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Fine Art Photography

Fine Art Photography Early History of Photography Nicéphore Niépce’s earliest surviving photograph from c. 1826 required an eight-hour exposure. Working in conjunction with Louis Daguerre they experimented with silver compounds. Niépce died in 1833 but Daguerre continued the work with the development of the daguerreotype in 1837. Hercules Florence had already created a very similar process in 1832.… Read More »

Art Museums – USA

Art Museums – Art Gallery – USA Guggenheim The New Museum Whitney Museum of Amercan Art Hirshhorn Museum National Gallery of Art Washington National Museum of Women in Arts National Portrait Gallery Freer and Sackler Galleries Smithsonian American Art Museum New York State Museum Dia Beacon Guggenheim Museum The Metropolitan Museum of Art MOMA the Museum of Modern Art… Read More »

Art Museums – UK

The first museum to open to the public was The British Museum in London 1759. It was a universal museum with varied collections covering archaeology, art, applied art, anthropology, history and science. The Louvre in Paris, France, was established in 1793, after the French Revolution when the royal treasures were declared for the people. In Poland, The Czartoryski… Read More »

Art Museums – Scandinavia

Scandinavia Art Museums Denmark Statens Museum for Kunst Louisiana Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst Museet for samtidskunst Trapholt Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Horsens Kunstmuseum Herning Kunstmuseum Vejle Kunstmuseum ARoS Kunstmuseum Aarhus Bornholms Kunstmuseum Den Hirschsprungske Samling Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum Ordrupgaard Skagens Museum Sönderjylland Kunstmuseum Art Museums Norway Astrup Fearnly Museet for Moderne Kunst Munch Museet Stenersen Museet Nasjonalmuseet + Museet… Read More »

Art Museums – Europe

Art Museums – Europe. A museum (Art Gallery) is a permanent institution in the service of society and open to the public. The Museums Association definition is: “Museums enable people to explore collections for inspiration, learning and enjoyment. They are institutions that collect, safeguard and make accessible artefacts and specimens, which they hold in trust for society.” A… Read More »

Art Museum – Japan, Australia

Australia National Museum of Australia National Gallery of Australia Canberra Contemporary Art Art Gallery of New South Wales Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery National Gallery of Victoria Africa Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum Japan The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto Kyoto National Museum Center for Contemporary Art The National Museum of… Read More »