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Little Bo Peep lost her sheep and now it's floating in a tank of formaldehyde

The spring Contemporary and Impressionist auctions at Christie’s and Sotheby’s just wrapped up and now that they’re over, none of these pieces will ever be seen in public again. 601 more words


Blue, Green, and Brown

I’d like to stare at this painting for awhile. The real one is really big. According to Rothko, the large size of his canvases were meant to envelop the viewer and be intimate, not big and grandiose. 23 more words


Gone and Back

Montreal harbor, circa 1960

Lost in a haze of time, I recall in June 1961, at the ripe old age of 18, taking a train from Chicago to Montreal, arriving rather exhausted. 1,381 more words

Not By Bread Alone...


“Art is such an action. It is a kindred form of action to idealism. They are both expressions of the same drive, and the man who fails to fulfill this urge in one form or another is as guilty of escapism as the one who fails to occupy himself with the satisfaction of bodily needs. 90 more words

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An art history of exam season

I’m happy to present to you the third post in a series of art histories of education. Previously, we have looked at how artists have depicted both… 1,425 more words


From Baryshnikov Arts Center: "Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents BAC Salon: Māris Briežkalns Quintet Rothko in Jazz (NY Premiere)"

Baryshnikov Arts Center

BAC Salon: Māris Briežkalns Quintet
Rothko in Jazz
May 2, 2018
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7:30pm
Baryshnikov Arts Center | Howard Gilman Performance Space… 413 more words

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