Archive for the 'Art' Category
Click Here to Read: The Exuberant Postcard Art of the First Bauhaus Exhibition by Allison Meier on the Hyperallergic website on July 20, 2015.
Paul Häberer, “Bauhaus Ausstellung Weimar Juli–Sept, 1923, Karte 13″ (1923), lithograph, 3 15/16 x 5 7/8 inches (all images courtesy Museum of Modern Art, Committee on Architecture and Design Funds, photos by John Wronn)
Click Here to View: Why the “mad genius” is a myth on the Verge.com website on July 14, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Revisiting Le Corbusier as a Fascist by Joseph Nechvatal on the Hyperallergic blog on July 10, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Offer Dueling Accounts of Detroit’s Industrial Glory by Lisa John Rogers on the Hyperallergic blog on July 8, 2015.
Frida Kahlo, “Self-Portrait on the Borderline between Mexico and the United States” (1932), oil on metal (private collection)
Click Here to Read: It’s not ethical to review works by friends, so I’ll simply praise some by Paul Levy on his Plain English Blog on July 9, 2015.
Michael Craig-Martin, “Eye of the Storm,” 2002 (detail)
Click Here to Read: China’s Young Postmodern, Post-Mao Artists by John Seed on the Hyperallergic website on July 7, 2015.
Chi Peng, “Sprinting Forward 4″ (2004), C-print, 55 x 81 x 2 1/2 in. (framed) (Collection of Andrew and Heather Rayburn, all images courtesy the Orange County Museum of Art).
Click Here to Read: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series depicts a vital chapter in American history By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on June 8, 2015.
In every town Negroes were leaving by the hundreds to go North and enter into Northern industry.
‘From your luscious fruit’. . . Lucian Freud’s amazing love letters to poet Stephen Spender are revealed for the first time after 70 yearsSunday, June 7th, 2015
Click Here to Read: ‘From your luscious fruit’. . . Lucian Freud’s amazing love letters to poet Stephen Spender are revealed for the first time after 70 years by Gordie Grieg in the Daily Mail on June 6, 2015.
‘Frankly sexual': One of Lucian Freud’s letters to the 1930s poet Stephen Spender
Click Here to Read: Painter Kehinde Wiley at the Brooklyn Museum: Trappings of empire and power By Clare Hurley on The World Socialist Web Site June 6, 2015.
Napoleon Leading the Army Over the Alps (2005)
Click Here to Read: 1933 Article on Frida Kahlo: “Wife of the Master Mural Painter Gleefully Dabbles in Works of Art” on the Open Culture Website on March 16th, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Emma Sulkowicz’s “Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol”: An Explainer by Rebecca Vipond Brink on the Frisky website on June 5, 2015/
Click Here to Read: The National Gallery is erasing women from the history of art on The Conversation website on June 3, 2015.
Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878, National Gallery of Art.
Click Here to Read: Reunion with looted painting is ‘second victory against the Nazis': David Toren remembers staring at Max Liebermann’s Two Riders on a Beach as his great-uncle signed over his estate to a Nazi general. Now his family has it back on the Guardian Website on May 27, 2015.
Two Riders on a Beach, 1901, by the German painter Max Liebermann, is to be sold by Sotheby’s on 24 June
Click Here to Read: China’s Invisible History: An Interview with Filmmaker and Artist Hu Jie by Ian Johnson in the New York Review of Books on May 27, 2015.
Hu Jie in his studio in Nanjing, 2015
Click Here to Read: The Venice of the Sands in Peril by G.W. Bowersock in The New York Review of Books on May 25, 2015.
Funerary relief of a laden camel and two traders, from the Valley of the Tombs, Palmyra, 2nd-3rd century AD. Gianni Dagli Orti/DEA/Getty Images
Click Here to Read: Jewish artifacts in ISIS’s hands after capture of ancient city By Julia Marsh in The New York Post on May 26, 2015.
The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra Photo: Getty Images
Click Here to Read: Woman in Gold and an Old Toyota: Remembering Maria Altmann, the uncompromising Klimt owner behind Helen Mirren’s portrayal in ‘Woman in Gold’ By Frances Brent on The Tablet Website on May 18, 2015.
Detail of ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I,’ 1907, by Gustav Klimt. (© 2015 Neue Galerie New York Photograph by Hulya Kolabas for Neue Galerie New York)
Click Here to Read: Assistant for 30 Years: Life With Louise Bourgeois By Katy Diamond Hamer on the Vulture website on December 18, 2014.
Louise Bourgeois and her assistant Jerry Gorovoy in Carrara, Italy, in 1981. © The Easton Foundation. Photo: ? The Easton Foundation