Exhibitions,  Museums,  Artists, Collectors,  
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Exposiciones, Museos, Artistas, Coleccionistas, Mecenas

On May 8, 2022, the Samurai Museum Berlin was inaugurated.
The museum displays on 1,500 square meters one of the largest collections of
authentic samurai objects outside Japan and unique in Europe.
Visitors can immerse themselves in the legendary world
of Japanese warriors with pieces from the late Kofun period,
around the year 500, to the Meiji period in the 19th century…READ MORE

Pillow in the shape of an infant boy. Qing dynasty _ Jade_ The Metropolitan Museum of Art_850 WTHE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
The Bishop Collection
Jade, the most esteemed stone in China, and many other hard stones,
are on display in this exhibition that brings together more than a hundred
remarkable objects from the Heber Bishop Collection.
Refined works represent the sophisticated artistry of Chinese gemstone
cutters during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911)… READ MORE


Header-Front-Page-James McNeill Whistler and Joanna Hiffernan 450-WNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington
Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Wistler
In 1860 James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) and Joanna Hiffernan (1839–1886) met and began a significant professional and personal relationship. Hiffernan posed as a model for many of Whistler’s works, including his controversial Symphony in White paintings, a trilogy that fascinated and challenged viewers with its complex associations with sex and morality, class and fashion, academic and realist art, Victorian popular fiction, aestheticism and spiritualism… READ MORE

a successful road from Figuration to Abstraction
Bringing together works from its own collection and major international loans, the Fondation Beyeler dedicates an anthological exhibition that explains the evolution of the pictorial work of the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) The exhibition extensively presents the Mondrian’s early works, initially influenced by late 19th century painting, then shows how symbolism and cubism also played an important role in his artistic development, and finally his abstract work that has significantly influenced 20th century art in painting, design, architecture, fashion and pop culture… READ MORE



From the Prince and Princess
Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection
Vanity cases, powder compacts and cigarette boxes are the backdrop for refined decorative effects, executed on the miniature surfaces. To look at, these feminine accessories are veritable masterpieces of creativity, fantasy and technique. Made from gold or platinum, they are enriched with precious stones and gemstones, and covered in mother-of-pearl, enamel or lacquer…


Paul-Signac-_-In-the-Times-of-Harmony-_Au-Temps-d'Harmonie_450-pxCLARK ART INSTITUTE
HUE & CRY French Printmaking
The Debate Over Colors 
The exhibition presents the surprising but steady opposition to the use of color in printmaking
in 19th century France. Color prints are so widely accepted and beloved today that it is difficult
to understand the early opposition these works received. Critics at the time scorned color printmaking, calling it gaudy, garish, vulgar, cheap, showy, and commercial…


Kaburagi Kiyokata. Tokyo, 1878-1972. A geisha holding a parasol under a maple tree -momiji. Signed Kiyokata, sealed Seik-o. Painting in ink and colours on silk, 45,7 x 50,9 cm_RETMAO. MUSEO D’ARTE ORIENTALE, TURIN
Five centuries of Japanese painting
The Perino Collection

“KAKEMONO, the hanging scrolls characterise the pictorial production of China, Korea and Vietnam, as well as Japan itself, and with some variations in the support, are the equivalent of framed Western paintings”. “Unlike our canvases or panels, rigid structures built to be hung on a wall for an extended period, the painted scrolls are designed for use over limited time
and have a relatively soft structure”… READ MORE

Kasamatsu-Shiro_-Front-PageCLARK ART INSTITUTE
Competing Currents: 20th-Century Japanese Prints
The popular woodblock prints of the previous centuries suddenly seemed, to many, a relic of the past.  During this transitional time in the early 1900s, two parallel printmaking movements rose to prominence—shin-hanga (new prints) and sōsaku-hanga (creative prints) The exhibition features over thirty-five works that explore two specific movements: SHIN-HANGA and SŌSAKU-HANGA, both of which were highly influential in twentieth-century printmaking in Japan… READ MORE


front-page-johan-luc-katt_450-WMasterpieces of Lunéville Embroidery
by Johan-Luc Katt
Frenchman Johan Luc Katt has inherited the spirit, quality and exclusivity of Haute Couture learned in the 1960s when he was integrated in the Parisian atelier of the famous embroiderer François Lesage. His hands have made exquisite creations for Chanel, Dior, Balenciaga and Yves Saint Laurent, among other famous couturiers… READ MORE


Follower of Ferdinando, Stage set drawing: Grand palace hall with columns and grand staircase, No. 150, RECTO Collection of Jules Fisher, Bibiena drawings, L2019.137.26THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Architecture, Theater, and Fantasy:
Bibiena Drawings from the Jules Fisher Collection
For nearly a century, members of three generations of the Bibiena family were the most highly sought theater designers in Europe. Their revolutionary stage designs were used for operas, festivals, and courtly performances across Europe. From their native Italy to cities as far afield as Vienna, Prague, Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, and Lisbon… READ MORE


Andrea-del-Verrocchio_header_450-WNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Andrea del Verrocchio (c.1435–1488), the innovative artist, painter, sculptor, and teacher whose pupils included Leonardo da Vinci, Pietro Perugino, and likely Sandro Botticelli as well. As a sculptor, Verrocchio was the most important figure in Renaissance art between Donatello and Michelangelo… READ MORE

Raphael_The-Prophets-Hosea-and-Jonah,-DETAIL headerNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Raphael and His Circle features 26 prints and drawings by Raphael’s collaborators and followers, and by printmakers who were inspired by him. The exhibition shows from the Gallery’s collection, the complexity, range, and immediate influence of his style as it become the standard for aesthetic excellence in Western art… READ MORE

Mola Textiles of Panama_450-WCLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART 
Fashioning Identity: Mola Textiles of Panamá
For the Guna women of Panamá, the mola, a hand-sewn cotton blouse and a key component of traditional dress, is a powerful symbol of culture and identity. Strong expressions of duality, repetition, and equilibrium are evident in mola imagery, both in single panels and those comprising the front and back of a blouse... READ MORE


MET-Museum_-Kyoto_Bowl-with-Dragons-and-Auspicious-Motifssecond-half-of-the-19th-century_DP-17989-010_850-WMETROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Capital of Artistic Imagination
Focusing on the main turning points in the cultural history of Kyoto from ancient to modern times, the exhibition places special emphasis on the decorative arts. Over eighty masterworks of lacquers, ceramics, metalwork, and textiles from The Met collection.  PATRONS has selected some of the most outstanding masterpiecesREAD MORE

Children-to-Inmortals_MET-Museum_Panel-with-boys-at-play_DP-15882-001_850METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Children to Immortals
The exhibition focuses on children, a ubiquitous and long-standing motif expressing the cultural importance of offspring. Displays scenes from idealized daily life, historical novels, and legends. Also religious figures of Buddhism and Daoism are presented…READ MORE

Phoenix-gilt-bronze-Tang-dynasty-14-×-12-cmBAUR FOUNDATION. GENEVA and ASIAN ART MUSEUM OF NICE
The Beginning of the World according to the Chinese
A fabulous story of China narrated through Jade 
Based on the works of art in SAM AND MYRNA MYERS’ collection, six experts in Chinese history have written an exciting narrative that reveals the universe of Chinese thought and its conception of the creation of the world… READ MORE

Equestrian. Bura-Asinda-Sikka Site, Niger. 3rd–10th century_detail 1_African ArtMETROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Art and Empire on the Shores of the Sahara
The exhibition will bring together some 200 works that were created in parallel to these developments, including spectacular sculptures in wood, stone, fired clay, and bronze; gold and cast metal artifacts; woven and dyed textiles; and illuminated manuscripts… READ MORE


Over 100 works of art from AGSA’s Japanese collection
that portray the pervasive influence of the samurai in Japan
from the 14th to 21st centuries.
The culture and identity of the samurai are often understood in one particular context: as ferocious and loyal warriors who lived by a strict moral code. Samurai seeks to redress this by presenting the complexities of their cultural influence and their transformation into a global phenomenon…

16_El Mono. Circa 1580-1590, manufactura de Nuremberg Medidas 30,5 x 25 x 22 cm. Nº Inv. P.O. 219MUSEOS
El Museo del Reloj Antiguo de GRASSY 
Cuando el tiempo se convierte en arte
La historia de la relojería tiene un santuario en la Gran vía de Madrid, en el Museo del reloj antiguo de Grassy, un rincón cargado de historia, donde podemos admirar una de las colecciones de relojes más importantes de España que ha ido creciendo a lo largo de las décadas del siglo XX, de mano de esta familia de relojeros y joyeros que agregó un  broche de oro a su negocio con la creación de este museo. Más de 200 relojes se exponen en el corazón de este negocio familiar que continúa hoy en día creciendo, creando ydando vida a nuevas formas de arte en el mundo de la relojería y la joyería… LEER MÁS

The-Golden-Porter-two-viewsSERIE MAESTROS DEL DISEÑO
Exclusiva creación contemporánea inspirada en el lujo del siglo XVIII
La diseñadora de interiores Verónica Montijano García, rescata un icono del lujo del período de los reyes Luis XV y Luis XVI de Francia y lo rediseña como objeto único para coleccionistas de lo exclusivoLEER MÁS


Las Fragancias del genio de la Alta Costura 
Cristóbal Balenciaga creó su primer perfume en 1947 cuando estaba en la cima de su prestigio en París. Esta es la historia de las fragancias que acompañaron a sus creaciones de moda hasta su retiro en 1968…READ MORE


Why middle-sized museums can’t afford

Important article that forces to reflect on the problem of the middle-size museums. Written by Meta Knol, director of Museum De Lakenhal in the city of Leiden, the Nederlands … READ MORE


Mitchell-Wolfson-front-page V4WOLFSONIAN-FIU MUSEUM
Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collects
Mitchell “Micky” Wolfson, Jr. The man who collects astonishing things by their social significance.
Mr. Wolfson has collected over 200,000 objects from the period 1850-1950. A selection of over 100 are now on display in the exhibition “A Universe of Things” at the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum…


front-page-binding-V2-WYALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART
Contemporary Designer Bookbinding
from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert
This is an exhibition that explores the vast array of approaches to bookbinding techniques and materials. Featuring the work of the multifaceted designer and makers…READ MORE


LALIQUE PERFUMES, Limited Editions 2018
Leitmotiv: SEDUCTION
The Serpent. A contemporary creation drawn from ancient myths. To fashion the sumptuous “Séduction” flacon, the master- glassmakers of the Cristallerie Lalique have drawn on their peerless know-how, based on the experience of many years… READ MORE 


Was one of the most important artists of the Italian Renaissance. He successfully matched his passion for classical antiquity with bold perspective experiments and outstanding realism in his portrayal of the human figure. The exhibition covers his artistic career, from his prodigious early years to his well-established role as a court artist with the Gonzagas.The exhibition also includes masterpieces by leading Renaissance artists in northern Italy, who were in contact with Mantegna, such as Donatello, Antonello da Messina, Pisanello, Paolo Uccello, Giovanni Bellini, Cosmè Tura, Ercole de ‘Roberti, Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi known as l’Antico, and last but not least, Correggio. READ MORE


European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection
The collection offers a glimpse of life in the 1600s and 1700s, along with many hidden meanings, in an exhibition of 40 paintings… READ MORE


In Pursuit of Fashion:The Sandy Schreier Collection
The Costume Institute’s fall 2019 exhibition features 80 promised gifts from Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector who over the course of more than half a century assembled one of the finest private fashion collections in the United States. The show explores how Schreier amassed a trove of 20th-century French and American couture and ready-to-wear, not as a wardrobe, but as an appreciation of a form of creative expression… READ MORE

james-and-Diana-ramsay-V2_450-WGREAT PATRONS SERIES
James & Diana Ramsay’s visionary legacy of art
This is of one of this country’s most generous cultural gifts: a $38 million bequest towards the development of the collection of Art Gallery of South Australia bestowed by James Stewart Ramsay AO (1923–1996) and Diana Ramsay AO (1926–2017)… READ MORE


making-marvels-front-page__V2METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Between 1550 and 1750, nearly every royal family in Europe assembled vast collections of exquisite and entertaining objects Lavish public pending and the display of precious metals were important expressions of power, and possessing artistic and technological innovations conveyed status. The exhibition will feature approximately 170 objects—including clocks, automata, furniture, scientific instruments, jewelry, paintings, sculptures, print media, and more—from The Met collection and more than 50 lenders…READ MORE


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents more than 400 works of art from its collection, made over thousands of years of Nubian history. The exhibition explores how these narratives have evolved over time, confronting the MFA’s own past misinterpretations, and offering new ways of understanding Nubia’s history and contemporary relevance…READ MORE


The museum presents the extraordinary creations of an artist who revolutionized the design of perfume bottles, bequeathed us surprising creations in art objects made of glass and was one of the most famous jewelry designers of the Art Nouveau era… READ MORE


Clock-Louis-XV-and-the-Rococo_front pageCOLLECTORS and MUSEUMS
The Louis XV Clock and the Rococo style
The Rococo style is a purely French style, it takes nothing from ancient art. It is light, lively, seductive, messy, but always graceful. From the majestic and imposing Baroque, typical of the reign of Louis XIV (1643-1715), created in the service of the absolutist monarchy, one passes abruptly to the delicate and easy rococo of the Louis XV style, a style that is at the service of the aristocracy and the bourgeoisie, where the artist can carry out his works with more freedom… READ MORE  

lalique_limited editions_front page_450_WMASTERS of DESIGN SERIES
LALIQUE PERFUMES. Limited Editions 2019
Leitmotiv: The MERMAID. From The aquatic world of René Lalique
A passionate observer of Nature and Woman, René Lalique often combined his two favorite themes within the extraordinary aquatic world he created...READ MORE 

 Man-Reading-in-Circle_HR_450-front-pageREYNOLDA HOUSE MUSEUM
and the Golden Age of American Illustration
J. C. Leyendecker (1874–1951) captivated the public with his striking images and fashionable depictions of handsome men and glamorous women. With his instantly identifiable style—“The Leyendecker Look”—he helped shape the image of a nation… READ MORE  


Coty is often described as a “visionary”, but to me it seems insufficient, because in reality he was a genius who revolutionized perfumery and laid the foundations for the success and unstoppable development of perfume throughout the twentieth century as we enjoy it today… READ MORE  


LALIQUE PERFUMES. Limited Editions 2020
Leitmotiv: The ORCHID
Each year Lalique’s designers create a new flask and a new fragrance in limited editions. The designs are inspired by the rich legacy of René Lalique’s creations. The fragrances interpret the subtle messages that the design suggests to the perfumer. In every detail, the design of the flask and the fragrance maintains the spirit of perfection and excellence that René Lalique imprinted on all his creations….. READ MORE  


Conrad Jon Godly_blau mountin 5-serie-2_950_WARTISTS
Conrad Jon Godly is one of the most important contemporary artists and not only because of the extraordinary quality of his work but also because of something unexpected, he implements a new way of making realism in painting…READ MORE  

Queen Victoria and Children, January 19, 1852_William Edward Kilburn_950 WNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington
Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of
The Gallery presents a selection of 140 photographs of 19th century pioneers of photography from its important collection, one of the best collections in America. The exhibition begins with the earliest examples of photography—daguerreotypes and photogenic drawings and salted paper prints by William Henry Fox Talbot—and continues with thematic sections ranging from portraiture to landscape…  READ MORE


Spirit and Spectacle
Yoshitoshi, in a remarkable display of inventiveness and imagination, re-energized the art of the woodcut before it fell out of favor in Japan. The exhibition features nearly one hundred works drawn primarily from the museum’s holdings—the largest collection of the artist’s prints outside of his native country… READ MORE 


John-William-Hill_Plums-Pears-Peaches,-and-a-Grape-1864_4104-052_Lent-by-Mr.-and-Mrs.-Stuart-P.-Feld_950wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Influenced by JOHN RUSKIN
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of John Ruskin (1819–1900), the most influential art critic of the Victorian era, the National Gallery of Art will present more than 80 paintings, watercolors, drawings, and photographs created by American artists who were profoundly influenced by the renowned critic… READ MORE

Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection
By the turn of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to embrace wholeheartedly a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.”  British publishers began offering books and games for “instruction with pleasure” of which 20 are presented in this post… READ MORE

La orfebrería con diseños milenarios cautiva Occidente
La influencia de la joya Tibetana invade todo el imaginario del Himalaya. La geografía de la región es rica en expertos artesanos y orfebres que realizan piezas de gran creatividad apoyados en su extensa iconografía proveniente de símbolos religiosos, astrológicos y otros de gran significado para su cultura como los Ocho Auspicios. Los diseños se transmiten a través de generaciones y, algunos de ellos, son tan antiguos que provienen de esgrafiados realizados sobre piedra en la era del neolítico… LEER MÁS


Ambassadeurs,-Aristide-Bruant_450wMUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON
The exhibition examines how Toulouse-Lautrec pushed his art in new directions to portray the celebrity culture of his time—equally fascinated, much like today, with the performers’ personal lives as with the roles they played. Using brazen colors and expressive lines, the artist depicted the defining gestures, costumes and expressions of the celebrities of the day, many of whom were his personal friends. The exhibition present more than 200 of Toulouse-Lautrec’s evocative posters, prints and paintings, including more than 100 works from the BPL’s collection… READ MORE


26.1133_Unknown-Double-Portrait-of-Mughal-Emperor-Shah-Jahan_recortada para front pagePHOENIX ART MUSEUM
Art & Islam Through Time & Place
The exhibition features more than 100 artworks from Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America, created from the ninth century through 2016, presents hand-written texts, ceramics, textiles, jewelry, photographs, and paintings, from across centuries and from nearly every continent. Wondrous Worlds is structured around the Five Pillars of Islam, considered the core beliefs and practices of the world’s second largest religion… READ MORE

¿Qué es la joyería?  ¿Por qué la usamos? 
¿Qué significados transmite?
La muestra atraviesa el tiempo y el espacio. Explora cómo la joyería actúa y activa el cuerpo que adorna. Es un discurso global sobre una de las formas de arte más personales y universales. Una deslumbrante variedad de tocados y ornamentos para los oídos, broches y cinturones, collares y anillos…LEER MÁS

Roman-Vishniac-Jewish-school-children-1935-38-950w.jpgJEWISH MUSEUM LONDON  and  THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY
He has created the most extraordinary graphic document
of Jewish life before the Holocaust

He said: “I was living in Germany in the thirties, and I knew that Hitler had made it his mission to exterminate all Jews, especially the children and the women who could bear children in the future. I was unable to save my people, only their memory”… READ MORE


Still life with fruits and bottle_2005_Oil on canvas_136 x 144 cm_764wCUSTOT GALLERY DUBAI
A Still Life Retrospective
A major exhibition of still life paintings, drawings and watercolours. These works, which come from the artist’s own collection and are being exhibited for the first time, were created between 1980 and 2018.Throughout thirty still life works representing flowers, fruit, objects, musical instruments and fantastic scenes of everyday moments, the artist pays tribute to the Old Master paintings he studied as a young student in Europe during the 1950s… READ MORE


Frank-Gardner-Hale_front-page_450wMUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
Arts and Crafts Jewelry and Metalwork 

Frank Gardner Hale and His Circle
In the early 20th century, Boston boasted one of the most active and influential jewelry-making and metalworking communities in the nation. This is the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to the exemplary works of this vibrant and interwoven group of craftspeople… READ MORE


Steuben-Glass__front page_2018.20.67.2_450wNEWARK MUSEUM
Unexpected Color: A Journey Through Glass
The exhibitions showcases more than 130 works in glass designed by Frederick Carder for the famed Steuben Glass Works from 1903 to 1933 and used in a variety of settings by the collector Thomas N. Armstrong III. The exhibition presents a jewel box of shimmering glass, organized by Carder’s colors that he created and patented. Carder was fascinated with ancient glass colors and forms… READ MORE


The first-ever major monograph show dedicated to the greatest Netherlandish painter of the sixteenth century: Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525/30‒1569) The exhibition commemorates the 450th anniversary of his death. During his lifetime, Pieter Bruegel the Elder was already among the period’s most sought-after artists, with his works achieving exceptionally high prices… READ MORE


front page-EUROPE-AMERICA_450wTHE WOLFSONIAN. Florida International University
DECO: Luxury to Mass Market
Instead, it is the result of a search by designers and artists for ornament that was suited to modern times. Inspired by many sources and resulting in different stylistic outcomes, Art Deco flourished in Europe in the 1920s and quickly spread around the world. In the United State…READ MORE  


portada-libro--joaquim-capdevila_500wBOOKS / LIBROS
New Jewellery in Barcelona
Text in English and Catalan. What makes this book essential for the knowledge of the new jewellery in Catalonia and Europe is the exceptional graphic information on the artistic work of Joaquim Capdevila and the text contributed by the author Pilar Vélez, who displays an encyclopaedic knowledge on the subject…READ MORE

Textos en inglés y catalánLo que hace imprescindible este libro para el conocimiento de la nueva joyería en Cataluña y Europa es la excepcional información gráfica sobre la obra artística de Joaquim Capdevila y el texto aportado por la autora Pilar Vélez, que hace gala de un conocimiento enciclopédico sobre el tema… LEER MAS

maharaja-of-patiala_450wLEGION DE HONOR
Jewels of the Maharajas
from The Al Thani Collection

India has been known for its gemstones and jewelry arts for centuries. In the exhibition at the Legion of Honour Museum in San Francisco. Visitors can now see more than one hundred and fifty precious objects from the collection formed by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani. Impressive pieces ranging from Mughal rule in the 17th century to those reflecting India’s influence on today’s jewellers… READ MORE   

Bartolome-Esteban-Murillo_The-Immaculate-Conception_detail-1_950MEADOWS MUSEUM
A 400th Anniversary Celebration
This exhibition celebrates Murillo by exhibiting the extraordinary holdings at the Meadows together with paintings by his Sevillian contemporaries. Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was a Spanish painter of the Baroque era. Central personality of the Sevillian school, well known for his religious works, such as those presented in this exhibition at the Meadow Museum… READ MORE


Jan-van-Kessel_-Insects-and-a-Sprig-of-RosemaryNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
The NGA has purchased Jan van Kessel’s 
“Insects and a Sprig of Rosemary”
Formerly in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, the painting is an especially fine example of the artist’s work.The painting depicts a sprig of flowering rosemary surrounded by two butterflies, a bumblebee, a moth, beetles, a cockchafer bug, and several other insects… READ MORE


Jean-Baptiste-Camille-Corot_Woman-with-a-Pearl-c-1868–1870_D_950NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Dressed in rustic Italian costume or nude on a grassy plain, rendered with a sophisticated use of color and a deft, delicate touch, Corot’s women convey a mysterious sense of their inner lives. Corot: Women features 44 paintings created between the 1840s and the early 1870s: nudes, individual figures in costumes, and an allegorical series of the model in the studio. One of the greatest landscape painters of the 19th century, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796–1875) bridged the French neoclassical tradition and the impressionist movement of the 1870s. The National Gallery of Art is the only venue for Corot: Women, on view from September 9 through December 31, 2018…


jeremiah-goodman_holmby-hills_bel-air_for-betsy-bloomingdaleTHE GALLERY AT 200 LEX. New York
The exhibition chronicles Jeremiah Goodman’s life and work, drawing on paintings and photographs taken from his own extensive archive. More than mere illustrations, his paintings interpret and inspire, conveying how a space is experienced through the eyes of an artist. Simply put, Jeremiah’s work comprises the best record of America’s greatest interiors… READ MORE

50 years creating together an stunning collection of Asian Art
Americans Samuel and Myrna Myers built an extraordinary collection of some 5,000 works of art that, together, offer a very personal vision of the world of Asian art. How did they create their collection? This is the story in the words of Sam and Myrna Myers… READ MORE

Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800)
The Colorful Kingdom of Living Beings: 30 Masterpieces 
Scrolls portrayals including cocks, fish, peacocks, phoenixes, ducks and trees in flower – reveal an astonishing delicacy of line and vividness of colour, allied to an extraordinary talent and technical mastery… READ MORE


ense-of-humor_leonardo_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington
From the 15th to 20th century
Prints and drawings have consistently served as popular media for humor in art. Prints, which can be widely replicated and distributed, are ideal for institutional mockery and … READ MORE

Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas
The exhibition present a new understanding of ancient American art and culture, showcasing more than 300 objects drawn from more than 50 museums in 12 countries.  The exhibition will feature spectacular works of art from recent archaeological excavations—crowns, pectorals, pendants, necklaces, ear and nose ornaments, labrets, masks, mantles, goblets, vases, stelas, bells, painted books, and more—that have rarely, if ever, left their country of origin… READ MORE


Front-page_Nagaraja_Tibet_Kimbell-Art-Museum_Sam-and-Myrna-Myers-Collection_450wKIMBELL ART MUSEUM
The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection
This exhibition present over 400 objects selected from this remarkable collection, with works representing key periods in the history of the art of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Vietnam. Fascinating historical events through themes such as the symbolism of Chinese jade, the trade in blue-and-white porcelain, Buddhism, Noh theater, the Japanese samurai, the tea ceremony and the scholar’s studio… READ MORE


Front page Installation_5_450_wMINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART
Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty
Concept and Design by Robert Wilson 
Famous theater director and visual artist Robert Wilson has created an immersive and experiential environment to showcase the famous Chinese art collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Scenographies and effective uses of light on works of art show the opulence of the Qing Empire, the last imperial dynasty of China…  READ MORE

1888–1890_Paul-Cézanne_Boy-in-a-Red-Waistcoat_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
CÉZANNE Portraits
Is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work
The revelatory exhibition explores the pictorial and thematic characteristics of Paul Cézanne’s (1839–1906) portraits, the chronological development of his style and method, and the range and influence of his sitters. Cézanne painted almost 200 portraits, The exhibition presents a selection of portraits… READ MORE

Old Masters Now
Celebrating the Johnson Collection
A major exhibition focusing on one of the finest collections of European art ever to have been formed in the United States by a private collector… READ MORE

plato-con-fondo_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Sharing Images
Renaissance Prints into Maiolica and Bronze
90 objects to highlight the impact of Renaissance prints on maiolica and bronze plaquettes. It traces the metamorphosis that designs by Andrea Mantegna,  Antonio del Pollaiuolo, Raphael, Michelangelo,  Parmigianino, and Albrecht Dürer, among others… READ MORE

book-con-fondo_450_wThe MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM  
Were a luxury in the Middle Ages. Few survive, and some of the finest examples are in the Morgan’s distinguished collection…REEAD MORE


andrew-wyeth_Winter-1946_450_wSEATTLE ART MUSEUM
In Retrospect Major exhibition presents through 110 paintings and drawings, radical reimagining of one of the 20th century’s most complicated artists. “In Retrospect” reflects on Wyeth’s work through the historical lens of a century in which he deviated from the American art mainstream but continued to figure prominently in much… READ MORE

chagall_450_wLACMA. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Fantasies for the Stage
Concentrated in four theatrical productions created over a quarter century: Aleko (1942), The Firebird (1945) , Daphnis and Chloe (1959), and The Magic Flute (1967). The exhibition comprises 145 objects, including 41 vibrant costumes; nearly 100 preparatory sketches; rare 1942 film footage of the original performance of Aleko; musical accompaniments for each section; and a selection of…  READ MORE   

bosh-header_bosch_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Early Netherlandish Drawings 
While the exhibition features the remarkable skill and virtuosity of masters such as Hieronymus Bosch, Abraham Bloemaert, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and Hendrick Goltzius, several key examples also reveal the variety of functions served by drawings across the 15th through 17th centuries… READ MORE


nattier_thalia_450_wKIMBELL ART MUSEUM 
The Seduction of Europe
The exhibition presents a free-spirited exploration of mid-18th-century Europe.  The celebrated Giacomo Casanova (1725–1798), who epitomizes the sophistication of the 18th century, will act as our guide… READ MORE 


Archibald-Motley-Blues_450_wTHE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART 
American Style in the 1920s 
The first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste in art and design during the 1920s and early 1930s.  More than 300 works, explore America’s cultural coming of age through an exuberant selection of jewelry, fashion, paintings, decorative arts and motorcars…  READ MORE

della-robbia-con-fondo_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 
Family of artists sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence
More than 500 years after their creation, Della Robbia terracotta sculptures endure as some of the most innovative and expressive examples of art from the Italian Renaissance. Even today the ceramics retain their signature opaque whites, deep cerulean blues, and lively greens, purples, and yellows, due to the glazing technique invented by sculptor Luca della Robbia (1399/1400–1482)… READ MORE 

Maven of Modernism in California
Maven of Modernism Exhibition presents exceptional examples from Scheyer’s personal collection by the Blue Four artists. All together, these works and related ephemera tell the fascinating story of this trailblazing impresario, who helped shape California’s reputation as a burgeoning center for modern art…  READ MORE


francisco-de-zurbaran_Jacob_450_wMEADOWS MUSEUM, DALLAS
Jacob and His Twelve Sons, 13 Life-Size Paintings
from Auckland Castle

These life-size portraits, which depict Jacob and his Twelve Sons, are a visual narrative of Jacob’s deathbed act of bestowing a blessing on each son, blessings which foretold their destinies and those of their tribes…  READ MORE


rembrandt-van-rijn_andries-de-graeff_450_wNELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM
Reflecting Class in the Age of
Include Rembrandt, Jan Steen, Frans Hals, Pieter de Hooch, Gerard ter Borch and Gerrit Dou, among others. Loans from Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Budapest, and London will complement the works coming from public and private collections in North America…  READ MORE

Johannes-Vermeer_The-Astronomer_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
And the Masters of Genre Painting
Dutch Golden Age painters from 1650 to 1675, when they reached the height of their technical ability and mastery at depicting domestic life. Some 65 masterpieces by Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries—including Gerard ter Borch, Gerrit Dou, Pieter de Hooch, Nicolas Maes, Eglon van der Neer, Caspar Netscher, and Jacob Ochtervelt…  READ MORE


museo-inv14866-8_museo-lazaro-galdiano_450-wMUSEO LÁZARO GALDIANO
El Tesoro GOYA 
Casi un millar de estampas de Goya en el Museo
José Lázaro Galdiano atesoró a lo largo de su vida, una de las mejores y más valiosas colecciones de obra gráfica de este genio de la pintura y la más completa reunida por un solo coleccionista…  READ MORE


TJM_670-Stettheimer_F037-AModel_450_wJEWISH MUSEUM, New York
Painting Poetry
 Painting Poetry are drawn from all periods of the artist’s life, with Head of a Girl (1887-88), a pencil drawing Stettheimer made when she was just 16 years old, being one of the earliest works on view. Offers a timely reconsideration of this influential American artist with a sharp satirical wit, placing her centrally in the modern dialogue of high and mass culture…  READ MORE   

picasso_sleeping_nude_450_WThe PHILLIPS COLLECTION
The Staechelin and Im Obersteg Collections

Masterpieces created during the mid-19th and 20th centuries by 22 world-famous artists—including Vincent van Gogh’s The Garden of Daubigny (1890), Pablo Picasso’s double-sided canvas Woman at the Theater / The Absinthe Drinker (1901), and Marc Chagall’s three… READ MORE


auguste-rodin_450_wCLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
RODIN – 100 Years
The Legacy of a Genius 
Like Michelangelo, he uses the vocabulary of the body, he talks of human passions and destinies, a language that speaks to all cultures and all shades of opinion. Rodin changed the course of sculpture through his innovation, exploring human passions, using body language and creating unexpected assemblages… READ MORE  


Jean-Honore-Fragonard_The-Writer_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
The Fantasy Figures 
Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures, presents a series of rapidly masterfully executed, brightly colored paintings of lavishly costumed individuals. Covered with 18 thumbnail-sized sketches and apparently annotated in the rococo artist’s own hand, the drawing now known as Sketches of Portraits emerged at a Paris auction in 2012 and upended several long-held assumptions about the fantasy figures… READ MORE 


cleveland-museum-of-art_chaekgeori-7_450_wCLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens
The exhibition showcases 9 unique type of Korean still-life painting.  Chaekgeori 책거리 (pronounced check-oh-ree), literally translated as “books and things,” are painted screens that depict scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers, and gourmet delicacies dispersed in artful arrangements on bookshelves… READ MORE


museum-of-fine-arts-boston_04_450_wMUSEUM of FINE ARTS BOSTON
Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada 
Rival artists Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1864) were the two best-selling designers of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. Featuring 100 works drawn from the preeminent Japanese collection housed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), Showdown! Kuniyoshi vs. Kunisada revives the centuries-old competition and invites visitors to decide which of the two artists is their personal favorite… READ MORE

the-urban-scene_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
The Urban Scene: 1920–1950 
American artists of the early 20th century sought to interpret the beauty, power, and anxiety of the modern age in diverse ways. The black-and-white prints that comprise The Urban Scene, often highlight the unprecedented scale of urban architecture and the impact of industry and technology on city life…  READ MORE  

african-art_450_wHIGH MUSEUM OF ART. Atlanta
Permanent Collection  
With a curatorial department devoted solely to African art since 2001, and a curatorial position endowed by Fred and Rita Richman, the High’s collection has grown to encompass the dynamic diversity of African art forms from ancient to contemporary…  READ MORE


odundo_450_wHIGH MUSEUM OF ART. Atlanta
The Vessels
 The trajectory of Odundo’s work over the course of three decades. The Vessels of Magdalene Odundo” will trace her trajectory  from its genesis in the early 1980s through her most recent innovations, including new works created especially for the exhibition. Over the years, Odundo’s art has become immediately recognizable for its distinctive, sensuous forms, some of which suggest the human figure…  READ MORE   

No Exit will present key early works, including three pen drawings (1947–1950) that evoke the cascading rivers and mountain peaks of Aubusson, the tapestry-producing region of France and home to Bourgeois’s mother’s family. Other highlights include the artist’s psychologically charged print project, He Disappeared into Complete Silence (1947)—a work that signals the… READ MORE

skirball-cultural-center_Frida-Kahlo-Self-Portrait-on-the-Border-Line-between-Mexico-and-the-United-States-1932_450_wMUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston
Paint the Revolution
Mexican Modernism 1910-1950. Frida Kahlo and other artists
An exhibition that charts the development of Modern art in Mexico and the social, political, and cultural forces that shaped it over the course of nearly half a century, including easel paintings, large-scale portable murals and mural fragments, prints, photographs, books, newspapers, and broadsheet. Paint the Revolution is unprecedented for its breadth and the variety of visual materials on display…  READ MORE

mademoiselle-eglantine-troupe_450_-wThe PHILLIPS COLLECTION
Henri deToulouse-Lautrec  
Iconic printed works
 An extraordinary selection of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s iconic and rare printed works from nearly the entire period of his lithographic career (1891–1899). An inaugural collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), “Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque” assembles, for the first time in the United States, close to 100 defining images…  READ MORE

Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction
 “Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction”, is the first major exhibition of the artist’s work in the US in nearly half a century, and the first ever to chart the full range of Picabia’s audacious, irreverent, and profoundly influential career. “Our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction” is…  READ MORE

kahnweiler-new_450_wMARCHAND, COLLECTOR  
Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler 
Great champion of Cubism
In the 1910s and 1920s. He enhanced the Cubist art movement with the help of the poet critics Apollinaire and Max Jacob. Together with other great merchants such as Alfred Flechtheim, Paul Cassirer, Daniel Wildenstein, Léonce Rosenberg, Paul Rosenberg, Aimé Maeght and Leo Castelli, Kahnweiler became one of the most influential art dealers during the 20th century…  READ MORE

leonard-lauder-450_wFILÁNTROPO – COLECCIONISTA   
Leonard A. Lauder
Donación al Metropolitan Museum of Art de Nueva York 
Después de entrevistarse con directores de diferentes museos, llegó a la conclusión de que el más apropiado para exponer y mantener su colección sería el Metropolitan Museum of Art de Nueva York . En abril de 2013, en un gesto que conmociona al mundo del arte, comunica su decisión de donar 81 obras cubistas al museo y establecer en la propia institución un Centro de Investigación de Arte Moderno al que dotará con 22 millones de dólares para su desarrollo. El 24 de octubre de 2014 se inauguró en el “Met” la exposición CUBISMO: Colección de Leonard A. Lauder…  READ MORE


foundation-figure-in-the-form-of-a-peg-surmounted-by-the-bust-of-king-shulgi_450_wThe MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Founding Figures
Copper Sculpture from ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA, ca. 3300–2000 B.C.
Standing about a foot tall, the small yet monumental “foundation figures” in ancient Mesopotamia were not created to be seen by mortal eyes. Cast in copper and placed beneath the foundation of a building, often a temple, they were intentionally buried from prying humans. They combine both abstract and natural forms and were created at the behest of royal rulers …  READ MORE

power-and-pathos_portrait-of-a-man_450_wNATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World
 During the Hellenistic era artists around the Mediterranean created innovative, realistic sculptures of physical power and emotional intensity. Bronze—with its reflective surface, tensile strength, and ability to hold the finest details—was employed for dynamic compositions, graphic expressions of age and character, and dazzling displays of the human form…  READ MORE

the-chariot-of-triumph-drawn-by-four-piebald-horses_also-known-as-the-golden-chariot_woven-gold_tapestries-of-louis-xvi_450_wGETTY CENTER
Tapestries of LOUIS XIV
 The art of tapestry weaving in France blossomed during the reign of Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715). Three hundred years after the death of France’s so-called “Sun King,” the J. Paul Getty Museum will showcase 14 monumental tapestries from the French royal collection, revealing the stunning beauty and rich imagery of these monumental works of art…  READ MORE

Le-Nain_Three-Men-and-a-Boy_450_wLEGION DE HONOR
The Brothers LE NAIN
Painters of 17th-Century France 
The brothers’ work was rediscovered in the 19th century by such art historians as Champfleury, and influenced many artists including Gustave Courbet and Édouard Manet. The brothers then became famous as “painters of reality,” admired for their deeply sympathetic and affecting portrayals of hard-working men and women. In these paintings, we see smiling field laborers, city beggars with deadpan…  READ MORE

Wilhelmina Cole Holladay
Founder of The National Museum of Women in the Arts
The idea for the National Museum of Women in the Arts grew from a simple, obvious, but rarely asked question: Where are all the women artists? By 1980, Wilhelmina Cole Holladay began to devote her energies and resources to creating a museum that would showcase women artists, and the Holladay Collection became the core of the institution’s permanent collection… READ MORE

 header madeleine rastPHILANTROPIST – COLLECTOR
Madeleine Rast
A major gift of $9 million to the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Rast’s bequest will bolster the endowment, strengthening in perpetuity the museum’s mission to bring recognition to the achievements of women artistsREAD MORE

David Zwirner said: “Intricate, dynamic, and sinuous, these remarkable works, begun in the late 1940s, continue to challenge conventional notions of sculpture through their emphasis on lightness and transparency.
“I think her story, if properly told, should afford her a place amongst the great artists of the twentieth century”… READ MORE


duncan and marjorie phillips front pagePHILANTROPISTS – COLLECTORS
Duncan and Marjorie Phillips
Founders of The Phillips Collection opened to the public in 1921 in Washington’s vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood. Paintings by Renoir and Rothko, Bonnard and O’Keeffe, van Gogh and Diebenkorn are among the many stunning impressionist and modern works that fill the museum…READ MORE

heinrich-maria-davringhausen_450_wLACMA. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919–1933 
During the 14 years of the Weimar Republic, artists in Germany grappled with the devastating aftermath of World War I:  the social, cultural, and economic effects of rapid modernization and urbanization; staggering unemployment and despair; shifting gender identities; and developments in technology and industry. Situated between the end of World War I and the Nazi assumption of power, Germany’s first democracy thrived as a laboratory for widespread cultural achievement…  READ MORE   

Jean Paul Getty
Getty had a genuine desire to share his art with the public and, thus, part of his Ranch House in Malibu (Pacific Palisades, California) was converted into The Villa Museum in 1974. On December 16, 1997, The Getty Center was opened to the public and also includes the Getty Research Institute (GRI), the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, and the J. Paul Getty Trust.  The J. Paul Getty Trust is the world’s wealthiest art institution…READ MORE

mapplethorpe-header_450-wGETTY CENTER
Robert Mapplethorpe
The Perfect Medium 
The exhibition is co-organized by LACMA and the J. Paul Getty Museum. In a historic collaboration, the two institutions will trace the artist’s working methods and materials, presenting the improvisational, experimental aspects of his practice alongside the refined perfection of his prints. The works on display provide new context for …  READ MORE

andrew-william-mellon-450_wPATRON, COLLECTOR, PHILANTHROPIST
Andrew W. Mellon 
Founder of the National Gallery of Art
Collector and philanthropist, in 1936, Mellon wrote to President Franklin D. Roosevelt to offer him his magnificent art collection as well as his own funds to the construction of a museum. With the support of the President, the Congress accepted Mellon’s gift which included a substantial endowment and established the National Gallery of Art in March 1937…  READ MORE

pierre-bonnard_the-dressing-table_450_wLEGION DE HONOR
Pierre Bonnard
Painting Arcadia 
The exhibition celebrates Bonnard (French, 1867–1947) as one of the defining figures of modernism in the transitional period between Impressionism and abstraction. Several themes from Bonnard’s career will emerge, including the artist’s great decorative commissions where the natural world merges with the bright colors and light of the South of France, where windows link interior and exterior spaces, and where intimate scenes disclose unexpected phantasmagorical effects…  READ MORE


joseph early widener_450_wPHILANTROPIST – COLLECTOR
Joseph Early Widener
Founder of the National Gallery of Art

In 1939, Joseph Early Widener had donated a vast part of his collection for the opening ceremony of the Gallery and, later, in 1942, he donated the rest of his collection with more than 2,000 works including paintings, sculptures, art objects and porcelain… READ MORE   

The-Mutiny-on-the-Amistad_450_wNELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM of ART
Hale Woodruff
Murals at Talladega College
 In 1938, Talladega College President Buell Gallagher commissioned Hale Woodruff the two cycles of murals, The Mutiny on the Amistad and The Founding of Talladega, are vibrant depictions of events symbolizing the centuries-long African American struggle for civil rights. These exceptional paintings have just been restored and are on a one-time national tour before returning to their permanent home in Alabama…  READ MORE


samuel henry kress_450_wPHILANTROPIST – COLLECTOR
Samuel Henry Kress 
Founder of the National Gallery of Art
In 1920, Kress started collecting paintings and sculptures.The Kress Collection went growing until it contained over 2,800 works of art. Considered as a collection of incalculable value, in 1941, Kress made the first of his many relevant donations to the National Gallery of Art for its opening, which included 375 paintings and 18 sculptures… READ MORE

john-singer-sargent_450_wTHE JEWISH MUSEUM. New York
John Singer Sargent
Bravura Painting. Mrs. Carl Meyer and her Children
 The portrait is contextualizing it with other family portraits, ephemera, documents, personal correspondence, and caricatures. On loan from the Tate Britain, it has been over ten years since the painting was on view in the United States. The work depicts Adèle Meyer, a wealthy British philanthropist, well-known society hostess, and political activist, with her children…  READ MORE

julius Lessing_rosenwald-J_450_wPHILANTROPIST – COLLECTOR
Lessing Julius Rosenwald
Founder of the National Gallery of Art
In 1943 Rosenwald offered his outstanding collection to the National Gallery of Art. His collection was considered one of the most important private collections of the time. He bestowed to the Institution over 22,000 works including 350 xylographies of the 15th century, the largest group of pieces outside Europe…  READ MORE

Mac Conner
The Original Mad Man 
His work is a “time capsule” of an era when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture. This comprehensive and lively installation explores the work of one of America’s original “Mad Men.” McCauley (“Mac”) Conner (born 1913) created advertising campaigns for a variety of products during the decade when the advertising industry was at its height and centered on Madison Avenue…  READ MORE   


chester-dale_2_450_wPHILANTROPIST – COLLECTOR
Chester Dale
Founder of the National Gallery of Art
His private collection of French paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries was considered a museum. From the opening of the National Gallery of Art in 1941 and until his death, Chester Dale donated a total of 270 paintings, 7 sculptures, 22 graphic works, 1,200 catalogs and more than 1,500 books…  READ MORE

Thomas  Hart  Benton and Hollywood
The Exhibition Explores Cinematic Themes
This exhibition includes approximately 100 works by Benton: 50 paintings and murals along with a selection of his drawings, prints and illustrated books. In addition, throughout this exhibition, Benton’s art is paired with historic movie clips. These pairings present opportunities to explore how both Benton and…  READ MORE


all-the-colors-of-the-rainbow_uzbekistan-ikats_-birmingham-museum-of-art_ikat3a_450_wTHE BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM of ART
Uzbekistan Ikats
All the Colors of the Rainbow

From the Collection of Peggy Slappey 
For the past decade, ikat patterns have permeated the fashion and design industry, touching everything from clothing and furniture to decorative arts. Despite its recent ubiquity, the ikat tradition has roots that go back centuries and cross many different cultures…  READ MORE   

Design Museum of Barcelona
Shows exceptional objects
Five collections whose excellence and singularity make this museum a world reference. The museum comprises more than 70,000 objects and is the result of including collections of Decorative arts, Ceramics, Textiles and Clothing, Graphic arts and Product design…  READ MORE   

blackberries-raphaelle-peale_450_wPHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
Audubon to Warhol
The Art of American Still Life
A major exhibition surveying nearly two centuries of the most intimate, intricate, and varied genre of painting practiced in the United States. Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life will explore the nature and development of still-life painting in this country from the days of the early American republic…  READ MORE

william-merritt-chase_spring-flowers_peonies_450_wThe PHILLIPS COLLECTION
William Merritt Chase
A Landmark Retrospective of American Artist
William Merritt Chase was an innovative painter, and an influential teacher. Marking the centennial of his death, this retrospective—the first in more than three decades—explores the interrelationships in Chase’s work across subject and media…  READ MORE  

The ISRAEL MUSEUM, Jerusalem
Veiled Meaning
Fashioning Jewish Dress  
The Israel Museum’s world-renowned collection of Jewish costumes
showcases over 100 articles of clothing from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries arranged as complete ensembles or shown as stand-alone items.A sumptuous array of apparel from over 20 countries on four continents offers an exceptional …  READ MORE


header pins_450_wLEGION OF HONOR
Read My Pins
The Madeleine Albright Collection
Pins and Brooches with political message

Yet the jewelry’s true interest lies not in their materials or monetary value but in the roles they played during her political service: Albright used her pins as silent yet visually outspoken codes to foreign officials and the press. Pins could be adopted for various reasons—a shining sun…  READ MORE

fragonard_holy-family_450_wNORTON SIMON MUSEUM
Jean-Honoré Fragonard
Created by a young Jean-Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732–1806) during his first and most important stay in Italy in the mid-18th century. These exquisite works document Fragonard’s voyage to see the great artistic treasures of Florence, Bologna, and Padua, among other cities…  READ MORE

janet-turner_450_wMEADOWS MUSEUM, Texas
Janet Turner
Jerry Bywaters Special Collections
Directing her focus from painting to printmaking, Jane Turner depicted the power and vulnerability of nature while exploring new printmaking techniques and stretching the limits of her medium. For more than 40 years, Turner inspired countless young printmakers and promoted printmaking as an art form…  READ MORE

 carlotta corpron_450_wMEADOWS MUSEUM, Texas
Carlotta Corpron
Carlotta Corpron (1901-1988) was deeply rooted in Texas but heavily informed by European and other global influences. Corpron taught art at Texas universities and employed highly experimental methods in her photography. Corpron taught at Texas State College for Women (now Texas Woman’s University) from 1935 to 1968, and developed an innovative, abstract style of photography that portrayed everything from eggshells to scraps of paper to the midway rides at the State Fair of Texas. The subject of solo exhibitions at the the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (now the Dallas Museum of Art), The Art Institute of Chicago, and …. READ MORE


BEN URI Gallery and Museum
100 years in London

Ben Uri Gallery and Museum collection mainly shows the work, life and contribution made by British and European Jewish descent artists. It is the only Art Museum in Europe addressing universal issues of identity and migration through visual arts. The original Ben Uri Art Society was founded in 1915 to support Jewish immigrant artists and craftsmen who worked outside the artist context of the time. The art society was founded by the Russian émigré Lazar Berson, who in 1914 arrived to London from Paris and convinced craftsmen and small businessmen on the need of an art society created by Jews. Ben Uri is the oldest … READ MORE