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Blog entries from Art News of the Day for April 2010

Richard Aste

Brooklyn Museum appoints Richard Aste Curator of European Art

Posted: April 06, 2010 18:06 Last Updated: | ArtfixDaily Staff

Former Christie's specialist Richard Aste has been named as the new Curator of European Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Currently, he is Associate Curator at Museo de Arte de Ponce in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and working on the reinstallation of thirteen permanent collection galleries. Aste has organized several European art exhibitions there including Masterpieces of Spanish Painting from the Prado and The Journey to Impressionism. He co-curated The Age of Rodin and Masterpieces of European Painting from Museo de Arte de Ponce. Prior to the position in Ponce, Peru-born Aste was a specialist at Ch...

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The view from Thomas Cole's porch in the Catskills.

The Father of American landscape painting gets Webby award

Posted: April 19, 2010 22:33 Last Updated: | ArtfixDaily Staff

A 19th-century Hudson River School painter showcased in a high-tech platform has been named as one of the Honorees in the Arts category in the 14th Annual Webby Awards.  Official Honoree Explore Thomas Cole (http://www.explorethomascole.org/) was among 8,000 entries competing for the distinction. Fewer than 15% of entered websites are recognized with a Webby, the award given for an outstanding caliber of work in website design. Part of the site's appeal is certainly the beauty and functionality present in the comprehensive Virtual Gallery of Cole's work. Filter the gallery by subject, med...