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Borromini, 'Revolutija' on display - ANSA

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Borromini, 'Revolutija' on display
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... the collection of the State Russian Museum in St Petersburg. Nathan Altman, Natalia Goncharova, Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Valentin Serov, Alexandr Rodchenko are among artists whose work is on display to highlight the ...

100 Nativity Scenes Highlight Variety of Interpretations - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Wed, 2017-12-13 17:51

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

100 Nativity Scenes Highlight Variety of Interpretations
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Ponce: Most of these Nativity scenes were made in the 20th century. They were collected by friends of the museum, the Govan family, who hail from Southern Illinois. Iverson: We get a chance to see how the same story, which we view as a Christian story ...

Lewis Manilow, philanthropist who was played key roles with MCA, Loop theater district, dies at 90 - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 2017-12-12 19:31

Chicago Tribune

Lewis Manilow, philanthropist who was played key roles with MCA, Loop theater district, dies at 90
Chicago Tribune
Lewis Manilow brought his energy and enthusiasm to an array of civic and cultural institutions in Chicago, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, which he co-founded, and the Goodman Theatre. A lawyer and developer by vocation, Manilow was an ...

New director of Krannert Art Museum named - Daily Illini

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:00

New director of Krannert Art Museum named
Daily Illini
Jon Seydl, senior director of collections and programs and curator of European art at Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts, will become KAM's director, if approved by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. “(Seydl) brings a wealth of knowledge ...

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Ettore Sottsass - Oltre il Design (Beyond Design) exhibition, Parma - Floornature.com

Tue, 2017-12-12 07:32

Ettore Sottsass - Oltre il Design (Beyond Design) exhibition, Parma
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A major curatorial team composed of architecture, design and contemporary art historians, designers and archivists worked on the cataloguing and digitalisation of the entire collection, presenting it to the public in the catalogue Ettore Sottsass 1922 ...

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Letter: Protect our common property at museum - Berkshire Eagle

Mon, 2017-12-11 16:09

Letter: Protect our common property at museum
Berkshire Eagle
I am the owner of the Rockwell paintings that the Berkshire Museum board is trying to sell. In fact, I own all of the works at the museum. So do most of your readers. The museum board of trustees serves on behalf of all the citizens, protecting and ...

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Former Cleveland Museum of Art curator Jon Seydl appointed to head Krannert Art Museum at U. Illinois - cleveland.com

Mon, 2017-12-11 14:33

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Former Cleveland Museum of Art curator Jon Seydl appointed to head Krannert Art Museum at U. Illinois
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A specialist in Italian Renaissance art, Seydl joined the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts as director of curatorial affairs and curator of European art in 2014. He most recently held the title of senior director of collections and programs and ...
Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as DirectorArtfixDaily

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Revealed: The mystery buyer of the world's most expensive painting - CIproud.com

Mon, 2017-12-11 11:57

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Revealed: The mystery buyer of the world's most expensive painting
CIproud.com
That speculation intensified last week after the Louvre Abu Dhabi -- the Paris museum's first outpost outside France -- said it would exhibit the work but declined to comment on the owner. The New York Times reported last week that the man behind the ...

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Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director - ArtfixDaily

Mon, 2017-12-11 10:26

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Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director
ArtfixDaily
Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs and curator of European art at Worcester Art Museum in ...

Artist sculpts future with past - The Daily Evergreen

Mon, 2017-12-11 07:02

Artist sculpts future with past
The Daily Evergreen
Mazur is the curator of education and collections for WSU's Museum of Art, and he teaches Fine Arts 490, Gallery Procedures. He explains that he has acted as a mentor for De Leon throughout her time in the department. De Leon explains that she is not ...

The divine creations of Michelangelo - CBS News

Sun, 2017-12-10 08:29

CBS News

The divine creations of Michelangelo
CBS News
Who hasn't seen "The Creation of Adam"? It's right in the middle of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, at the Vatican in Rome. For anyone who doesn't know, the frescoes were the work of Michelangelo -- Il Divino, his contemporaries called him … "The ...

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Flick: When Bloomington hosted its own bowl game - Bloomington Pantagraph (blog)

Sun, 2017-12-10 06:03

Bloomington Pantagraph (blog)

Flick: When Bloomington hosted its own bowl game
Bloomington Pantagraph (blog)
Then it was realized what it meant: “grocery store stocker.” Latest local fame. On "CBS Sunday Morning" a few weekends ago was a fascinating feature on a circus trapeze pioneer named Jules Leotard who is, yes, the guy who popularized the very tight ...

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Disgraced Met conductor's brother was 'in on the game': police report - New York Post

Sat, 2017-12-09 17:39

New York Post

Disgraced Met conductor's brother was 'in on the game': police report
New York Post
Illinois prosecutors on Friday announced they would not bring criminal charges against Levine, because the age of consent as the time of the sexual allegations was 16. It has since been raised to 17, and 18 in cases where the accused abuser “is in a ...

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Dickson Mounds to hold Kid's Day in January - Canton Daily Ledger

Sat, 2017-12-09 13:10

Dickson Mounds to hold Kid's Day in January
Canton Daily Ledger
Dickson Mounds Museum will host a Kid's Day, “Rocks, Minerals and Fossils,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Dickson Mounds Museum will host a Kid's Day, “Rocks, Minerals and Fossils,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Youngsters will learn about a ...

Step back in time - Rochelle News Leader

Sat, 2017-12-09 11:00

Rochelle News Leader

Step back in time
Rochelle News Leader
Recently the museum updated their vast war collection, which includes many items from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, WWI, and WWII, along with the Korean and Vietnam wars. Everything from boots and uniforms to personal items and a drum from the ...

Step back in time - Rochelle News Leader

Sat, 2017-12-09 11:00

Rochelle News Leader

Step back in time
Rochelle News Leader
Recently the museum updated their vast war collection, which includes many items from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, WWI, and WWII, along with the Korean and Vietnam wars. Everything from boots and uniforms to personal items and a drum from the ...

Krannert Art Museum names Mass. curator as new director - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Sat, 2017-12-09 07:11

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Krannert Art Museum names Mass. curator as new director
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director. He is the senior director of collections and programs and curator of European art at Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts. His appointment at ...

California's Getty museum survives wildfire, ready for quakes - Reuters India

Sat, 2017-12-09 06:18

Reuters India

California's Getty museum survives wildfire, ready for quakes
Reuters India
Getty representatives meet quarterly with U.S. commercial property insurer FM Global, the Getty's insurer, to review everything from brush on the property to sprinkler system design, Somerville said. The Getty, which opened in 1997, also works year ...

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Plan to revive Pilgrim Baptist Church shows promise but faces hurdles - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2017-12-08 20:57

Chicago Tribune

Plan to revive Pilgrim Baptist Church shows promise but faces hurdles
Chicago Tribune
But during a press conference Friday at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Crown Hall, a few blocks from the church, some of the most vexing questions had less to do with design than with the financial foundations that will make or break the ...

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