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August 2011

First film Hitchcock recovered

Alfred Hitchcock

LOS ANGELES — Alfred Hitchcock (Born 13 of August 1894, died in 1980) is still surprising his fans. Film preservationists said they’ve found the first half of the earliest known surviving feature film on which Hitchcock has a credit: a silent melodrama called “The White Shadow.” The first three reels of the six-reel film, made [...]

The public’s interest in art

van gogh museum pressday

Van Gogh Museum welcomes millionth visitor sooner than expected Amsterdam, 9 August 2011 – Today Axel Rüger, director of the Van Gogh Museum, welcomed the museum’s millionth visitor this year. In 2010 this milestone was not reached until three weeks later, at the end of August. The special guest was treated to a festive reception [...]

Alexander McQueen exhibition

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition came to an end last night, but it has already considered one of the Met’s top exhibitions. This puts Savage Beauty among the ranks of other historic blockbusters at the Met, including the Tutankhamen (1987), Mona Lisa (1963) and Picasso (2010) exhibitions. The show is [...]

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