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A Walk Around the Whitney, Minus the Hype

Light-filled, airy and buoyant, the new Whitney Museum of American Art received great reviews at its opening last month. In some ways, the striking new building even upstaged the museum’s inaugural exhibition, “America is Hard to See.” This despite the fact that Italian architect Renzo Piano’s 220,000-square-foot structure lacks an overall iconic image like the Whitney’s previous home in the Marcel Breuer-designed building on Madison Avenue. 1,137 more words

The Art Spirit Book Review

I recently read The Art Spirit by Robert Henri an American artist who, until I heard about the previously mentioned book, I didn’t even know existed. 703 more words

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“In every human being there is the artist, and ...he has an equal chance with any to..."

“In every human being there is the artist, and whatever his activity, he has an equal chance with any to express the result of his growth and his contact with life. 10 more words

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“In every human being there is the artist, and ...he has an equal chance with any to..."

“In every human being there is the artist, and whatever his activity, he has an equal chance with any to express the result of his growth and his contact with life. 10 more words

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Sentries in a Quiet Space

Today we do not know how much we owe to Shakespeare. His work is no longer confined in his writings. All literature has been influenced by him. 612 more words

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