Tag Archives: MOMA

The Art Seen In New York (Magritte/Balthus Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to The Big Town last weekend and say, it was swell. (After, that is, we crawled our way through the Mother-in-Law of All Traffic Jams: From the New York City line to the … Continue reading

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The Art Seen In NYC

Well the Missus and I trundled down to The Big Town last weekend and here’s some of what we caught. Munch/Warhol and the Multiple Image We saw this exhibit at Scandinavia House the day before it closed. Via Norway.org: Organized … Continue reading

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While We Were Out (The Art Seen In New York)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last week and here’s some of what we saw. For starters, a couple of galleries in Chelsea. (Sign o’ the Times: A billboard for a storage facility that said, … Continue reading

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WSJ Sends Off Ada Louise Huxtable In Style

The great Ada Louise Huxtable, who pretty much invented architecture criticism in her writing for the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, has died at the age of 91. Wednesday’s Journal features an impressive tribute to Huxtable: Her Critical Judgments Were … Continue reading

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Arts Seen In The Big Town (Rapture, Blister, Burn Edition)

The Missus and I trundled uptown again and here’s some of what we saw: THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART’S 4th AND 5th FLOORS MIGHT FLOOR YOU MOMA hit Shuffle on its Permanent Collection, and the results are eye-opening. DID YOU … Continue reading

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Scene In The Big Town (II)

Still in the Big Town, still iPadlocked so no links or graphics. Highlights: * De Kooning: A Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (through 1/9/12). The great abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning is considered by some to be the … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider Critics Corner (NY Art Museum Edition)

Once around Central Park, James, and don’t spare the horses: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART * Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is an eye-popping tribute to the unique vision of the fashion designer who cut his own life short at age 40. … Continue reading

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What To Do In The Big Town (Picasso Guitars Edition), Take II

Well, the Missus and I were out and about in the city today and here’s what we discovered (links and graphics to come, since we’re still iPadlocked): * The spectacular Picasso Guitars exhibit at MOMA, which features a stunning array … Continue reading

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What To Do In The Big Town (Picasso Guitars Edition)

Well, the Missus and I were out and about in the city today and here’s what we discovered (links and graphics to come, since we’re still iPadlocked): * The spectacular Picasso Guitars exhibit at MOMA, which features a stunning array … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic Blushathon (IV)

The New York Times did its “The Arts in 2010” review on Tuesday, and smackdab below the predictable “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” action photo was this: With its costs and its casualties (including Christopher Tierney, standing above), “Spider-Man: Turn … Continue reading

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