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Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World

- 01/12/2016

 National Gallery of Art :: Exhibitions :: 2015 :: Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World    
 December 13, 2015 – March 20, 2016    West Building, Main Floor

 Overview: Power and Pathos presents some 50 bronze sculptures and related works, dating from the fourth century BC to the first century AD. They span the Hellenistic period when the art and culture of Greece spread throughout the Mediterranean and lands once conquered by Alexander the Great. Through the medium of bronze, artists were able to capture the dynamic realism, expression, and detail that characterize the new artistic goals of the era. This exhibition will feature works from renowned archaeological museums in Austria, Denmark, France, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, the United States, and the Vatican. As only a small fraction of ancient bronzes survives—most were melted down over the centuries--this exhibition offers an unprecedented opportunity to appreciate the importance of bronze in antiquity and the innovations of Hellenistic sculptors.

Pre-Columbian Society of New York

- 03/23/2015


It is our great pleasure to announce the official launch of the Pre-Columbian Society of New York (PCSNY).

The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece

The Portland Art Museum - 10/17/2012

About the Exhibition

October 6, 2012 – January 6, 2013

The Body Beautiful In Ancient Greece features more than 120 priceless objects from the British Museum’s famed collection of Greek and Roman art. Iconic marble and bronze sculptures, vessels, funerary objects, and jewelry are among the treasures that explore the human form, some dating back to the second millennium BC. The Portland Art Museum will be the first venue in the United States to present this exhibition. 

This Exhibition has been made possible by the collaboration of the British Museum and Portland Art Museum .

Dancing into Dreams: Maya Vase Painting of the Ik' Kingdom

Princeton University Art Museum - 10/15/2012

Vessels reveal the intricacies of eighth-century Maya life, lore and courtly intrigue

Boston debuts new gallery showcasing gems and jewelry of the ancient Mediterranean

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 10/02/2012

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston opened a new gallery of Gems and Jewelry of the Ancient Mediterranean with more than 250 beautiful objects, many of them precious and rare. Half of the works are gems from the Museum’s world-class collection of about 700 Greek and Roman gems, considered the finest in the United States. The other half of the gallery showcases brilliant examples of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman jewelry, such as one of the MFA’s most famous pieces, the renowned 4th-century BC Earring with Nike driving a two-horse chariot, a masterpiece in gold.


Art for Eternity - 05/01/2012


Tribal Togetherness in New York City

An exhibition of Tribal Arts from Africa, Oceania and the Pre-Columbian Americas

May 9 - 14, 2012, open daily from 11 am - 6 pm

Bowers Museum Opens ‘Sacred Gold’ Exhibit

Howard Nowes - 03/27/2012


The Bowers Museum's newest exhibit, "Sacred Gold: Pre-Hispanic Art of Colombia," opens to the public March 31 and remains on view through July 1.

This rich exhibit traces the legacy of gold in pre-Hispanic Colombia in more than 200 exceptional objects, supplemented by text, map, chronology and photographs that put in context the pieces that make up this collection from the Museo del Oro and the Banco de Republica, Bogotá, Colombia.

Goldsmithing in Colombia is believed to date from about 800 BCE and is the source for some of its greatest artwork. For the pre-Hispanic cultures of present-day Colombia, gold held no monetary value; it was a gift from the Sun and held a deep symbolic meaning. Gold's physical and chemical properties inspired the creation of expertly crafted figures of spirits, animals and humans that communicated this culture's understanding and philosophy of the universe and all that existed within it.

Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift

The Walters Art Gallery - 03/27/2012

From Sunday, February 12, 2012 to Sunday, May 20, 2012

The Walters Art Museum presents Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift an exhibition of 135 artworks from cultures that rose and fell in Mexico, Central America and Andean South America from 1200 B.C.–A.D. 1530. Drawn from the collection of John Bourne recently gifted to the Walters, this exhibition, on view February 12 to May 20, 2012, expresses each culture’s distinctive aesthetics, worldview and spiritual ideologies.

Tribal Art Quartet

Galley Press Release - 04/29/2011

Fine New Acquisitions in Art of Africa, Oceania and the Pre-Columbian Americas
Wednesday May 11th to Sunday 15th 2011

The Exhibition is hosted by Howard Nowes, Art for Eternity
303 East 81st Street, New York, NY 10028 U.S.A.
Telephone: 917.733.4165 or 212.472.5171
Wine and Cheese Reception: Wednesday May 11, 5-10 pm 

Champagne Brunch: Sunday May 15, 9:30 am - noon


Archaeologists Use 3D Scanning Technology to model a Prehispanic Shaft Tomb.

Mexico City - 01/03/2011

 Archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) conducted for the first time the three-dimensional registration of a shaft tomb, underground spaces used during Prehispanic time as funerary chambers in the western region of Mexico.

Africa Tribal Art

American Indian Art

Asian Art

Classical Antiquities

Pre Columbian Art



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