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Charles Saumarez Smith Publishes Book: The National Gallery: A Short History

| July 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

When James Dennistoun, an art historian, was offered the post of Director of the National Gallery, he turned it down on the grounds that no one in their right mind would want to accept a post which involves ‘endless squabbling from bigwigs and blackguards for some 600 or 800 pounds a year’. From the acquisition […]

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Cheekwood Curator of Art Publishes New Book, Internationalizing the History of American Art

| July 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Cheekwood’s Curator of Art, Jochen Wierich, Ph.D., along with Barbara Groseclose, has recently completed Internationalizing the History of American Art, a collection of essays by scholars and museum professionals in the field of American art. Besides being co-editor of this anthology, Wierich also contributed an essay on German art historians and American art. American art […]

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The Smile at the Heart of Things: Book by Michener Art Museum Chief Curator is Launched

| June 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

A memoir by Brian H. Peterson, The Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest Chief Curator at the Michener Art Museum has just been released. A Meet-the-Author event will be held Tuesday, July 7 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Ann and Herman Silverman Pavilion. The Smile at the Heart of Things: Essays and Life Stories is […]

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Why We Look at Art, What Happens When We Do – Released by Author Sherrye Cohn

| June 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Have you ever found yourself viewing a world-renowned painting and thought to yourself, “What is all the fuss about?” Or perhaps you appreciate works of art but can’t help but wonder “What does this have to do with my life?” In Why We Look at Art, What Happens When We Do, author and art historian […]

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Second Nautilus Gold Award for Author and Photographer, Simhananda

| June 19, 2009 | 0 Comments

This high quality coffee table book contains more than 400 original colour photographs. The winners were announced at the 2009 Book Expo America in New York. This is the second Gold Award for the author, Simhananda. The photographs in this volume of transformative photography are somewhat like little wake-up calls or soul-ar beams rousing us […]

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Karen Sperling Announces New Book for Painting Photos

| June 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Painting for Photographers, published by Artistry Books, shows both the art lessons and software steps for transforming photos into works of art. Written and illustrated by Karen Sperling, one of the world’s foremost Painter authorities, having penned the first several Painter manuals and three previous Painter books, Painting for Photographers is the first art book […]

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New Photography Book Captures the Spirit of the Battle of Gettysburg

| June 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today freelance photographer, Ryan Shapiro, announced the book release of Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg, Remembering America’s Past through Images. Over the past several years, Ryan Shapiro has professionally captured action packed images of this annual battle of Gettysburg civil war reenactment organized and hosted annually by the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee. This year’s 145th Battle […]

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