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Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil at Museum of Modern Art, February 11 - June 3, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra.

” With Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil, The Museum of Modern Art presents the first monographic exhibition in the United States exclusively devoted to the pioneering work of Tarsila do Amaral (Brazilian, 1886–1973), a founding figure of Brazilian modernism. 395 more words

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Horace Pippin:  African American Depression Era Artist

Black History: Special Delivery!!

Horace Pippin (1888 – 1946) was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. As a small child, he moved with his family to Goshen, New York. 714 more words

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MOMA Momma

Anyone who knows me personally knows how much time I love spending in arts museums. It can be any art museum, I can be lost looking at portraits for hours. 34 more words

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (Documentary)

With hubby out for the night with the boys and my son soundly asleep by 7.15pm, I had a night to myself! After the obligatory catching up on work emails and planning next week’s lessons (yes, that is often my Saturday night), I decided to watch… 1,088 more words

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Where: New York City

I couldn’t visit New York without visiting MoMA, and though surrounded by people wearing impressive bits of clothing and jewellery that might be described as ‘architectural’ or even ‘challenging’, I didn’t feel too out of place, and had a really lovely time. 104 more words

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To art is human

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. – Banksy

I could not take my eyes off the Ruscha.

Displayed in MoMA New York, I spent a good hour just staring at it; studying every detail of it– the static, the noise, the lull, the blandness; and finally finding solace in the familiarity and oddness of it. 414 more words

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