Alice Neel: People Come First, a retrospective of approximately one hundred paintings, drawings, and watercolors at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the first of its kind from a New York Museum. Neel is one of the century’s most radical painters, a champion of social justice with a longstanding commitment to humanist principles inspired her life… Continue reading People Come First
Modern Latinx Art
Estamos Bien – La Trienal 20/21 at El Museo del Barrio in New York, was the museum’s first national large-scale survey of Latinx contemporary art featuring more than 40 artists from across the United States and Puerto Rico. Featured image: Vincent Valdez – The Strangest Fruit Series, 2013 oil on canvas.
In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion
The Costume Institute’s In America: A Lexicon of Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art features about 100 men’s and women’s ensembles by a diverse range of American designers from the 1940s to the present. Featured image: Gypsy Sport – top synthetic plain weave embroidered with cotton thread; shorts of cotton and synthetic plain weave.
The Golden Empires
The latest exhibition at Boca Raton Museum of Art, Manchu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru!, showcases a collection of 192 artifacts from Peru. The Inca Empire, one of the five cradles of civilization, controlled nearly the entire West Coast of South America during 5heir peak. The exhibition takes you through the spectacular objects… Continue reading The Golden Empires
Jacob Lawerence: The American Struggle
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