Archive for the 'Art' Category

Woman in Gold: The battle to recover art stolen by the Nazis

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Woman in Gold: The battle to recover art stolen by the Nazis By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site April 29. 2015.

Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

News and Events at YIVO

Monday, April 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: News and Events at YIVO.

The Secret Art Life of E.E. Cummings

Monday, April 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Secret Art Life of E.E. Cummings by Emily Shire on the Daily Beast website on April 26, 2015.

Dachau Album Project

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

In light of the persistence of intolerance and genocide around the world today, the Dachau Album Project has an extraordinary opportunity to have a global impact now. Inspired by the Dachau Album, the mission of the Arnold Unger Foundation for Remembrance, Inc., a 501(c)3 public charity, is to remind the world of the destruction caused by religious, social and political intolerance through educational programs, exhibitions, a documentary film and community outreach.

Background
The Dachau Album is a newly discovered Holocaust artifact that was brought to the United States by Arnold Unger, a Polish teenage Jewish survivor of multiple camps, including the infamous Dachau Concentration Camp. It has within it thirty hand drawn (more…)

Lucian Freud: Naked Truth

Friday, April 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud: Naked Truth on the Christie’s The Art People website on April 24, 2015.

In defense of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: In defense of Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry frescoes By Tim Rivers and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on April 21, 2015.

Diego and Frida Rivera, Frida Kahlo, 1931

Reviving Giacometti’s Legacy

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Reviving Giacometti’s Legacy By Farah Nayeri in The New York Times on April 16, 2015.

Giacometti in his studio in Paris in 1958. Credit Ernst Scheidegger/Foundation Ernst Scheidegger-Archive and Giacometti Estate, 2015.

The Making of Modigliani

Friday, April 10th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Making of Modigliani: A new exhibition of rarely seen works by the Italian artist offers a fascinating insight into the origins of his extraordinary style in the by Paul Levy in Wall Street Journal on April 9, 2015.

“Dr. François Brabander,” 1918 ESTORICK COLLECTION

Finding Ourselves in the Selves of Others: Deepening Artistic Connections

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Finding Ourselves in the Selves of Others:
Deepening Artistic Connections
Friday, April 24, 2015
6 pm – 8:30 pm

A workshop with creativity experts Ani Buk (psychoanalyst and art therapist) and Craig Haen (psychotherapist and drama therapist).

This experiential workshop is designed for artists, psychotherapists, and anyone interested in using imaginative techniques to connect with the artwork of others as a catalyst for a deeper connection with themselves. Recent neuroscience research on the mirror (more…)

Life Lines: For an artist with amnesia, the world takes place through her pencil

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Life Lines: For an artist with amnesia, the world takes place through her pencil by Daniel Zalewski in The New Yorker in March 30, 2015.

A virus essentially obliterated Lonni Sue Johnson’s hippocampus, and she can no longer recall what happened five minutes earlier. Her life has become an endless series of jump cuts.CREDITPHOTOGRAPHS BY PHILLIP TOLEDANO

The Story Behind ‘Woman in Gold’: Nazi Art Thieves and One Painting’s Return

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Story Behind ‘Woman in Gold’: Nazi Art Thieves and One Painting’s Return By Patricia Cohen in The New York Times on March 30, 2015.

Gustav Klimt’s “Adele Bloch-Bauer I” (1907) was returned to the owner’s heirs. CreditNeue Galerie New Yor

Exhibition in Berlin: Rediscovery of a Russian revolutionary art school

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Exhibition in Berlin: Rediscovery of a Russian revolutionary art school By Sibylle Fuchs and Verena Nees on the World Socialist Web Site on March 31, 2015.

Exhibition of student’s work on “Evidence and expression of mass and weight” School year 1927-1928 © The Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow

New Virtual Library Offers over 250 Art Books for Free Download from the Getty Museum

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  New Virtual Library Offers over 250 Art Books for Free Download by James Cuno on The Getty Iris Website on January 21, 2014.

Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art on the Open Culture website on March 25th, 2015.

Freud’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Freud’s Life and Legacy, in a Comic on the Freud Quotes Website.

‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority: ‘Lincoln and the Jews’ Explores Bonds With a Nation’s Growing Minority By Jennifer Schuessler in The New York Times on March 19, 2015.

Alonzo Chappel’s 1867 painting of Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed is part of the exhibition “Lincoln and the Jews” at the New-York Historical Society. The work prominently features Dr. Charles Liebermann, a Russian-born Jewish ophthalmologist and a leading Washington physician, gazing intently at the president. CreditChicago History Museum

 

Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Drawings Show How He First Visualized the Ego, Superego, Id & More

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Drawings Show How He First Visualized the Ego, Superego, Id & More on the Science on March 19th, 2015.

Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS by Anne Bernard in The New York Times on march 8, 2015.

MMA NYC Plains Indians Exhibit

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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March 9–May 10, 2015

Landmark Exhibition Exploring Beauty, Power, and Spiritual Resonance of Native Indian Art Opens at Metropolitan Museum March 9
Exhibition to Offer In-Depth View of Plains Indian Artistic Masterworks
Exhibition location: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall, Second Floor, Gallery 999 (more…)

ISIS’ Attack on Ancient History Called a ‘War Crime’

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ISIS’ Attack on Ancient History Called a ‘War Crime’ on the Rocket News Website on March 6, 2015.