10 juillet 2010

"American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection' @ the Brooklyn Museum

Charles James (American, born England, 1906–1978). "Tree" Evening Dress (detail), 1955. Rose pink silk taffeta; white silk satin; red, pink and white tulle. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 1981 (2009.300.991) To mark the new relationship between the Brooklyn Museum and the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum presents an exhibition of some of the most renowned objects from its costume collection. American... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2010

"Conversation Piece II: Cornelis van Haarlem and Francis Bacon" @ the Frans Hals Museum

Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem (1562 – 1638), The Massacre of the Innocents, 1591, canvas, 268 x 257 cm, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem Francis Bacon, From Muybridge ‘The Human Figure in Motion: Woman emptying a Bowl of Water/Paralytic Child Walking on All Fours1965, canvas, 198 x 147 cm. On loan from the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. HAARLEM.- The Frans Hals Museum is presenting a work by the British artist Francis Bacon flanked by two monumental paintings by Cornelis van Haarlem. What links these artists is their admiration... [Lire la suite]
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