Monthly Archives: November 2014

Photo finish on canvas

Art and photography have, for long, been considered strange bedfellows by puritans. There are endless debates as to whether photography can be termed as art. The art fraternity has found itself divided in the middle while discussing if and how … Continue reading

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The Physics Behind Jackson Pollock’s Paintings

Most are familiar with the work of Jackson Pollock, if only from having seen the film about his life starring Ed Harris. Pollock was well known for splattering and throwing paint on canvas, revolutionizing a form of abstract expressionism. Although … Continue reading

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ART & ABOUT: Wavelines of fury and hope

ABSTRACT expressionism is one of those terms likely to turn off anyone who isn’t already immersed in the genre. Abstraction by itself is a deterrent. Add some expressionism to the equation and interest dips below the “x” axis. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Mac’s Mick Fleetwood brings art show to Dallas

For those of a certain age, Fleetwood Mac was an irresistible band. In 1977, its album Rumours lingered at No. 1 on the Top 40 charts for more than seven months. Founded in London in 1967, the band bears the … Continue reading

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From café au lait to bagels in Montreal’s Mile End

MONTREAL – One of my favorite neighborhoods in this lovely island city is Mile End, where Jewish immigrants once settled in the early part of the 20th century to begin life in a new world. Today, the neighborhood is peopled … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Igor Sychev

Above: The artist at work Vladimir Putin’s Russia is a less than ideal place for a young gay artist to work. Yet 27-year-old Igor Sychev creates and thrives. He is out to his family, and he has been with his … Continue reading

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Debating the ‘magic realism’ of cinema

What is cinema? This is a question that has evoked a hundred answers. A good film must tell a good story, and say it engagingly, the late Ismail Merchant used to say. His association with director James Ivory and late … Continue reading

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Stasi Art Seizure Leads to Court Case Involving New Yorkers

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Stasi Art Seizure Leads to Court Case Involving New Yorkers

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Red Orange Yellow Green and Blue Period

tweet share on facebook pin it share on google+ At 81, the painter Sam Gilliam is in the throes of what might be the most brilliant moment of his career. November 28, 2014 8:00 AM | by Jim Lewis Photography … Continue reading

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