Museums Special Section - The New Generation of Museum Curators - NYTimes.com
LV Beethoven 36" x 36" oil on canvas This painting embodies the preciseness of his music and the turmoil of his personal life. Big red disturbing swoops representing his frustration with his hearing loss. Embodies this dynamic composer with constraint and passion. #classicalmusic #music #beethoven #composer #odetojoy #beethovens9thsymphony #artist #painting #artcollector #artcollection #artadvisor #museum #curator #artgallery #artnews #interiordesigner #artworld #loveart #hattip2u
"Using swans to chase away geese is an effective practice, experts said, because swans are larger and territorial and will live in non-native landscapes. They're also not afraid to compete with other animals for resources. Swans, like many creatures, will defend their territory vigorously, especially when their young are involved, said Steve Sullivan, senior curator of urban ecology for the Chicago Academy of Sciences and its Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum."
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Via The Guardian: From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails. (image: Lucy Bamford in front of Joseph Wright of Derby’s A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery).