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Enjoy the magic of Bern and Basel, in the company of two great artists. Crichton-Miller, Emma Apr 1, 2021 1103
ALPINE RETREAT. Turner, Christopher Apr 1, 2020 2809
KING OF THE ZWINGE. Prodger, Michael Apr 1, 2020 2830
A story badly aged: Museum does a disservice by failing to admit past doubts concerning 'St. Francis Missal'. Wecker, Menachem Mar 20, 2020 1256
HAUT DE COLOGNE. Moore, Susan Feb 1, 2019 2645
WHEN IN NIMES. Barling, Sophie Feb 1, 2019 2658
SWEDE DREAMS: The Nationalmuseum in Stockholm recently unveiled its ambitious refurbishment--which means that Sweden's greatest museum is finally able to do justice to its world-class collections. Ahmed, Fatema Nov 1, 2018 2596
Belgrade, open city. House, Arthur Oct 1, 2018 847
STAYING GROUNDED. Prodger, Michael Mar 1, 2018 2721
IN SEARCH OF UTOPIA: Sa Bassa Blanca in Mallorca, built by Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy for Yannick Vu and Ben Jakober, has been transformed into a museum for the couple's eclectic art collection. Turner, Christopher Mar 1, 2018 2628
Q & A: Currier Museum of Art Director and CEO Alan Chong. Morrissey, Laurie D. Interview Feb 16, 2018 1026
'The gallery is an important part of the city's cultural heritage': Martin Oldham at a revamped Leeds Art Gallery. Oldham, Martin Column Dec 1, 2017 1298
Ivory matters. Marks, Thomas Column Nov 1, 2017 734
'Until recently, no institution in the Japanese capital was dedicated to Hokusai': Sophie Richard in Tokyo. Richard, Sophie Nov 1, 2017 1022
A feast for the ears. Barry, Robert Oct 1, 2017 2014
A perfect enigma: in a first for a contemporary art institution, Castello di Rivoli is now responsible for the extraordinary historical art collection quietly formed over decades by the secretive Francesco Federico Cerruti. Marks, Thomas Sep 1, 2017 2553
Pride of place. O'Byrne, Robert Jun 1, 2017 2781
Shifting memories, shifting meanings: the Nutana Collegiate Memorial Art Gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1919-1930. Story, Eric Sep 22, 2016 8206
A focus on quality. Cook, William Sep 1, 2016 1772
The African Art Gallery at Norfolk State University: 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk Virginia 23504 USA. Brief article Sep 1, 2016 259
'You can feel the strangeness of both past and present'. Sperling, Matthew Dec 1, 2015 800
The single-artist museum. Editorial Mar 1, 2015 705
Fatema Ahmed reports on the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. Ahmed, Fatema Jan 1, 2015 738
Museum opening of the year: Tadao Ando's extension and Annabelle Selldorf's refurbished galleries now display the Clark's collection at its best. Nicholson, Louise Dec 1, 2014 613
Acquisitions shortlist. Marks, Thomas Dec 1, 2014 1854
Venetian promise. Marks, Thomas Jul 1, 2014 2682
Ceramics in a Fuller View of China, Japan and Korea. Kangas, matthew Jun 1, 2014 1345
Anastasios Pavlos Leventis. Mar 1, 2014 624
Enhancing the traditional classroom experience. Pope, Johanna Dec 1, 2013 1033
New treasure in Maine: The Colby College Museum of Art reopens, ready to share its $100 million gift and quietly bold vision. Weisgall, Deborah Jul 1, 2013 2452
Mounting an exhibit of historical costumes. Notarfrancisco, Sabrina Jun 22, 2013 4852
Small wonders: the Vienna Kunstkammer has reopened after more than a decade of refurbishment. The new display treats its extraordinary holdings of sculpture and decorative arts with the utmost respect, encouraging visitors to linger over both natural marvels and man-made wonders. Ekserdjian, David Apr 1, 2013 2286
Carolina Nitsch. Brief article Feb 1, 2013 126
Parkett editions. Brief article Feb 1, 2013 147
Huna Heritage Foundation. Gallion, Mari Brief article Jun 1, 2012 112
Power and taboo: the Musee du Quai Branly in Paris is home to a superb collection of non-Western art. The museum's director, Stephane Martin, spoke to Apollo about the challenges inherent in the display of ethnographic material and why it is directly relevant to the political life of the country. Luke, Ben Interview May 1, 2012 1385
Act II at the Ashmolean. Wells, Rhona Jan 1, 2012 969
Sanctum sanctorum: the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Sandstead, Lee Essay Dec 22, 2011 1687
An evolving legacy: Tokyo's Nezu Museum, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, began as a private collection and home. A recent expansion has sensitively enabled the museum to remain a shrine to the quiet contemplation of Japanese art. Richard, Sophie Nov 1, 2011 2062
The ancient made new: since the 1980s the National Gallery of Victoria has pursued a collecting policy focused on contemporary Indigenous Australian art. This year, to mark the museum's 150th anniversary, a further 173 works have been gifted by the Felton Bequest. Ryan, Judith Essay Jul 1, 2011 2790
The disappearing poppies of Giza. Golia, Maria Jan 1, 2011 1291
Barnes storm. Sep 22, 2010 489
Manuel Borja-Villel: director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. Jun 22, 2010 1585
New foundations. Kastner, Jeffrey Jun 22, 2010 3171
Museum announces 2 more acquisitions. Brief article May 31, 2010 127
Museum review: Miri Rubin explores the recently reopened medieval galleries at the V&A and the British Museum. Rubin, Miri Apr 1, 2010 748
Ahead of the pack: Crystal Bridges acquires The Island' by famed Artist Walton Ford. Cottingham, Jan Brief article Jan 25, 2010 299
Made for clay: Racine Art Museum: Victor M. Cassidy relates the history and future of a Midwest US art museum. Cassidy, Victor M. Nov 1, 2009 1959
Helen Serger's galerie La Boetie: Paula Modersohn-Becker on Madison Avenue. Strauss, Monica J. Essay Sep 22, 2009 2816
Letter: the opening in June of the Acropolis Museum in Athens has rekindled the quarrel over the Parthenon sculptures in the British Museum. Guy Weill Goudchaux--who is neither British nor Greek--invites us to consider some points. Goudchaux, Guy Weill Sep 1, 2009 707
Laura Moffatt reports on Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor, the Kolumba Art Museum and Gerhard Richter's window in Cologne Cathedral. Moffatt, Laura Jun 22, 2009 1322
Take courage: the new towner in Eastbourne bravely takes this fine collection into the 21st century. Skipwith, Peyton Jun 1, 2009 1014
Joining past and future: the Huntington's new American galleries: on 30 May the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art will be unveiled at the Huntington, San Marino. The Huntington's curator of American art, Jessica Todd Smith, introduces some of the recent acquisitions that will be included in the new displays. Smith, Jessica Todd May 1, 2009 3544
Savvy art professionals go beyond gallery walls and into the world of outdoors sculpture. Hart, Jane Mar 1, 2009 1777
Maastricht to museum: art sold at TEFAF to public collections: it is not only private collectors who flock to Maastricht--over 200 museums and galleries send their directors and curators. Here is a selection of some of the works they bought there, chosen by Isabel Andrews and Annie Blinkhorn. Andrews, Isabel; Blinkhorn, Annie Mar 1, 2009 2873
Sacred island deities: five recently identified Ming Buddhist statues in World Museum Liverpool are possibly the only surviving set of bronze temple sculptures from the sacred Chinese island of Putuo. Tythacott, Louise Mar 1, 2009 3152
Rubens's house revealed: the oldest known depiction of Rubens's house in Antwerp has recently been discovered in the Buckinghamshire County Museum. Ben van Beneden discusses the significance of this remarkable canvas. van Beneden, Ben Mar 1, 2009 3387
DOX a grand narrative with an unfinished ending: DOX, as a center for contemporary art, seeks to place contemporary artifacts into unexpected contexts, to break from the conventions of galleries and museums, to display artistic creations not as symbols, but in surprising contexts--to create a laboratory-like setting for them. Lindaurova, Lenka Jan 1, 2009 1637
Seeking the human story: the Art Gallery of Ontario transformed: Canada's cultural capital is changing fast. Toronto's latest and most ambitious addition, the Art Gallery of Ontario, designed by Frank Gehry, houses the extraordinary art collection--in fact, a series of world-class collections--formed by the late Ken Thomson. Moore, Susan Jan 1, 2009 1362
Saint Louis University Museum of Art acquires Max R. Scharf painting. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 192
A night at the museum: a new gallery preserves history in a changing landscape. Broverman, Neal Dec 2, 2008 362
Learning from exhibitions: Ancestry and Innovation: African-American art from the American Folk Art Museum. Johnson, Mark M. Cover story Dec 1, 2008 1327
The Treasury's little rays of sunshine. Hall, Michael Editorial Nov 1, 2008 628
The language of the soul. Aug 1, 2008 538
Wealthy in art: the Fondation Beyeler in Basel, which houses the collection formed by Ernst Beyeler during his illustrious career as an art dealer, has appointed a new director. On the eve of Art Basel, Louise Nicholson pays a visit. Nicholson, Louise Jun 1, 2008 1787
Modern love. Dowd, Rachel Brief article Apr 8, 2008 161
Watteau in London and Paris. Bruce, Donald Mar 22, 2008 2375
Medieval sculpture: strong interest from private collectors attracted by moderate prices has fired up this market. Harris, Lucian Jan 1, 2008 1224
Getty center celebrates 10-year anniversary. Jan 1, 2008 313
Twelve ragamala paintings in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne: a concordance for two sets of names and five sets of numbers. Flora, Reis W. Essay Jan 1, 2008 5651
Should Jasmine be pruned? Hall, Michael Sep 1, 2007 644
Recent gifts mark greatest growth since museum's founding. Brief article Aug 1, 2007 229
Art Institute of Chicago acquires "Object" by Surrealist artist Claude Cahun. Jun 1, 2007 323
The University of Iowa Museum of Art Ceramics Gallery. Drutt, Helen Jun 1, 2007 1300
Civilization and its contents: Natalie Kampen on the new Greek and Roman galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Kampen, Natalie May 1, 2007 946
Hellenistic bronze sculptures at the Metropolitan Museum: from gods to grotesques: among the treasures of the Metropolitan's new Greek and Roman galleries is the finest collection of Hellenistic bronzes in North America. Sean Hemingway introduces a selection of these masterpieces, which have appealed strongly to collectors from ancient times to the present day. Hemingway, Sean May 1, 2007 3763
Self-Portrait by George Stubbs: The Yale Center for British Art continues to enrich its collection. Three major works acquired to mark Paul Mellon's centennial are discussed here, beginning with Cassandra Albinson on a self-portrait painted by Stubbs on copper. Albinson, Cassandra Apr 1, 2007 1161
Lux et Veritas: Louis Kahn's last creation. Prown, Jules Apr 1, 2007 2235
Mapping a national style: topography & landscape at the Yale Center for British art: the Yale Center's holdings of British topographical art are unrivalled outside the United Kingdom. Ranging from Elizabethan survey drawings to 18th-century watercolours and 20th-century paintings, they include iconic depictions of Britain and suggest a great deal about the nation's artistic traditions. Longstaffe-Gowan, Todd Apr 1, 2007 2939
Roll up, roll up, for the greatest art museum on earth: the Ringling Museum, Sarasota, built in 1925-30 by the circus impresario John Ringling, has just completed a major restoration and expansion. Its 66 acres are home not only to outstanding Old Master paintings but also to a 1920s palazzo and the largest model circus in the world. Susan Moore reports on this inspired revival. Moore, Susan Mar 1, 2007 1890
A turner reclaimed: Eric Shanes re-examines a watercolour in the National Museum of Wales and concludes that its much-doubted attribution to Turner is correct. This remarkably beautiful image of a church and rainbow probably reflects anxiety in the 1830s about the fate of the Church of England in a period of parliamentary reform. Shanes, Eric Author abstract Mar 1, 2007 2355
Monet's Boulevard des Capucines: Kansas City or Moscow? At the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874, Monet's Boulevard des Capucines was both praised and reviled as an exemplar of the new style. However, it has never been clear which of his two 1873-74 views of the street--one now in Moscow, the other in Kansas City--was shown. Ian Kennedy reveals the answer. Kennedy, Ian Mar 1, 2007 1531
Around the galleries: Susannah Woolmer admires spectacular treasures from the Goldmiths' Company in London and tours Asia Week's shows in New York. Woolmer, Susannah Mar 1, 2007 478
Private masterpieces: 25 paintings in British collections. Bailey, Martin Feb 1, 2007 5092
Developing vision: historic photography at the V&A: the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, owns one of the world's greatest collections of historic photography, which its curators are constantly expanding with often unexpected discoveries. Sophie Leighton explains how the department's recent acquisitions build on and perpetuate a history of the medium. Leighton, Sophie Feb 1, 2007 3191
Gallery chronicle. Panero, James Viewpoint essay Feb 1, 2007 1797
Who owns the past? Grassi, Marco Viewpoint essay Dec 1, 2006 3535
6,000 years of Asia's art: to mark the 40th anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, its curators present a selection of recent acquisitions by the museum, one of the world's greatest and most diverse collections of the continent's art. They range in time from remote antiquity to work by cutting-edge contemporary artists. Cover story Nov 1, 2006 2507
The Galata Mevlevihane. Andrews, Walter G. Brief article Nov 1, 2006 310
Henrik Hakansson: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Miller, Francine Koslow Oct 1, 2006 545
Adria Julia: Orange County Museum of Art. Tumlir, Jan Oct 1, 2006 560
Qatar news: the centrepiece of nine new museums proposed for Doha, the Museum of Islamic Art opens next year. Mark Fisher was given a preview. Fisher, Mark Critical essay Aug 1, 2006 1853
Boston news: Louise Nicholson visits the Institute of Contemporary Art, which is maintaining its tradition of support for the avant-garde, in both its architecture and its collection. Nicholson, Louise Aug 1, 2006 764
Where art & politics mix: the Wolfsonian in Miami Beach is based on the remarkable collection of art between 1880 and 1945 formed by its founder, Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Peyton Skipwith surveys the range and depth of its outstanding holdings of British art, which encompass paintings, sculpture and all the decorative arts, with a special focus on propaganda. Skipwith, Peyton Critical essay Aug 1, 2006 2504
Shall the dead hand rule? Museums often seek to overturn the clearly expressed wishes of donors. In what circumstances is this justified? Hall, Michael Jul 1, 2006 627
Dublin has at last listened to Yeats and done the Hugh Lane Gallery proud, in a bold, thoughtful addition that has just been unveiled. William Laffan is beguiled. Laffan, William Jul 1, 2006 1208
Designed to instruct or just designed? The Victoria and Albert Museum's new 'Sculpture in Britain' gallery contains plenty of familiar masterpieces, and a few lesser-known ones, whose quality overcomes some infelicities in the design and lighting. Kenworthy-Browne, John Critical essay Jun 1, 2006 1558
In love with the sky: James Turrell has created a new skyspace at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Tim Richardson lifts up his eyes. Richardson, Tim Jun 1, 2006 921
Interwar photography at the V&A: modernism and more: the V&A's 'Modernism' exhibition demonstrates the centrality of photography to the style. But, as Kate Best and Sophie Leighton discuss, the museum's own collection reveals that modernism was just one strand in photographic culture between the wars. Best, Kate; Leighton, Sophie Essay May 1, 2006 3128
Welcome to the Art Institute of Chicago. Marable-Bunch, Maria Apr 1, 2006 542
New York news: the calm and scholarship for which the Frick is justly admired belie a new dynamism, says Louise Nicholson. Nicholson, Louise Apr 1, 2006 655
Meltdown at the crafts council? Hall, Michael Mar 1, 2006 583
Old master sculpture: eye-catching images with exciting provenances are regularly smashing the old 'glass ceiling' of 1 million [pounds sterling] in this specialised market. Avery, Charles Mar 1, 2006 1191
Museum acquires rare still life. Brief Article Oct 1, 2005 255
Picture gallery. Oct 1, 2005 407
For 'love of art': the Museum of Art and Picture Gallery at the Melbourne Public Library 1860-70. Fennessy, Kathleen M. Sep 22, 2005 6892
Northern Nocturnes, Swedish prints, Irish neo-classical paintings and furniture, and vibrant contemporary art can be found in Ireland this autumn. McKinley, Nigel Sep 1, 2005 1662
Gleams of steel and silver: the opening of a sparkling new Metalwork Gallery display in the Millennium Galleries in Sheffield is the latest manifestation of the revitaJisation of the city's museums, Philippa Glanville discusses the gallery and explains how this renaissance has been achieved. Glanville, Philippa Sep 1, 2005 1095
Mutual passions a public museum and private collectors. Rogers, Malcolm Jun 1, 2005 3429
National Gallery offers interactive digitalized art. Brief Article Mar 1, 2005 321
Silk Road Buddhist cave art in American collections: recovering the context. Butler, Lawrence E. Jan 1, 2005 5801
Antiques in New York. Oct 1, 2004 557
Thinking outside the block. Keller, Julie Jul 1, 2004 1940
"Young" America showcased in Landscape Paintings. Brief Article Jul 1, 2004 149
Oh My Godard Gallery opens in Vegas. Brief Article Jun 1, 2004 293
Twenty years of collecting photographs at the Getty: in only two decades the J. Paul Getty Museum has assembled one of the world's finest public collections of photographs. To mark an exhibition celebrating this achievement, Deborah Gribbon, the Getty's director, and Mikka Gee Conway explain how the collection was created. Gribbon, Deborah; Conway, Mikka Gee May 1, 2004 1809
Museum dream becomes a reality. Mar 31, 2004 373
Rochester publisher helps make Museum Prints more accessible. Brief Article Feb 1, 2004 247
Museum matters. Brief Article Aug 1, 2003 316
Hoping to thwart increased claims for the return of artifacts removed decades or centuries ago from their countries of origin, some of the world's leading museums have joined forces to declare they will not hand back these ancient artifacts. (London). Brief Article Jan 1, 2003 143
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. (Museum Matters). Brief Article Jan 1, 2003 108
Arte contemporaneo internacional. (Art Watch). Hinch, Emily Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 535
FRENCH PAINTINGS FROM MARYLAND. Bruce, Donald Sep 1, 2001 1347
Museums Acting Quickly To Return Nazi Loot. BERNACCHI, GINA Feb 15, 2001 1374
THE DULWICH GALLERY RESTORED. Bruce, Donald Dec 1, 2000 5048
Asian-Themed Art Still Entrances Buyers. WONG, JENNIFER Dec 1, 2000 2047
Picture galleries outside London: the Bath and Bristol galleries. Bruce, Donald May 1, 1996 4101
Norman Rockwell's legacy. Bolling, Landrum Cover Story May 1, 1994 2643
Sir John Soane's Museum. Cavendish, Richard Column Feb 1, 1994 1003

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