Press Releases tagged with greek art

St.  Demetrius at Mt.  Athos_Courtesy Museum of Russian Icons

Museum of Russian Icons presents Icons from the Hellenic World: The Tiliakos Collection

Released: June 12, 2018

Icons of the Hellenic World will be the first major exhibition exclusively focusing on Greek and Byzantine iconography to be held at the Museum of Russian Icons. On view June 22 – October 21, 2018, the exhibit will delve deeply into the links and the continuity of Greek art and culture from Late Antiquity, through Byzantium, to the present. Largely comprised of icons created after the Fall of Constantinople in 1453, Icons of the Hellenic World will also feature works from the Byzantine period (330AD-1453). The earliest object in the exhibition is a rare “Portrait of Man” from Fayum, Egy...


Egypt, Mummy Sarcophagus, Ptolemaic period, 332-30 BC, wood with painted decoration in tempera over linen and gesso, Cincinnati Art Museum, Gift of Millard F.  and Edna F.  Shelt, 1947.275

Cincinnati Art Museum Opens New Antiquities Gallery on Oct. 3

Released: September 08, 2015

CINCINNATI – The reinstallation of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection of Western antiquities will be unveiled in new first floor galleries on Oct. 3. To celebrate the reopening, Cincinnati Digs!, an event sponsored by University of Cincinnati Departments of Classics and Anthropology, Cincinnati Art Museum and AIA: Cincinnati Society, will take place on Oct. 3 at 12 p.m. at the Cincinnati Art Museum. This exciting reinstallation and re-imagination of the ancient world allows visitors to begin their journey through the history of art with the story of ancient Western civiliz...


Co-Owner, Joseph Coplin, stands with Empress Herennia Etruscilla, Augusta to the emperor Trajan Decius, AD 249-251.  Carrara marble, finest workmanship, extraordinarily rare and important.  American private collection, 1999.

Antiquarium, Ltd: Preserving Their Reputation and Reaching New Clients With The Curator's Eye.

Released: March 24, 2015

Antiquarium, Ltd.'s co-owner Joseph Coplin speaks briefly about his beginnings as an art dealer, his gallery's success in protecting its excellent reputation and how the double-edged nature of internet technologies fits into the high-end art market. As a Wayward Artist, Joseph Joined Antiquarium Before Working His Way to Partner Founded by Joseph's sister Robin Beningson in 1979, Antiquarium, Ltd. specializes in the sale of authentic antiquities from the Classical, Egyptian and Near Eastern worlds. Joseph started working at the gallery in 1986. “I was a wayward artist. My sister had...


South Arabian Limestone Stele, ca.  2nd century BCE / 2nd century CE

Artemis Gallery LIVE to auction Ancient, Pre-Columbian and Ethnographic Art Jan. 24

Released: January 16, 2014

Boulder County, CO - New year, new look… new name!  To better reinforce its more than 20 years expertise selling authentic antiquities and ancient art, in addition to running more than nineteen successful online auctions, Antiquities-Saleroom is kicking off its 2014 auction schedule under its new name ArtemisGalleryLIVE with the first auction slated for January 24. “Although we’ve changed our name, the auction arm of our company has always been run by the same team of professionals who have run ArtemisGallery.com since 1993, and we wanted our new name to reflect that relati...


Constantinos Maleas' (1879-1928) View of the Acropolis was exhibited in Paris in 1919, during a collective exhibition of modern Greek artists of the "Omada Texnis." Est.  £200,000-300,000.

Bonhams to Sell Museum Quality Greek Art

Released: October 28, 2009

Bonhams will be celebrating their 15th Greek Sale at New Bond Street on 10th November. The sale will include a selection of works ranging from 19th Century classic art to high-profile modern and contemporary pieces. This 162-lot sale not only features Greek artists but a selection of foreign contemporaries who have adopted a Greek theme, with a wide spectrum of both paintings and sculptures estimated at between £2,000 and £300,000. One of the highlights of the sale is Constantinos Maleas' (1879-1928) View of the Acropolis. This magnificent work was exhibited at Paris in 1919, during a c...


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