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First Museum Exhibition in 50 Years Devoted to Ida Kar at the National Portrait Gallery

March 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Photography

LONDON.- A new exhibition of portraits by the twentieth-century pioneering photographer Ida Kar opened at the National Portrait Gallery today, Thursday 10 March. Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer, 1908-74 highlights the crucial role played by this key woman photographer at the heart of the creative avant-garde. With striking portraits of artists such as Henry Moore, Georges Braque, Gino Severini and Bridget Riley, and writers such as Iris Murdoch and Jean-Paul Sartre, this exhibition offers a fascinating insight into the cultural life of [...]

Art Historian Michael Peppiatt Writes About Giacometti’s Studio in New Book

November 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Education & Research

NEW YORK, NY.- Eykyn Maclean announced the publication of art historian Michael Peppiatt’s ‘In Giacometti’s Studio’. The book coincides with their inaugural exhibition “Inside Giacometti’s Studio – An Intimate Portrait”, which has been curated by Peppiatt, author of the critically acclaimed ‘Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma’.  The book focuses on the creative chaos of the tiny, cluttered studio behind Montparnasse, where Giacometti spent nearly all of the last four decades of his life (1926-66). Peppiatt prefaces his story with a [...]