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Production Begins on Juan Antonio Bayona's A MONSTER CALLS
by - Sep 30, 2014

Production has begun on A Monster Calls, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, Goya Award-winning director of the worldwide smash The Impossible. (more...)

Production Begins on Juan Antonio Bayona's A MONSTER CALLSProduction Begins on Juan Antonio Bayona's A MONSTER CALLS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Production has begun on A Monster Calls, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, Goya Award-winning director of the worldwide smash The Impossible. (more...)

Tokyo to New York Concerts Continue at SPECTRUM, 10/9Tokyo to New York Concerts Continue at SPECTRUM, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

"Tokyo to New York" concert series continues at SPECTRUM on Thursday, Oct. 9th at 8:45pm. The concert features several premiers composed for critically acclaimed clarinetist and hichiriki player Thomas Piercy by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers. The world-renowned shakuhachi player Christopher Yohmei Blasdel is travelling from Tokyo to join Mr. Piercy in the concert. Also joining Piercy in the concert is Tomoko Sugawara playing kugo (the ancient Japanese harp), and pianist Judith Olson. (more...)

FOR A WOMAN and CANNIBAL Set for DVD Release, 10/21FOR A WOMAN and CANNIBAL Set for DVD Release, 10/21
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Film Movement (www.filmmovement.com), the distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films, announces today that FOR A WOMAN and CANNIBAL will be released on DVD on October 21. Both dramas, from France and Spain respectively, earned critical and audience acclaim following successful theatrical runs (more...)

The British Museum Presents WITCHES AND WICKED BODIES, 9/25-1/11The British Museum Presents WITCHES AND WICKED BODIES, 9/25-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The power of the witch has always gripped the artistic imagination. This is the first exhibition at the British Museum to present a survey of the subject in this rich and innovative exploration of the representation of the witch and malevolent female figures in the graphic arts. Spanning from the 1400s through to the end of the Victorian age, 'Witches and Wicked Bodies' will delve into the origins of the traditional image of the witch and how this developed as artists fed off public attitudes and current events. Prints and drawings will be shown alongside additional objects that illustrate that the imagery of sorcery and magic extends back to antiquity. Some examples of Greek vases and oil flasks with paintings of sirens, harpies and the famous classical sorceresses, Circe and Medea are included to emphasise this link. (more...)

Patti LuPone, VOCE, Take Dance, Ben Vereen and More Set for Pace University's Schimmel Center in 2014-15Patti LuPone, VOCE, Take Dance, Ben Vereen and More Set for Pace University's Schimmel Center in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2014 / 2015 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge. Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on music superstars from around the globe, charismatic and crowd-pleasing dance performances, spectacular theatre and contemporary cabaret. The Schimmel Center season begins on September 21 with Voce, Rising Opera Stars in Recital, and culminates on May 30 with Ben Vereen. (more...)

Benicio del Toro to Receive San Sebastian Festival's Donostia AwardBenicio del Toro to Receive San Sebastian Festival's Donostia Award
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Benicio del Toro to receive the Donostia Award at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival. The actor will play the leading part in 'Escobar: Paradise Lost', closing film of the Pearls section 09-02-2014 (more...)

TOKYO TO NEW YORK Concert Set for Bargemusic, 9/19TOKYO TO NEW YORK Concert Set for Bargemusic, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Sept. 19th 'Tokyo to New York' concert will feature premiers composed or arranged for critically acclaimed clarinetist and hichiriki player Thomas Piercy by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers. Mr. Piercy will be joined in the concert by one of Japan's leading classical and contemporary pianists, Noritaka Ito. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Present CARMEN.maquia at The Apollo Theater, 11/22Ballet Hispanico to Present CARMEN.maquia at The Apollo Theater, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, makes its annual return to the Apollo stage to present the New York Premiere of its first evening-length narrative work, CARMEN.maquia, choreographed by Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, in a one-night-only engagement on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8pm. The performance is sponsored by Goya Foods. Tickets are $28-$58 and are available online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000, or in person at the Apollo Theater Box Office at 253 W. 125th Street, NYC. For more information, visit www.ballethispanico.org. (more...)

Tokyo to New York Concerts Continue at SPECTRUM TonightTokyo to New York Concerts Continue at SPECTRUM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

'Tokyo to New York' concert series continues at SPECTRUM tonight, Oct. 9th at 8:45pm. The concert features several premiers composed for critically acclaimed clarinetist and hichiriki player Thomas Piercy by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers. The world-renowned shakuhachi player Christopher Yohmei Blasdel is travelling from Tokyo to join Mr. Piercy in the concert. Also joining Piercy in the concert is Tomoko Sugawara playing kugo (the ancient Japanese harp), and pianist Judith Olson. (more...)

Gema Castaño lleva 'Las canciones de mi vida' al Atresmedia CaféGema Castaño lleva 'Las canciones de mi vida' al Atresmedia Café
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 8, 2014

El proximo 20 de octubre a las 22h Gema Castaño (Los Miserables, La Maja de Goya, Memory) ofrecera el concierto 'Las canciones de mi vida' en el Atresmedia Cafe, presentado por BroadwayWorld Spain. (more...)

Russian Red to Kick Off First US Tour, Oct 15Russian Red to Kick Off First US Tour, Oct 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Guitar strumming, Rolling Stone covergirling, MTV award winning, and all-around fun loving, Russian Red has been stealing hearts on her world tour. Her first US dates begin mid-October. (more...)

LGBT Festival Hit MY STRAIGHT SON to Release on DVD 10/14LGBT Festival Hit MY STRAIGHT SON to Release on DVD 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Canteen Outlaws, the new label from veteran LGBT giant TLA Releasing, has announced the DVD release of Miguel Ferrari's My Straight Son (Azul Y No Tan Rosa), following a wildly successful run on the LGBT film festival circuit. Ferrari flipped the classic story of a gay child trying to win a straight parent's approval in this Spanish language tale of a gay father trying to reconnect with his unaccepting straight son. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery to Display Duke of Wellington Exhibition, 3/12National Portrait Gallery to Display Duke of Wellington Exhibition, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The first gallery exhibition devoted to the Duke of Wellington will open at the National Portrait Gallery, to mark the 200th anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo in 2015, it was announced today (Wednesday 29 October 2014). (more...)

FOR A WOMAN and CANNIBAL Set for DVD Release TodayFOR A WOMAN and CANNIBAL Set for DVD Release Today
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Film Movement (www.filmmovement.com), the distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films, announces today that FOR A WOMAN and CANNIBAL will be released on DVD today, October 21. Both dramas, from France and Spain respectively, earned critical and audience acclaim following successful theatrical runs. (more...)

BWW TV: Gema Castaño - 'Las Canciones de mi vida' en el Atresmedia CaféBWW TV: Gema Castaño - 'Las Canciones de mi vida' en el Atresmedia Café
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 21, 2014

La actriz y cantante Gema Castaño reviso los temas que han supuesto un capitulo mas significativo de su carrera, desde 'Soñe con ser otra mujer' hasta 'Colores en el viento', y temas rock como 'You shook me all night long' de ACDC. (more...)

StateBook International Signs Choose New Jersey, East Kentucky Power Cooperative and the Worcester Chamber of Commerce as Charter MembersStateBook International Signs Choose New Jersey, East Kentucky Power Cooperative and the Worcester Chamber of Commerce as Charter Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

the heels of its partnership with SelectUSA, the federal level government entity charged with showcasing the United States as the world's premier business location, StateBook International, the first online marketplace to unite Economic Development Organizations (EDOs), site selectors and communities nationwide, today announced that Choose New Jersey, East Kentucky Power Cooperative and the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce have all signed agreements to utilize the StateBook International platform to plan and drive economic expansion and growth across public, private and utility interests in 2015. (more...)

Santander Sponsors Special Exhibition of Francisco Goya at the Museum of Fine ArtsSantander Sponsors Special Exhibition of Francisco Goya at the Museum of Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

BOSTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Santander Bank, N.A., through the Fundacion Banco Santander in Madrid, is sponsoring Goya: Order and Disorder, a landmark exhibition dedicated to Spanish master Francisco Goya (17461828) at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, (MFA). The MFA is the only venue to showcase this comprehensive collection of Goya's masterpieces. (more...)

Russian Red Kicks Off First US Tour TodayRussian Red Kicks Off First US Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Guitar strumming, Rolling Stone covergirling, MTV award winning, and all-around fun loving, Russian Red has been stealing hearts on her world tour. Her first US dates begin today. (more...)

LGBT Festival Hit MY STRAIGHT SON Out on DVD TodayLGBT Festival Hit MY STRAIGHT SON Out on DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Canteen Outlaws, the new label from veteran LGBT giant TLA Releasing, has announced the DVD release of Miguel Ferrari's My Straight Son (Azul Y No Tan Rosa), following a wildly successful run on the LGBT film festival circuit. Ferrari flipped the classic story of a gay child trying to win a straight parent's approval in this Spanish language tale of a gay father trying to reconnect with his unaccepting straight son. (more...)

Painting Conservator Patrice Bertin to Open Newest Studio in MiamiPainting Conservator Patrice Bertin to Open Newest Studio in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Drawn to the excitement of the art scene in Miami, successful independent painting conservator Patrice Bertin has recently moved his studio here from New York City. Although he had established himself for many years as a successful independent painting conservator for the most prestigious art collections, the new energy of Miami reminds him of the emergence of New York's Soho years ago. The diversity of architecture from the charming older Spanish or Art Deco to the new innovative tall buildings, the more sublime lifestyle, lush tropical landscape and climate as well as the different cultures have all inspired and lured him to Miami. (more...)

Sony Classical to Release Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Ridley Scott's EXODUS: GODS AND KINGSSony Classical to Release Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Ridley Scott's EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

For the upcoming epic action-adventure Exodus: Gods and Kings, acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator) has recruited three-time Academy Award nominee Alberto Iglesias to compose the film score (more...)

Martin Scorsese & Benicio Del Toro Developing CORTES Drama with HBOMartin Scorsese & Benicio Del Toro Developing CORTES Drama with HBO
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

According to Deadline, Martin Scorsese and Benicio Del Toro are currently at work on developing a high-profile drama with HBO, titled CORTES. (more...)

UK Production of THE NETHER Announces Full CastUK Production of THE NETHER Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

David Calder joins the West End cast of The Nether to play Doyle, previewing at the Duke of York's Theatre from 30 January 2015 and opening on 23 February. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, Jennifer Haley's critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning play is booking for 12weeks only to 25 April 2015. In a Headlong and Royal Court Theatre co-production, The Nether is produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions and Scott M Delman in association with Tulchin Bartner Productions, Lee Dean & Charles Diamond, 1001 Nights, JFL Theatricals/GHF Productions. (more...)

Updates on Second Sunday, KIDS' NIGHT OUT: SPOLETO EDITION, Beer Garden and More for Spoleto Festival USA 2014Updates on Second Sunday, KIDS' NIGHT OUT: SPOLETO EDITION, Beer Garden and More for Spoleto Festival USA 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Spoleto Festival USA today announced a number of season updates, including a special savings opportunity for locals this Sunday, May 11; a first-time partnership with the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry for Kids' Night Out: Spoleto Edition on Friday, May 30; and details regarding the third annual Beer Garden at Middleton Place for the Wells Fargo Festival Finale on Sunday, June 8. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER AND HER NEW DRESS, Now thru 6/1Laguna Playhouse Presents AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER AND HER NEW DRESS, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Laguna Playhouse will present the return of Rita Rudner who will be performing her award-winning solo comedy, AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER and her new dress, for two performances only, today, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

First Center for the Visual Arts Announces Launch of Blue Star Museums, TodayFirst Center for the Visual Arts Announces Launch of Blue Star Museums, Today
by Jillian Gaier - May 21, 2014

Today, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move. The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DAME KIRI TE KANAWA - 70TH BIRTHDAY GALA TOUR a Complete DelightBWW Reviews: DAME KIRI TE KANAWA - 70TH BIRTHDAY GALA TOUR a Complete Delight
by Barry Lenny - May 20, 2014

One of the all time favourites with opera enthusiasts, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa more than fulfilled the expectations of her many admirers. (more...)

Marc Anthony to Launch 'Cambio de Piel' World Tour This AugustMarc Anthony to Launch 'Cambio de Piel' World Tour This August
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Marc Anthony, the Nuyorican superstar singer, producer and songwriter sold 1.2 million tickets, convening huge sellout crowds throughout his international 'Vivir Mi Vida' World Tour (more...)

ART UNSEEN II Showcases the Works of a Little-known ArtistART UNSEEN II Showcases the Works of a Little-known Artist
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Frederica, Del. (more...)

HOME Manchester to Stage World Premiere of ANGEL MEADOW, June 10-29HOME Manchester to Stage World Premiere of ANGEL MEADOW, June 10-29
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

HOME Manchester presents the world premiere of Angel Meadow, (www.HOMEmcr.org/Angel-Meadow),the first in a series of site-specific productions taking place around Manchester in the lead-up to the opening of the £25m centre for theatre, film, and art in spring 2015. (more...)

Frist Center to Offer Free Admission This Sunday, 5/18Frist Center to Offer Free Admission This Sunday, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Enjoy FREE admission to the Frist Center in celebration of the Association of Art Museum Directors' fifth annual Art Museum Day on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (more...)

Salsa Royalty Will Come Together at Barclays Center, 6/7Salsa Royalty Will Come Together at Barclays Center, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The biggest names in salsa will come together for 'The Best of the 90's' at Barclays Center on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m. Willie Colon, Jerry Rivera, Andy Montañez, Eddie Santiago, Tito Rojas, Frankie Negron, Lalo Rodriguez, Raulin Rosendo, Huey Dunbar, George Lamond, Tony Vega, and the undisputed Queen of the genre, La India, will perform the hits that placed them at the summit of fame in the 90's. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/20/14 - JERSEY BOYS on the Big Screen, Powerhouse Kicks Off, BROADWAY BARES & More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/20/14 - JERSEY BOYS on the Big Screen, Powerhouse Kicks Off, BROADWAY BARES & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 20, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: JERSEY BOYS serenade us on the big screen -- the movie opens wide today; the cast of ALADDIN appears at Barnes & Noble; tickets to King & Mellencamp's 'GHOST BROTHERS' tour go on sale; and BROADWAY BARES: ROCK HARD! hits the stage this Sunday! (more...)

HOME Manchester Stages World Premiere of ANGEL MEADOW, Now thru June 29HOME Manchester Stages World Premiere of ANGEL MEADOW, Now thru June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

HOME Manchester presents the world premiere of Angel Meadow, (www.HOMEmcr.org/Angel-Meadow),the first in a series of site-specific productions taking place around Manchester in the lead-up to the opening of the £25m centre for theatre, film, and art in spring 2015. (more...)

The Frick Collection Announces Plans to Enhance and Renovate Museum and LibraryThe Frick Collection Announces Plans to Enhance and Renovate Museum and Library
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Frick Collection today unveiled a plan to enhance and renovate its museum and library to further fulfill founder Henry Clay Frick's long-standing vision to offer public access to its works of art and educational programs. The proposal derives from the Frick's history of architecturally cohesive expansions and alterations. It includes the construction of a new addition in keeping with the scale and design of the original house and the library wing, and the renovation and expansion of interior spaces (more...)

WRINKLES Plays IFC Center for One Week Only, Closes TodayWRINKLES Plays IFC Center for One Week Only, Closes Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

GKIDS' newest release, Wrinkles, just opened IFC Center yesterday for a one week exclusive run, and the critics have fallen in love. Currently 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, see some excerpts below. Hopefully you have a chance to check it out before it is gone from theaters (last day Today). (more...)

WRINKLES Plays IFC Center for One Week Only, Closes 7/10WRINKLES Plays IFC Center for One Week Only, Closes 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

GKIDS' newest release, Wrinkles, just opened IFC Center yesterday for a one week exclusive run, and the critics have fallen in love. Currently 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, see some excerpts below. Hopefully you have a chance to check it out before it is gone from theaters (last day Thursday). (more...)

Bargemusic to Present TOKYO TO NEW YORK ConcertsBargemusic to Present TOKYO TO NEW YORK Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Bargemusic Here and Now Series presents “Tokyo to New York.” The concert will feature premiers composed or arranged for critically acclaimed clarinetist and hichiriki player Thomas Piercy by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers. Mr. Piercy will be joined in the concert by one of Japan's leading classical and contemporary pianists, Noritaka Ito. The music - in a wide variety of styles - includes premiers by Ned Rorem (Pulitzer- and Grammy-Award), Fernando Otero (Latin-Grammy Award); Toshio Hosokawa (Suntory Music Award), Yuichi Matsumoto (Takemitsu Award), Masatora Goya (Jerome Fund Award), and Senri Oe (major Japanese pop-star, now NYC-based jazz composer). Other premiers on the program are by Japanese composers Tomo Hirayama, Kaito Nakahori, Atsushi Yoshinaka; and premiers by NYC-based composers Trevor Bachman, Peri Mauer, Gene Pritsker, and David Wolfson. Many of the composers will be in attendance; pianist Ito and several of the composers will travel from Japan for the concert. (more...)

Madrid's Prado Museum Missing 885 ArtworksMadrid's Prado Museum Missing 885 Artworks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

According to the El Pais, Spain's Museo del Prado has lost 885 artworks. According to reports, between 2008 and December 2012 the Service Deposit located 41 works of the 926. Its loss and recovery was attributed to the 'rearrangement of collections'. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA, 12/31Laguna Playhouse to Present OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA, 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse will present the beginning of 2015 in a most spectacular fashion with the return of superstar comedienne Rita Rudner who will be performing, RITA RUDNER: OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA, to start the New Year right with joy and laughter. OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE RITA will perform on Wednesday, December 31 at 7pm at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

George R. Goldner, the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Met Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints, to Step Down in JanuaryGeorge R. Goldner, the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Met Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints, to Step Down in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that George R. Goldner, who has been the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints since 1993, will step down at the end of January 2015. He announced further that Nadine Orenstein, currently a Curator in the department who specializes in European prints and books through the 19th century, will become the Drue Heinz Curator in Charge of the Department of Drawings and Prints on February 1. (more...)

The Frick Collection Acquires Murillo Self-PortraitThe Frick Collection Acquires Murillo Self-Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

In recent years, The Frick Collection has showcased its strength in Spanish paintings through acclaimed exhibitions, publications, events on Velázquez, El Greco, and Goya, and the collecting taste for such works. The focus is warranted, given founder Henry Clay Frick's early travels to Spain and his deep interest in Spanish artists. (more...)

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Presents PLAYGROUNDS, Now thru 9/22Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Presents PLAYGROUNDS, Now thru 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Adopting as its premise the notion of carnival pageantry as a practice that alters the established order, the exhibitionPlaygrounds will explore the collective dimension of play and the need for a “ground” of its own in order to engage in the construction of a new public arena. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art Reunites Four Portraits by Francisco de Goya, Now thru 8/3Metropolitan Museum of Art Reunites Four Portraits by Francisco de Goya, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from today, April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) that were commissioned by the Count of Altamira, who was a director of the bank. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, Now thru 8/3The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from today, April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) that were commissioned by the Count of Altamira, who was a director of the bank. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER AND HER NEW DRESS, 5/31-6/1Laguna Playhouse to Present AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER AND HER NEW DRESS, 5/31-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Laguna Playhouse will present the return of Rita Rudner who will be performing her award-winning solo comedy, AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER and her new dress, for two performances only, Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

 Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Presents PLAYGROUNDS, 4/30-9/22 Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Presents PLAYGROUNDS, 4/30-9/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Adopting as its premise the notion of carnival pageantry as a practice that alters the established order, the exhibitionPlaygrounds will explore the collective dimension of play and the need for a “ground” of its own in order to engage in the construction of a new public arena. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum of Art to Reunite Four Portraits by Francisco de Goya, 4/22 - 8/3Metropolitan Museum of Art to Reunite Four Portraits by Francisco de Goya, 4/22 - 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) that were commissioned by the Count of Altamira, who was a director of the bank. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3The Met Museum Presents GOYA AND THE ALTAMIRA FAMILY, 4/22-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) that were commissioned by the Count of Altamira, who was a director of the bank. Goya and the Altamira Family will consist of Banco de España's portrait of the Count of Altamira; the Metropolitan's beloved Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga, the so-called “Red Boy;” the beautiful portrait of Manuel's mother and sister, Condesa de Altamira and Her Daughter, María Agustina, from the Metropolitan Museum's Robert Lehman Collection; and a portrait of Manuel Osorio's brother Vicente Joaquin de Toledo, from a private collection. All four portraits were painted between 1786 and 1788, when Goya was beginning to experiment with aristocratic portraiture. A fifth portrait depicting Count Altamira's middle son, Juan María Osorio, was painted around the same time by Agustín Esteve, one of Goya's pupils, and will be lent by the Cleveland Museum of Art. (more...)

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