Archive for the 'Art' Category

At Art Basel, Restating the Obvious

Monday, June 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: At Art Basel, Restating the Obvious by Ari Akkermans on the HyperAllergic on June 18, 2016.

Cabinet gallery both, Art Basel in Basel (image courtesy Art Basel)v

Virtual Psychoanalytic Museum season 2

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Dear friends and colleagues, ENJOY

I am pleased to announce the launch of our second season! As always, you can enter the museum from its Entry Hall at http://VirtualPsychoanalyticMuseum.org

Rather than overwhelm the senses with a multiplicity of exhibits all at once, we will be mounting exhibits throughout the season. Today we begin with two galleries rich in audio and visual treasures:

The Images Gallery opens with “The Optical Unconscious: Vignettes of Images & Text,” a five-part (more…)

Full-Size Replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Kicks Off Mexican Tour

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Full-Size Replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Kicks Off Mexican Tour
by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on June 13, 2016.

The interior of Mexico City’s Sistine Chapel replica (photo via @gaviriasantos/Instagram)
Credit: Etienne Fabre / SSAC

Were Neanderthals architects?

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Were Neanderthals architects? By Philip Guelpa on the World Socialist Web Site on June 14, 2016.

Bruniquel Cave, where researchers have discovered stone structures more than 176,000 years old, likely built by Neanderthals. Credit: Etienne Fabre / SSAC

Unseen Lucian Freud work goes on display for first time

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Unseen Lucian Freud work goes on display for first time: A series of letters, drawings, portraits and sketches by the famous artist will go on display at the National Portrait Gallery, BY Staff in nthe Jewish News Reporter on June 13, 2016.

Analyze This 10-Foot-Tall Sculpture of Freud’s Famous Couch

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Analyze This 10-Foot-Tall Sculpture of Freud’s Famous Couch by Erin Brady — on the Creator’s Project website on June 8 2016.

Analyze This 10-Foot-Tall Sculpture of Freud’s Famous Couch
Erin Brady — Jun 8 2016

Flatiron sculpture will get inside Freud’s head June 16–18

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Flatiron sculpture will get inside Freud’s head June 16–18 By Howard Halle on The Time Out New York Website on May 25 2016.

One of the World’s Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: One of the World’s Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence: The superrich have stashed millions of works in tax-free storage. So what does that mean for the art? By Graham Bowley and Doreen Caravajal in The New York Times on May 28, 2016.

The Geneva Free Port, behind barbed wire, is crammed with storage vaults that contain some of the most exquisite artworks ever made, tucked away where they may not be seen for decades.
FRED MERZ FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Private collector shines rare spotlight on China’s Cultural Revolution, in pictures

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to View: Private collector shines rare spotlight on China’s Cultural Revolution, in pictures on the Telegraph website on May 5, 2016.

Serial Photos of Palmyra Show Extent of Damage Done by ISIS

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Aerial Photos of Palmyra Show Extent of Damage Done by ISIS by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on May 4, 2016.

The main entrance of the Temple of Bel (all photos courtesy Iconem/DGAM)

A Psychological Portrait of Eva Hesse

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Psychological Portrait of Eva Hesse by Benjamin Sutton on the HyperAllergic on May 4, 2016.

Eva Hesse at the opening reception for ‘Eccentric Abstraction,’ 1966 (photo by Norman Goldman, all images courtesy Zeitgeist Films)

How Serge Poliakoff Predicted 60 Years of Painting

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Serge Poliakoff Predicted 60 Years of Painting by Rob Colvin on the HyperAllergic Website on April 27, 2016.

Installation view with Serge Poliakoff, “Composition Abstraite” (1957, left), oil on panel, 51 1/4 x 38 1/4 in, and Serge Poliakoff, “Bandes Colorées” (1937, right), gouache on paper, 15 x 7 3/4 in (photo by Brian Buckley, courtesy Cheim & Read)

Ancient Phallus Carving Gets Public Exposure After Two Decades as Garden Ornament

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Ancient Phallus Carving Gets Public Exposure After Two Decades as Garden Ornament by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergiv website on January 7, 2016.

The Braceby carving with a digitally rendered outline (all images courtesy of The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire)

The Shadow of Zaha Hadid

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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The Shadow of Zaha Hadid by Esther Sperber in The Lilith Magazine on April 7, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Female Architects on the Significance of Zaha Hadid By Randy Kenney and Robin Pogrebin in The New York Times on April 1, 2016.

Female Architects on the Significance of Zaha Hadid

Monday, April 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Female Architects on the Significance of Zaha Hadid By Randy Kenney and Robin Pogrebin in The New York Times on April 1, 2016.

Zaha Hadid said she could “see the incredible amount of need from other women for reassurance” that they could be successful in architecture. CreditBrigitte Lacombe/Zaha Hadid Architects

Freud’s Case Studies in Hysteria Get the Graphic Novel Treatment

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Freud’s Case Studies in Hysteria Get the Graphic Novel Treatment by Carey Dunne on th HyperAllergic website on March 22, 2016.

Spread from ‘Hysteria’ (2015), text by Richard Appignanesi, drawings by Oscar Zarate (all images courtesy Self Made Hero)

Fall with Bruegel’s Rebel Angels in a Virtual Reality Experience

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Fall with Bruegel’s Rebel Angels in a Virtual Reality Experience by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on March 18, 2016.

Virtual reality experience of Bruegel’s “The Fall of the Rebel Angels” (1562) (GIF by the author via YouTube)

A New Hong Kong Museum Confronts the Difficult History of Chinese Contemporary Art (Part 1)

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A New Hong Kong Museum Confronts the Difficult History of Chinese Contemporary Art (Part 1) by Ellen Pearlman on the HyperAllergic Website on March 18, 2016.

Liu Heung Shing, “1989 Beijing, Sending Wounded Students on Tian’anmen Square to Hospital” (1989) (image courtesy M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong, courtesy the artist and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority)

‘New York’s Yiddish Theater’ Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and Musicals

Friday, March 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘New York’s Yiddish Theater’ Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and Musicals By Joseph Berger in The New York Times on March 10, 2016.

An exhibit devoted to Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye stories and to “Fiddler on the Roof,’’ the musical they inspired.
JAKE NAUGHTON FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

The Frank Gehry Story

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Frank Gehry Story, review of Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry by Paul Goldberger, Reviewed by Ingrid D. Rowland in The New York Review of Books in the March 24, 2016 ISSUE.

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, designed by architect Frank Gehry. At left are the Nervión River and La Salve Bridge, adorned with Daniel Buren’s artwork Red Arches (2007), commissioned for the museum’s tenth anniversary.