Amy Meyers
 
Meyers, Amy
Meyers, Amy
United States of America
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Description: The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World
~In the posthumously published tract Musæum Clausum, or, Bibliotheca Abscondita (1684), the physician Sir Thomas Browne of Norwich (1605–1682) made an inventory of objects in an imaginary collection: “Remarkable Books, Antiquities, Pictures & Rarities of Several Kinds, Scarce or Never Seen by Any Man Now Living”....
PublisherYale Center for British Art
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Description: William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum
~When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly two hundred and fifty years ago, Dr William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. The exhibition William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum, together with this publication, marks another anniversary: the tercentenary of Hunter’s birth. The...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
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Description: Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin
~The 200th anniversary of John Ruskin’s birth is a singularly fitting moment in which to mount an exhibition exploring the nature and legacy of his achievement as an artist, writer, critic, social theorist, and educator—a figure of worldwide importance. The first time Ruskin received serious consideration at the Yale Center for British Art...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
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Description: Paul Mellon’s Legacy: A Passion for British Art
Paul Mellon’s Legacy: A Passion for British Art celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of the Yale Center for British Art and commemorates the centennial of the birth of its founder, Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929). Together, the related exhibitions presented at the Yale Center and at the Royal Academy of Arts demonstrate Mr. Mellon’s unparalleled collecting activity in...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
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Description: Great British Watercolors: From the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for...
~ON THE OCCASION of the hundredth anniversary of Paul Mellon’s birth, an exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts of watercolors from the Yale Center for British Art seems a particularly apt way to celebrate Mr. Mellon’s extraordinary beneficence to our two institutions, which are linked not only through his generosity but through...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
PublisherYale University Press
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Description: Mrs. Delany and Her Circle
~The exhibition Mrs. Delany and her Circle explores the relationship among natural history, art, and sociability. Mrs. Delany, who has long been known as a distinctive voice in the literature on the eighteenth century is here revealed in the full flower of her accomplishments. This exhibition asks questions about the nature of scientific practice, the...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
PublisherYale University Press
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00085.002
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Description: Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds
~This publication and the exhibition to which it relates are the results of an innovative collaboration that began within Yale University and has grown to include a network of academic and curatorial scholars and collectors across the world. The origins of the collaboration lie in a graduate seminar, “Art and the British Empire,” taught in...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00018.002