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The Musée d’Orsay shows Major Exhibition of Works by Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Paris.- The Musée d'Orsay is currently showing "Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931). A Passion for Finland", on view through May 6th. Although recognised as one of the most emblematic artists of the Finnish genius at the turn of the 19th and 20th ce...

American photographer Alex Prager wins Foam’s annual Paul Huf Award 2012

AMSTERDAM.- On March 13th Alex Prager (b. 1979, USA) was chosen as the winner of the Foam Paul Huf Award 2012 by an international jury. This annual prize given to a photography talent under 35 years consists of € 20.000 and an exhibition in Foam A...

Study: Female Ancestors Wandered, Males Stayed Put

By: Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON.- In modern times, men explored the New World. But 2 million years earlier, the men among our pre-human forerunners stayed put and it was the women who traveled to start new families, a study of fossil ...

Bank of America Art Conservation Project To Restore Global Cultural Treasures

LONDON.- Bank of America Merrill Lynch has announced that its 2011 Art Conservation Project is open for applications from arts and cultural institutions. Following the success of the inaugural 2010 project that was launched in Europe, the Middle Eas...

Team of Researchers Says Humans May Have Left Africa Earlier than...

WASHINGTON (AP).- Modern humans may have left Africa thousands of years earlier than previously thought, turning right and heading across the Red Sea into Arabia rather than following the Nile to a northern exit, an international team of researchers s...

Luba Caryatid Stool Achieves Record for a Work of African Art...

PARIS.- A packed saleroom at the Galerie Charpentier for the sale of African & Oceanic Art witnessed fierce competition between collectors (mainly from Europe or America) present at the auction or bidding by telephone. The sale ultimately brought nearl...

Luba Caryatid Stool Achieves Record for a Work of African Art...

PARIS.- A packed saleroom at the Galerie Charpentier for the sale of African & Oceanic Art witnessed fierce competition between collectors (mainly from Europe or America) present at the auction or bidding by telephone. The sale ultimately brought nearl...

The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art Totals $7.6 Million...

LONDON.- The two-day sale of The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art at Sotheby’s in London concluded this afternoon having realised a remarkable total of £4,730,101 / US$7,603,489 - a figure well above the pre-sale expectations of...

The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art Totals $7.6 Million...

LONDON.- The two-day sale of The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art at Sotheby’s in London concluded this afternoon having realised a remarkable total of £4,730,101 / US$7,603,489 - a figure well above the pre-sale expectations of...

Thought-Provoking New Exhibit by Elaine Ling Documents the Parallels Between Two...

DAYTONA BEACH, FL.- The Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida, has opened a new exhibition, Elaine Ling, Africa and Florida on view through December 16th, 2010. Thought-provoking and timely, it consists of two series of black and wh...

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