The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the sole venue for Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth, on view Feb. 22 through May 20, 2018. The exhibition explores renowned Renaissance painter Fra Angelico?s talent for storytelling. For the first...Show More Summary
For her installation on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum?s Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade, American born artist Judith Barry explored hundreds of drone images circulating the internet that depict people fleeing their homes and seeking a new life elsewhere. Show More Summary
"The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum... doubled the reward to $10 million last May, but said at the time it would revert back to $5 million on Jan. 1 if no one came forward to collect the windfall before then. When announcing the increased reward with an expiration date, museum officials said they hoped it […]
The empty frames still hang on the walls of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. A reminder of the March 18, 1990 theft, where in 81 minutes, thieves posing as police officers, tied up two security guards and made off with 13 works of art. Show More Summary
A US museum has extended indefinitely a $10 million reward for the recovery of 13 works of art, including priceless Rembrandts and a Vermeer, stolen three decades ago. Last May, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum doubled to $10 million...Show More Summary
Dr. Nathaniel Silver, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum?s Associate Curator of the Collection, recently received the I Tatti Prize for Best Essay by a Junior Scholar from Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Center. Show More Summary
It's the largest property crime in US history: the three-decade-old theft of Rembrandt and Vermeer masterpieces from a Boston museum by thieves disguised as police officers in the dead of night. But as the clock ticks toward midnight...Show More Summary
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced that George Steel will become the new Abrams Curator of Music, beginning in January 2018. Steel, a nationally acclaimed musician and impresario, will lead the Museum?s renowned music program,...Show More Summary
In 1990, thieves dressed as cops conned their way into Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, stealing Vermeer’s ‘The Concert,’ the world’s most expensive missing work of art.
This fall, Henry James and American Painting, an exhibition that is the first to explore the relationship between James? literary works and the visual arts, opened at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. On view from Oct. 19 to Jan. Show More Summary
Being surrounded by constant beauty helps chef Peter Crowley create some beauty of his own Before the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum expanded in 2012, its restaurant, Café G, was tucked away in the building’s east wing, adjacent to the Spanish cloister. Show More Summary
In life, Federico Cerruti was a solitary bachelor who made his fortune binding books, lived in a small apartment above his office, and visited his villa packed with Old Masters and Modern art every Sunday. In death, he has become the latest equivalent of Henry Clay Frick, Isabella Stewart Gardner and Albert Barnes.
"The 13 stolen masterpieces valued at around half-a-billion dollars included a Rembrandt and a Vermeer... 'I'm 100 percent sure that they are in Ireland. Hundred percent sure. No doubt in my mind,' art investigator Arthur Brand said. He's described as the Indiana Jones of the art world. It's an audacious claim to make after […]
This week in art news: A federal judge ordered $81 million be paid to victims of the Knoedler Gallery art forgery, an art investigator believes the work stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is in Ireland, and an unpublished book by Maurice Sendak was discovered. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Twenty-seven years ago, thieves targeted some of the highest-value art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has doubled its reward to $10 million to help solve the biggest art heist in history. Thieves made off with 13 masterpieces 27 years ago, and the stolen artwork is valued at around half-a-billion dollars. Seth Doane spoke to the art investigator who claims he knows where the art is today.
For her installation on the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum?s Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade, American born artist Elaine Reichek mined the intimate letters between novelist Henry James and Mrs. Gardner for inspiration. Her installation, Ever Yours, Henry James, a graphic sampler composed of phrases from the letters, is now on view at the museum. Show More Summary
More twists in the case of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist: Arthur Brand, an art advisor who works to recover lost artwork, claims that the paintings may be in the hands of former IRA members. This really is turning out to be a better drama than The Crying Game. Show More Summary
Uccello - Portrait of a young Lady of fashion by Peter Via Flickr: Paolo Uccello (1397-1475) Portrait of a young Lady of fashion (early 1460s) Boston Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Notice: I changed the black background (effect of age and varnish) to the historical correct dark blue. Show More Summary
Dr. Nathaniel Silver and Dr. Anne-Marie Eze were honored by the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) with a 2017 Award for Excellence for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum?s Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books exhibition last fall. Show More Summary