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Mary Corse: A Survey in Light at Whitney Museum of American Art, June 8 - November 25, 2018

“For more than five decades, Mary Corse (b. 1945) has pursued a central question in her work: How can a painting embody light? This challenge has long fascinated artists seeking to translate light’s ephemeral glow into color and material form, but Corse has approached the problem differently.  564 more words

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The Man Who Made American Gothic

Arnold Comes of Age (Portrait of Arnold Pyle), 1930

Plain Sweater, 1931

January, 1940-41

Fertility, 1939

Ornamental Decoration, 1930 40 more words

Art

A Trip to the Whitney

My family and I took a quick break in New York City in the first week of 2018 and arrived just in time for a major snowstorm, after driving through hours of snow squalls on our way from Ottawa. 418 more words

Research & Reflection

A discussion on Elsie Driggs's Pittsburgh

Elsie Driggs’s ‘Pittsburgh’ is one of my ‘favourite paintings I want to see one day’ as you’ll know from this post:

Let’s hear it for the girls 1: Elsie Driggs… 14 more words

The Art of Protest

Confederate prisoners being conducted from Jonesborough to Atlanta, Kara Walker

Exodus of confederates from Atlanta, Kara Walker

The Non-War Memorial, Edward Kienholz

The Non-War Memorial, Edward Kienholz 20 more words