Monthly Archives: December 2012

Eagle Nest Gallery to Open ‘Liquid Sublimation’ Exhibit Jan. 4

The Eagle Nest Gallery will open its exhibit “Liquid Sublimation,” featuring the artwork of area artist Gary Harper, on Jan. 4, 2013. The Nazareth alumnus is a self-realized painter who draws his inspiration from nature, monographs, frequent visits to museums, his brother’s and his … Continue reading

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Open Marriage Chez Clem: A Life with Clement Greenberg

MAX ERNST, A GERMAN SURREALIST and sometime husband of Peggy Guggenheim (the famously promiscuous art dealer), once overturned a fully loaded ashtray on the bald head of Clement Greenberg, thereby crowning him “King of the Critics,” which indeed he was … Continue reading

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The year in arts

Summer contributions totaling $300,000 from the Ford Foundation and The Nord Family Foundation ensured the Nick would meet its latest opening deadline. The Nick has estimated that it will draw 60,000 people annually to Main Street. The 99-seat downstairs theater, … Continue reading

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Exposed Mom as Sultry Muse, Amusement Parks: Chelsea Art

Mickalene Thomas’s large-scale photographs of a regal black woman greet visitors at Lehmann Maupin gallery in Chelsea. The subject is depicted spread out on a couch with her breasts exposed and sitting primly with a red dress pulled over her … Continue reading

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G‑d Satisfies the Desire of Every Living Thing

Gi Clee Print Artist’s statement:Each of the seven species of fruit represents a different kind of Jewish person. We should all be growing on one tree together in harmony. The water represents how Hashem feeds us spiritually as well as … Continue reading

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ART GALLERY CALENDAR: January 4 to 10

CONTRIBUTED IMAGE Wood in winter Photographs by John Wood are on display in a show titled “Remember” through January at the Gallery at Grace, 8595 NE Day Rd., Bainbridge Island. Information: 206-842-9997, gracehere.org. CONTRIBUTED IMAGE Time and tide Photographs by … Continue reading

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Worst ideas of 2012: Damien Hirst attempting still lifes

For Damien Hirst 2012 looked so promising. This was to be his big year, its centrepiece a retrospective at Tate Modern to coincide with the Olympics. The art critics seemed disposed to be kind, as he kicked off his victory … Continue reading

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Show looks at Women in Art

WOMEN in Art is the focus of attention at Plymouth’s leading public gallery. The show at the City Museum and Art Gallery features arguably Britain’s most popular painter of the last half century, the late Beryl Cook. ​ BRUSH WITH … Continue reading

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Exposed Mom as Sultry Muse, Amusement Parks: Chelsea Art

Mickalene Thomas’s large-scale photographs of a regal black woman greet visitors at Lehmann Maupin gallery in Chelsea. The subject is depicted spread out on a couch with her breasts exposed and sitting primly with a red dress pulled over her … Continue reading

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Like the Louvre and Pompidou, 2012 Was a Record Attendance Year for the …

All three of Paris’s major art museums have now reported record attendance figures for 2012: First the Louvre, then the Centre Pompidou, and now the Musée d’Orsay. After declining attendance figures in 2008, 2009, and 2010, Orsay has bounced back, … Continue reading

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