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Click Here to Read: The Secret Life of Lucian Freud by Mary P. Lane on the Speakeasy website on October 22, 2013.
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Lucian Freud’s mother shown in “Large Interior” from 1973.
Click Here to Read: A New Book Gives A Rare Glimpse Into The Life of Lucian Freud by Erin Cunningham on the Daily Beast website on October 22, 2013. A new memoir exposes intimate details of the artist’s private life—from his burning temper, and excessive gambling to nude sittings with his 14-year-old daughter. By Erin Cunningham
Click Here to Read: What’s Left After Penis Envy? By Chiara Bottici on the Public Seminar website on October 15th, 2013.
Sophia Wallace standing before one of her photographs at The Newspace Center for Photography in San Francisco, March 2013. © Tim Roth | Flickr
Click Here to Read: ‘Breakfast With Lucian’ presents an eye-popping portrait of Freud, the painter The artist Lucian Freud — Sigmund’s grandson — was father to countless children and canvases during his messy, selfish and fascinating life, Review of ‘Breakfast With Lucian by Geordie Greig, Reviewed By Heller McAlpin on October 17, 2013
Click Here to Read: Jewish scholar challenged tradition with creation of unique library by Michael Marek on the DW website.
Warburg examined the influence of the Antiquity on later works
Click Here To Read: ‘Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900’ By Jackie Wullschlager on The Financial Times website on October 11, 2013 .
Click Here To Read: Lucian Freud’s ghosts laid to rest with Vienna show on the Malaysian Insider website on October 8, 2013.
David Dawson, who worked with British painter Lucian Freud at Freud’s studio and home for over 20 years, talks as he stands in front of his photographs of the artist during an interview with Reuters at the Sigmund Freud museum in Vienna yesterday. – Reuters pic, October 8, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Review of Breakfast with Lucian, by Geordie Greig, reviewed by Cressida Connolly on the Spectator website on October 12, 2013.
Lucian Freud in his bedroom in Notting Hill, May 2011
Click Here to Read: Lucian Freud and his complicated relationship with Vienna By Richard Calvocoressi on the IT.com website on October 4, 2013.
David Dawson’s 2005 portrait ‘Falling Over’ of Lucian Freud and a model in his London studio
Click Here to Read: Symposium: Women’s Art in Contemporary China By Raleigh McElvery on the Bowdoin website.
Click Here to Read: The working class and the Detroit Industry murals at the DIA: Diego Rivera’s “Battle of Detroit” By Tom Mackaman and Jerry White on The World Socialist Web Site on October 3, 2013.
Demonstrators on Miller Road outside of the Rouge Plant flee as teargas and bullets are released on them by Dearborn Police and Ford Servicemen during the 1932 Ford Hunger March [Source: Reuther Library]
Click Here to Read: The politics of cultural destruction: The Rape of Europa By Nancy Hanover on the World Socialist Web Site on September 27, 2013.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Self-Portrait as a Soldier (1915). His work was labelled “degenerate” in 1933. In 1937 the Nazis sold or destroyed 600 of his paintings. His first solo show in the US took place at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 1937. He committed suicide in 1938.
Hands-on and Head-first into History: Interview with YIVO Archives Intern Lana Adler
Lana Adler, a recent graduate of Hamilton College, is assisting Acquisitions Archivist Leo Greenbaum in the YIVO Archives. Editor Roberta Newman interviewed her recently about her experiences as an intern. Read more…
From the Pages of Yedies by Roberta Newman
As the end of World War II drew near, attention began to shift to what might immediately follow in the postwar era. While the full magnitude of the destruction of Jewish life in Europe was still beyond the grasp of most observers, it was clear to those who were planning for the future that massive resources would need to be marshaled to care for survivors of Nazi genocide. Read more… (more…)
Click Here Here to Read: A Point of View: Grand Central, the world’s loveliest station: Historian David Cannadine charts the fall and rise of the architectural gem in the centre of New York, and a symbol of America’s gilded age on the BBC News Website on February 8, 2013.
Let there be light: Grand Central Station in 1930 (Getty Images).
Click Here to Read: Histories Private and Public: Talking with Péter Forgács about Letters to Afar on the Bright Lights Film Journal website.
Click Here to Read: Sex and Buildings: Modern Architecture and the Sexual Revolution by Richard J. Williamson the Times of Higher Education website on August 22, 2013.