Archive for the 'Art' Category

Portuguese government tries to auction 85 works by Joan Miró

Sunday, February 9th, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Portuguese government tries to auction 85 works by Joan Miró By Sybille Fuchs  on The World Socialist Web Site on February 8, 2014.

“Femmes et oiseaux” (1968) by Joan Miró


February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014


February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Join us in February for a diverse lineup of programs that will explore how German-Jewish immigrants helped build San Francisco, the role of Rabbis in the German Army in WWI, and much more. Unless otherwise noted, please register in advance at (212) 744-6400. The most current list of events is always online at

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:30 PM | Panel Discussion
Jews, Cities and Culture: Hamburg, New York, and Kiev (more…)

How Real ‘Monuments Men’ Saved Priceless YIVO Yiddish Treasure

Monday, February 3rd, 2014


Click Here to Read:   How Real ‘Monuments Men’ Saved Priceless YIVO Yiddish Treasure:  Nazis Turned YIVO Headquarters Into Looted Trove Center By Eddy Portnoy in the Jewish Daily Forward on  February 03, 2014.

Re-Commissioning Paradise

Saturday, January 25th, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Re-Commissioning Paradise by Katherine Morais on the on the Penta Blog on January 24, 2014. 

Lorenzo Ghiberti’s restored Gates of Paradise. Credit: Katherine Morais

Sigmund Freud’s Sicko Grandson

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

LucianreudClick Here to Read:  Sigmund Freud’s Sicko Grandson: Cruel Lover, Terrible Father, One Hell of a Painter. Two new biographical studies and dual exhibits in Vienna plumb the psychodrama of the great Lucian Freud By Vladislav Davidzon on the Tablet website on January 23, 2014.


Seattle Glass Art

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Seattle Glass Art by Ellie Winninghoff on the Penta Daily Barron’s website on December 30, 2013.

Size Matters: This Century’s Hugest Phallic Symbol

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Size Matters: This Century’s Hugest Phallic Symbol  by yTrey Pence on The Richeson website on November 27, 2013.

Explore Art In Depth in Florence

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

The Sixth International Symposium on Psychoanalysis and Art


Click Here to Read: Article on this conference.

Art/Object: The Artist, The Object,The Patron and the Audience
May 15-17, 2014

Held in the Salone Magliabechiano of the Uffizi Gallery and other (more…)

The Precious Frick Library

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

ThePreciousFrickLibraryClick Here to Read:  The Precious Frick Library By Teresa Riva in Barrons blog website on January 16, 2014.

The Frick Art Reference Library is open to the public and invaluable to collectors and historians pursuing research. Credit: Michael Bodycomb/The Frick Collection.

Dr. Joseph Valks – Using Neurological Processes and Computer Art to Model Global Warming

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

ModelsGlobalWarmingClick Here to Read:  Dr. Joseph Valks – Using Neurological Processes and Computer Art to Model Global Warming on the Psychology Tomorrow Magazine Blog.


The genius with 500 lovers

Saturday, January 11th, 2014


Click Here to Read:   The genius with 500 lovers: Awesomely gifted, magnetically attractive. But artist Lucian Freud, as this new biography reveals, was also a frighteningly ruthless seducer of women by Geordie Greig  on the UK Mail Online website on  September 13, 2013.

Artist’s muse: Lucian Freud poses with Alexi Williams-Wynn, a lover, for a photo entitled The Painter Surprised

David Dawson Courtesy of Hazlitt Holland Hibbert

Art Spiegelman’s Life in the “Shadow of Maus”

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Art Spiegelman’s Life in the “Shadow of Maus” The acclaimed cartoonist on Banksy, his rejected New Yorker covers, and how Mad magazine smashed Norman Rockwell’s America By Eric Wuestewald in Mother Jones on January 6, 2014.

At the Freud Museum

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Louise Bourgeois,

Click Here to Read:  Louise Bourgeois At the Freud Museum by Christopher Turner 22 March 2012 on the London Review of Books blog.

Louise Bourgeois, loose sheet, c. 1959: 27.9 x 21.6 cm. LB-0464; Louise Bourgeois Archive, New York, © The Easton Foundation.

The Principles of Caricature

Monday, December 30th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  The Principles of Caricature by  E. H. Gombrich,  (with Ernst Kris) British.  Journal of Medical Psychology, Vol. 17, 1938, pp.319-42 [Trapp  no.1938A.1] on the Grombrich Archive website.

E. H. Gombrich

Oregon museum lands record-breaking Bacon painting

Friday, December 27th, 2013


Click Here To Read:  Oregon museum lands record-breaking Bacon painting by Maria Puente on the USA TODAY website on December 27, 2013.

Dali: Psychoanalysis Visualized

Monday, December 23rd, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Dali: Psychoanalysis Visualized by Sandra Carroll on the What is Psychoanalysis website.

Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War).

I See Paris, I See France

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013


Click Here to Read:  I See Paris, I See France… by Adele Tutter Review of Balthus: Cats and Girls—Paintings and Provocations The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2014 On the Brooklyn Rail Website on December 18, 2013.

Balthus, “Thérèse Dreaming”.


How Oedipus Is Losing His Complex

Monday, December 16th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  How Oedipus Is Losing His Complex By Sarah Boxer in The New York Times on December 06, 1997.

The secret buyer of Bacon’s $142M triptych is …

Monday, December 2nd, 2013


Click Here to Read:   The secret buyer of Bacon’s $142M triptych is … By Emily Smith in The New York Post on November 19, 2013.

A Portrait Painted in Heavy Strokes

Monday, December 2nd, 2013


Click Here to Read:  A Portrait Painted in Heavy Strokes: ‘Breakfast With Lucian,’ by Geordie Greig, Reviewed By Dwight Garner in The New York Times n November 21, 2013.

The artist Lucian Freud.

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