Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hoarding Banned Soviet Art in Uzbekistan

A few Central Asia must read links to start the weekend: The extraordinary tale of how art banned in the Soviet Union was hoarded on the (former) banks of the Aral Sea is well worth a read. The Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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Still life still alive

Still life still alive Anthony Droege’s “An Artist’s Still Life” gives the current exhibition at the Midwest Museum of American Art its name. SBT Photo/SANTIAGO FLORES Still life still alive The Midwest Museum ofArticle source: http://www.southbendtribune.com/entertainment/inthebend/eventnews/still-life-still-alive/article_f09f2ae4-9ab4-5220-b86f-1ffe38a0f5c6.html

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Sculptural Paintings Reveal Toxic and Fictional Landscapes

Kyle James Dunn “Lil Daddy,” (2014), acrylic paint, plaster, aluminum, and bead chain on polystyrene, 26 x 24 x 11 in. (all images courtesy Los Ojos Gallery, Brooklyn) The Bushwick gallery scene continues to flourish as galleries flock to the … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Russian Modernism’ at Neue Galerie, Figurative Focus With …

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Impressionism and Expressionism

IN 1882 Carl Bernstein, a wealthy lawyer from Berlin, and his wife Felicie travelled to Paris. On the advice of Charles Ephrussi, a cousin of Carl’s and one of the the first European buyers of netsuke (and a hero of “The Hare … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘San Andreas’

Director Brad Peyton shoots and stages the big set pieces with just enough indifference to make them unexciting, and just enough realism to make them vaguely horrific. It is a movie that inadvertently but consistently draws attention to the massive … Continue reading

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See Disney Princesses and Other Cartoons Reimagined as Breast Cancer …

An Italian artist has made a group of women the new faces of breast cancer – and you’ll probably recognize them. In an art series titled Survivor, contemporary artist Alexsandro Palombo created graphics of iconic female cartoon characters visualized as … Continue reading

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Hansen: Photographer evokes ‘magical realism’

With her wispy blond hair, striking turquoise eyes and penchant for fancy, Uruguayan photographer Lucia Fereira Litowtschenko could be a character out of a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel. Her energetic mind dances with optimism, shaped by a worldview that revolves … Continue reading

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OPINION: Is there still life in Sepp Blatter after FIFA scandal escalates?

FOR many people, the arrest of high-ranking FIFA executives by a Swiss/US probe has signaled a horizon shift. The last few years have seen football fans despair at FIFA corruption scandals, which have somehow managed to peak ever after the … Continue reading

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Bay Area arts news, May 28

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