Archive for the 'Art' Category

Lucian Freud: Naked Truth

Friday, April 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud: Naked Truth on the Christie’s The Art People website on April 24, 2015.

In defense of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In defense of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes By Tim Rivers and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on April 21, 2015.

Diego and Frida Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931

Reviving Giacometti’s Legacy

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Reviving Giacometti’s Legacy By Farah Nayeri in The New York Times on April 16, 2015.

Giacometti in his studio in Paris in 1958. Credit Ernst Scheidegger/Foundation Ernst Scheidegger-Archive and Giacometti Estate, 2015.

The Making of Modigliani

Friday, April 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Making of Modigliani: A new exhibition of rarely seen works by the Italian artist offers a fascinating insight into the origins of his extraordinary style in the by Paul Levy in Wall Street Journal on April 9, 2015.

“Dr. François Brabander,” 1918 ESTORICK COLLECTION

Finding Ourselves in the Selves of Others: Deepening Artistic Connections

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Finding Ourselves in the Selves of Others:
Deepening Artistic Connections
Friday, April 24, 2015
6 pm – 8:30 pm

A workshop with creativity experts Ani Buk (psychoanalyst and art therapist) and Craig Haen (psychotherapist and drama therapist).

This experiential workshop is designed for artists, psychotherapists, and anyone interested in using imaginative techniques to connect with the artwork of others as a catalyst for a deeper connection with themselves. Recent neuroscience research on the mirror (more…)

Life Lines: For an artist with amnesia, the world takes place through her pencil

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Life Lines: For an artist with amnesia, the world takes place through her pencil by Daniel Zalewski in The New Yorker in March 30, 2015.

A virus essentially obliterated Lonni Sue Johnson’s hippocampus, and she can no longer recall what happened five minutes earlier. Her life has become an endless series of jump cuts.CREDITPHOTOGRAPHS BY PHILLIP TOLEDANO

The Story Behind ‘Woman in Gold’: Nazi Art Thieves and One Painting’s Return

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Story Behind ‘Woman in Gold’: Nazi Art Thieves and One Painting’s Return By Patricia Cohen in The New York Times on March 30, 2015.

Gustav Klimt’s “Adele Bloch-Bauer I” (1907) was returned to the owner’s heirs. CreditNeue Galerie New Yor

Exhibition in Berlin: Rediscovery of a Russian revolutionary art school

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Exhibition in Berlin: Rediscovery of a Russian revolutionary art school By Sibylle Fuchs and Verena Nees on the World Socialist Web Site on March 31, 2015.

Exhibition of student’s work on “Evidence and expression of mass and weight” School year 1927-1928 © The Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow

New Virtual Library Offers over 250 Art Books for Free Download from the Getty Museum

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  New Virtual Library Offers over 250 Art Books for Free Download by James Cuno on The Getty Iris Website on January 21, 2014.

Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art on the Open Culture website on March 25th, 2015.

Freud’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Freud’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic on the Freud Quotes Website.

‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority: ‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority By Jennifer Schuessler in The New York Times on March 19, 2015.

Alonzo Chappel’s 1867 painting of Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed is part of the exhibition “Lincoln and the Jews” at the New-York Historical Society. The work prominently features Dr. Charles Liebermann, a Russian-born Jewish ophthalmologist and a leading Washington physician, gazing intently at the president. CreditChicago History Museum

 

Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Drawings Show How He First Visualized the Ego, Superego, Id & More

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Drawings Show How He First Visualized the Ego, Superego, Id & More on the Science on March 19th, 2015.

Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS by Anne Bernard in The New York Times on march 8, 2015.

MMA NYC Plains Indians Exhibit

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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March 9–May 10, 2015

Landmark Exhibition Exploring Beauty, Power, and Spiritual Resonance of Native Indian Art Opens at Metropolitan Museum March 9
Exhibition to Offer In-Depth View of Plains Indian Artistic Masterworks
Exhibition location: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, Second Floor, Gallery 999 (more…)

ISIS’ Attack on Ancient History Called a ‘War Crime’

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ISIS’ Attack on Ancient History Called a ‘War Crime’ on the Rocket News Website on March 6, 2015.

Up close with Freud

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Up close with Freud by Lyn DiCiero on the West Australian website February 26, 2015.

The artists in Freud’s study at the Freud Museum. Thea Costantino, Nalda Searles, Susan Flavell, Tarryn Gill, Travis Kelleher, Pilar Mata Dupont, Andrew Nicholls. Picture: Pilar Mata Dupont

 

Alice Neel’s Brothers Karamazov

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Alice Neel’s Brothers Karamazov by Dan  Piepenbring on the in The Paris Review on February 24, 2015.

A Walk Through the Gallery “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” at the Museum of Modern Art

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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Saudi De-Radicalization Center Uses Art Therapy to Tackle Extremists

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Saudi De-Radicalization Center Uses Art Therapy to Tackle Extremists BY Lubna Hussain, Charlene Gubash and F. Brinley Bruton on the NCB News Website on February 5, 2015.