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Visitors To Versailles (1682-1789) Review

At it’s heyday, the Palace of Versailles was one of the most beautiful and well-known palaces in all of Europe.

Visitors To Versailles (1682-1789) is a featured exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 183 more words

History

Heavenly Bodies: Art or Kitsch?

Over the weekend I went to see the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest Costume Institute exhibit “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” After hearing of the curator, Andrew Bolton’s, … 802 more words

Little Rock Look Back: Dedication of the Arkansas Arts Center on May 18, 1963

On Saturday, May 18, 1963, amidst fanfare and fans of the arts, the Arkansas Arts Center officially opened its doors.  (This was thirty-five years and three days after the Fine Arts Club had opened the first permanent art gallery in Arkansas in the Pulaski County Courthouse). 255 more words

History

Little Rock Look Back: Media preview, Gordon MacRae concert prior to Arkansas Arts Center Opening

On Friday, May 17, 1963, Little Rock’s media were treated to a preview of the new Arkansas Arts Center.  It was set to open to the public the next day.  178 more words

History

Little Rock Look Back: Members Preview of Arkansas Arts Center on May 16, 1963

Two days before the Grand Opening of the Arkansas Arts Center, the institution’s members were given a sneak preview. On May 16, 1963, at 8:00pm, members were given a preview of the opening exhibition: Five Centuries of European Painting. 141 more words

History

#MetGala In All Its Glory

We’ve now had a week to digest the photos, the fashion, and the inevitable memes of Met Gala 2018. Hopefully a week has been enough time to take in the weird, wonderful, and worshipful experience that was this year’s annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. 947 more words

Exhibitions

Study of Drawings and Paintings of Georgio Morandi

“One can travel this world and see nothing. To achieve understanding, it is necessary not to see many things, but to look hard at what you do see.” 734 more words

Looking At Artists During Part 3