Monthly Archives: November 2013

John Tsombikos: BORF Show at Lazarides | Exhibition review

The conceit of this show, which is abstract expressionism done with social themes, an African American edge, and a few personal tributes, stretch thin rather quickly. The themes are too rangey for a single canvas, and while Tsombikos’s paintings entertain … Continue reading

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Top 10 film noir

All’s fair in love and noir … Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell in They Live by Night 10. They Live by Night Nicholas Ray’s astonishingly self-assured, lyrical directorial debut opens with title cards and lush orchestrations over shots of a … Continue reading

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Tribute to the master artist

He was born to paint; he was, after all, Sobha Singh. A three-day exhibition comprising photographs depicting the life of the illustrated painter of Punjab began at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16, Chandigarh, on Wednesday, in commemoration of Sobha Singh’s … Continue reading

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Artist George Pfau Makes Impressionist Paintings of the Zombie Apocalypse

San Francisco-based artist George Pfau is more obsessed with zombies than you are. He is so enamored with them, that they are his muse for Impressionist paintings. What lily gardens were to Monet, iconic undead apocalypse scenes are to Pfau … Continue reading

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“Window, New York” (1957)

Leiter was perhaps the most interesting of the fifties color photographers in his use of form. His bold chromaticism, off-center composition, and frequent use of vertical framing attracted attention—the work reminded people of Japanese painting and Abstract Expressionism—and he was … Continue reading

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Evocative Realism: Prey’s Art Plumbs the Depths of her World

Passport Published: Friday, November 29, 2013 By Joseph Montebello It’s easy to understand why Barbara Ernst Prey has been recognized as one of the most significant American artists of this century. Her work is at once realistic and evocative of … Continue reading

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Shane del Rosario continues to ‘cling to life;’ family ‘still hoping’ for a …

UPDATE: Late Friday night, Shane del Rosario’s coach Colin Oyama wrote on Facebook, “Start praying people cause we got a shot!” Shane del Rosario is still on life support in a Newport Beach, Calif. hospital. A little over three days … Continue reading

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Art dealer Meredith Long surveys the landscapes

Houston art dealer Meredith Long, 85, has a special affection for landscape paintings, especially when they depict the country. He’s always been an avid outdoorsman. This weekend, Long is at the ranch in Brookshire he’s owned for about 50 years … Continue reading

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The Great Upheaval: Artistic revolutionaries from the Guggenheim collection at …

Across hangs a big, bold canvas from 1911 by Piet Mondrian, whom you’d know for his rigid abstractions of the ’30s, with little slivers of blue, yellow and red appearing inside his black and white grids. Called Summer, Dune in … Continue reading

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America: Painting a Nation at the Art Gallery of NSW

Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 + Open the Internet Browser Click Tools (or “gear” icon at top right hand corner) Internet Options Privacy Advanced Check Override automatic cookie handling For First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click Accept … Continue reading

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