Monthly Archives: January 2018

Jack Whitten: once neglected artist lately the toast of the art world

President Barack Obama awards painter Jack Whitten the 2015 National Medal of Arts during a ceremony in the White House, Sept. 22, 2016, in Washington. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that Whitten died Sunday. … Continue reading

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Get a taste of Hybrid art at this Dubai exhibition

The new art season in town has just begun, and most galleries in Alserkal Avenue have started new shows. However, one of the shows that is receiving a lot of interest is Hybrid at Ayyam Gallery, AlSerkal Avenue. The show … Continue reading

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Barnes Foundation’s next exhibit is ‘Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema’

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Lucie Picandet’s ‘Au jour d’Hui’ at Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris

Galerie Georges-Philippe Nathalie Vallois exhibits Lucie Picandet’s “Au jour d’Hui” at its Paris venue. The exhibition titled Au jour d’Hui (literally “the day we are”, from the old French hui meaning “today” itself) is the new episode of her fictional … Continue reading

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Rare and unseen Van Gogh sketches go on display in the Netherlands

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam may be home to masterpieces like The Potato Eaters, The Bedroom and Sunflowers, but fans of the revered post-Impressionist painter are flocking to the Singer Laren museum in Laren to see two rare and … Continue reading

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Peat’s Place in Art

Since the nineteenth century, peat (or turf) has brought social consciousness to art in Ireland and England. In the 1800s, early landscape photographs and Pre-Raphaelite paintings focused on the fact that the poor harvested it. From the late twentieth century, … Continue reading

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In Syria’s Aleppo, old bazaar struggles to come back to life

ALEPPO, Syria –  Fighting has long died down in Syria’s largest city but Aleppo’s centuries-old market still has to come back to life, more than a year after government forces retook rebel-held neighborhoods around the Old City. Few shops have … Continue reading

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Student photographers look around them for Columbia exhibit

If you want to know how high school students see the world, the current exhibit at the Columbia Art Center gives a sense of their creative insights. “Developing Understanding: The Photographer’s Eye” has eye-opening photographs by Howard County Public School … Continue reading

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L. Kent Wolgamott: Dana Fritz explores real and ideal in Lux Center photography show

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Art review: A new perspective on old, cold landscapes

Photographer Shoshannah White captured a series of images above the Arctic Circle during a residency based in Svalbard, Norway. I have been intrigued with this body of work when I have seen some of it before in exhibitions at Corey … Continue reading

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