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Evoking The Genius Of Brancusi At The Museum Of Modern Art In New York

The sculptures of Constantin Brancusi remind me of being in a sketch class with a model posing. When the length of the poses are one minute, even two...

Howard Schwartz 16 August 2018

Museum Stories

Enjoy The Heat Wave With The Great British Seaside

As the United Kingdom experiences one of its hottest summers in the recent years The Great British Seaside: Photography from the 1960s to the present...

Joanna Kaszubowska 15 August 2018

Symbolism

Odilon Redon’s Noir World Of Darkness

The Baloon-Eye. The Crying Spider. The Cactus Man, The Cyclops. This is not the casting list of creatures from some horror movie. These are the...

Zuzanna Stańska 13 August 2018

Museum Stories

Devoted To Delacroix – A Revealing Look At His Sketchbooks And Drawings

"Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix"  is a thought-provoking exhibit on many levels. Quietly on display on...

Howard Schwartz 9 August 2018

Surrealism

Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

In the delightfully quirky Hepworth Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, is a quiet exhibition that packs a whole range of mad surrealism in three...

Wendy Gray 7 August 2018

Medieval Art

Celebrity Sculptors, Medieval Fraud And Nazi Looting – An Outrageous Story Of The Golden Veit Stoss Altarpiece

This is largest Gothic altarpiece in the world and a national treasure of Poland. Carved over a period of 12 years, the 15th Century Veit Stoss...

Candy Bedworth 6 August 2018

Masterpiece Stories

The Shiny Shield With Caravaggio’s Medusa

Caravaggio is the synonym for Baroque. The artist known of close physical observation with a dramatic use of chiaroscuro can be called the father...

Zuzanna Stańska 5 August 2018

Ancient Rome

Bronzed, Beaten And Bleeding: The Boxer At Rest

Coming face-to-face with a piece of art you've loved for years is a thrilling, exciting and often times overwhelming experience. Such was the case...

Nadine Waldmann 4 August 2018

Museum Stories

Life In Motion Review: Egon Schiele And Francesca Woodman At Tate Liverpool

The current Life in Motion exhibition at Tate Liverpool features a dual display by two equally compelling artists. Captivating studies by Austrian...

Jon Kelly 2 August 2018

Artist Stories

Britain At Twilight: John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Landscapes

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893) was a Victorian painter admired for his beautiful evening landscapes. British cities like London, Liverpool, and...

Alexandra Kiely 1 August 2018

Photography

Travel In Time Through Images – Stephen Wilkes’ Photos

Can you imagine seeing your whole day in just one photograph?  In Stephen Wilkes' photos it's possible! Photos are related to our past and our past...

Cisem Ozkal 31 July 2018

Review

Heavenly Bodies Spring to Life in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

I am not Catholic. And I am not up on the latest fashions. Yet here I was, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Fifth Avenue with...

Howard Schwartz 30 July 2018