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Civil War Trove Set for Sotheby’s Auction

By: Steve Szkotak, Associated Press RICHMOND (AP).- Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee characterized Virginia's Civil War secession as a revolution and President Abraham Lincoln uncharacteristically scolded a couple for their lack of loyalty to the Union ...

Louise Bourgeois’s Sculpture "Maman" Coming To Fondation Beyeler Park

ZURICH.- Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) was one of the most significant and influential artist personalities of our times. She would have celebrated her 100th birthday on December 25, 2011. To mark this occasion, the Fondation Beyeler is mounting an ...

Louise Bourgeois’s Sculpture "Maman" on Tour Prior to Major Exhibition at...

ZURICH.- Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) was one of the most significant and influential artist personalities of our times. She would have celebrated her 100th birthday on December 25, 2011. To mark this occasion, the Fondation Beyeler is mounting an exh...

The Annual Photomonth in Krakow Showcases Unique Contemporary Photography

Krakow, Poland.- This year's Photomonth Festival in Krakow, which runs from May 13th until June 12th is full of innovation, the peak of which is the presence of guest curators Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. At their initiative, the festival inv...

The Artist Up Close: Portraits of Scottish Artists from the Prints...

EDINBURGH.- This spring The Artist Up Close brings together a broad range of portraits of some of Scotland’s most admired artists created by themselves, their friends or family. The display includes prints and drawings from the National collectio...

Harlem’s Legendary Apollo Theater is Subject of Exhibition at Museum of...

NEW YORK, NY.- The Apollo Theater, one of the nation’s most enduring cultural landmarks, is the subject of a spectacular exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York . On view from February 8 through May 1, 2011, Ain’t Nothing Like the R...

Kimbell Art Museum Presents First Major U.S. Exhibition Devoted to Salvator...

FORT WORTH, TX.- Kimbell Art Museum presents the first major U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Salvator Rosa (1615–1673), one of the boldest artists and personalities of 17th-century Italy, December 12, 2010 - March 27, 2011. Salvator Rosa: B...

Overview of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s Creative Development at Hamburger Kunsthalle

HAMBURG.- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938), founding member of the Die Brücke (The Bridge) artists group in Dresden, Germany 1905, is among the most influential artist personalities in German classical Modernism. A trailblazer for Expressionist art, ...

Bold and Powerfully Inventive Artist Salvator Rosa Featured in Exhibition

LONDON.- Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) was one of the boldest and most powerfully inventive artists and personalities of the Italian 17th century. He invented new types of painting: allegorical pictures, distinguished by a haunting and melancholy poetry; f...

Bold and Powerfully Inventive Artist Salvator Rosa Featured in Exhibition

LONDON.- Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) was one of the boldest and most powerfully inventive artists and personalities of the Italian 17th century. He invented new types of painting: allegorical pictures, distinguished by a haunting and melancholy poetry; f...

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