Big Day for the Masterpieces Installation

Such a great day on the Masterpieces installation front.  The rest of the crates for the show arrived, and it turned out to be some of the gorgeous Pre-Raphaelites.  I was curious why they arrived separately from the others, so I tracked down Museo de Arte de Ponce’s Associate Curator Richard Aste, who couriered the paintings here to Memphis.  He tells me that the major British works from the Museo (like their signature piece Leighton's Flaming June ) are actually travelling through Europe... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Friday, September 25, 2009
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Unloading Masterpieces from Museo de Arte de Ponce!

In just three short weeks, the Brooks will unveil the largest exhibition in our 94-year history! Masterpieces from Museo de Arte de Ponce will feature 60 works from 6 European countries, spanning over 6 centuries. Many of the paintings included in the exhibition have never since been exhibited outside of Puerto Rico! The show will be on view from October 3, 2009, through January 10, 2010. Since we’re all art nerds, we thought it was really cool to see the delivery truck pull up and unload... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Monday, September 14, 2009
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