06 octobre 2017

RISD Museum exhibits seventy works on paper from the British Museum's collection

Anonymous, Book of the Dead: the final judgement scene, about 940 BC, red and black ink on papyrus. Image © The Trustees of the British Museum. PROVIDENCE, RI.- The RISD Museum presents Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum, which explores the vital role of drawing as a continual and active process of discovery. The exhibition is on view from October 6, 2017, through January 7, 2018, and is one of only two U.S. presentations for this remarkable show. Lines of Thought... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2010

"Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead" Exhibition @ Britisth Museum from 4 November 2010–6 March 2011

King Herihor and Queen Nodjmet adoring the god Osiris in the afterlife. From the Book of the Dead papyrus of Nodjmet, c. 1050 BC. EA 10541. LONDON.- The British Museum’s major Autumn exhibition, supported by BP, will present and explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life after death. Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead will showcase the rich textual and visual material from the British Museum’s unparalleled collection of Book of the Dead papyri. The ‘Book’, used for over 1500 years between c. 1600... [Lire la suite]
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