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French Archaeologists Unearth Hundreds of Large Inscribed Limestone Blocks in Egypt

CAIRO (AP).- French archaeologists have unearthed hundreds of 3,000-year-old colored limestone blocks believed to have been used to build the sacred lake walls of a temple dedicated to the goddess Mut. Egypt's minister of antiquities, Zahi Hawass, say...

The Fruit of Promise: Citrus Fruits in Art and Culture at...

NUREMBERG.- Bitter oranges and lemons are found in portraits since the 15th century. Varied meanings are tied up with the fruits. In the Baroque age, it was popular to symbolize the descent of a portrait subject from the Dutch ruling dynasty of Orange...

Paleis Het Loo Celebrates Princess Máxima’s Ten Years in the Netherlands...

APELDOOM.- The exhibition ‘Princess MÁXIMA, 10 years in the Netherlands’ will be on view at Paleis Het Loo from 8 May to 4 September 2011. This unique exhibition will be highlighting the princess’s place in the royal family alongside th...

More than 1,000 Year-Old Archaeological Pieces from Palenque Studied and Restored

MEXICO CITY.- Archaeological pieces created more than 1000 years ago, found at the ancient city of Palenque, Chiapas, such as the tableau of the Temple of the Cross (Templo de la Cruz), the mask of the Red Queen (Reina Roja) and a group of figurines th...

More than 1,000 Year-Old Archaeological Pieces from Palenque Studied and Restored

MEXICO CITY.- Archaeological pieces created more than 1000 years ago, found at the ancient city of Palenque, Chiapas, such as the tableau of the Temple of the Cross (Templo de la Cruz), the mask of the Red Queen (Reina Roja) and a group of figurines th...

Ashmolean Museum Presents New Exhibition of Groundbreaking Archaeology

OXFORD- In the first major archaeological exhibition in the new temporary exhibition galleries, the Ashmolean Museum showcases over five hundred treasures made of gold, silver and bronze, recently found in the royal burial tombs and the palace of Aegae...

Alte Pinakothek Celebrates 175th Anniversary with a Series of Blockbuster Exhibitions

MUNICH.- In 2011 the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen is marking the Alte Pinakothek’s 175th anniversary with a wide range of events. Opened to the public on 16 October, 1836, Leo von Klenze’s seminal museum building today still provides t...

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art to Be Offered at...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 23 March 2011 Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale will offer superb examples of Chinese painting, jades, furniture, ceramics and other works of art. The 200 lot sale will be part of the Asia Week series of auct...

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art to Be Offered at...

NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 23 March 2011 Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale will offer superb examples of Chinese painting, jades, furniture, ceramics and other works of art. The 200 lot sale will be part of the Asia Week series of auct...

Sotheby’s to Offer a Selection of Magnificent Imperial Porcelain from ‘The...

HONG KONG.- Sotheby'’s announced that it will offer in Hong Kong on the 7th April 2011 selections from one of the grandest collections of Chinese Art formed in the last century, The Meiyintang Collection. Assembled over a period of more than 50 ye...

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