Archive for December, 2014

At National Museum of Women in the Arts,  Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea

At National Museum of Women in the Arts, Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea

| December 14, 2014

Landmark exhibition explores images of Virgin Mary by renowned Renaissance and Baroque artists. Appearing throughout the entire world, her image is immediately recognizable. In the history of Western art, she was one of the most popular subjects for centuries. On view Dec. 5, 2014–April 12, 2015, Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea, is a landmark exhibition […]

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

| December 7, 2014

Art Basel’s 13th edition in Miami Beach closed today, Sunday, December 7, 2014, amidst strong praise from gallerists, private collectors, museum groups and the media. Highlights of the show included the introduction of the new Survey sector, which brought 13 art-historical projects to the fair, including many rare works never before exhibited in an art fair context; and Art […]

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Never to forget: The Monongah Mine Disaster, December 6, 2014

Never to forget: The Monongah Mine Disaster, December 6, 2014

| December 6, 2014

They came to Monongah, West Virginia, from some of the poorest regions of Italy– Abruzzo, Calabria, Campania–to work the coal mines. Like the millions of Italians who migrated to “L’america” in search of a brighter future, most had no idea of the challenges they would face. The promise of a financed voyage and a secure […]

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