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    1. List the main character(s). The main characters in Case Study H are Thomas Kren’s was appointed a director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. (Oster287) 2. Give a brief overview? A brief overview is in 1988, four tasks demanded Thomas Kren's immediate attention. (Oster287) The first of the ambitious and controversial is the expansion program that began in 1982 by his predecessor would not be completed until the summer of1991. (Oster287) These Financial Resources of the museum were a portion of the museum’s permanent collection. (Oster287) The Post-World War the Second was the portion of the museum’s permanent collection comparatively weak, and this museum was hampered by the public’s perception of it as the Guggenheim Family’s…

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    institutions had commissioned stone structures (recognized by pedimented fronts, long colonnades, and rotundas). The galleries of art were arranged into their own individual rows with decorations that matched the artworks presented. The most regarded among the projects was the 1997 branch in Bilbao, Spain. It had a huge venue for all of the 20th century and contemporary art, but shifted the as the direction of museum design did. Frank Gehry had handfuls of venues to be able to his credit his…

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    Before the mid-twentieth century, museums in Europe and the United States were generally planned in variations of the neo classical style. But, the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao moved the heading of gallery outlines, which gave an extensive show venue to twentieth century and contemporary art, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry, Architecture is important nowadays to the public, because it offers a physical surrounding environment in where we live in. Moreover, architecture is not only…

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    Dale Chihuly

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    Dale Chihuly’s installations do not only appear in Museum’s. Two Chandeliers were set up at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Dr. Jonas Salk, the founder of the Institute, commissioned Chihuly, because he believed that art and science coincide. These chandeliers were specifically designed to hang between the towers, bordering the courtyard. Each chandelier contained a different color-scheme, but both were vivid colors that could serve as an inspiration to the…

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    Kohler Arts Center

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    In hearing wonderful comments about the Kohler Arts Center’s support for the Arts, is why I choose this place to visit for my field investigation. The history of the Kohler Arts center starts with the Sheboygan Arts Foundation, which was created in 1959 with Mrs. Walter J Kohler as its first board member. In 1966, the Kohler family homestead was gifted to the Sheboygan Arts Foundation. With this homestead as a starting point and a large expansion, the center was established in 1967. This…

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    The museum was inaugurated on October 18, 1997, by former King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists. One of the most admired works of contemporary architecture, the building has been hailed as a "signal moment in the architectural culture",…

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    Gerald Scarfe was born on June 1st, 1936. He is an English cartoonist and illustrator. He also worked as an editorial cartoonist for The Sunday Times and an illustrator for The New Yorker. His work includes graphics from Pink Floyd’s The Wall and Hercules. He is married to Jane Asher and they three children together. After a short period at the Royal College of Arts, he established himself as a satirical cartoonist and still does satirical cartoons today. Even though he his most known for his…

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    Claes Thure Oldenburg

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    Sciences since 1978. He had entered the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, in 1979. Won the Wilhelm-Lehmbruck Prize for Sculpture, Duisburg, Germany, 1981; received the Brandeis University Creative Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, The Jack I. Oldenburg won the Wolf Prize in Arts, in 1989. Won the Lillian Poses Medal for Sculpture, 1993; received awards of collaboration include the Distinction in Sculpture, SculptureCenter, New York (1994); and the Rolf Schock Foundation Prize,…

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