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Mastering old drawings

New York art aficionados are currently being spoiled with two once-in-a-lifetime exhibitions of old master drawings*, as both the Met and the Morgan have shows on display. 478 more words


An art historian says it's unfair to hold modern art to the standards of MeToo

What should we do with the art created by people who commit great wrongs? In his recent article about the sexual abuse allegations against esteemed conductor James Levine, … 796 more words

Visting NYC!

I took my last two vacation days this year right after Thanksgiving, to give myself a longer weekend, and keep me out of the office for a total of just about a week. 1,729 more words


New York Met Stands By 'Overtly Sexual' 1938 Painting That Sparked Online Petition

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has refused to remove a 1938 painting by the artist known as Balthus that depicts a young girl in what some are saying is a sexually suggestive pose. 332 more words


New York's Met defends suggestive painting of girl after petition calls for its removal

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art will not remove a controversial painting by the French painter known as Balthus from public display.

The painting, “Thérèse Dreaming” (1938), depicts a young girl in a suggestive pose that leaves her underwear visible. 282 more words


ANN: First New York Event for SocHistColl Americas, 11 December 2018

Leonardo da Vinci, A Bear Walking, ca. 1482-85. Silverpoint on light buff prepared paper, 4 1/16 x 5 ¼ in. Robert Lehman, 1975 (1975.1.369) 95 more words

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