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Remembering Irving Sandler, the ‘sweeper-up after artists’

In Frank O’Hara’s poem of 1964, ‘Adieu to Norman, Bon Jour to Joan and John-Paul’, the American art critic Irving Sandler is humorously characterised as ‘the balayeur des artistes’, or sweeper-up after artists – a moniker Sandler liked so much … Continue reading

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20 Art History Terms to Help You Skillfully Describe a Work of Art

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Like any creative field, art history has its own language. While this reality can … Continue reading

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How the Brits Refuted Nazi Germany’s ‘Degenerate Art’ Exhibition

Like most European Expressionists, Wassily Kandinsky was entranced by the power of color. His abstract paintings feature a calligraphic style evocative of musical symphonies, further accentuated by violently clashing shades that reveal, in Kandinsky’s own words, “color is the keyboard, … Continue reading

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By Tara Thomas tthomas@thedailycitizen.com

By Tara Thomas tthomas@thedailycitizen.com Artwork from an Arkansas State University-Beebe art instructor partly inspired by tornadoes is being featured in an showcase for art rejected from another exhibition. Lisa Floryshak’s work, along with artwork by Rick VanHook of Searcy is … Continue reading

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Manuel Neri: The Human Figure in Plaster and on Paper

Jock Reynolds, the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery (Yale University Press) This publication examines the body of work of American sculptor Manuel Neri (b. 1930) through the perspective of one of Neri’s former students. A … Continue reading

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The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Introducing Rakewell, Apollo’s wandering eye on the art world. Look out for regular posts taking a rakish perspective on art and museum stories. The Brexit backer and Leave.EU co-founder Arron Banks has been left red faced after the Sunday Times … Continue reading

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Bruce Museum Presents New Exhibit on Early Works of Richard Haas

On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 – 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018. Richard Haas’s expansive oeuvre is … Continue reading

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‘A Name We Will Remember for Decades to Come’: Critics and Artists Memorialize Irving Sandler

Sherrie Levine and Irving Sandler at Artists Space in New York at the opening of “Pictures” in 1977. COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE This past weekend, the beloved critic Irving Sandler died at age 92. As an editorial associate at ARTnews, between … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Art Catalogue from LACMA’s Collection

(photo © Museum Associates / LACMA) Ever wander through a museum and fantasize about organizing your own exhibition, rearranging a gallery, or putting together all the artworks you love most into one room? A new tool developed by the Hyundai … Continue reading

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Bruce Museum to Show Early Works of Expressionist Richard Haas, Opening June 23

GREENWICH, CT – On June 23, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich opens Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957 – 64 in the Arcade Gallery. The exhibition will be on display through October 21, 2018. Richard Haas’s expansive … Continue reading

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