Archive for the 'Art' Category

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

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014


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


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


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,

Anxiety Arts Festival London 2014

Friday, June 13th, 2014


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



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.




Monday, June 9th, 2014


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


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

Changing Nature

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Changing Nature By Willard Spielgman in The Wall Street Journal on May 23, 2014.

Oscar Nemon, Freud’s Forgotten Sculptor

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Oscar Nemon, Freud’s Forgotten Sculptor By Edie Jarolim  in The Jewish Daily Forward on  May 27, 2014 .

Photo courtesy of Aurelia Young

Should Artists Fear Psychoanalysis?

Friday, May 23rd, 2014


Click Here to Read:  Should Artists Fear Psychoanalysis? by Robert Frashure in the The Psychology Tomorrow Magazine in the May 2013 Issue, 6 | 7.

Creative Arts Therapy Approaches for Therapists Working with Traumatized Populations: Our Clients, Ourselves

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Creative Arts Therapy Approaches for Therapists Working
with Traumatized Populations: Our Clients, Ourselves

Saturday, June 28th, 9:30 – 6:00
and Sunday, June 29th, 9:30 – 3:30
Chelsea Studios, 151 West 26th Street, Manhattan, NY (more…)

See Me. Feel Me. Maybe Drool on Me.

Friday, May 16th, 2014

LYGIACLARK Click Here to Read:   See Me. Feel Me. Maybe Drool on Me. Lygia Clark’s Many Twists and Turns, at MoMA By Roberta  Smith in The New York Times on May 15, 2014. “Facilitators” demonstrate Lygia Clark’s “Couple” (1969). Credit Byron Smith for The New York Times  

Artist Walton Ford on His Wildlife Paintings

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014


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


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


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

Conflict: Freud and Culture Exhibit

Saturday, May 10th, 2014


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

May Events at YIVO

Thursday, May 1st, 2014


Open Secret: The Jewish Sound in Soviet Music

Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series

SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014 | 3pm


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


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,


Sunday, April 20th, 2014


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

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


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