02 avril 2007

"Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain 1700-1850" au National Portrait Gallery

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow, King of the Maquas by John Verelst. © Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1977-35-2. Acquired with a special grant from the Canadian Government 1977 LONDON, ENGLAND.- The National Portrait Gallery presents Between Worlds: Voyagers to Britain 1700-1850, on view through June 17, 2007. The first exhibition to look at the experience and impact of some of the famous travellers to Britain from North America, the South Pacific, Asia and Africa - devised by an international team of curators. A fascinating... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2007

Vente de figurines Art Deco en bronze et ivoire chez

Claire J.R. Colinet, Ankara Dancer, Est: £25,000-35,000. © Sotheby's Ltd 2007 LONDON, ENGLAND.- The bronze and ivory figures of the 1920’s and 1930’s have been perennial favorites at the Decorative Arts auctions at Sotheby’s from the very first sales held in the mid 1960s. On Wednesday, May 2, 2007, Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that it will offer a distinguished single-owner sale of such figures at its New Bond Street saleroom in London and this follows a hugely successful 2006 for the Decorative Arts department in... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2007

Décès du photographe Joel Brodsky

Joel Brodsky, “Jim Morrison, the Young Lion.” STAMFORD, CT.- Album photographer Joel Brodsky, 67, died of a heart attack at his home. He took memorable album photographs of Jim Morrison, Aretha Franklin, Isaac Hayes, B.B. King, Carly Simon, Barry Manilow, Kiss, Iggy Pop and Gladys Knight and the Pips, and many other musicians in the 1960s and '70s. His most famous album cover photograph is the Jim Morrison portrait that shows him bare-chested, with his arms outstretched. It was featured on the cover of the 1985 "The Best... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2007

"Apocalyptic and Integrated". Utopia in Today’s Italian Art au MAXXI Rome

ROME, ITALY.- MAXXI - National Museum for 21st Century Arts presents Apocalyptic and Integrated Utopia in Today's Italian Art. The exhibition "Apocalyptic and Integrated". Utopia in Today’s Italian Art, presented by Pio Baldi, DARC General Director and curated by Paolo Colombo, just opened at noon at MAXXI Museum in Rome. The exhibition is the result of a period of intense activity spanning the first five years of MAXXI Museum's existence; including research, analysis, cataloguing of texts, images and documents of... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2007

"Eros in Modern Art" au BA-CA Kunstforum, Vienne

Pierre Bonnard, Toilettenzimmer mit rosafarbenem Kanapee, 1908, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brüssel. © VBK, Wien, 2007. VIENNA.- BA-CA Kunstforum presents Eros in Modern Art, on view through July 22, 2007. The encounter with all forms and varieties of Eros – love, passion and lust, desire, union and secret longings – has always been and still is one of the basic impulses for artistic inspiration. The BA-CA Kunstforum is now addressing this theme with an exciting exhibition. More than 200 works by prominent artists... [Lire la suite]
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