Monthly Archives: October 2015

Still/Life: Harri Koskinen curates a retrospective of Tapio Wirkkala’s work

More than just a retrospective, STILL/LIFE – organised by the Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation, in commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Finland’s most prominent name in Modern design, and curated by one of the nation’s most loved … Continue reading

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Timken Museum purchases Zurbarán masterwork – The San Diego Union

“Saint Francis in Meditation,” oil on canvas by Francisco de Zurbaran. “Saint Francis in Meditation,” oil on canvas by Francisco de Zurbaran. Share Photo The Timken Museum of Art has purchased Zurbarán’s 1635 masterpiece “Saint Francis in Meditation,” the first … Continue reading

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Art Guild showcases works of art

Posted Oct. 31, 2015 at 8:30 AM Hillsdale, Mich. Article source: http://www.hillsdale.net/article/20151031/NEWS/151039846

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Jane Freilicher and Jane Wilson Painted the Hamptons Before They Were Cool

Jane Freilicher and Jane Wilson, Water Mill, New York, 1962 Photo: John Jonas Gruen In 1924, two girls named Jane were born thousands of miles apart. One, Jane Wilson, grew up on a farm near Seymour, Iowa. The other, Jane … Continue reading

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One Step Away: Film on homelessness is realistic, compassionate

I was struck immediately by the realism of “Time Out Of Mind.” It is blindingly accurate about the conditions, troubles, and the delusional behavior that accompany homelessness. It was an amazing journey for Richard Gere during which he experienced the … Continue reading

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The virtual reality 9/11 experience is bad, but not for the reasons you’d expect

There’s something very complicated behind the recent negative reaction toward [08:46], a virtual reality “narrative driven experience” about the September 11th terrorist attacks. Part of it seems like knee-jerk resistance to interactive media tackling sensitive topics, though people have both accepted … Continue reading

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The Pompidou’s Permanent Collection, Reinstalled Along the Lines of Art Theory

André Breton “Objet à fonctionnement symbolique” (1931) (photo by Georges Meguerditchian, courtesy the Centre Pompidou) (click to enlarge) PARIS — Where the newness of art comes from (when it comes) is something of a conundrum. The New Presentation of the … Continue reading

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The intimacy of still life displayed in ‘Audubon to Warhol’ at the …

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The work of one of England’s most renowned still life artists is set to go on show

11:02 30 October 2015 Kate Royall Raspberries and Fruit on a Silver Salver, dated 1886, by EH Stannard. Archant The work of one of England’s most skilled still life artists in set to be celebrated in the year which marks … Continue reading

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Still Life With Chicken

August 1985 Dusk falls in Iowa. I sit around the back-porch table with Tobias Wolff, Geoffrey Wolff, Lazar Wolf, Wolf Blitzer, Richard Brautigan, Leonard Michaels, and Gordon Lish, all my mentors. The pages of my first workshop short story sit … Continue reading

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