica Director Faces Accusations of Intimidating and Bullying Employees

Blogger and cultural critic Annie Paul has criticized the management style of the gallery's Executive Director Veerle Poupeye, which she says drove two curators to leave.

Lauren Bacall's portrait in 'American Cool' at the National Portrait Gallery

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian?s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of legendary American actress Lauren Bacall as part of the exhibition ?American Cool.? A 1949 photograph of her taken for Life magazine by Alfred Eisenstaedt can be seen on the second floor through Sept. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Samuel Peploe’s Black Bottle

The Black Bottle, Samuel John Peploe Link is to Google Art Project; high resolution downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the National Galleries Scotland. Wonderfully fluid and economical handling of this table setting subject by Scottish painter Samuel Peploe. It carries a feeling of the still life work of Manet, who was likely […]

National Gallery Wi-Fi

The National Gallery in London has launched a free Wi-Fi service. Another gimmick to drag the smartphone generation off the streets? Tweet your friends a selfie standing in front of a 500-year old masterpiece? Actually it's more sensible than that or should be. Show More Summary

Sophie Ploeg and The Lace Trail - BP Travel Award exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery

Sophie Ploeg's BP Travel Award exhibition 'The Lace Trail" can currently be seen at the National Portrait Gallery in London - until 21 September 2014.  It then tours to Sunderland and Edinburgh in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Art history to go

5 days agoArts : Prospero

LOOK at the two 15th-century versions of “The Agony in the Garden” that hang in the National Gallery in London, one by Giovanni Bellini [pictured], the other by Andrea Mantegna, and you get a sense of an adoring younger brother trying desperately to match his idol’s work. Show More Summary

The National Gallery in London introduces free Wi-Fi

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Free Wi-Fi is now available throughout the National Gallery ? the first of a number of major steps that the Gallery is taking to provide a warmer welcome for visitors. Director of Public Engagement, Dr Susan Foister, said: ?We are proud...Show More Summary

About Tonight: August 13

Plans for tonight: "The Sandlot" on a big outdoor screen, a "American Cool" trivia night at the National Portrait Gallery, and more. [ more › ]

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