January 22nd, 2015
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has published a new handbook—the first in more than 20 years—of its encyclopedic collections. Featuring some 550 masterpieces from the Museum’s world renowned holdings of Asian, European, American, and modern and contemporary art, this volume includes a broad range of media from each of the Museum’s curatorial departments, including paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures, the decorative arts, costumes and textiles, arms and armor, and architectural settings.
January 14th, 2015
Upcoming exhibitions at the Museum include Represent: 200 Years of African American Art , Ink and Gold: The Art of the Kano , and Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting.
January 2nd, 2015
Closing Thursday, January 8 and reopening Saturday, February 7, 2015. The Rodin Museum, which holds one of the largest collections of works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin in this country, will undergo a full-scale reinstallation focusing on the sculptor’s remarkable achievements as a portraitist. The new presentation will showcase the sculptor’s most iconic portraits as well as exceptional works that have not been on view for several years. It will bring together a group of works that embody the artist’s realist spirit, offering a broader understanding of his contribution to the formation of modern art.
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