Tag Archives: The Art Newspaper

A Major Acquisition That Will ‘Altar’ MFA

A controversial but historically important artwork has been cleared by a British court to come to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. From The Art Newspaper: Anglican court says Benjamin West altarpiece can go to Boston City of London church to … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Streetniks Settle In

Leading indicators that the Occupy Wall Street movement isn’t going away anytime soon. • This PBS Newshour’s piece on Thursday night:   • This piece from The Art Newspaper: Occupy Wall Street group looks to open arts space NEW YORK. A … Continue reading

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Ear, Ear

Oddly, two contrary theories about the cause of Impressionist (performance) artist Vincent van Gogh’s legendary ear-ectomy are in the news this week. Let’s start with Adam Gopnik’s piece in this week’s New Yorker.  The lede: It is, in its strange … Continue reading

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