Archive for the 'Art' Category

How to look at nakedness — in art, that is

Friday, February 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How to look at nakedness — in art, that is By Sebastian Smeein The Boston Globe on February 03, 2016.

Some of the marble statues that were covered up with wooden panels on the occasion of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit.

Erased Nude Discovered in a Leonardo da Vinci Notebook

Friday, February 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Erased Nude Discovered in a Leonardo da Vinci Notebook by Allison Meier on the HyoerAllergic website on February 4, 2016.

Folio from a Leonardo da Vinci notebook, with the naked-eye view at left and the multispectral imaging view at right (image courtesy British Library)

A Look Inside the Louise Bourgeois House, Just How She Left

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A Look Inside the Louise Bourgeois House, Just How She Left It by Arthur Lubov in The New York Times on January 20, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Assistant for 30 Years: Life With Louise Bourgeois By Katy Diamond Hamer on the Vulture website on December 18, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed Until Sun May 27 at the Freud Museum London on the Time Out Worldwide website.

Click Here to Read: Louise Bourgeois dies at 98 on this website.

Inside the Louise Bourgeois House The recessed, cluttered Chelsea townhouse where this artist lived for decades will soon open for visitors.

Freud Stars in Andre von Morisse’s Pop Paintings

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Pink Freud 2016 by Andre von Morisse.

A Rare Encounter with an Aaron Douglas Painting that References Slavery’s Past

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Rare Encounter with an Aaron Douglas Painting that References Slavery’s Past by by Allison Meier on the Hyperallergic website on January 4, 2016.

Aaron Douglas, “Let My People Go” (1935–39), oil on masonite, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)

Art as a Learning Process: The Legacy of Black Mountain College

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Art as a Learning Process: The Legacy of Black Mountain College by Robert Moeller on the Hyperallergic Website on January 5, 2016.

Josef Albers, “Leaf Study IX” (c. 1940), leaves on paper, 28 x 24 ¾ in (© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society [ARS], New York, photo by Tim Nighswander / Imaging 4 Art)

Liubov Popova, an Homage

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Liubov Popova, an Homage by Joyce Kozloff on the HyperAllergic.com Website January 2, 2016

At the Freud Museum by Christopher Turner

Monday, December 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  At the Freud Museum by Christopher Turner on the LRB website on March 22, 2012.

In ‘Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out,’ a Son Writes About His Father

Monday, December 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In ‘Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out,’ a Son Writes About His Father by Randy Kennedy in The New York Times on December 11, 2015.

Christopher Rothko, the son of the painter Mark Rothko. SAM HODGSON FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Gavin Turk’s Dream Induced Exhibition Opens At London’s Freud Museum

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Gavin Turk’s Dream Induced Exhibition Opens At London’s Freud Museum by Sara Faith
on the artlyst website on November 30, 2015.

Photo: Paul Black © artlyst 2015

Jewface: “Yiddish” Dialect Songs of Tin Pan Alley

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Jewface: “Yiddish” Dialect Songs of Tin Pan Alley at the Yivo Institute. On view in the Joan Constantiner Gallery, ground floor, November 2015 through Spring 2016.

Lucian Freud drawing of him and his first wife, in private hands for nearly 70 years, to be sold at auction;Lucian Freud drawing of him and his first wife, in private hands for nearly 70 years, to be sold at auction

Friday, November 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud drawing of him and his first wife, in private hands for nearly 70 years, to be sold at auction; The artist gave the work, an illustration for a book project that never came to pass, to Sonia Brownell, George Orwell’s wife by Mark Brown on The South China Morning Post website on November 05 2015.

A detail of Flyda and Arvid (1947), which is to be sold at auction later this month.

Seventeenth-century Dutch paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Seventeenth-century Dutch paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on October 29, 2015.

The Shipbuilder and his Wife, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1633, British Royal Collection

The Rush of Berlin

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Rush of Berlin by Martin Filler on the New York Review of Books website on October 14, 2015.

Fox Europa Produktion/Theaterwissenschaftliche Sammlung, University of Cologne Advertising photocollage for Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Grosstadt, 1927

Sotheby’s London to Offer Rediscovered Lucian Freud Drawing

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sotheby’s London to Offer Rediscovered Lucian Freud Drawing by Nicholas Forrest on the Blou Art Info website on October 15, 2015.

Broomberg & Chanarin and the mystery of Freud’s couch

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Analyse this: Broomberg & Chanarin and the mystery of Freud’s couch by The Art Newspaper on their website on October 8, 2015.

Broomberg & Chanarin’s Every Piece of Dust on Freud’s Couch at the Freud Museum London

Surprise Stop To Bless Sculpture Symbolizing Catholic Unity With Jews

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Surprise Stop To Bless Sculpture Symbolizing Catholic Unity With Jews by Dotty Brown in the Jewish Daily Forward on September 28, 2015.

The bridge between art and science

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The bridge between art and science by Juliana Kenny on the Bouin News website on October 1, 2015.

Christopher Moore, owner of Troubetzkoy Paintings, looks at a replica of Gustav Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’. Stephen Dunn/Hartford Courant/MCT via Getty Images

Click Here to Read:  The New Science of Mind by Eric R. Kandel in The New York Times on September 6, 2013. (more…)

Books of Jewish Beauty

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Books of Jewish Beauty by Sara Lipton in The New York Review of Books on August 28, 2015.

The British Library: An image from volume 2 of The Tripartite Mahzor showing the revelation at Sinai; male protagonists have human heads, but women are given the heads of various animals, Germany, Lake Constance region, circa 1320

Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS

Monday, September 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS: “I think meditators are the people who will understand this best” on the Garrison Institute website on September 21, 2015.