Archive for the 'Art' Category

Letters to Afar: Oct 22, 2014 – Mar 22, 2015

Friday, September 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Letters to Afar: Oct 22, 2014 – Mar 22, 2015 Co-presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Artist Diana Al-Hadid on Fate, Form, and Freud—and Her New Exhibition at the Secession in Vienna

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Artist Diana Al-Hadid on Fate, Form, and Freud—and Her New Exhibition at the Secession in Vienna by Thessaly La Force in Vogue Magazine on September 10, 2014.

Photographed by Mark Peckmezian

Nations Called Lax in Returning Art Looted From Jews

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Nations Called Lax in Returning Art Looted From Jews By Graham Bowley in The New York Times on September 10, 2014.

In 2011 United States officials seized Girolamo Romano’s “Christ Carrying the Cross Dragged by a Rogue,” pictured here in the Brogan Museum in Tallahassee, Fla., which has since closed for unrelated reasons. Steve Cannon Associated Press.

Dalí, Psychoanalysis & Dante’s Divine Comedy

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Dalí, Psychoanalysis & Dante’s Divine Comedy on the Rauner Special Collections Library website on August 29, 2014

The Islamic State and the land of lost gods

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Islamic State and the land of lost gods: From the dawn of civilization, the Fertile Crescent has been a cradle to strange an d fascinating sects. Not any more by Tom Holland The Spectator website on August 23, 2014.

The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Click Here To Read: The Islamic State isn’t just killing people. It’s destroying a culture By Aki Peritz on The Washington Post website on August 22, 2014,

Iraq’s cultural treasures are threated by Islamic State militants. (Ali Al-saadi/AFP/Getty Images)

Outsider Art: Yiddish Book Center in Amherst features ‘raw art’ of New Yorker Nathan Hilu

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Outsider Art: Yiddish Book Center in Amherst features ‘raw art’ of New Yorker Nathan Hilu on the Gazettenet.com website.

The artists: Dali, Dante, Heine & Psychoanalysis : Freud, the feminists, & then the Russians from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Dear Colleagues:

An early Labor Day weekend offers an opportunity to spend time reading the interesting posts on the international psychoanalytic website. It is a time of turmoil in the world and will hopefully offer some respite as well as some insight into the societal issues.

My choices this week are:

1) For those of us who did not know much about the Islamic State – The “Fertile Crescent had been a cradle to strange and fascinating sects” – the post about the “land of lost gods” in the Art Category is a must! (more…)

To Answer Our Most Fundamental Questions, Science Needs to Find a Place for the Arts

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  To Answer Our Most Fundamental Questions, Science Needs to Find a Place for the Arts on the Seed website on July 28. 2014.

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ALEXANDER CALDER
Semir Zeki, Neuroscientist, University College London © Christie’s Images/Corbis

A Banker, a Scholar, and the Invention of Art History

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: A Banker, a Scholar, and the Invention of Art History The story of the Warburg brothers By Ingrid Rowland on The New Republic website on July 5, 2014.

Yue Minjun: behind the painted smile

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Yue Minjun: behind the painted smile By Enid Tsui in The FT Magazine onj n November 2, 2012.

Look at Me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to View: Look at Me:  Portraiture from Manet to the Present at the Leila Heller Gallery from May 08  to August 14, 2014.

SANDRO CHIA
Happy Birthday, 2011
Oil on canvas
65 x 53.1 in / 165 x 135 cm
Courtesy Galleria Maggiore, Italy

LOOK AT 08 – August 14, 2014

China at the Fair

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: China at the Fair: Masterpiece London by APOLLO STAFF on the Apollo Website on June 27. 2014.

This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  This Is What 500 Years of Female Portraits in Under 3 Minutes Looks Like [VIDEO] on the Goodnet website on  May 6, 2014.

Making sense of human suffering: Francis Bacon and Henry Moore — Terror and Beauty

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Making sense of human suffering: Francis Bacon and Henry Moore — Terror and Beauty By Lee Parsons on the World Socialist Web Site on  June 21, 2014.

David S. Werman 1922-2014

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: David S. Werman Obituary in the New York Times on June 11, 2914.

Click Here to Read:  Description of the Applied Psychoanalysis: Explorations and Excursions by David Werman on IPBooks.net,

Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014

Friday, June 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and View:  Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014.  Anxiety 2014 is a new London-wide arts festival, curated by the Mental Health Foundation. Taking place at multiple venues throughout June 2014.

Letters from Afar at YIVO

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

 

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Click Here to Read:The YIVO Institute and the Museum of the City of New York present a Video Art Exhibition, LETTERS TO AFAR, by Award-Winning Artists Péter Forgács and The Klezmatics on October 22, 2014 March 22, to 2015.


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Kris-Crossing

Monday, June 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Kris-Crossing by Ellen Handler Spitz on the Brooklyn Rail website on June 5, 2014.

Under Their Influence

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Under Their Influence by Mary Thompkins Lewis in the Wall Street Journal on June 2, 2014.