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Painter Joan Mitchell Finally Gets Her Due in New Alfred A....

NEW YORK, NY (AP).- "Joan Mitchell, Lady Painter: A Life" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Patricia Albers: At age 12, Joan Mitchell decided to be a painter. She had shown a flair for writing and for painting, but her father made her choose between the two, warni...

Painter Joan Mitchell Finally Gets Her Due in New Alfred A....

NEW YORK, NY (AP).- "Joan Mitchell, Lady Painter: A Life" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Patricia Albers: At age 12, Joan Mitchell decided to be a painter. She had shown a flair for writing and for painting, but her father made her choose between the two, warni...

Rare Enamel Piece with Local Links Added to Aberdeen Art Collection

LONDON.- A rare and exquisite portrait made of enamel on copper by Aberdeen-born artist James Cromar Watt has been bought by Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums with support from the Art Fund and the National Fund for Acquisitions. Portrait of a Young Woman...

Art Fund to Increase Funding for Museums and Galleries to Buy...

LONDON.- The Art Fund announce their plans to increase funding for museums and galleries to buy and show art by over 50% by 2014. Responding to the severe financial pressures facing most institutions, Art Fund is committing £7 million a year to their ...

Art Fund to Increase Funding for Museums and Galleries to Buy...

LONDON.- The Art Fund announce their plans to increase funding for museums and galleries to buy and show art by over 50% by 2014. Responding to the severe financial pressures facing most institutions, Art Fund is committing £7 million a year to their ...

Kresge Foundation Launches Art X Detroit to Celebrate Artistic Excellence and...

DETROIT, MI.- Spring is the perfect time for renewal, and the Kresge Foundation will do its part to awaken residents and visitors with an explosion of creativity when it sponsors Art X Detroit, a five-day arts experience that takes place April 6-10, i...

Seattle Art Museum Receives $150,000 Grant from the Henry Luce Foundation

SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is the recipient of a one-time grant of $150,000 from The Henry Luce Foundation. The grant is issued through the American Art Renewal Fund and specifically allocated for SAM’s Curator of Native American Art ...

Japan Society Reframes the Prevailing Perspective on Contemporary Japanese Art

NEW YORK, NY.- A shimmering taxidermy deer and a gasp-inducing canvas depicting a tumulus of minuscule salary men are among the compelling works that greet visitors to Japan Society Gallery from Friday, March 18 to June 12, 2011. The occasion is Bye By...

Westmoreland Museum of American Art Narrows Architect Search Down to 5

GREENSBURG, PA.- The Westmoreland Museum of American Art announced the five finalists for its expansion/renovation project. From a very strong field of 63 qualification submissions, these five architectural firms were selected for interviews by the Arc...

National Gallery of Australia Opens the First Solomon Islands Art Exhibition...

AUSTRALIA.- The National Gallery of Australia exhibition, Varilaku: Pacific arts from the Solomon Islands opens tomorrow and is on show until 29 May 2011. The first Solomon Islands exhibition in Australia, Varilaku tells a story of both beauty and aggr...

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