The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University and the Musée d’Orsay partner to present “Posing Modernity: The Black Model From Manet and Matisse to Today”. This exhibition explores the representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art. The New York exhibition focuses specifically on the black female figure and how they are… Continue reading Posing Modernity
Alexander Calder – Hen, 1943 wood, wire and paint. Christie’s, NY. Not a turkey but a rather expensive hen that sold for more than US$8M.
Great show at The Salon Art + Design Show in New York. Here are a few highlights. Featured image (Left to Right): Eileen Fisher; Adrian Sassoon; Glass Art; Cristina Grajales Gallery Galerie BSL; Twenty First Gallery, Southern Guild; J. Lohmann Gallery Alexander Calder (Sun and Moon, 1975) at Galerie de la Béraudière; Joan Miró (Gouache-Dessin,… Continue reading The Salon Art + Design Show
The Original. Vincent van Gogh – Starry Night, 1889 oil on canvas. Museum of Modern Art, NY.
Natasha Law at Winston Wächter Fine Art, NY. Gloss on cartridge. Featured image: Head In The Clouds, 2013 Standing In Blues, 2017
On view at Guggenheim Museum in NY through September 12, 2018, Giacometti – a comprehensive exhibition in collaboration with the Giacometti Foundation in Paris. Alberto Giacometti (1906-1966) investigated the human figure in his works of bronze, plaster, oil and drawings. Giacometti was born in the Swiss village of Borgonovo, later moving to Paris in 1922… Continue reading Giacometti
New York based artist Rob Wynne works in a variety of mediums but recently has been experimenting with molten glass, using hand-poured and mirrored glass in a series of large-scale installations at the Brooklyn Museum. The juxtaposition of Wynne’s work against classic sculptures made in the 1800’s by American artist Randolph Rogers is modern yet… Continue reading FLOAT
Jasper Johns – Flag, 1954-1955. Encaustic, oil and fabric mounted on plywood. Museum of Modern Art, NY.
There is something timeless and elegant about black and white photography, especially those that rise to the level of art. Here are only just a few in today’s post from Phillips Auction, Chase Contemporary and the Brooklyn Museum. Featured: Horst P. Horst and Mark Seliger Horst P. Horst – Phillips Auction Mark Seliger – Chase… Continue reading Black and White
Federico Infante – The Geography of Hope exhibition at Hugo Galerie, NY.