Archive for February, 2011

Secrets of the Silk Road Exhibition Catalogue by Victor Mair

Secrets of the Silk Road Exhibition Catalogue by Victor Mair

| February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

This Bowers Museum publication is produced in association with the Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology, the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum, and the Cultural Heritage Bureau of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. This soft cover catalogue is lavishly illustrated, including color photographs of each of the objects in the exhibition, along with a list of object labels, […]

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The American Impressionists in the Garden by May Brawley Hill

The American Impressionists in the Garden by May Brawley Hill

| February 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

At the end of the nineteenth century, American artists demonstrated a preference for gardens as artistic motifs as well as a growing appreciation of the art of gardening itself. The range of color and the variation in form and silhouette made the garden a compelling subject for a large number of painters inclined toward the […]

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