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When Painting George Washington Was a Cottage Industry

Nowadays, when American history scholars and the general public have been surveyed about who is or was our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln tops the list. Held the country together. 669 more words

Sotheby's

Jackson Pollock painting a canvas
Photo: The LIFE Picture Collection pic.twitter.com/4LOLgO97ux

— Rhys Tranter (@RhysTranter) February 4, 2016

1900s

On Five Car Stud by Ed Kienhilz

Review of Kienholz’s work, including the important anti-racist installation of 1969-72,
Five-Car Stud

Publications

Weekend in the Catskills – 1/29/2016

This weekend:

  • Two art shows at the Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor;
  • The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Annual Member Show and Open Mic at the Kleinert / James Center for the Arts;
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The Catskills

Happy Birthday Jackson Pollack

Yesterday, January 28th, was the birthday of  abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollack (1912-1956).

You can celebrate, too. Go to Be Jackson Pollack (be sure to move and click… 97 more words

Félix González-Torres at MAC Belfast

I was glad to catch this stunning Félix González-Torres exhibition at the MAC in Belfast on Friday before it closed this weekend. The elegant, austere galleries of the MAC were the perfect foil to the works. 14 more words