01 août 2019

Exhibition of Globe-spanning Art Celebrates the Collecting Eye of Curator and Scholar Gillett Griffin

Xochipala, Guerrero, Mexico, Standing woman, 400 B.C.–500 A.D. Ceramic with red pigment. Princeton University Art Museum. Bequest of Gillett G. Griffin. John Bigelow Taylor Photography. PRINCETON, N.J. – Gillett G. Griffin (1928-2016) was not only a respected curator, scholar and collector but also a beloved teacher at Princeton University, where he taught and curated for 52 years. Legacy: Selections from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection celebrates Griffin’s eclectic tastes through a selection of artworks and artifacts... [Lire la suite]

26 janvier 2018

Standing Male Figure, Xochipala, Guerrero, Mexico, 1200-900 BC & Standing Female Figure, Chorrera, Ecuador, 1200-300 BC

Standing Male Figure, Xochipala, Guerrero, Mexico, 1200-900 BC. Earthenware with red and black pigment. H-24 D-5 W-10 cm. © Miho Museum. Standing Female Figure, Chorrera, Ecuador, 1200-300 BC. Earthenware. H-38 D-10.5 W-19 cm. © Miho Museum
25 janvier 2018

Galerie Mermoz at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 5c

Mask representing a human face, Olmec, Rio Pesquero, Mexico, 900-600 BC. Magmatic rock of monzonite type. H 18.8 x W 16.5 x D 7.4 cm. © Galerie Mermoz Provenance: former private collection of Yvon Collet, 1968 Literature: ‘Trésors du Nouveau Monde, exhibition catalogue from the Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, 15 September-27 December, 1992; M. Coe, R. Diehl, D. Freidel, The Olmec World: Ritual and Rulership, The Art Museum, Princeton University, 1995; E. Benson, Olmec Art of Ancient Mexico, Beatriz... [Lire la suite]