Archive for the 'Art' Category

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.
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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.

 

Raunchy, Raucous Coney Island

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Raunchy, Raucous Coney Island by J. Hoberman in The New York Review of Books in the March 4, 2016. Issue.

Steeplechase Funny Face, no datem Collection of Ken Harck/Brooklyn Museum

 

Download All 36 of Jan Vermeer’s Beautifully Rare Paintings (Most in Stunning High Resolution)

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Download All 36 of Jan Vermeer’s Beautifully Rare Paintings (Most in Stunning High Resolution) in Art on the Open Culture website on February 29th, 2016.

New technologies expand knowledge of early art in North America

Monday, February 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: New technologies expand knowledge of early art in North America By Matthew MacEgan on The World Socialist Web Site on February 29, 2016.

Artifacts photographed using Polynomial Texture Mapping (PTM)

In Jerusalem’s Shuk, when the shutters close something amazing happens…

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Click Here to View: In Jerusalem’s Shuk, when the shutters close something amazing happens… on the Israeli Video Network.

The creative power of anxiety

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The creative power of anxiety: A month-long festival in London explores the way that the arts respond to a mental health problem.  By Tiffany Jenkins on the BBC Culture website on October 21, 2014.

How to look at nakedness — in art, that is

Friday, February 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How to look at nakedness — in art, that is By Sebastian Smeein The Boston Globe on February 03, 2016.

Some of the marble statues that were covered up with wooden panels on the occasion of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit.

Erased Nude Discovered in a Leonardo da Vinci Notebook

Friday, February 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Erased Nude Discovered in a Leonardo da Vinci Notebook by Allison Meier on the HyoerAllergic website on February 4, 2016.

Folio from a Leonardo da Vinci notebook, with the naked-eye view at left and the multispectral imaging view at right (image courtesy British Library)

A Look Inside the Louise Bourgeois House, Just How She Left

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A Look Inside the Louise Bourgeois House, Just How She Left It by Arthur Lubov in The New York Times on January 20, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Assistant for 30 Years: Life With Louise Bourgeois By Katy Diamond Hamer on the Vulture website on December 18, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed Until Sun May 27 at the Freud Museum London on the Time Out Worldwide website.

Click Here to Read: Louise Bourgeois dies at 98 on this website.

Inside the Louise Bourgeois House The recessed, cluttered Chelsea townhouse where this artist lived for decades will soon open for visitors.