It was examined initially at the Atheneum
, where a digital X-ray revealed an underpainting that looked like a self-portrait, which added to confidence about its authenticity.
The title of the exhibition, Legacy for the Future: Wadsworth Atheneum
Museum of Art, is adapted from a 1936 public lecture given in New York City by former museum director Everett Austin that highlighted the importance of enjoying and studying the things of the past while using them as a guide and criterion for the present.
The will mentioned that the Wadsworth Atheneum
in Hartford should play a role, but said nothing of the Metropolitan Museum, of which Morgan had been president, and where he had hoped that the city of New York would fund a wing for the things he had assembled.
From Slave to Soldier: Based on a True Civil War Story by Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by Brian Floca Atheneum
Books for Young Readers January 2007 $3.99, ISBN 0-689-83966-9 Ages 6-8
The sixth volume was completed by Van Belle (Royal Atheneum
of Sint-Niklaas) and Strack (Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, The Netherlands).
It could be one worth making though as Atheneum
looks in with a decent shout in the Sporting Index Nursery Handicap (3.00).
Christian Burch's debut novel, The Manny Files (Atheneum
), is being billed as "David Sedaris meets Mary Poppins," but in this case a spoonful of saccharin doesn't help the reading go down.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Wadsworth Atheneum
Museum of Art has acquired a unique still life by the Impressionist painter Alfred Sisley, who produced mostly landscape works and only a few still lifes during his lifetime (1839-1899).
Through this Bourdevin lens one best grasps the diverse contents of Museum Highlights, which include writings on other artists (Louise Lawler, Allan McCollum); project statements; performance transcripts; speculative essays on working method; and a letter to a curator about the Wadsworth Atheneum
, detailing her approach to research in that museum.
A sculpture was also being unveiled at The Atheneum
, an historic building which is the new headquarters of Sunderland Housing Group.
Photo courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum
Museum of Art, Hartford, CT.
Ted Bernstein's evergreen "The Careful Writer" (New York, Atheneum
, 1972) displays center around as follows: " 'The strikers are at odds over their actual grievances, but these appear to center around the vacation provision of the contract.' The verb center means to be collected or gathered to a point.
One cube contains very limited information on eight new proposals including a competition-winning strategy to enlarge the Wadsworth Atheneum
in Hartford, Connecticut.
In the spirit of Alison Lurie and my mom, I'd like to recommend a picture book featuring a pig named Olivia, who "always blossoms in front of an audience." In Olivia Saves the Circus, by Ian Falconer (Atheneum
, 32 pages), the little pig is supposed to give a class talk about her summer vacation, Olivia provides a detailed narrative about the day she went to the circus.
* April 10--The Detroit Regional Chamber's first-ever MEGA Membership Reception and Atheneum
Annual Client Day at the Atheneum
Suite Hotel and Conference Center in Detroit, 5-8 p.m.