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Exhibition | Freedom! The Eternal Reconquest

The exhibition is now on view in Bordeaux: Liberté ! L’éternelle reconquête Archives Bordeaux Métropole, 24 June 2019 — 24 April 2020 Gravée au fronton des édifices publics et placée en tête...
From: Enfilade on 14 Jul 2019

Exhibition | Antoine-Jean Gros: Drawings from the Louvre

Now on view at the Louvre: Antoine-Jean Gros (1771–1835): Dessins du Louvre Musée du Louvre, Paris, 27 June — 30 September 2019 Curated by Laura Angelucci One of Jacques-Louis David’s (1748–1825) most famous pupils, and...
From: Enfilade on 14 Jul 2019

Exhibition | Goya: Visions and Inventions

Now on view at The Dalí Museum in Florida: Before Dali — Goya: Visions and Inventions The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, 15 June — 1 December 2019 Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Portrait of Francisco Sabatini, ca. 1775–79,...
From: Enfilade on 9 Jul 2019

Exhibition | Stubbs (1724–1806): Anatomist

Now on view at Palace House in Newmarket: Stubbs (1724–1806): Anatomist National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, Newmarket, 27 June — 28 September 2019 In summer 2019, Palace House, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing...
From: Enfilade on 7 Jul 2019

Exhibition | Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen

From the NSLM: Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen The National Sporting Library & Museum, Middleburg, Virginia, 12 April — 15 September 2019 Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen centers on a unique decorative object from the NSLM’s...
From: Enfilade on 7 Jul 2019

Exhibition | A Tea Journey

Richard Collins, The Tea Party, 1727 (London: Goldsmiths’ Company) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From Compton Verney: A Tea Journey: From the Mountains to the Table Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park, 6 July — 22...
From: Enfilade on 5 Jul 2019

Exhibition | Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier

Press release (15 May 2019) for the exhibition: Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, 28 September 2019 — 17 February 2020 Exploring the toll of war and revolution through the...
From: Enfilade on 4 Jul 2019

Deborah Sampson, Her Diary, and Women in the American Revolution

As reported this week by in The New York Times: Alison Leigh Cowan, “The Woman Who Sneaked into George Washington’s Army,” The New York Times (2 July 2019). A rediscovered diary, now at the Museum of the American Revolution, sheds light...
From: Enfilade on 4 Jul 2019

Exhibition | Three Centuries of Chinese Reverse Glass Painting

Now on view in Switzerland at the Vitromusée Romont: Reflets de Chine: Trois siècles de peinture sous verre chinoise Vitromusée Romont, 16 June 2019 — 1 March 2020 As a museum entirely dedicated to the glass arts, the Vitromusée...
From: Enfilade on 30 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Chic Emprise: Art and Culture of Tobacco

Now on view at the Museum of the New World in La Rochelle, from the press release: Chic emprise: Culture, usages et sociabilités du tabac du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle Musée du Nouveau Monde, La Rochelle, 22 June — 23 September...
From: Enfilade on 29 Jun 2019

At Sotheby’s | Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition

Thomas Smith, View of Chatsworth from the Southwest, 1740–44, oil on canvas (Chatwsorth) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From Chatsworth: Treasures from Chatsworth: The Exhibition Sotheby’s New York, 28 June — 18...
From: Enfilade on 28 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Curieux Antiquaires: Les débuts de l’archéologie à Bavay

From the Forum Antique de Bavay: Curieux Antiquaires: The Origins of Archaeology in Bavay in the 18th and 19th Centuries Forum Antique, Bavay (Nord), 7 February — 27 August 2019 L’antiquaire est par définition un grand collectionneur…...
From: Enfilade on 23 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Thai Buddhist Tales

Extracts from the Pāli Canon (Tipiṭaka) and Qualities of the Buddha (Mahabuddhaguna), 18th century, Thailand (Dublin: Chester Beatty Library, CBL Thi 1341) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release (via Art Daily)...
From: Enfilade on 22 Jun 2019

Display | Pietre Dure

Depiction of the Tomb of Cecilia Metella, Grand Ducal workshop, Florence, 1795; marble, painted alabaster, pietre dure, gilt bronze (Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Now on view at the V&A:...
From: Enfilade on 20 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Romantic Germany

Now on view at the Petit Palais: Romantic Germany: Drawings from the Museums of Weimar Petit Palais, Paris, 22 May — 1 September 2019 Curated by Hermann Mildenberger, Gaëlle Rio, and Christophe Leribault For the first time in France the Petit...
From: Enfilade on 19 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Generation Revolution: French Drawings

Philippe-Auguste Hennequin, Les Remords d’Oreste, ca. 1800 (Montpellier: Musée Fabre) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release for the exhibition now on view at the Cognacq-Jay: Generation Revolution: French Drawings...
From: Enfilade on 16 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Masterpieces of Indian Painting for the East India Company

Shaikh Zain al–Din, Malabar Giant Squirrel, Eastern India, Calcutta, 1778 (Private Collection; photo by Margaret Nimkin) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ From the press release: Forgotten Masterpieces of Indian Painting for...
From: Enfilade on 14 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Un brin de panache, éventails de Chine

Opening this week at the Museum of the French East India Company: Un brin de panache, éventails de Chine Musée de la Compagnie des Indes, Port-Louis (Brittany), 15 June — 25 November 2019 Les aristocrates européens se piquent...
From: Enfilade on 13 Jun 2019

Book Launch | Art and Race

This evening at The Courtauld: An Evening about Art and Race, Launching L’Art et la Race: L’Africain (tout) contre l’oeil des Lumières The Courtauld Institute of Art, King’s Cross, London, 11 June 2019 Organized by Katie...
From: Enfilade on 11 Jun 2019

Exhibition | Printing the Pastoral

Jean-Baptiste Huet, Activities on the Farm, ca.1795, copperplate-printed cotton, 89 × 72 inches (Saint Louis Art Museum) ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ Press release (15 May 2019) for the exhibition: Printing the Pastoral:...
From: Enfilade on 2 Jun 2019

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