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My Old Lady – Paris, Wisdom, Age and Finding your Destiny

My Old Lady – Paris, Wisdom, Age and Finding your Destiny

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In the picturesque historically important Marais district of Paris a drama surrounding the life of one old lady played by Maggie Smith unfolds in engaging style

Australian Haydn Ensemble 2015 Program – Joie de Vivre

Australian Haydn Ensemble 2015 Program – Joie de Vivre

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Australian Haydn Ensemble, playing on period instruments, will present a 2015 program showcasing some great works by Franz Joseph Haydn, and classical composers

CPE Bach’s Anniversary Bash – AHE Assembles A Dream Team

CPE Bach’s Anniversary Bash – AHE Assembles A Dream Team

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The Australian Haydn Ensemble have assembled a dream team for their program finale 2014, celebrating the 300th anniversary of composer Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Installing Head of Adam

Tullio Lombardo’s Adam, A Masterpiece Restored – The Met NY

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Adam by Renaissance artist Tullio Lombardo, an important work of sculpture, is back on display at The Met NY following 12 year’s of restoration following a fall

Waterloo at Windsor: 1815-2015 – Honouring Supreme Sacrifice

Waterloo at Windsor: 1815-2015 – Honouring Supreme Sacrifice

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Waterloo at Windsor: 1815 – 2015 will be a new exhibition, mounted by The Royal Collection Trust. Marking the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, it will be held at Windsor Castle from the 31st January 2015 to January 2016. The ‘Waterloo Chamber’ in Windsor Castle was designed to display…

Bendigo Art Gallery – Celebrate Bodies, Natural or Undressed

Bendigo Art Gallery – Celebrate Bodies, Natural or Undressed

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Bendigo Art Gallery celebrates the human form with two revealing exhibitions; The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece and Undressed – 350 years of undergarments

Painting Paradise: Art of the Garden – Royal Collection Pt 4

Painting Paradise: Art of the Garden – Royal Collection Pt 4

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The exhibition Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden at the Queen’s Gallery Buckingham Palace, reveals the garden’s evolution to becoming an earthly paradise

Painting Paradise: Art of the Garden – Royal Collection Pt 3

Painting Paradise: Art of the Garden – Royal Collection Pt 3

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A garden has the ability to provide a divine, inspiring or animating influence as well as many opportunities for visual artistic expression. At the turn of the 17th century in England the fashion for Italian parterres was in vogue, reflected in An Exact Prospect of Hampton Court, an etching by…

Royal Collection Trust – Exhibitions & Displays Program 2015

Royal Collection Trust – Exhibitions & Displays Program 2015

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The Royal Collection Trust has announced their exhibitions program for the year ahead, featuring diverse and very different displays of decorative and fine art

Saving Wolsey’s Angels – Divine Intervention & V & A Museum

Saving Wolsey’s Angels – Divine Intervention & V & A Museum

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The V&A Museum London is asking people with an interest to donate and help save ‘Wolsey’s Angels’, 4 Renaissance style sculptures with an amazing survival story

A Fine Possession – Rare Gem at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

A Fine Possession – Rare Gem at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

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A Fine Possession a show about Jewellery and Identity at the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences in Sydney documents our fashionable evolution past to the present

The Designer Files by Jo Bayley – Lanvin

The Designer Files by Jo Bayley – Lanvin

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I was recently asked “why choose these four in the designer files?”. As I said last week, I wanted to showcase a few of the lesser known creatives, but it made me think a little deeper into my choices. My decision to wax lyrical about Lanvin this week definitely has…

Melbourne Museum’s, The Art of Science Exhibition – Review

Melbourne Museum’s, The Art of Science Exhibition – Review

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Janet Walker reviews the Melbourne Museum’s, The Art of Science Exhibition, revealing its archived treasury of scientific art illustration curated by John Kean

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst & Renaissance Tapestry

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Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry will provide a reassessment of the artist’s contribution to an ever evolving Northern Renaissance

Deborah Cavendish – A Marvellous Mitford, Woman of Influence

Deborah Cavendish – A Marvellous Mitford, Woman of Influence

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The last of the famous six Mitford ladies of the 1930’s and 40’s Deborah Cavendish Duchess of Devonshire DCVO born in 1920 departed this life September 24, 2014