Monthly Archives: May 2016

Down to the Last Stroke

“Someone suggested that I should paint The Last Supper. I had seen Leonardo da Vinci’s work in Milan, and was fascinated” said Madhvi Parekh. As an infant, she recalls accompanying her father to the village square in Sanjay, Gujarat, to … Continue reading

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Strindberg’s ‘Dreamplay’ doesn’t feel edgy in 21st century

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The Beauty That Will Not Save the World in Contemporary Russian Art

Sofia Israel, “Doctor’s Plot or the Research Institute of the Brain” (2013–16), detail, mixed media installation (courtesy Darwin State Museum) MOSCOW — If you were to go only by the types of exhibitions you see in Moscow galleries — and … Continue reading

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Seeing Round Corners: The Art of the Circle review – the joy of life in the round

A circle is itself, pure and simple, but a world of other things too: a bubble, an eye, a planet, the sun. Casually drawn on a scrap of paper, it can be a hole, a halo, a ring or the … Continue reading

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Reader’s Diary: ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’

I won’t be getting to Denver to see the exhibition Women of Abstract Expressionism, curated by Gwen F. Chanzit, and chances are I won’t be getting to Charlotte or Palm Springs to see its subsequent iterations; with luck, I just … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Writers Find Refuge in the Dystopian Novel

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From cars to guns to art, local sellers get busy – Tribune

From cars to guns to art, local sellers get busy Sign up for one of our email newsletters. Updated 2 hours ago The latest menu of auctions serves up everything from fine art at Concept Art Gallery to fishing gear … Continue reading

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Museum of Russian impressionist art opens in Moscow

AFP | May 28, 2016, 04.25 PM IST A museum of Russian impressionist art opened in Moscow on Saturday amid efforts to promote the country’s little-known art movement to a global audience. Housed in a historic former chocolate factory, the … Continue reading

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Painter long on creativity – The San Diego Union

If it catches her eye, Phebe Burnham will take a picture and immortalize the image into one of her many paintings. Or, her artist’s eye will see the value in combining two photographs into one painting to tell a story. … Continue reading

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American abstracts in spotlight at SFMOMA

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