Monthly Archives: December 2015

This unexpected exhibition shows the compassion in Impressionism

I begin with a small confession: I love Impressionist paintings more than any other school of painting, particularly when the subject matter is Paris and its inhabitants. Of course, some people will think this is like preferring the waltzes of … Continue reading

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Gumshoe Expressionism in ‘Murder, My Sweet’

Director: Edward Dmytryk Cast: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor US DVD: 15 Sep 2015 Amazon I was spending a hot day with a cold gin when she walked into my office and raised the temperature. The way her long blonde locks … Continue reading

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Art: Casino money could bankroll realism

Re: “TAM fails to get past Western art’s stereotypes” (TNT, 12-25). The article deals with Erivan Haub’s uber-generous donation of Western art to the Tacoma Art Museum. The “stereotypes and inaccuracies” of the exhibits could easily have been avoided had … Continue reading

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Still life: The art of stuffing and mounting animals

A mounted muscovy duck and a Giriraj chicken that Gaikwad has worked on. (Photo: Amit Chakravarty) Walking into The Bombay Veterinary College’s anatomy department museum is like stepping into a place suspended in time. There is no death here, or … Continue reading

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‘Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the …

ENLARGE Bentonville, Ark. With its craggy mountains, unspoiled forests, wild rivers, vast prairies and open sky, the immense territory that makes up the Americas was bound to kindle the imagination of artists. Notably, while early portraiture and history paintings on … Continue reading

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Albright-Knox presents tour through Impressionism and beyond

The first painting that catches your eye in “Monet and the Impressionist Revolution,” the Albright-Knox Art Gallery‘s savvy and eye-opening glimpse into the dawn of modernism, is a stunner. “La Source de la Loue,” an imposing 1864 oil by Gustave Courbet, depicts nothing more … Continue reading

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Exhibit shows Harlem-born Norman Lewis’ depiction of urban struggles, abstract …

PHILADELPHIA – There are two questions Ruth Fine has heard repeatedly from visitors emerging from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ comprehensive retrospective of work by artist Norman Lewis. “Those who don’t know his work ask, ‘How is it possible … Continue reading

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‘Power and Pathos’: Hellenistic Bronzes as Realism in the Flesh

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AC In The AM: An Undrafted Rookie’s Dream Still Lives On

Mike Hull in training camp. He was an undrafted rookie linebacker who led the Big 10 in tackles as a senior. His college coach at Penn State, James Franklin, called it a “travesty” that Hull wasn’t drafted. Now with the … Continue reading

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SNHU’s McIninch Art Gallery to bring photographic arts exhibit to campus

MANCHESTER — The McIninch Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University announces the recent award of two grants that will support exhibition programming for the academic year of 2015 to 2016. The first award of $10,000 was received by the … Continue reading

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