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1573
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\"The Age of the Marvelous,\" an exhibition planned at the North Carolina Museum of Art for January 25 - March 22, 1992, will explore the 16th- and 17th-century fascination with the \"marvelous,\" meaning the unusual, unexpected, and/or exotic.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1992, p9-11, il
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29505
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The new exhibit Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and Their Contemporaries will be on display in the Meymandi Exhibition Gallery through January. This exhibition is the first ever to focus on small portraits by Dutch and Flemish painters from the seventeenth century. During the seventeenth century, portrait painting was not highly regarded, but the group of artists exhibited elevated the status of portraiture with their skill. The exhibition is previewed by describing the history of the period, describing portraits painted by Vermeer and Rembrandt , and describing the impact of masterpieces.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2014, p6-11
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29506
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Curator Dennis P. Weller of the North Carolina Museum of Art is interviewed about the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Vermeer’s work is featured in the new exhibition Small Treasures. Vermeer’s popularity, his skill, his style, and the importance of exhibiting his work in Raleigh are all discussed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2014, p14-17, il
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29517
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The painting Lady Mary Villiers, Later Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, with Charles Hamilton, Lord Arran (circa 1637) was recently restored by the Museum’s Conservation Lab. Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck’s portrait is considered a masterpiece, but suffered from discolored varnish, areas of retouching, and pentimenti. The cleaning and restoration process are described along with the quality and history of the painting.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2013, p22-23, il
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29247
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The first major exhibition organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art in its new building will feature Baroque Paintings from the Bob Jones University Collection. The paintings all depict religious subjects and were collected by the university for moral instruction and as inspirational resources for students. These purposes serve many of the same purposes as they would have during the seventeenth century when they were painted. The history and characteristics of the Baroque Period in art and of life in seventeenth century Europe are also detailed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1984, p4-7
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29271
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The Museum has recently acquired the paintings Girl with Cat; Franzi by Ernest Ludwig Kirchner, German, 1880-1938 and The Martyrdom of St. Januarius by Mattia Preti, Italian, 1613-1699. The German Expressionist Kirchner’s painting is a major one by the artist and depicts an adolescent girl in the nude with a cat. The Italian Baroque painter Preti is considered a masterpiece and depicts Saint Januarius, a bishop of Benevenuto who was martyred around 305 during the persecution by the Roman emperor Diocletian.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1984, p11-12
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29290
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The Museum recently acquired works titled Cabbage Worship, 1982, by Gilbert and George, British and Agony in the Garden, by Giovanni “Guercino” Francesco Barbieri (1591-1666), Italian. Cabbage Worship addresses how individuals put their faith in fake causes by having individuals worship a head of cabbage. Agony in the Garden was painted between 1627 and 1632, probably for the altar of a chapel in the church of St. Margherita in Bologna, and depicts an angel appearing to Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane. A description and short biography of the artists is described.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1984/1985, p11-12
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29306
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Several sixteenth- and seventeenth- century works were received at the Museum as gifts from the late Mrs. George Khuner of Beverly Hills, California. The gift includes seventeen Dutch, Flemish, Italian, and German paintings. The masterpiece of the group is a work titled Virgin and Child in a Landscape by the German artist Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553). Cranach was highly influential upon his contemporaries and his biography and the painting are briefly described.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1985, p13
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29480
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To commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of its opening, the Museum will present an exhibition of fort-five seventeenth-century Dutch paintings from its collection. This collection is considered one of the finest in the United States and will be paired with approximately thirty etchings and copper plates by Rembrandt lent from the collection of Robert Lee Humber. The history of Dutch art in the seventeenth century is discussed in depth and is unlike art from other European countries during the seventeenth century. The Dutch art from the time period is characterized as being more human and natural, reflecting contemporary life.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1986, p4-7, il
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29499
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Dutch, Flemish Paintings Treated for Exhibition The Museum’s conservation staff have been performing conservation treatement on Dutch and Flemish paintings selected for display as part of the upcoming “Dutch Art in the Age of Rembrandt” exhibition this fall. These works immediately became top priority after the exhibition was scheduled. Originally treated in 1982, the conservators referred to that survey to guide them toward troublesome areas for each painting. The process of restoration is described in detail with the work on the painting The Dentist by Dutch artist Jan Miensz Molenaer is of particular focus.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1986, p17-19
Record #:
29697
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Gerrit Berckheyde’s The Fish Market and the Grote Kerk at Haarlem is described in detail. Part of the Museum’s European Gallery, Berckheyde’s painting of Harlem’s main square is characteristic of cityscapes from the period. The piece was painted in the 1670s and the movement to paint cityscapes was motivated by civic self-awareness and an awakening national pride in Holland. They style of the painting, its composition, and criticism is described.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 2007, p10-11
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29737
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The removal of a painting for conservation has opened the opportunity for 13 Dutch Kabinet paintings from the 17th century to be displayed. These small, finely crafted paintings would have displayed in the Dutch home in the 17thcentury. The collection includes still-lifes, history scenes, landscapes, and scenes of everyday life and are among the most important treasures at the Museum.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , July/Aug 2007, p10-11