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Royal Academy of Arts Presents the Exhibition 'Félix Vallotton  - Painter of Disquiet'
Article date: Thursday, July 4, 2019

Royal Academy of Arts Presents the Exhibition 'Félix Vallotton - Painter of Disquiet'

Compared to his contemporaries, Bonnard and Vuillard, Félix Vallotton is little-known on this side of the channel. Trace the life and work of the Swiss painter who became one of the greatest printmakers of his age in the UK’s first major survey.

French Art 1900-1930 at National Gallery of Denmark
Article date: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

French Art 1900-1930 at National Gallery of Denmark

In the summer of 1905 Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and André Derain among others threw themselves into pictorial experiments with ferocious colours and innovative shapes. This became the start of a breathless and revolutionary period in art history. In this exhibition SMK displays a selection of highlights from the museum’s collection of French art from 1900-1930.

Camargo Foundation Statement on the Passing of Barbara Hunt McLanahan
Article date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Camargo Foundation Statement on the Passing of Barbara Hunt McLanahan

The Board of Trustees and staff of the Camargo Foundation mourn the loss of our longtime board member and beloved friend, Barbara Hunt McLanahan. Barbara has dedicated her career to nurturing and showcasing artists through her wide-ranging accomplishments as a curator and arts administrator in the U.S. and UK. Her position as the Executive Director at the Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) in New York perfectly reflected her steadfast belief in the transformative power of art and commitment to making art accessible to all.

Jan van Huysum's "Vase of flowers" is Returned to Italy
Article date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Jan van Huysum's "Vase of flowers" is Returned to Italy

The oil painting "Vase of Flowers" by Dutch master Jan van Huysum will be returned to Pitti Palace in Florence. The foreign ministers of Germany and Italy, Heiko Maas and Enzo Moavero Milanesi, will travel to Florence for the painting’s official handover. The painting was stolen from the Florence Gallery at the time of the German occupation during World War II and remained in Germany ever since. In January Uffizi Gallery director, Eike Schmidt, made a public statement about it.

Linda McCartney Retrospective in Glasgow
Article date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Linda McCartney Retrospective in Glasgow

A major retrospective photographic exhibition, which is curated by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney and features iconic names and moments in music from the 1960s along with more intimate and emotional later work by this acclaimed and prolific photographer.

Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography
Article date: Monday, July 1, 2019

Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography

On July 20, 1969, half a billion viewers around the world watched as the Apollo 11 mission beamed back to earth the first television footage of American astronauts on the moon. This groundbreaking moment dramatically influenced the history of images and expanded the bounds of human perception. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present visual representations of the moon from the dawn of photography through the present in the exhibition Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography.

Sean Scully: Eleuthera at Albertina
Article date: Sunday, June 30, 2019

Sean Scully: Eleuthera at Albertina

Sean Scully is known above all for his highly expressive abstract paintings of colorful stripes or rectangles. But it is an entirely new side of this artist that comes to light in a work series being given its first-ever presentation by the Albertina Museum.

Egypt- El-Lahun Pyramid Opened for First Time
Article date: Saturday, June 29, 2019

Egypt- El-Lahun Pyramid Opened for First Time

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiques opened El-Lahun Pyramid for the first time on Friday, June 28, coinciding with the celebrations of 30 June. Although the pyramid has been closed since its entrance was discovered up until now for restoration works, the ministry has decided to open it up for the public to visit.

Tissot's Room Overlooking the Harbour at Sotheby's
Article date: Saturday, June 29, 2019

Tissot's Room Overlooking the Harbour at Sotheby's

‘Room Overlooking the Harbour… is perhaps one of the most beautiful and subtle of all Tissot’s narrative pictures of this period. Here, surely, it is not too romantic to suggest that Mrs Newton inspired Tissot to produce some of the finest of his English pictures. The delicate nuances and subtle suggestiveness of these pictures are even more successful than the earlier shipboard romances.’ (Christopher Wood, The Life and Work of Jacques Joseph Tissot 1836-1902, London, 1985, p.88)

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