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.
Archive for the 'Art' Category
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 auctionFriday, November 6th, 2015
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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: 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
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.
Click Here to Read: Art, Psychoanalysis, and Adrian Stokes: A Biography, by Janet Sayers A wealth of detail and revealing images bring a troubled critic into focus, says Sharon Kivland on The Times of Higher Education website on September 3 2015.
Click Here to Read: A Lifetime of Sketchbooks from Postwar Painter Richard Diebenkorn by Allison Meier on the Hyperallergic website on August 24, 2015.
Richard Diebenkorn, “Untitled” from Sketchbook #10, page 13 (1943–93), gouache and watercolor on paper (gift of Phyllis Diebenkorn, © The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation)
Click Here to Read: ISIS Beheaded an 82-Year-Old Archaeologist Who Refused to Reveal the Location of Ancient Artifacts “When ISIS took the city they rounded up anybody they considered to be an enemy.” by Bryan Schatz on the Mother Jones Website on August 19, 2015.
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).