Archive for the 'Art' Category

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)

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)