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The E-Sylum: Volume 14, Number 38, September 11, 2011, Article 22

RENAISSANCE EXHIBIT INCLUDING MEDALS HEADED FOR NEW YORK

Dick Johnson submitted this note about an upcoming exhibit. Thanks! -Editor

Bode Museum exhibit New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art joined with a number of German museums to mount an extensive exhibition of Reniassace art work. The exhibit includes paintings, sclpture, sketches -- and medals.

It just opened in Berlin's Bode Museum the last week of August and continues through November 25. Therafter it travels to New York to open at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in December and continues until mid-March 2012.

The exhibition demonstrates the evolution of Italian portraits during the 15th century with some 170 works of art.

Click on this URL to view a video of MMOA curator Keith Christensen describing the exhibit as he mentions medals in this major Renaissance exhibition: Renaissance Art Exhibit Kicks-Off in Berlin, Germany (english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_europe/2011-08-25/renaissance-art-exhibit-kicks-off-in-berlin-germany-.html)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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