Tag Archives: drawing

Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an impressive and wide ranging collection of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, decorative objects and archaeological artifacts spanning 6,000 years of human history. Famed for its holdings of the work of French sculptor Auguste Rodin in particular […]

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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most comprehensive and extensive museum of modern art in the world.  Established in 1929 with the goal of helping people enjoy and understand contemporary art, its permanent collection dating from the late nineteenth century to the […]

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Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to establish an American museum dedicated exclusively to art by living artists in the United States. After the Metropolitan Museum of Art and then the Museum of Modern Art both rejected her attempts to donate her […]

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Masks, Masquerades and Mascarons at the Louvre – Paris

June 19, 2014 through September 22, 2014 – Masks, Masquerades and Mascarons, is comprised of one hundred fascinating works in a variety of media including painting, drawing, engraving and sculpture presented alongside an array of archaeological artifacts that explore the mask as paradox, both a religious element and object of vanity, concealing yet revealing, horrifying and […]

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Dream Archives at the Orangerie Museum – Paris

March 26, 2014 through June 30, 2014 – This exhibition presents an unusual opportunity to view a selection of 155 nineteenth and early twentieth century drawings chosen by eminent art historian Werner Spies from the Musée d’Orsay’s rich collection of nearly 100,000 works on paper, the vast majority of which are never exhibited publically because […]

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Sky Under the Roof at the Louvre – Paris

February 20, 2014 through May 19, 2014 – In, “Sky Under the Roof: Drawings for Parisian Ceilings of the Seventeenth Century,” 80 drawings and prints, most notably by Charles Le Brun and Simon Vouet, selected from the museum’s holdings and several important private collections, highlight a distinct period during the seventeenth century when the shift from flat to vaulted […]

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Neue Galerie – New York

Tightly focused and intimate yet broad and deep, the Neue Galerie in New York is a jewel box museum housing one of the world’s most preeminent and extensive collections of early twentieth century German and Austrian art and design. An absolute must see destination for all art lovers, the cornerstone of the collection and the museum’s […]

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Delacroix Museum (Musée Delacroix) – Paris

The intimate setting of Delacroix’s final home on the Place de Furstenberg, one of most picturesque and peaceful squares in Paris, provides a perfect backdrop for this compact yet comprehensive collection of the iconic nineteenth century French artist’s works which comprise paintings, drawings, lithographs and autograph works as well as his personal objects including souvenirs […]

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Masculine / Masculine – The Nude Man in Art at the Orsay Museum – Paris

September 24, 2013 through January 12, 2014 - Featuring masterpieces of painting, sculpture, drawing and photography from the Musée d’Orsay’s own collection as well as the collections of other leading French cultural institutions, “Masculine/Masculine – The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day,” takes an interpretive, philosophical, sociological and playful approach in its […]

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Hopper Drawing at the Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

May 23, 2013 through October 6, 2013 –  In the landmark exhibition, “Hopper Drawing,” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the dynamic and creative process of Edward Hopper, one of the most enigmatic artists of the twentieth century, is examined through more than 200 drawings, 21 paintings and two dozen sketchbook pages featuring key preliminary sketches.  Using […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]