Voom's Gallery HD Becomes Sponsor of AMN News

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NEW YORK, (amnnews.com) — Bringing the dazzling world of art to high-definition, Gallery HD, VOOM's arts and museum channel is proud to announce its sponsorship of the prestigious AMN News web site, the official online art museum portal of the Art Museum Network. The Art Museum Network and its 200 member institutions seek to keep art lovers informed of the upcoming events in the artistic community, while Gallery HD gives viewers close-up personal tours of some of these illustrious art collections and exhibits in stunning high-definition. Gallery HD is one of the VOOM HD Originals, 21 high-definition channels available exclusively on VOOM -- the first comprehensive high-definition satellite television service.

The one-year sponsorship of the web site -- www.amnnews.com -- includes online visual display of the Gallery HD logo with a link to the VOOM web site where readers can learn more about upcoming programs airing on Gallery HD. Programs range from artist profiles to original series. Programs premiering this summer include profiles of Sister Gertrude Morgan, Patricia Cronin, and Deborah Kass.

The Art Museum Network is an official portal of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), the oldest and most respected professional museum association in the world. The AMN News Site is the official site of the Art Museum Network, an online art museum portal. The site provides current news from the over 200 AMN members including the world's leading art museums, exhibitions and special events. Members include prestigious organizations such as Musees Royaux des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Museo Thyssen-Bornemiszia in Madrid, the National Gallery in Prague, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art and Berkeley Art Museum.

The Gallery HD channel provides viewers with a new way of seeing art. Viewing art in high-definition allows you to see every stunning detail of a Faberge egg or the brush strokes on a Picasso; said Greg Moyer, President Rainbow Media, Regional Programming. "Gallery HD brings art from around the world right into our viewers' homes."

Upcoming programs airing on Gallery HD this summer will include:

Great Artists, Premieres in July

Dynamic art historian Tim Marlowe profiles 26 of the greatest artists of the western world - Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Van Gogh and others, providing insight into their lives to show their rise to fame - and for some - their devastating falls.

Sister Gertrude Morgan, Premieres in July

Artist and street preacher, Sister Gertrude Morgan, truly saw herself as the bride of Jesus - which lent a deep religious subtest to her distinctive work. An in-depth features about a true American original.

Patricia Cronin, Premieres in August

Putting a clever twist on Victorian traditions, Cronin uses equestrian and mortuary sculpture to illustrate sexuality and eroticism in a thoroughly unique way.

Deborah Kass, Premieres in August

Deeply influenced by pop culture, Kass' work tweaks mainstream celebrity and Warhol's silkscreen style. Watch her work and discover her singular artistic approach.
 

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