Art Collection

  • (noun): A collection of art works.

Some articles on collections, art, art collection, collection, arts:

Museums In Basel - Museum Promotion and Museum Policy - Civic Culture of Remembrance and Modernism
... From the outset, the museum authorities charged the collections with a federal mission, wanting them to exert a “beneficial and salutary influence on the entire Fatherland” ... time, primarily through acquisitions of Swiss works of art ... for the new institution and proposed its collections of cultural history as the nucleus of the museum, systematically expanding them in light of its candidacy ...
Morton Mower - Personal Life - Art Collection
... Mower and his wife often put their extensive collection of art on exhibit at the Mattin Center at Johns Hopkins University ... Pieces in their collection include 60 Rembrandt prints Lithograph by Roy Lichtenstein entitled Hunter and Dog (1951) Andy Warhol’s Hamburger prints (1986) Icon, a silkscreen print of a barking dog by Keith Haring (1990 ... Their home collection includes works by Degas, Pissarro, Sisley, Bonnard, Renoir, Picasso, Léger, and Warhol ...
Marion Koogler Mc Nay - Art Collection
... She also began to accumulate a significant collection of artwork ... of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works of art, early 20th-century modernists including Picasso, Matisse, and Chagall ...
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery - Collections - Overview
... The Decorative Art collection includes British, European and American applied art and design from 17th Century to present day including ceramics, glass, metalwork, furniture and jewellery ... It also includes the contemporary craft collection and the Arts Council (South East) craft collection based at Hove Museum Art Gallery ... The Natural Sciences collection includes the Edward Booth collection of British Birds, zoological and geological collections ...
Museums In Basel - Development of The Museums - Museums in The City - Division of The Public Collections Into State Museums
... wide-ranging holdings of objects evolved into institutional collections divided according to various scientific fields ... In 1836, the art collection was made legally independent from the university library with a separate publicly funded art commission to oversee it ... In 1856, the "medieval collection" took up residence in auxiliary rooms and annexes of the Basel Cathedral (Bishop’s Court, St ...

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