BIOGRAPHY - Musée national Picasso-Paris Pablo Picasso,The artist’s mother and sister embroidering, 1896.Watercolour, brown ink and white gouache highlights on coarse-grained watercolour vellum paper, 16,6 x 22,3 cm.Acceptance in lieu, 1979, MP409 (front).© Succession Picasso 2013.Print : RMN-Grand Palais / Thierry Le Mage. Direct links : 1891-1895 : La Coruña1895-1904 : Barcelona / Paris / Madrid1904-1907 : around Les demoiselles d’Avignon1908-1915 : the cubism adventure1915-1924 : the war and after, Russian ballets and classicism1924-1935 : Picasso and the Surrealists1936-1939 : the Spanish civil war1939-1945 : war and occupation1946-1954 : the « joie de vivre »1954-1967 : Picasso among masters1968-1973 : final years Pablo Picasso,Notebook 1, page 1 back: Portrait of Carlos Casagemas, winter 1899-1900.Charcoal on paper, 30.5 x 21 cm.Acceptance in lieu, 1990, MP1990-93 (1v).© Succession Picasso 2013.Print : RMN-Grand Palais / Madeleine Coursaget. 1880-1891 : Málaga 25 octobre 1881
The Earth Institute at Columbia University Exploring Science in the Field from Pole to Pole Company Donates 330,000 Bed Nets to Help Fight Malaria in Africa Lords of the Past Art at The Collection The Usher Gallery is Lincolnshire’s premier art gallery, officially opened in 1927 following a bequest to the City by Lincoln jeweller James Ward Usher. Following significant redevelopment in 2010, all visitors can now enter the gallery through a fully accessible glass pavilion that gives excellent views of its sister museum and Temple Gardens. Inside, a new lift allows significantly improved access to the upper galleries and their delights. The Usher Gallery combines displays from its permanent collections of fine arts, decorative arts and horology, enhanced by loans of acclaimed works from national collections, with a vibrant programme of temporary exhibitions. Paintings, drawings and prints by leading British and European artists, dating from the 16th Century to the present day:
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Diane Arbus & William Eggleston Cheim & Read has two great photo exhibits happening concurrently - Diane Arbus' In the Absence of Others and William Eggleston's 21st Century. Arbus' black and white photographs feature "empty interiors and artificial landscapes spanning the 60s" while Eggleston's recent works focus on color and composition in interior and exterior scenes shot in Cuba, California, Paris, Memphis, New Jersey, and Queens. Diane Arbus (1923-1971), best know for her documentary portraits of people from the margins of society like carnival performers, nudists, transvestites, and the institutionalized, created intensely intimate images infused with an air of mystery and melancholy. Her amazing works of empty rooms, unpopulated hotel lobbies, and deserted Disneyland and Coney Island attractions evoke a similar, quiet, haunting aura. William Eggleston's (born 1939 in Memphis, TN) vibrant photos demonstrate his "painstaking attention to formal concerns such as color saturation and pictorial composition..."
abstract critical Newcomer Awards 2011 Newcomers announced LONDON.-abstract critical announced the five artists from the 2011 degree shows nationwide who have been selected to participate in the abstract critical Newcomer Awards: • Zara Idelson (Glasgow School of Art) • Katy Kirbach (RA Schools) • Dan Roach (University of Gloucestershire) • Jack Sutherland (UCA Canterbury) • Gwennan Thomas (Wimbledon College of Art) Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution What interests you at the Smithsonian? Find items in the exhibits now. For example: Civil War, Buddhism, African Masks, or Amelia Earhart. Please note that this search does not currently include items from the National Museum of American History or the National Museum of Natural History.