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Robert Hughes - The Mona Lisa Curse

With his trademark style, the late Robert Hughes explores how museums, the production of art and the way we experience it have radically changed in the last 50 years, telling the story of the rise of contemporary art and looking back over a life spent talking and writing about the art he loves, and loathes.


Jaimi's first days

This year Lindsay and I made our way separately to the UK.

After my final day at work, I spent the next week trying to finalise our trip plans and saying my goodbyes. 322 more words


When in Doubt Add Twenty More Colours! Kaffe Fassett at The American Museum in Bath

Last year I read ‘Dreaming in Colour : an autobiography’ by Kaffe Fassett. I’d always been aware of his knitting books and collaboration with… 504 more words


Damien Hirst's London museum to open doors next May or June, artist's production company says

One of the world’s best known and controversial artists and art world figures is wading into the world of curating art for the masses, and he is set to open his first museum in the spring of next year in London. 414 more words


Growth of Museums and Gallaries in Hull and East Riding, c.1900's

The word ‘museum’ first appeared in the second half of the 15th century when the Medici family founded the Chapels Museum in Florence, Italy. The British Museum in London was seen as the catalyst in Municipal Museums in Britain. 2,633 more words


American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), with an entrance from the B subway line at 81st Street, is the counterpart of, and complementary to, the… 1,028 more words