Archive for August, 2014

Mexico’s most important numismatic treasures to be auctioned in November at Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC

Numismatic auction house Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC announces that two of Mexico’s most important historical silver coins will be sold at auction on November 6 in Orlando, Florida. “We cannot overstress the importance of this auction, both for the history of Mexico and the larger field of North American numismatics,” says company president and founder Daniel Sedwick. “These... | Read More

Henry Moore’s ‘Reclining Mother and Child’ returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

After the huge success of the landmark 2007 Henry Moore exhibition at Kew Gardens, this September visitors will once again experience an iconic Moore sculpture within the natural landscape of the Gardens. This bronze beauty will sit within a more tranquil part of the Gardens where it will perfectly illustrate the clear synergy between Moore’s delight in the natural world and Kew’s... | Read More

Major exhibition of photographs from the estate of British photographer David Farrell opens at Osborne Samuel

Osborne Samuel present a major exhibition of photographs from the estate of celebrated British photographer David Farrell (1919-2013), internationally renowned for his iconic images of many of the greatest musicians, actors, authors, dancers and artists of the 20th century. The exhibition, which will be the first survey of Farrell’s work since his death earlier last year, will showcase... | Read More

Groundbreaking works by Pop Art’s biggest names on view at the Cantor Arts Center

For the past 50 years, Bay Area art collectors Harry and Mary Margaret Anderson have passionately assembled one of the most outstanding private collections of 20th-century post-war American art in the world. On September 21, more than 100 extraordinary works from their collection— donated to Stanford University—will be on view in a new museum adjacent to the Cantor Arts Center: the... | Read More

Final exhibition from the Kainen Collection opens at the National Gallery of Art

Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, on view from September 1 to February 1, 2015, is the final in a trio of exhibitions celebrating the 2012 bequest of Ruth Cole Kainen (1922–2009), a passionate collector who enriched the National Gallery of Art's holdings across a range of schools, including the first seven decades of 20th century American art. Ruth Cole Kainen,... | Read More

Exhibition by French photographer Christophe Simon opens at Visa pour L’Image festival

In Brazil, kids in favelas play football all the time and anywhere they can, kicking battered old footballs around vacant lots or up against walls. Before the 2014 World Cup, Christophe Simon set out to find a way of showing the story of the Brazilian love of football. And what better way could there be than to ask children from the favelas to depict their love for the sport as they see it? ... | Read More

“Under the plan the city hopes Judge Rhodes will confirm, Detroit’s more than 100,000 creditors would get a wide range of returns on their claims.”

The New York Times tees up the Detroit bankruptcy trial, beginning Tuesday.Related:  10 key questions to watch for at Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial.... | Read More

Why Does France Dominate Film Festivals?

“The danger is of French movies becoming just festival films. We’d like them to enjoy healthy commercial distribution as well.”

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Etam Cru New Mural For Nuart 2014 – Stavanger, Norway

Sainer and Bezt from Etam Cru have landed in Norway where they just wrapped up this new piece for the always excellent Nuart Street Art Festival.Entitled "First Day Of School", the Polish Superstars dropped some of their hyper-clean signature imagery for the locals to enjoy.Continue reading for more images on this artwork and make sure to drop your two cents down in our comments section... | Read More

Simon Rattle: Music Is Our Birthright

“A free music education was one of the glories of the UK when I was a child. Too much has been sacrificed in the name of economic necessity. Learning music is a birthright. And you have to start young.”

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