Archive for the 'Art' Category

The Lifespan of Bauhaus Utopianism

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Lifespan of Bauhaus Utopianism: An exhibition at Paris’s decorative arts museum hones in on the myriad ways that students and teachers at the Bauhaus sought to integrate art, architecture, and design into total artworks by Joseph Nechvatal on the HyperAllergic website on Feburary 8. 2017.

Erich Consemüller, “Woman in a B3 Club Chair by Marcel Breuer wearing a Mask by Oskar Schlemmer and a Dress by Lis Beyer” (1926) (© Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin)

Here’s How Emma Sulkowicz, The Columbia Mattress Artist, Plans To Resist Trump

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Here’s How Emma Sulkowicz, The Columbia Mattress Artist, Plans To Resist Trump by Gabrielle Moss on the Bustle website on February 7, 2017.

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From Montage to Mounting: The Surprisingly Sexual Drawings of Sergei Eisenstein

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: From Montage to Mounting: The Surprisingly Sexual Drawings of Sergei Eisenstein: Over the course of his life, Sergei Eisenstein amassed 5,000 sketches, including his “sex drawings,” which depict various sex acts that are not limited to humans by Tanner Tafelski on the HyperAllergic website on on February 1, 2017.

Sergei Eisenstein, “Untitled” (c. 1931), colored pencil on paper, 10.67 x 8.27 in (Private collection, image courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York and Matthew Stephenson, London)

Why Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Colorado Project Succeeded Despite Its Failure

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Colorado Project Succeeded Despite Its Failure: “Over the River” was never about the sculpture, it was about the attempt by Adam Milner on the HyperAllergic Website on January 30th, 2017.

Christo in his studio working on a preparatory collage for “Over The River” in 2011 (photo by Wolfgang Volz, © 2011 Christo)

A Book and Exhibition Reveal Josef Albers’s Rarely Seen Photocollages:

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Book and Exhibition Reveal Josef Albers’s Rarely Seen Photocollages: In his only lecture on photography, Albers warned students against approaching photography carelessly, and the collages he made of his own photos show how he put that mantra into practice. Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on January 18, 2017.

Josef Albers, “Bullfight, San Sebastian” (1929), the Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired through the generosity of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder, and Jon L. Stryker (all images © 2016 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society, New York)

Philip Johnson’s ‘Glass House’ Is Subject Of New Book By Psychoanalyst

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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Click Here to Read and Listen to: Philip Johnson’s ‘Glass House’ Is Subject Of New Book By Psychoanalyst By Davis Dunavin on the WSHU.org website on January 3, 2017.

An exterior view of the Glass House in New Canaan, Conn.
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5 Books to Read About Artists Under Nazism: How do artists function under tyranny?

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: 5 Books to Read About Artists Under Nazism: How do artists function under tyranny? by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech on the HyperAllergic website on December 12, 2016.

A 1938 poster for a “degenerate art” exhibition in Germany (image via Wikimedia Commons)

Artists, writers to revive freud’s surrealism in present day Bengaluru

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

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Click Here To Read: Artists, writers to revive freud’s surrealism in present day Bengaluru By Express News Service on the NewIndiaDxpressNewsService.com website on December 7, 2016.

Participants at a previous Gathr event in the city

An Alluring Glimpse into Japan’s Embrace of Art Deco

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: An Alluring Glimpse into Japan’s Embrace of Art Deco: An exhibition in Washington, DC examines how Japanese artists and designers adopted Art Deco to capture the seductive qualities of a rapidly modernizing society by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic Website on December 4, 2016.

Paintings by Enomoto Chikatoshi on view in Deco Japan at Hillwood Museum (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)

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