25 décembre 2021

Peru's ancient treasures travel to UK for first time for major new British Museum exhibition

Miniature gold figure of a llama, Peru, Inca, about 1500. © 2021 The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- A landmark loan of ancient objects travelled from Peru to the British Museum for a major new exhibition on the ancient cultures of the South American country.Over 40 remarkable objects – some dating from over 3,000 years ago – have come to the British Museum in London from nine museums across Peru. Most of them have never travelled to the UK before. Chancay-Inca painted tunic, Peru, 1000-1470. © 2021... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2021

'Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru' to make its world premiere at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

BOCA RATON, FLA.- This fall, South Floridians and tourists from across the globe will discover a culture that thrived in a mythical world thousands of years ago. World Heritage Exhibitions announced today the world premiere of Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru, opening on October 16, 2021. The first stop of a worldwide tour will take place at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Cityneon presents the exhibition with support from the Government of Peru, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture, and in partnership with Inkaterra... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2018

Pre Columbian Gold at Miho Museum

Solar Mask and Pectoral, Colombia. About 200 BC-AD 200. Hammered gold. © Miho Museum. Mask, Colombia-Ecuador, AD 600-1200. Gold, red pigment. H-13.5 W-16.5 cm. © Miho Museum. Necklace, Peru. About 500 BC-AD 100. Gold. H-50 W-80 cm. © Miho Museum. Warrior, Moche, Peru, 100 BC-AD 800. Gold. H-3.5 W-2.6 cm. © Miho Museum. Headdress Plume, Moche, Peru, 50 BC-AD 300. Gold. H-26 W-37 cm. © Miho Museum. Ear Ornaments, Sican, Peru. About AD 900-1100. Gold. H-4.1 D-1.7 cm. © Miho Museum. Tumi Knife, Sican, Peru. About AD... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2017

Tribal Art London fair announces highlights from its 2017 edition

  LONDON.- Tribal Art London opens the busy autumn fairs season in the UK’s capital city. Celebrating 10 years, and with 23 exhibitors it’s largest-ever iteration, Tribal Art London is the UK’s most important focal point in this field. It has stamped its mark on the international fair circuit by offering an exciting diversity of works for sale. With works priced from the low hundreds to over £20,000, the fair attracts collectors new and seasoned. Taking place a week prior to Parcours des Mondes Paris, the event... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2016

Artemis Gallery to host Dec. 1 specialty auction focused on art of the ancient Americas

Lot 80: Inca Bi-Chrome Jar in Form of Parrot, Pre-Columbian, Central Peru, Inca, ca. 1200 to 1500 CE. Estimate: $800 - $1,200. Image courtesy Artemis Gallery. BOULDER, COLO.- Artemis Gallery is known for its beautifully presented auctions of ancient and ethnographic art from the world’s great civilizations, but their December 1st sale through LiveAuctioneers is taking an intentionally more-focused approach. The sale will showcase the legacy of Pre-Columbian and tribal cultures of the Americas.  “This year... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2016

First look inside the new V&A Gilbert Galleries

V&A Gilbert Galleries. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. LONDON.- The V&A’s spectacular Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries re-open to the public on Wednesday 16 November 2016. The newly updated suite of four galleries display highlights from one of the most important collections of decorative art ever given to the nation, alongside recent acquisitions.   Over 500 precious objects amassed by 2oth-century collectors Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert, including European silver and gold plate, delicate gold... [Lire la suite]

13 juin 2016

Orpiment on Barite, Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Orpiment on Barite - Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
24 mars 2016

Nationally recognized Mummies of the World: The Exhibition will make its debut at the Bowers Museum

Shrunken heads were prepared and worn by the victor of a battle, believing the victim’s power would then be transferred to that victor. Popular in the mid-19th century, shrunken heads were a collectible which became so popular that Europeans created replica shrunken heads from unclaimed bodies. (American Exhibitions, Inc.) SANTA ANA, CA.- The nationally recognized Mummies of the World: The Exhibition made its debut at the Bowers Museumon March 18, 2016. The exhibition features more than 150 artifacts, real human and... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2015

Tourmaline, Chrysocolla Slab

Tourmaline - Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Translucent Chrysocolla Slab - Cantera Pisco, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru
03 novembre 2012

Hübnerite, Quartz / Peru

Hübnerite, Quartz / Peru
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