Mackintosh Building   restoration moves forward


  Image Courtesy :: GSA

April 1, 2015
News ::
  The design team which will lead the restoration of the Mackintosh masterpiece is announced. There was a major step forward in the restoration of the Mackintosh Building today, 31 March 2015, as The Glasgow School of Art announced the appointment of the design team that will lead the project. [...]
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April 1, 2015
George Kozmon
Recently (and repeatedly), the subject of art education comes up in discussion, and it’s usually universally agreed upon that the art education we have (in the US) is grossly inadequate. We should have more of it, more funding for it. I think of the terms "art education" as very broad [...]
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April 1, 2015
Lawrence Klepper
In looking at the reviews of major gallery shows of late I have noticed that the gallery walls are a striking color of, well in the case of the Diego Velasquez show in Paris, deep, dark green. White Walls There was a time when gallery directors painted one entry wall [...]
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March 30, 2015
Elliot Lee
  The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (A-BCC) in London was the venue for a very special press conference on Thursday March 25 th when Princess Sheikha Al-Thani launched the 2015 SATUC Cup in front of many global media crews including BeIn Sports, El Araby, NTN24 and BBC. As a lifelong [...]
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March 27, 2015
Fairs and Events
  Frieze New York Image Courtesy :: Graham Carlow Frieze has just announced details of the fourth edition of Frieze Sounds at Frieze New York 2015. The program for 2015 will comprise three specially commissioned audio works by artists Alicja Kwade, Sergei Tcherepnin and Xaviera Simmons. Frieze Sounds is programmed [...]
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March 26, 2015 2 Comments
Laura Harding Stewart
  THE PIANO PLAYS AT HARVARD AND IT HAS NEVER BEEN MORE PERFECTLY TUNED   AAD’s Laura Stewart heads to Boston to See How the Architect Pulled off an Amazing Feat -  Getting Harvard to Lighten Up -   Renzo Piano Curiosity is what took me to Boston. When I [...]
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March 24, 2015
News ::
'Christ Carrying the Cross' Attributed to Giovanni Bellini's Workshop A rare early Italian Renaissance painting that has never been publically exhibited has been gifted to the National Gallery and is now on display. Christ Carrying the Cross has been generously presented to the National Gallery by Angus Neill. Mr Neill, [...]
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March 24, 2015
Robert Alexander Boyle
Sapphire Turban Ornament (Jigha)  or Brooch, India circa 1920, Platinum set with Sapphire and Diamonds 109.5 Carat Sapphire   Fresh from the stunning success of an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, it appears that the Al-Thani collection of jewels and antiques are headed to London's Victoria and Albert [...]
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March 20, 2015
Fairs and Events
An auction to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The sale, entitled 'Wellington, Waterloo and the Napoleonic Wars', will take place at Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London, on 1 April. Attributed to Arthur Stocks (British, 1846 - 1889) After Daniel Maclise (Irish, 1806-1870) The Meeting of [...]
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March 19, 2015
News ::
 Dr Gabriele Finaldi standing in front of Van Dyck's portrait of Henry Danvers, Earl of Danby' (The Hermitage, St. Petersburg) Image :: Sergio Enriquez-Nistal   Gabriele Finaldi has been appointed Director of the National Gallery it was announced yesterday (18 March 2015). The appointment was confirmed by the Prime Minister, [...]
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