Archive for the 'Art' Category

How to Buy Warhol, Degas and Renoir on the Cheap

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How to Buy Warhol, Degas and Renoir on the Cheap One sign of the overheated art market is the growing appetite for minor works by major artists—But are all these etchings and doodles authentic?  By Ellen Gamerman in The Wall Street Journal on April 11, 2014.

Demand is on the rise for lower-priced works from the art world’s biggest names, from Pierre-Auguste Renoir to Pablo Picasso. A color etching by Joan Miró, pictured, sold for $4,250 last year. Swann Auction Galleries

Ai Weiwei’s Spring: Three Shows on Two Continents

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Ai Weiwei’s Spring: Three Shows on Two Continents
The artist is seeing his work mounted in museums in Berlin and New York and at a gallery in London by Mary M. Lane in the Wall Street Journal on April 10, 2014.

Ai Weiwei is seeing his work mounted in museums in Berlin and New York and at a gallery in London. Ai Weiwei Studio/Brooklyn Museum

Freud, the Primitive and the Avant-Garde

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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Click Here To Read: Freud, the Primitive and the Avant-Garde by Jason Palaigos and Ross Kistler on the Evergreen Loyala University website.

YIVO News

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 | 6:30pm
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION

Acclaimed filmmaker Péter Forgács, creator of the installation Letters to Afar, returns to YIVO for a screening and discussion of his award-winning film (more…)

Biography of Lucian Freud reveals chaotic life

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Biography of Lucian Freud reveals chaotic life by James Lane on the 3 News website on March 23,  2014.

An art expert holds Lucian Freud’s “Self Portrait” (Reuters file)

Id, Ego, and Superego: The Living Museum at Creedmore Psychiatric Center at CMPS

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Flyer for Id, Ego, and Superego: The Living Museum at Creedmore Psychiatric Center.  This  presentation will be held at CMPS in the Great Hall on April 4, 2014 at 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

Hannah Höch: art’s original punk

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Hannah Höch: art’s original punk. The Nazis branded her a degenerate and the dadaists tried to edge her out. But a new exhibition reveals Hannah Höch as a pioneer of photomontage and a feminist icon who took a kitchen knife to the glass ceiling by Brian Dillon in The Guardian on January 9, 2014.

Kleine Sonne (Little Sun), 1969. Photograph: Landesbank Berlin AG.

Museums to Display Ensor’s Monumental Drawing

Friday, March 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Museums to Display Ensor’s Monumental Drawing  by Carol Vogel in  The New York Times on February 27, 2014.

Tango: A Feeling That is Danced

Friday, March 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Tango: A Feeling That is Danced Review by Velleda C Ceccoli PhD in the May 2013, Issue 6, Issue of Psychology Tomorrow Magazine.

Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at YIVO

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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U.S. applicants not seeking financial assistance may apply until April 30.In 2014, the Uriel Weinreich (more…)

Vienna Complex Exhibition

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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EXHIBITION OPENING: WEDNESDAY FEB 26, 2014, 6PM – 8PM
Museum of Modern Art
Artists: EI ARAKAWA & SHIMON MINAMIKAWA, JOSEF DABERNIG, VERENA DENGLER, ANKE DYES & NIKLAS LICHTI, HARUN FAROCKI, TONIO KRÖNER, ULLA ROSSEK, ASTRID WAGNER, FRANZ WEST, HEIMO ZOBERNIG
Curator: COSIMA RAINER
Exhibition Design: ASTRID WAGNER (more…)

Sotheby’s to auction painter Lucian Freud’s love letters

Monday, February 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Sotheby’s to auction painter Lucian Freud’s love letters on the South China Morning News Post webstie on February 10, 2014.

Lucian Freud’s letters to a girlfriend, Felicity Hellaby, whom he met at art school, will be auctioned on Thursday. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Portuguese government tries to auction 85 works by Joan Miró

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Portuguese government tries to auction 85 works by Joan Miró By Sybille Fuchs  on The World Socialist Web Site on February 8, 2014.

“Femmes et oiseaux” (1968) by Joan Miró

 

February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Join us in February for a diverse lineup of programs that will explore how German-Jewish immigrants helped build San Francisco, the role of Rabbis in the German Army in WWI, and much more. Unless otherwise noted, please register in advance at (212) 744-6400. The most current list of events is always online at lbi.org/events.

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:30 PM | Panel Discussion
Jews, Cities and Culture: Hamburg, New York, and Kiev (more…)

How Real ‘Monuments Men’ Saved Priceless YIVO Yiddish Treasure

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   How Real ‘Monuments Men’ Saved Priceless YIVO Yiddish Treasure:  Nazis Turned YIVO Headquarters Into Looted Trove Center By Eddy Portnoy in the Jewish Daily Forward on  February 03, 2014.

Re-Commissioning Paradise

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Re-Commissioning Paradise by Katherine Morais on the on the Penta Blog on January 24, 2014. 

Lorenzo Ghiberti’s restored Gates of Paradise. Credit: Katherine Morais

Sigmund Freud’s Sicko Grandson

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

LucianreudClick Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud’s Sicko Grandson: Cruel Lover, Terrible Father, One Hell of a Painter. Two new biographical studies and dual exhibits in Vienna plumb the psychodrama of the great Lucian Freud By Vladislav Davidzon on the Tablet website on January 23, 2014.

 

Seattle Glass Art

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Seattle Glass Art by Ellie Winninghoff on the Penta Daily Barron’s website on December 30, 2013.

Size Matters: This Century’s Hugest Phallic Symbol

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Size Matters: This Century’s Hugest Phallic Symbol  by yTrey Pence on The Richeson website on November 27, 2013.

Explore Art In Depth in Florence

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The Sixth International Symposium on Psychoanalysis and Art

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Click Here to Read: Article on this conference.

Art/Object: The Artist, The Object,The Patron and the Audience
May 15-17, 2014

Held in the Salone Magliabechiano of the Uffizi Gallery and other (more…)