Archive for the 'Art' Category

See Me. Feel Me. Maybe Drool on Me.

Friday, May 16th, 2014

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Artist Walton Ford on His Wildlife Paintings

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Artist Walton Ford on His Wildlife Paintings The 54-year-old artist has become famous for monumental wildlife pieces that bring a primal kingdom indoors. As he embarks on the next chapter of his life, his latest works reveal a new thoughtfulness—though nothing will tame his savage beasts by  Claire Howorth in The Wall Street Journal on April 29, 2014.

SNAKES and LADDERS | Ford in his TriBeCa studio, at work on Rhyndacus, one of several new large-scale watercolors on show this month at Paul Kasmin Gallery. Photography by Leonora Hamill for WSJ. Magazine

Hands-On Art at the MoMA

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Hands-On Art at the MoMA Please Touch the Replicas of Lygia Clark’s Work By Jessica Dawson in The Wall Street Journal on May 8, 2014.

‘Trepante, versão 1,’ a 1965 piece by Lygia Clark Associação Cultural “O Mundo de Lygia Clark,” Rio de Janeiro

 

Photos from the APsaA Art Show 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

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Click Here to View:    Photos from the APsaA Art Show January 2014.

Conflict: Freud and Culture Exhibit

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Conflict: Freud and Culture Exhibit.  Dates and locations included.

May Events at YIVO

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

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Open Secret: The Jewish Sound in Soviet Music

Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series

SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014 | 3pm

CONCERT & LECTURE

Before World War II, the Soviet Union was the only country in the world to officially promote Jewish music. After World War II, Soviet authorities declared that Jewish music did not exist. Yet all along, major Soviet composers found deep inspiration in the sounds of Ashkenazi music. How did these composers manage to weave Jewish themes into some of the most stirring music of postwar Soviet (more…)

Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Biography review: “Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open,” by Phoebe Hoban by Kirkus Reviews on the GuideLives Books website on April 26, 2014,

YIVO News

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

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What Now? Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 | 7pm
DISCUSSION

What is the political situation in Ukraine today? Join Josef Zissels, the preeminent leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community, in conversation with scholar David Fishman, for a look at (more…)

How to Buy Warhol, Degas and Renoir on the Cheap

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How to Buy Warhol, Degas and Renoir on the Cheap One sign of the overheated art market is the growing appetite for minor works by major artists—But are all these etchings and doodles authentic?  By Ellen Gamerman in The Wall Street Journal on April 11, 2014.

Demand is on the rise for lower-priced works from the art world’s biggest names, from Pierre-Auguste Renoir to Pablo Picasso. A color etching by Joan Miró, pictured, sold for $4,250 last year. Swann Auction Galleries

Ai Weiwei’s Spring: Three Shows on Two Continents

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Ai Weiwei’s Spring: Three Shows on Two Continents
The artist is seeing his work mounted in museums in Berlin and New York and at a gallery in London by Mary M. Lane in the Wall Street Journal on April 10, 2014.

Ai Weiwei is seeing his work mounted in museums in Berlin and New York and at a gallery in London. Ai Weiwei Studio/Brooklyn Museum

Freud, the Primitive and the Avant-Garde

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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Click Here To Read: Freud, the Primitive and the Avant-Garde by Jason Palaigos and Ross Kistler on the Evergreen Loyala University website.

YIVO News

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 | 6:30pm
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION

Acclaimed filmmaker Péter Forgács, creator of the installation Letters to Afar, returns to YIVO for a screening and discussion of his award-winning film (more…)

Biography of Lucian Freud reveals chaotic life

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Biography of Lucian Freud reveals chaotic life by James Lane on the 3 News website on March 23,  2014.

An art expert holds Lucian Freud’s “Self Portrait” (Reuters file)

Id, Ego, and Superego: The Living Museum at Creedmore Psychiatric Center at CMPS

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Flyer for Id, Ego, and Superego: The Living Museum at Creedmore Psychiatric Center.  This  presentation will be held at CMPS in the Great Hall on April 4, 2014 at 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

Hannah Höch: art’s original punk

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Hannah Höch: art’s original punk. The Nazis branded her a degenerate and the dadaists tried to edge her out. But a new exhibition reveals Hannah Höch as a pioneer of photomontage and a feminist icon who took a kitchen knife to the glass ceiling by Brian Dillon in The Guardian on January 9, 2014.

Kleine Sonne (Little Sun), 1969. Photograph: Landesbank Berlin AG.

Museums to Display Ensor’s Monumental Drawing

Friday, March 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Museums to Display Ensor’s Monumental Drawing  by Carol Vogel in  The New York Times on February 27, 2014.

Tango: A Feeling That is Danced

Friday, March 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Tango: A Feeling That is Danced Review by Velleda C Ceccoli PhD in the May 2013, Issue 6, Issue of Psychology Tomorrow Magazine.

Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at YIVO

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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U.S. applicants not seeking financial assistance may apply until April 30.In 2014, the Uriel Weinreich (more…)

Vienna Complex Exhibition

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

ViennaComplexOpen Daily, 10AM – 6PM. Free Admission.
EXHIBITION OPENING: WEDNESDAY FEB 26, 2014, 6PM – 8PM
Museum of Modern Art
Artists: EI ARAKAWA & SHIMON MINAMIKAWA, JOSEF DABERNIG, VERENA DENGLER, ANKE DYES & NIKLAS LICHTI, HARUN FAROCKI, TONIO KRÖNER, ULLA ROSSEK, ASTRID WAGNER, FRANZ WEST, HEIMO ZOBERNIG
Curator: COSIMA RAINER
Exhibition Design: ASTRID WAGNER (more…)

Sotheby’s to auction painter Lucian Freud’s love letters

Monday, February 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Sotheby’s to auction painter Lucian Freud’s love letters on the South China Morning News Post webstie on February 10, 2014.

Lucian Freud’s letters to a girlfriend, Felicity Hellaby, whom he met at art school, will be auctioned on Thursday. Photo: SCMP Pictures