Archive for the 'Art' Category

197 Years After It Opens, the Prado Museum Gives a Woman a Solo Show

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: 197 Years After It Opens, the Prado Museum Gives a Woman a Solo Show
Today, Spain’s national art museum opened its first solo exhibition devoted to a female artist ever by Benjamin Sutton

Clara Peeters, “Still Life with Sparrow Hawk, Fowl, Porcelain, and Shells” (1611), oil on panel (Museo del Prado, via Wikimedia Commons)

Picasso and the Perfectly Bearable Likeness of Being

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Picasso and the Perfectly Bearable Likeness of Being by Paul Levy on the An Arts Journal Blog website on October 11, 2016.

Woman with Joined Hands (Marie-Thérèse Walter) by Pablo Picasso (Private Collection)

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found by Italy Anti-Mafia Police

Friday, September 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View:  Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found by Italy Anti-Mafia Police by Alastair Jamieson on the NBC News Website on September 30, 2016.

Neuroscience study supports 200-year old art theory

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Neuroscience study supports 200-year old art theory on the Science Daily website on September 18, 2016.

Sexism and the Canon: Three Female Artists Reflect on ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

astractexpressionismwomenClick Here to Read:  Sexism and the Canon: Three Female Artists Reflect on ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’ by Kealey Boyd on the HyperAllergic website on September 14, 2016.

Works by Joan Mitchell (left) and Lee Krasner (right) in ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’ at the Denver Art Museum (all photos by Hrag Vartanian for Hyperallergic)

A Maya Codex Found in a Cave Is Authentic, Researchers Say

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Maya Codex Found in a Cave Is Authentic, Researchers Say by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic Website on September 13, 2016.

Detail of eye on page 6 of the Grolier Codex (photo by Michael Coe, all courtesy Brown University)

A New Online Trove Brings Historical Silhouettes to Light

Monday, September 12th, 2016

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Click Here To Read: A New Online Trove Brings Historical Silhouettes to Light by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on September 10, 2016.

Silhouette of an unknown woman by an unknown creator (nd) (courtesy American Antiquarian Society)

 

New public artwork installed at Tournament Capital Centre

Friday, September 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New public artwork installed at Tournament Capital Centre at Kamloops Art Gallery on the on the Infotel.ca website on September 08, 2016.

Cameron Kerr, Freud’s Ceiling, 2012, Marble. Collection of the Kamloops Art Gallery, gift of the artist. Image Credit: Contributed/Kamloops Art Gallery

Sigmund Freud Museum 2020

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud Museum 2020 on the Sigmund Freud Museum website.

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CBS News Spot on the Opening of Sigmund Freud Museum

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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Click Here to View:  Short news story featuring Charles Brenner and Leo Stone from 1986, discussing psychoanalysis and Freud, and narration and footage of the Freud Museum in London.  (Produced by Megan Marshack, with assistance from Arnold Richards. Used with permission.)

Into the mind of Sigmund Freud for his 160th birthday

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Into the mind of Sigmund Freud for his 160th birthday on the Arts Council England website on 01 September 2016.

Mark Wallinger’s ‘Self Reflection’ at the Freud Museum London. © Alex Delfanne

The Morgan Marks the Centennial of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Morgan Marks the Centennial of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic Website on August 31, 2016.

Installation view of ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Einstein’s General Theory’ at the Morgan Library & Museum (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)

Lucian Freud: The Pitiless Eye

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud: The Pitiless Eye by Jenny Uglow in The New York Review of Books on August 22, 2016.

Estate of Lucian Freud/National Portrait Gallery, London/The Lucian Freud Archive. Unfinished self-portrait by Lucian Freud, circa 1980

 

Explore the Harvard Art Museums’ Massive Bauhaus Collection Online

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Explore the Harvard Art Museums’ Massive Bauhaus Collection Online by Claire Voon on The HyperAllergic website on August 22, 2016.

Marianne Brandt, “Untitled [with Anna May Wong]” (1929) (Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum and their Acquisitions Committee, Richard and Priscilla Hunt, Elizabeth C. Lyman, Mildred Rendl-Marcus, and Sylvia de Cuevas, 2006.25. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. photo: Harvard Art Museums, © President and Fellows of Harvard College)

Interview with Architect Peter Eisenman

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Interview with Architect Peter Eisenman by Joanne Intrator om the Joanne Intrator.com website on August 10, 2016

Mark Wallinger at the Freud Museum review

Monday, August 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mark Wallinger at the Freud Museum review – mirror mirror on the ceiling Freud Museum, London: The British artist transforms Sigmund Freud’s study into a Dalí-inspired hall of mirrors for a meta-surrealist look at art, psychoanalysis and self-obsession by Mirror, mirror on the wall … Mark Wallinger’s Self-Reflection exhibit at the Freud Museum in London by Jonathan Jones on the Guardian Website on August 8, 2016.

Mark Wallinger’s Self-Reflection exhibit at the Freud Museum in London. Photograph: Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Wrestling with angels (and demons) at the Getty Museum

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Wrestling with angels (and demons) at the Getty Museum by Edmon J. Rodman on The Jewish Journal Website on August 4, 2016.

“The Wedding” (1989-93) by R.B. Kitaj. Photo courtesy of the Tate, London 2016

Mark Wallinger: Recumbent Analysand Reflected In Mirrors

Friday, July 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mark Wallinger: Recumbent Analysand Reflected In Mirrors at the Freud Museum London on the Artlyst Website on July 27, 2016.

Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism? by Hrag Vartanian on the HyperAllergic website on July 25, 2016.

From the entrance to the “Women Of Abstract Expressionism” exhibition in Denver (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)

The Curious Fates of Famous Artists’ Pets

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Curious Fates of Famous Artists’ Pets by Allison Meier on the HypoAllergic Website on July 7, 2016.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s illustrated poem mourning his pet wombat (November 6, 1869), pen on paper (via British Museum/Wikimedia)