In view now at the Met Museum in NY – Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle. Lawrence said the paintings depicted “the struggles of a people to create a nation and their attempt to build a democracy.” They were painted at the height of the Cold War and Joseph McCarthy’s Red Scare, which also coincided with… Continue reading Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle
The Original. Vincent van Gogh – Starry Night, 1889 oil on canvas. Museum of Modern Art, NY.
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination at The Met Cloisters in Fort Tyron Park, NY. Featured image: Dolce and Gabbana Olivier Theyskens Maison Valentino John Galliano for Christian Dior Chanel Maison Valentino Viktor and Rolf Phillip Treacy
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
The Neue Galerie in NY currently has an exhibition featuring Austrian artist Gustav Klimt and in their permanent collection designers Adolf Loos and Josef Hoffmann. Even though the post features Austrian artists only the museum mostly showcases both Austrian and German artists. Gustav Klimt Decorative Arts Adolf Loos and Josef Hoffmann’s furniture designs from the… Continue reading Austrian Creative
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
Brooklyn Museum presents David Bowie Is exhibition that explores the artist’s personal archive with his innovative collaborations, bold characters he created and how his evolution as a performer inspired many people.
Pablo Picasso – Still Life with Liqueur Bottle, 1909. Oil on canvas. Museum of Modern Art.
Parker Curry was mesmerized when looking at the portrait of Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery by Amy Sherald. Later, along with her family, Parker was able to meet the former First Lady. The image of Parker looking at the painting brought to mind what Mrs. Obama said during the portrait’s unveiling “…when I… Continue reading Inspiration
Everett Shinn – Concert Stage, 1905 oil on canvas. Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach.