Tag Archives: Chaim Soutine

NY Broadsheets See Different Art Auction Action

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk There’s a shipload of historic fine art up for auction in the Big Town right now, and it’s characterized very differently in the local broadsheets. The Wall Street Journal, not … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s Forstmannia

There’s a big bakeoff going on right now at Sotheby’s for 17 paintings from the collection of the late financier and philanthropist Theodore J. Forstmann. The hardworking staff’s favorite? Chiam Soutine’s Le chasseur de chez Maxim: We also like Le chasseur: Then … Continue reading

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Lucian Freud, Chaim Soutine, And ‘Flaying Them Alive In Paint’

The death of artist Lucian Freud has put “arguably one of the UK’s most highly regarded and respected artists” (according to the BBC) in the popular culture spotlight. But it sure seems Freud isn’t experiencing the harsh glare his artistic subjects … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Critics Corner (Art Gallery Department)

Picks ‘n’ pans from two days of gallery-hopping in the Big Town (sorry no links, still iPadlocked): MAIS OUI! DIVISION * Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best at the International Center for Photography. Sharp, witty photographs from Che Guevara to Paris pooches. … Continue reading

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