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Sir Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends at the National Portrait Gallery

“I hung the first painting half an hour before I found out about his death,” Paul Moorhouse tells us. He is the curator of the first, and unexpectedly also the last, portrait exhibition of Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017), as the British artist tragically passed away before the showcase was opened. 620 more words


Oil Paint rough and textured in the new exhibit at Everard Read

Philippe Uzac and Deon Venter’s works strikes out to the viewer here in the Everard Read Gallery in Rosebank. Venter’s work pushes the viewer to stand back and see the paintings in perspective as most of them are over three meters large. 700 more words

Modern Life isn't Rubbish

I’ll begin by apologising profusely at the incredibly lengthy hiatus between my last post and this, I know you’re all on absolute tenterhooks and furious at the lack of material output from the arty bum in the past three months. 897 more words


Acorn Staff Goes to the MOMA

by Taylor Tracy, Special Issues Editor

Van Gogh, Picasso and Pollock…oh my! A few staff members from The Drew Acorn spent a Saturday afternoon at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) last weekend. 821 more words

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Artipoeus Episode 32 - Blue Blue Electric Blue

…in which your host practices her French on a Paris taxi driver.

Artipoeus visits Laetitia Gendre’s This Is Not Versailles, at the Galerie Thomas Fischer… 2,947 more words


Hydrangeas' Spring Song

Noa Baker, University of Pennsylvania

If you haven’t yet made it to the modern art gallery in the PMA, you don’t have your priorities straight. The most eye-catching piece hanging this season is Alma Thomas’ … 1,297 more words


The Eiffel Tower by Georges Seurat {An Art Review}

Today I am marking the end of my study of the painting “The Eiffel Tower”  By Georges Seurat.  Once again I am writing as if I am a critic from his time. 189 more words

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