Monthly Archives: May 2016

Sense and Sensibility

A still from The Chronicle of Anna Magdelena Bach (1967), by Straub-Huillet. (Jean-Marie Straub) “Our films are addressed to dulled senses. There are certain senses and certain sentiments that are in danger of disappearing from the earth, of becoming extinct.”—Jean-Marie … Continue reading

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Arthur Streeton landscapes star in impressive regional line-up

“If we so choose we can yet be the elect of the world, the last of the pastoralists, the thoroughbred Aryans in all their nobility.” These words were penned by J.S. MacDonald in the special Arthur Streeton Number of Art … Continue reading

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A New Deal for Art of the 1930s

The Chicago show opens with two famed works in a single space. Visitors will get a rare chance to see “American Gothic,” in which Grant Wood transformed his dentist, his sister and a pitchfork into a view of American rural … Continue reading

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Canvases on celluloid

“The Mona Lisa Curse,” replies Riyas Komu, artist and sculptor, when asked which film on art or an artist appeals to him most. “With all the depth of cinema, it dissected what the art world is all about, how the … Continue reading

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Quick Read: Three Pines Studio takes modern look on still-life art – Petoskey News

Three Pines Studio takes modern look on still-life art Courtesy photoA still life painting by Margie Guyot that is featured in the exhibit at Three Pines Studio. Posted: Thursday, MayArticle source: http://www.petoskeynews.com/featured-pnr/quick-read-three-pines-studio-takes-modern-look-on-still/article_d35d3938-237a-11e6-b41b-8b4861f32fcc.html

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ICA Miami exhibit features nonverbal artist Susan Te Kahurangi King

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming Summer 2016 issue of the Miami Rail. The full interview can be found at miamirail.org. New Zealander artist Susan Te Kahurangi King’s debut exhibition in North America opens this summer … Continue reading

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Museum & Gallery Listings for May 27-June 2

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How Ben Shahn’s Art Anticipates Bernie Sanders

Picture a secular Jewish socialist on fire for justice for the poor, the working class, and the immigrant. Now, cross off Bernie Sanders. Refocus on Ben Shahn, the 20th-century American painter, muralist, photographer and graphic artist and a leader of … Continue reading

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Tribute to Canada’s Most Famous Artist at MFA

Pic Island, about 1924, oil on canvas, by Lawren Harris. Image courtesy of McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. © Family of Lawren S. Harris Although long considered by fellow countrymen to be Canada’s best-known … Continue reading

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1940s Dispatches From the Land of Wynken, Blynken and Noir

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