Archive for June, 2010

Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery: First book on Kentucky art pottery

Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery: First book on Kentucky art pottery

| June 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery, a modest but ground-breaking look at art pottery produced in Kentucky in the first half of the 20th century, has just been published. It deals with such potteries as Cornelison Bybee, Waco, the Bybee Pottery Co. of Lexington (Selden-Bybee, Genuine Bybee), Louisville Pottery Co. (Cherokee), Kenton […]

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Ray Harryhausen – A Life in Pictures Book Published

Ray Harryhausen – A Life in Pictures Book Published

| June 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

A very special, limited edition, volume, called Ray Harryhausen – A Life in Pictures with nearly 300 images, will be published on the 26th June to coincide with the evening at the National Film Theatre on that date, and to celebrate Ray’s 90th birthday. The book will be published by the Foundation and the cost […]

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ProQuest and Getty Research Institute Announce Second Chapter for International Bibliography of Art

| June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

ProQuest and Getty Research Institute work together to continue pivotal art history database ProQuest, an information technology firm supporting global research, and the Getty Research Institute (GRI), dedicated to advancing understanding of the world’s artistic heritage, announce an agreement that will allow ProQuest to take over the indexing of the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), […]

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British Museum Presents New Book: Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria

British Museum Presents New Book: Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria

| June 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

This book new rewrites the history of jewellery in the age of Victoria. The ‘age of Victoria’ is taken in its widest sense to encompass jewellery made throughout Europe and America, displayed at the great international exhibitions and distributed through foreign trade, illustrated publications and a burgeoning tourist industry. Throughout, links with other disciplines will […]

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Photographer Lee Friedlander New Book – America by Car

Photographer Lee Friedlander New Book – America by Car

| June 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Enduring icons of American culture, the car and the highway remain vital as auguries of adventure and discovery, and a means by which to take in the country’s vast scale. Lee Friedlander is the first photographer to make the car an actual “form” for making photographs. Driving across most of the country’s 50 states in […]

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American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – New Publication

| June 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

With this publication, produced in conjunction with the largest expansion in the history of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the full scope of the museum’s outstanding American art collection is represented for the very first time. Following an introduction tracing the history of American art at this encyclopedic museum−a state-supported, privately endowed institution−readers will […]

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