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St Paul’s Completes £40 Million Restoration Project and Celebrates 300th Anniversary

LONDON.- In June 2011, one of the largest and most impressive restoration projects ever undertaken in the UK is formally completed. The St Paul’s Cathedral programme of cleaning and repair has cost £40m, taken 15 years, and is the first time in i...

Santa Monica Museum of Art Presents The Dark Lining by Marco...

SANTA MONICA, CA.- Santa Monica Museum of Art presents The Dark Lining, Marco Brambilla’s first solo museum exhibition, features seven major time-based works from 1999 to the present. Brambilla’s oeuvre consists of complex video installations...

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...

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 of...

Israeli Archaeologists Find a 1,500-Year-Old Byzantine Church Southwest of Jerusalem

HIRBET MADRAS (AP).- Israeli archaeologists presented a newly uncovered 1,500-year-old church in the Judean hills on Wednesday, including an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks. The Byzantine church loc...

Mexican Funerary Masks Travel to France for Exhibition at the Pinacothèque...

MEXICO CITY.- After its successful presentation at the National Anthropology Museum, the exhibition “Rostros de la divinidad. Los mosaicos mayas de piedra verde” (Faces of Divinity. Greenstone Maya Mosaics) will travel to Paris, France, where...

Johan Thorn Prikker: Beyond Art Nouveau at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

ROTTERDAM.- This autumn Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is showing more than 200 highlights from the multifaceted oeuvre of Johan Thorn Prikker (1868-1932). This is the first major exhibition devoted to one of the most prominent designers from the heyday...

Maya Funerary Tapestry Restored and Ready for Exhibition

MEXICO CITY.- More than 1,600 years ago, nearly 8,000 shells and seeds gave form to a tapestry part of the funerary attire of a high rank personage of the ancient city of Calakmul. After its discovery in 1998 and hard work restoring and reconstructing ...

Maya Funerary Tapestry Restored and Ready for Exhibition

MEXICO CITY.- More than 1,600 years ago, nearly 8,000 shells and seeds gave form to a tapestry part of the funerary attire of a high rank personage of the ancient city of Calakmul. After its discovery in 1998 and hard work restoring and reconstructing ...

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