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Christie's
Christie's
is a British auction house. It was founded in 1766 by James Christie
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Christie (other)
Christie
Christie
can refer to: People: Christie
Christie
(given name) Christie
Christie
(surname) Clan ChristieOther uses:Christie's, the auction house Christie, California, in Contra Costa County Christie, the Canadian division of Nabisco Christie
Christie
(TTC), subway station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada Christie
Christie
(company), a.k.a
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Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts
The Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Academy of the Fine Arts is a museum and art school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1805 and is the first and oldest art museum and art school in the United States. The academy's museum is internationally known for its collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training.Contents1 History1.1 Women at the Academy2 The Academy today2.1 The Museum 2.2 The School3 Buildings3.1 The Furness-Hewitt building 3.2 Samuel M.V
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Charles Allsopp, 6th Baron Hindlip
Charles Henry Allsopp, 6th Baron Hindlip
Baron Hindlip
(born 5 August 1940) is a British peer and businessman, a member of the House of Lords
House of Lords
from 1993 until 1999. His main career was in Christie's, the fine arts auction house, in which he was General Manager of Christie's
Christie's
New York and later Chairman of Christie, Manson & Woods and finally of Christie's International.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Marriage & Children 3 Honours 4 Title and styles 5 Coat of arms 6 Notes 7 External linksBiography[edit] The elder son of the fifth Baron
Baron
Hindlip, by his marriage to Cecily Valentine Jane Borwick, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Malcolm Borwick, Hindlip was educated at Eton College
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Warburg Dillon Read
Dillon, Read & Co. was an investment bank based in New York City. In 1991, it was acquired by Barings Bank
Barings Bank
and, in 1997, it was acquired by Swiss Bank Corporation, which was in turn acquired by UBS
UBS
in 1998.Contents1 History1.1 Origins 1.2 Dillon Read Capital Management2 Further reading 3 ReferencesHistory[edit] Origins[edit] Dillon Read traces its roots to 1832 with the founding of the Wall Street brokerage firm Carpenter & Vermilye.[1] The firm was notable for selling war bonds during the U.S. Civil War. In 1905, it was renamed after its principal partner, William A. Read.[1] In 1921, it was renamed as Dillon, Read & Co. to include partner Clarence Dillon.[2] The firm underwrote bonds issued by New York City
New York City
and underwrote stocks and bonds of railroads and other companies. In 1921, the firm managed the rescue of faltering Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
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François Pinault
François Pinault
François Pinault
(born 21 August 1936) is a French billionaire businessman, the majority shareholder and honorary chairman of the retail conglomerate Kering, and art collector.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Further reading 5 See also 6 ReferencesEarly life[edit] François Pinault
François Pinault
was born on 21 August 1936 in Les Champs-Géraux, a commune in the north of Brittany in the west of France.[3] Career[edit] His holding company Artemis S.A., owns (or owned), among others, Converse shoes, Samsonite
Samsonite
luggage, Château Latour, the Vail Ski Resort in Colorado, and Christie's
Christie's
auction house
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Donald Judd
Donald Judd
Donald Judd
(June 3, 1928 – February 12, 1994) was an American artist associated with minimalism (a term he nonetheless stridently disavowed).[1][2] In his work, Judd sought autonomy and clarity for the constructed object and the space created by it, ultimately achieving a rigorously democratic presentation without compositional hierarchy. It created an outpouring of seemingly effervescent works that defied the term "minimalism"
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International Association Of Art Critics
The International Association of Art Critics (Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art, AICA) was founded in 1950 to revitalize critical discourse, which suffered under Fascism
Fascism
during World War II. AICA was initially affiliated with UNESCO
UNESCO
as a non-governmental organization
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Thomas Eakins
Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins (July 25, 1844 – June 25, 1916) was an American realist painter, photographer,[1] sculptor, and fine arts educator. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important artists in American art history.[2][3] For the length of his professional career, from the early 1870s until his health began to fail some 40 years later, Eakins worked exactingly from life, choosing as his subject the people of his hometown of Philadelphia. He painted several hundred portraits, usually of friends, family members, or prominent people in the arts, sciences, medicine, and clergy
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The Gross Clinic
The Gross Clinic, or, The Clinic of Dr. Gross, is an 1875 painting by American artist Thomas Eakins. It is oil on canvas and measures 8 feet (240 cm) by 6.5 feet (200 cm). Many art historians consider The Gross Clinic
The Gross Clinic
to be one of the best American paintings ever made. Dr. Samuel D. Gross, a seventy-year-old professor dressed in a black frock coat, lectures a group of Jefferson Medical College students. Included among the group is a self-portrait of Eakins, who is seen at the right-hand side of the painting, next to the tunnel railing, with a white cuffed sleeve sketching or writing.[1] Seen over Dr. Gross's right shoulder is the clinic clerk, Dr
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Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
University is a private university in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The university consists of six constituent colleges and schools: Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Jefferson College of Nursing, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, and Jefferson College of Population Health.Contents1 History 2 Affiliations 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit]The Tivoli Theater in Philadelphia, first home of the Jefferson Medical CollegeAlthough today Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
University includes many different graduate programs, it began as a medical school
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Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
University is a private university in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The university consists of six constituent colleges and schools: Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Jefferson College of Nursing, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, and Jefferson College of Population Health.Contents1 History 2 Affiliations 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit]The Tivoli Theater in Philadelphia, first home of the Jefferson Medical CollegeAlthough today Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
University includes many different graduate programs, it began as a medical school
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Philadelphia Museum Of Art
The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition
Centennial Exposition
in Philadelphia.[1] The main museum building was completed in 1928[6] on Fairmount, a hill located at the northwest end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
at Eakins Oval.[2] The museum administers collections containing over 240,000 objects including major holdings of European, American and Asian origin.[3] The various classes of artwork include sculpture, paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, armor, and decorative arts.[3] The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Museum of Art administers several annexes including the Rodin Museum, also located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and the Ruth and Raymond G
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Haunch Of Venison
Haunch of Venison
Haunch of Venison
was a contemporary art gallery operating from 2002 until 2013. It supported the work of contemporary leading artists, presented a broad and critically acclaimed program of exhibitions to a large public through international exhibition spaces in London and New York. History[edit] Haunch of Venison
Haunch of Venison
was founded in 2002, and named after the London courtyard ( Haunch of Venison
Haunch of Venison
Yard) in which the original gallery space was based. In 2007, Haunch of Venison
Haunch of Venison
became a subsidiary of Christie’s International plc
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Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington
Peter Alexander Rupert Carington,[1][2] 6th Baron Carrington, KG, GCMG, CH, MC, PC, DL (born 6 June 1919)[3] is a British Conservative politician and hereditary peer who served as Defence Secretary between 1970 and 1974, Foreign Secretary between 1979 and 1982, chairman of General Electric
General Electric
between 1983 and 1984, and Secretary General of NATO from 1984 to 1988. He is the last surviving member of the 1951–55 government of Winston Churchill, the Eden government, and the Macmillan government and of the cabinets of Alec Douglas-Home
Alec Douglas-Home
and Edward Heath. Following the House of Lords
House of Lords
Act 1999, which removed the automatic right of hereditary peers to sit in the House of Lords, Carrington was created a life peer as Baron Carington of Upton, of Upton in the County of Nottinghamshire. Carrington was Foreign Secretary in 1982 when the Falkland Islands were invaded by Argentina
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The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category. It is published by Times Newspapers Ltd, a subsidiary of News UK, which is in turn owned by News Corp. Times Newspapers also publishes The Times. The two papers were founded independently and have been under common ownership only since 1966. They were bought by News International in 1981. The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
occupies a dominant position in the quality Sunday market; its circulation of just under one million equals that of its main rivals, The Sunday Telegraph and The Observer, combined.[5] While some other national newspapers moved to a tabloid format in the early 2000s, The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
has retained the larger broadsheet format and has said that it will continue to do so
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