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Saving Face at the Met
New York Sun  |  January 10, 2012
Excerpt: "It has been said," according to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in regards to its current special exhibition of Renaissance portraiture, "that the Renaissance witnessed the rediscovery of the individual. In keeping with this notion, early Renaissance ...

America the Beautiful
New York Sun  |  January 5, 2012
Excerpt: On January 16, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will open a reinstallation of its collection of American art in "expanded, reconceived, and dramatic new galleries." "This final phase of the American Wing renovation project is comprised of twenty-six ...

Head of Medusa Appears in San Francisco
New York Sun  |  December 16, 2011
Excerpt: The Capitoline Museum has loaned a sculpture of Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini to the San Francisco Legion of Honor, where the cursed beauty graces the City by the Bay through February. "Recent conservation efforts have restored the Medusa to its full ...

The Spirit of Will Eisner Captured in Museum Show
New York Sun  |  March 4, 2011
Excerpt: The Spirit couldn’t have been more infectious at the reception the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art held Thursday to mark the opening of its exhibition of “Will Eisner’s New York, From The Spirit to the Modern Graphic Novel.” The exhibition, at the ...

Art Deco Shows Its Roots
New York Sun  |  September 26, 2008
Excerpt: "Art Deco" was not coined until 1968, when the art historian Bevis Hillier used the term in his book "Art Deco of the 20s and 30s." In those times, you might have heard such terms as "le style moderne," or "la mode 1925." The latter refers to the ...

The Magical From the Mundane
New York Sun  |  September 25, 2008
Excerpt: The Museum of Arts and Design explores the space between arts and arts-and-crafts, Lance Esplund writes. ...

Six Centuries of Theatrical City Scenes at N-YHS
New York Sun  |  September 25, 2008
Excerpt: The New-York Historical Society, founded in 1804, is New York City's oldest museum. It has had its ups and downs, and in recent years has been on a dramatic upswing. While such outstanding exhibitions as "New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War" ...

Monet Thief Sentenced to Five Years
New York Sun  |  September 25, 2008
Excerpt: A French art thief who admitted to stealing and trying to sell paintings by Claude Monet and other famous artists will serve more than five years in American prison. A federal judge in Miami imposed a 62-month sentence Wednesday on 56-year-old Bernard ...

Armstong Officially Elevated by Guggenheim Foundation
New York Sun  |  September 23, 2008
Excerpt: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has named a new director. After a worldwide search, the foundation's trustees today unanimously appointed 59-year-old Richard Armstrong to run the foundation and its flagship Guggenheim museum in Manhattan. The ...

Titian Showcased in Athens
New York Sun  |  September 23, 2008
Excerpt: More than 20 paintings by Renaissance master Titian and his contemporaries go on display in Athens this week on the occasion of an official visit to Greece by Italy's president. ...