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The Ink that dreams are made of, 1: In slumberland with Little Nemo

Winsor McCay (1869-1934), “Little Nemo in Slumberland,” Won’t You be my Valentine? China ink on paper pasted on cardboard for a comic strip published on February 9, 1908 in the New York Herald. 302 more words

Organized through the lens of the 1960s, when interdisciplinary artistic experimentation flourished and traditional mediums were radically transformed, the Museum of Modern Art’s re-installation of its fourth floor galleries  includes, among other work: American Bonnie Maclean’s  poster “Bill Graham Presents (75) Yardbirds; Doors, Fillmore Auditorium, 7/25-30/67,” 1967.  64 more words

Daily Prompt: Silence. Poetry: Inspired by Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks"


We were sitting there in silence,

We were barely touching hands.

We were thinking of each other

Too afraid to make new plans.

You were smoking Phillip Morris, 92 more words

200 words #7 / Jessica Stockholder

Installation view of Jessica Stockholder: The Guests All Crowded Into the Dining Room at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY. © Jessica Stockholder; Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, NY.  222 more words

Alas, Poor Yorick!

Good morning/afternoon/evening (whichever it is where you are). I am the Art Historian’s Apprentice. Every once in a while, I will make an appearance on this blog. 830 more words


David Korty @ Sadie Coles HQ / Davies St. London, September 1 - October 1, 2016.

Installation view, David Korty, Sadie Coles HQ, 1 Davies Street, London, 01 September – 01 October 2016. Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London. 1,248 more words

Walk Walk, Fashion Baby!

In honor of New York fashion week, I have decided to introduce you to one of the most fashionable ladies in art. May I introduce Madame X, or Madame Pierre Gautreau if you prefer. 565 more words