22 décembre 2011

Indianapolis Museum of Art announces top acquisitions, from the 230 it acquired, for 2011

Attributed to Caspicara (Manuel Chili), Equadorian, 1723-1796, Christ at the Column, second half of the 18th century, 16 ½ in. Maisie Eden Power Endowment Fund, 2011.131 INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced that it has acquired 230 objects over the past 12 months. The new works enhance the Museum’s encyclopedic collection and span eight curatorial departments: American, Asian, Contemporary, Design Arts, European before 1800, European 1800-1945, Prints and Drawings, and Textile and Fashion Arts. Highlights... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2011

"Material World" @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Church vestment (chasuble), Italy. Back, 1700s; velvet, about 1475; orphreys, 1500-1550; silk velvet and silk and metallic threads; length: 45 1/2 inches (115.6 cm). The Orville A. and Elma D. Wilkinson Fund. 74.114. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- From court dress to couture, the objects in Material World, on view from April 22 to February 5, 2012 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, features extravagant ornamentation of textiles and personal adornment from cultures around the world while highlighting the significance of textiles in displaying... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2010

Cabinet by Emile Bernard Acquired by the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Emile Bernard, Corner cabinet with Breton scenes (detail), 1891-92. Photo: Courtesy Indianapolis Museum of Art. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced today the acquisition of a rare corner cabinet with scenes of Breton life, carved and painted by Pont-Aven School artist Emile Bernard. One of only four known examples of important wood furniture produced by the Pont-Aven School, this cabinet further enhances the IMA’s renowned Pont-Aven School collection—the most distinguished in North America. The Pont-Aven... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2010

The Vigna Codini Tomb on loan to the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Portrait Bust of A Man, Perhaps Claudian-Neronian, ca. A.D. 40-60. Luna marble, h. 42.3 cm. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The Indianapolis Museum of Art announced that it will receive a long-term loan of several ancient sculptures from the Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome in January 2011. On loan for a renewable two-year period, the objects include three life-size portrait busts and a marble funerary urn from the Vigna Codini Columbarium II, a major Roman tomb discovered in 1847. The loan of the Vigna Codini Tomb group is an example of new... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2009

'Fashion in Bloom' @ The Indianapolis Museum of Art

Dress", 1968, Rudy Gernreich. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- Body Unbound: Contemporary Couture from the IMA’s Collection, on view from April 10, 2010 to January 30, 2011, will examine the many ways designers have manipulated, transformed and liberated the female figure. The exhibition will feature groundbreaking designs by Rudi Gernreich, Issey Miyake, Junya Watanabe, Thierry Mugler, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Gianni Versace and other avant-garde fashion designers. Body Unbound will explore how these designers used modern construction and... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2009

"Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World" @ the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Francisco de Zurbarán (Fuente de Cantos, 1598–1664, Madrid), Agnus Dei, ca. 1636–40, oil on canvas, 14 x 20 1/2 in. (36.6 x 52.1 cm) San Diego Museum of Art, Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam INDIANAPOLIS, IN (AP).- El Greco's vision of the veil of Veronica hangs near a golden crown with 447 emeralds. Just a few steps away, a recumbent sculpture of the crucified Jesus Christ rests before its return to a Spanish hermitage in time for Holy Week. "Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World" at the Indianapolis Museum... [Lire la suite]