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Hungarian Photographers in Frame in United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Robert Capa once said "It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian," and a new London exhibition on five leading figures of the medium shows that he was only partly joking. "Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the ...

Hungarian Photographers in Frame in United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Robert Capa once said "It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian," and a new London exhibition on five leading figures of the medium shows that he was only partly joking. "Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the ...

The Courtauld Gallery Presents Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril: Beyond the Moulin...

LONDON.- Nicknamed La Mélinite after a powerful form of explosive, the dancer Jane Avril (1868-1943) was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Known for her alluring style and exotic persona, her fame was assured by a series of dazzlingly...

Johan Thorn Prikker: from Art Nouveau to Abstraction at Museum Kunst...

DUSSELDORF.- Working together with the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, over 130 works are presented by Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, from the multi-faceted oeuvre of Johan Thorn Prikker (The Hague 1868 to 1932 Cologne). The exhibition...

Claude Monet’s Les Peupliers" Set to Fetch $25 Million at Christie’s...

NEW YORK, N.Y. (REUTERS).- A pristine Monet masterpiece from the artist's celebrated "Poplars" series will be featured at Christie's in May, when it is expected to sell for as much as $30 million, the auction house said on Friday. "Les Peupliers," the ...

Barnum Museum Repair Project to Cost Up to $17 Million

BRIDGEPORT (AP).- A Connecticut museum celebrating flamboyant showman P.T. Barnum will need to raise up to $17 million to renovate and repair its historic building damaged by a tornado last year. Officials said Friday that repairs will cost $6 millio...

Cezanne’s Card Player Paintings to Be Shown at the Metropolitan Museum...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- The largest collection of Paul Cezanne's Card Player paintings to ever be exhibited together opens on Wednesday at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It includes three of five of the French master's famous series depicting peasants o...

Posing Beauty: African-American Images from the 1890s to the Present at...

NEWARK, NY.- Posing Beauty: African-American Images from the 1890s to the Present, a photography exhibition that explores the ways in which African and African-American beauty has been represented in the media historically and in contemporary times, at...

Frick Collection Announces an Exhibition of Developments in Picasso’s Drawings

NEW YORK, NY.- Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) is generally acknowledged to be the greatest draftsman of the twentieth century. The Frick Collection, New York, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., have co-organized an exhibition for 2011&#...

Stunning Watercolour of East Sussex Cottage by Helen Allingham to be...

LONDON.- A beautiful painting by the Victorian watercolourist Helen Allingham entitled By the cottage gate, Mayfield, East Sussex is estimated to sell for £7,000-10,000 in Bonhams 19th Century Pictures auction on 27th January 2011. East Sussex was a c...

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