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30 August 2012

August 30, 2012

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Nothing to be spared. Apparently my last post with some ideas about the MNAC was well received, so I am closing these longer summer pieces (instead of the customary seven short news items) with some lines about the star museum of this blog. For those who want it in one sentence: the point I am […]

23 August 2012

August 23, 2012

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The name as a challenge – or why it is a bit too early to change MNAC’s name. This summer’s longer piece (instead of the usual seven shots post) is about museum names. Just like people’s names, they are a link to its history, and a lead to its current place in the world. One of […]

9 August 2012

August 9, 2012

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 1. Resurfacing Goya.   I learn via Artdaily, via The Telegraph and finally stopping at Koller Auktionshaus’s website, that this Zürich auction house will include the painting shown above in its sale on September 21, 2012 (lot 3034, Francisco de Goya, Lot and his daughters, oil on canvas, 91 x 125 cm). It was presented […]