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Peabody Essex Museum appoints Monica Mackey as Chief Philanthropy Officer

SALEM, MA.- After an extensive national search, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) announces the appointment of Monica Mackey, recently of Stanford University, to the position of Chief Philanthropy Officer. Ms. Mackey will succeed Christopher R. Reaske, Ph...

Medals given to the Titanic rescuers plus document signed by Nelson...

LONDON.- Charles Miller Ltd’s auction and sale is open to all and is a unique opportunity to see and buy some of the rare, curious and historic items that will be coming under the hammer next month in London. The forthcoming sale includes fascinat...

Serpentine Gallery appoints Instituto Inhotim’s Jochen Volz as Head of Programmes

LONDON.- The Serpentine Gallery announced the appointment of Jochen Volz as Head of Programmes. He will take over from Sally Tallant, who recently was appointed Artistic Director of the Liverpool Biennial. Jochen Volz is currently Artistic Director at...

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents Dutch and Flemish works from...

BOSTON, MA.- Approximately 40 works from the acclaimed collection of Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo are on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, through June 24. Included in Complementary Collections, Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and the MFA ...

Whitney Museum of American Art and Centre Pompidou announce promised gift

NEW YORK, NY.- The Whitney Museum of American Art and the Centre Pompidou Foundation have received an unprecedented promised gift of works of art from the noted art collectors Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, announced Adam D. Weinberg, the Alic...

Galerie Michael Janssen in Berlin opens group exhibition titled Unknown (Paintings)

BERLIN.- Galerie Michael Janssen announces Unknown (Paintings). On view are works by Emil Holmer, Anders Kjellesvik, Peter Linde Busk, Christof Mascher and Aaron Spangler. The works on view have a common notion of imaginary landscapes. They share the ...

Berlin’s German Historical Museum ordered to return Nazi-seized art to American...

BERLIN (AP).- A Berlin museum must return thousands of rare posters to an American man, part of his Jewish father's unique collection that had been seized by the Nazis, Germany's top federal appeals court ruled Friday. The Federal Court of Justice in ...

Cambridge University’s Archaeological Unit finds 7th-century teen buried in her bed

LONDON (AP).- Archaeologists excavating near Cambridge have stumbled upon a rare and mysterious find: The skeleton of a 7th-century teenager buried in an ornamental bed along with a gold-and-garnet cross, an iron knife and a purse full of glass beads....

First major monographic exhibition in Paris devoted to Edgar Degas at...

PARIS.- The first major monographic exhibition in Paris devoted to Edgar Degas (1834-1917) since the 1988 retrospective at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, “Degas and the Nude” is part of the Musée d’Orsay’s aim to show dev...

Alex Masi granted the 2012 FotoEvidence Book Award for Bhopal Second...

BROOKLYN, NY.- The annual award recognizes a photographer whose work demonstrates courage and commitment in the pursuit of social justice. FotoEvidence will publish Bhopal Second Disaster and mount a show of the work, and that of the four finalists, a...

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