Scott Fitz bought "The Cretan Snake Goddess" for $950 and gave it to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
. It is six and one-fourth inches tall, and is made of ivory and gold.
That exhibition then moved to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
, where within two weeks of opening it had sold 75,000 tickets, and finally to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, completing its institutional triumph.
In one of the latest cases, a Monet water lily painting on display at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
appears to have been stolen from Jewish collector Paul Rosenberg during the war.
A former student of Alice Jordan's, Elinor Whitney had worked in the library at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
and then taught English at the Milton Academy, south of Boston, for several years before Jordan sent her to the shop in the busy Christmas season of 1919.
On World AIDS Awareness Day, Kushner gave a speech about AIDS at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
. In his address, he noted the galvanic moral influence of ACT UP's forbidding SILENCE=DEATH logo, which he characterizes as "one of the effective works ever of graphic art." Clearly, Kushner is not silent.
After living in Japan and teaching for twelve years at the University of Tokyo, he returned to the United States, where he became curator of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
and a widely received lecturer.
Some of the world's leading museums and private collections now house Carlton Hobbs' pieces including, amongst others: The Musee du Louvre, The John Paul Getty Museum, The Rijksmuseum, The National Gallery of Australia, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts
, The Musee des Beaux Arts, Dijon, The Bowes Museum, Paxton House, The National Gallery of Greece.
The upper half of the "Weary Herakles" statue, claimed to have been smuggled from the Ancient City of Perge 31 years ago, was found at Boston Museum of Fine Arts
in the United States.
Born in 1877 in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) to an aristocratic Englishwoman and one of Ceylon's leading men, Coomaraswamy was raised as an Englishman; after graduating from London University and working for a time in Sri Lanka, he became the Keeper of Indian and Islamic Art at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
. He was also a pioneering scholar in the fields of Indian art, culture, and religion, and an expert in comparative religion.
She was also a member of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
, Assumption College Volunteers, Worcester County Music Association, Children's Friend Society, Massachusetts Association for the Blind, Opera Worcester, Inc., the American Antiquarian Society, Friends of the Public Library, the Worcester County Horticultural Society, the Music Guild of Worcester, the Care for Children Society, the Heritage Society and the Worcester Historical Society.
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts
has a new wing devoted to art of the Americas--an exciting theme encompassing the enormously diverse cultural history and current manifestations of people living in 35 (modern-day) countries.
Peter Sutton is director of the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science in Greenwich, or, and despite a career that takes in curatorships at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
, the directorship of the Wadsworth Atheneum, head of Old Masters at Christie's, New York, and vice president of Citicorp's Art Advisory Service, each TEFAF is all education.