Dior: From Paris to the World exhibition
Discover Dior: From Paris to the World in video, the exhibition that turns an unprecedented spotlight on the House’s heritage and its global impact and influences, running until March 3rd at the Denve...
Constantin Brancusi’s La muse endormie
Art critic Alastair Sooke and Christie’s specialist Anika Guntrum look at the first in Brancusi’s series of ovoid sculptures — works which came to define his sublime and inimitable visual poetry — off...
Brancusi sells for a record $57.3 million |Christie's
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Saletotals $289.1 million — the most successful auction for the category since 2010, and a 104 per cent increase on May 2016
Constantin Brancusi and Richard Serra at Fondation Beyeler - YouTube
http://www.vernissage.tv | Constantin Brancusi & Richard Serra at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, Switzerland, brings together two of the most important sculpto...
Constantin Brancusi - MASTERS OF MODERN SCULPTURE Part I [trailer]
MASTERS OF MODERN SCULPTURE Part I The Pioneers a film by Michael Blackwood (1978, 58 minutes, color) Website: http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/art...
Madonna declines to loan Frida Kahlo painting to Detroit exhibit
Try as they might, the Detroit Institute of Arts could not convince Madonna to loan the museum one of five paintings artist Frida Kahlo painted during her time in the city. The museum had tried for o...
In Detroit's Rivera And Kahlo Exhibit, A Portrait Of A Resilient City
This is the first exhibit to focus on the time Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo spent in Detroit. It's a big step for the Detroit Institute of Arts as it recovers from the tumult of the city's bankruptcy.
Dior by Mark Shaw
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Jean Sibelius
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia Lim Kek-tjiang conducts Evergreen Symphony Orchestra 西貝流士:芬蘭頌 林克昌指揮長榮交響樂團.
James Harrison (British Army officer)
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James George Needham
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Constantin Brancusi’s La muse endormie
Art critic Alastair Sooke and Christie’s specialist Anika Guntrum look at the first in Brancusi’s series of ovoid sculptures — works which came to define his sublime and inimitable visual poetry — off...
William Craig (priest)
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Rhonda Belle Martin
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Erwin Rudolph
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McCarthyism
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Try as they might, the Detroit Institute of Arts could not convince Madonna to loan the museum one of five paintings artist Frida Kahlo painted during her time in the city. The museum had tried for o...
Leonard Frank Spath
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Spath gained a Bachelor of Science degree in geology at Birkbeck...
Louis Gallavardin
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Frank Butters
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Leo Perutz
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Karl Plagge
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Arthur Everett Austin, Jr.
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Napoleon Zervas
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Shoghi Effendi
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Richard Riemerschmid
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William Haywood (architect)
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Henry Taylor (politician)
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Richard McPartland
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