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Australia's National Portrait Gallery exhibits paintings, prints and drawings by Rick Amor

14 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Rick Amor 21 Portraits brings together paintings, prints and drawings spanning Rick Amor's thirty year career, confirming his status as one of Australia's great portrait artists. Director Angus Trumble said 'It is wonderful to see the portraits of a single artist represented in an exhibition, especially one of Rick Amor's calibre.' Rick Amor (b. Show More Summary

ADAA's The Art Show announces 35 solo and 37 thematic presentations

14 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Gallery presentations at the 27th annual ADAA Art Show, the nation's longest running fine art fair, will feature thoughtfully curated solo, two-person, and thematic exhibitions by 72 of the nation?s leading art dealers. The Art Show takes place March 4 - 8, 2015 at the historic Park Avenue Armory, with a ticketed Gala Preview on Tuesday, March 3. Show More Summary

National Gallery announces UK's first major exhibition devoted to the man who invented Impressionism

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

This spring, the National Gallery presents the UK?s first major exhibition devoted to the man who invented Impressionism, Paul Durand-Ruel (1831-1922). An entrepreneurial art dealer, Durand-Ruel discovered and unwaveringly supported the Impressionist painters and is now considered a founding father of the international art market as we know it today. Show More Summary

The Kapoor Shiva scandal prompts Australia to review its cultural property import laws

The Kapoor Shiva scandal at the National Gallery of Australia is prompting Australia to review its cultural property import laws. Laws regulating the import and export of important cultural objects will be revamped following a series of acquisition scandals. Show More Summary

National Gallery Strike

If you're thinking of visiting the National Gallery in London over Christmas or the new year, be warned that staff are striking against privatisation on 27 and 29 December and 3 January. The Gallery intends to privatise nearly 400 of its 600 staff. Show More Summary

A Photographic Window onto 19th-Century Burma and India

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

WASHINGTON, DC — Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma 1852–1860, on display in the National Gallery of Art through January 4, showcases some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma.

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Idyllic, Depression-Era Watercolors of American Design

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

In 2013, the National Gallery of Art began digitizing their enormous collection of roughly 18,000 watercolors from the Index of American Design.

Rep Cinema This Week: Zero Motivation, National Gallery, and Mr. Turner

4 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: a wry comedy about a pair of bored women serving in the IDF, Frederick Wiseman’s enthralling look at the National Gallery, and Mike Leigh’s unorthodox portrait of English Romantic painter J.M.W. Turner. Zero Motivation Directed by […]

Around Town: Cold Moon

Our 'Around Town' gallery features photos from this month's Cold Moon Concert at Bohemian National Cemetery, where avant-metal collective Wrekmeister Harmonies performed their latest album in full. [ more › ]

National Gallery of Australia Council establishes independent review of Asian art collection

last weekArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery of Australia today announced plans to address provenance issues in relation to its Asian art collection. Following a meeting of the National Gallery of Australia Council in November the following actions are being...Show More Summary

Two captivating new exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada

last weekArts : Artdaily

Just in time for the holidays, the National Gallery of Canada presents two captivating new exhibitions: M.C. Escher: The Mathemagician, organized by the Gallery and the Art Gallery of Alberta, and Clocks for Seeing: Photography, Time and Motion. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert’s portrait to hang at the Smithsonian

Stephen Colbert’s image is returning to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

Stephen Colbert’s portrait is back at the National Portrait Gallery

Stephen Colbert might be off your airwaves temporarily — but he’ll soon be back on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery. The gallery this afternoon will again hang the comedian’s portrait in a spot befitting the host,  whose show “The Colbert Report” last night ended its run on Comedy Central: near some public bathrooms, […]

New Thinking on Ownership gaps in NGA

Caught out by the Dancing Shiva scandal, the National Gallery of Australia is starting to take an innovative approach to provenance research on items already in the collection (Michaela Boland, 'National Gallery of Australia blitz on 54 ownership gaps' The Australian December 19, 2014). Show More Summary

The National Gallery of Canada acquires seven major 19th-century works

last weekArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery of Canada has enhanced its collection of nineteenth-century French art with the recent acquisition of seven major works of art: six by Gustave Doré, perhaps the most renowned illustrator of all time; and one by the great sculptor Aimé-Jules Dalou. Show More Summary

Four Times of Day

The National Gallery in London is celebrating acquiring The Four Times of Day by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, which the Gallery boasts is "A Christmas present for the nation" (CLICK). Corot painted these four large panels to decorate the studio at Fontainebleau of his friend and fellow painter Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps. Show More Summary

Citing Dubious Flora, Scholar Casts Doubt on National Gallery’s Prized Leonardo Painting

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

New research suggests that Leonardo da Vinci's "Virgin of the Rocks" at the National Gallery — one of the British museum's most prized possessions — might not be the work of the master after all, the Guardian reported.

The Art Fund helps the National Gallery acquire Corot's 'The Four Times of Day'

last weekArts : Artdaily

The only decorative cycle on public display in the UK by one of the most influential artists in the development of landscape painting and a key inspiration to the Impressionists, will remain on view for future generations to enjoy after being purchased by the National Gallery with the support of the Art Fund. Show More Summary

El Greco anniversary celebrated at National Gallery of Art with rare loans

last weekArts : Artdaily

The 400th anniversary of El Greco's death is being remembered at the National Gallery of Art with an exhibition of 11 paintings from the Gallery, Dumbarton Oaks, and the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, and from the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore. Show More Summary

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