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A Diversion: Portland Art Museum

In late September, I spent a day at the Portland Art Museum and did some drawing there.  So this post has absolutely nothing to do with the Metropolitan except that, hopefully, my drawings of photographs of museum objects have helped improve my drawings of actual objects in a museum setting.  139 more words

State of the art: Van Gogh at the MMFA

Vincent Van Gogh’s Self Portrait from 1887 is one of 100 works in Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Impressionism to Expressionism, 1900-1914, which opens at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Oct. 137 more words

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The Great War in Portraits: patriotism is not enough

William Tickle volunteered aged 16 and died 22 months later on the third day of the Battle of the Somme

The recognition that something terrible, something overwhelming, something irreversible had happened in the Great War explains its enduring significance for those born after the Armistice. 

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The George Economou Collection brings "Degenerate Art" to the Hermitage

Following the news that the Hermitage’s newly-opened General Staff building will host Manifesta 10 in 2014, the Hermitage has announced that this summer it will continue its contemporary programming (which got off to a rocky start with… 175 more words

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Die Brücke & Ernst Kirchner

The Junkerboden Under Snow

View of Basel and the Rhine



Die Brücke is a German artistic movement started in Dresden focusing on German Expressionism. 342 more words

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