The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Saturday, October 10, 2015

Sorrow Unmasked: Images of Grief, Mourning, and Remembrance
Ralston Crawford (American, born Canada, 1906-1978), Tomb with Palm Fronds, Cemetery, New Orleans , 1973, gelatin silver print. Gift of Robert F. Crawford, 99.5.5.
EAST LANSING, MI.-The Kresge Art Museum presents Sorrow Unmasked: Images of Grief, Mourning, and Remembrance, on view through July 27, 2007. INSPIRATION:“From the time I was nine years old I have been fascinated by the Kennedy family. My inspiration for this exhibition was a photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy taken following her husband’s burial: here, the stoicism displayed throughout John F. Kennedy’s state funeral gives way to grief and sorrow as she clutches the folded American flag that covered his coffin. Inspired by Jackie, I decided to explore how the universal themes of grief and mourning have been represented in art from the Renaissance through the present day.” - Shannon Karol, Kresge Art Museum Intern.

This exhibition of prints and photographs from the 16th through the 20th centuries, drawn from the Kresge Art Museum collection, examines the complex human emotions that are felt following the loss of a loved one, as well as traditions related to death. From scenes of mythical and Biblical deaths to funeral processions and views of tombstones and cemeteries, these images illustrate the myriad ways we deal with issues of grief, mourning, and remembrance.

Today's News

May 10, 2007

Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon at 100 Opens at MoMA

Gilbert and George Work Free to Download at BBC and Guardian

Tremendous Success for Old Master Paintings at Sotheby's

Rare Original Pooh Illustrations at Bonhams in London

Israel Museum Presentation Marks First Public Display

Art Chicago Draws International Praise

Sorrow Unmasked: Images of Grief, Mourning, and Remembrance

UK Art Museum Presents Work by Noted Women Artists

Painting and Scultpure, Selections from the Collection

Rarrk - London at Bargehouse Gallery

Americans Support Tate With Donation of Six Works

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves aims to pinpoint legendary Queen Nefertiti's tomb

2.- Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum explores the world of Indian textiles and fashion

3.- Rare Byzantine mosaic that depicts ancient streets and buildings in Egypt restored

4.- Sopranos actor/art collector Federico Castelluccio to pen book on Guercino discovery

5.- Exhibition at the McNay Art Museum presents more than 50 works created by Joan Miró

6.- Major monographic exhibition of works by Tamara de Lempicka on view in Verona

7.- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts acquires painting commissioned by King George III

8.- Tang Museum at Skidmore College receives 500 photographs from Jack Shear

9.- The Rijksmuseum and the Louvre to jointly buy rare Rembrandts for 160 mn euros

10.- Rail life: History of trains brought to life in a state-of-the art museum in Brussels

Related Stories

Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site