Tag Archives: Pablo Picasso

Newly Renovated MoMA Is Museum of Modern Arguing

From our Beaten to Death with Croutons desk Here’s what everyone can agree on: New York’s Museum of Modern Art will unveil its four-month, $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion on October 21st. Beyond that, it’s strictly an art critic slapfight. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Pierre Cardin Is Totally Brilliant Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other weekend to spend some time a-museuming and say, it was swell. After navigating the usual midtown Manhattan mishegas to get to our usual hotel, we took the … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (‘Summer with the Averys’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to check out this that and the other thing and, say, it was swell. After the usual funhouse ride through Six Flags Over Midtown Manhattan, we headed … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Truly America’s First Cubist President

From our Pablo Picasso desk Last fall the hardworking staff noted – Exclusive! – that Donald Trump Is Our First Cubist Presidential Candidate (Because He’s on Every Side of Every Issue). We even provided this handy clip ‘n’ save graphic, compliments of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Our First Cubist Presidential Candidate (Because He’s on Every Side of Every Issue)

Seriously, could Donald Trump be any more scattered in his policy positions? Handy clip ‘n’ save graphic, compliments of Garry Trudeau’s Doonesbury.     Now come the latest examples of Trump’s Fractured Fairy Tales. Exhibit A (via Mediaite), after Trump … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (The Divine Patti LuPone Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to catch one thing and another and say, it was swell. First, of course, there was crosstown traffic, which takes roughly 30 minutes to navigate. Official Campaign … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Picasso to Warhol’ at Lowell Textile Museum

Well the Missus and I trundled up to Lowell over the weekend to catch Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol at the American Textile History Museum and, say, it was swell. From their website: The American Textile History Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Picasso Everywhere! Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town for the weekend and, say, it was swell. (Not to mention All Pablo All the Time.) Here, in roughly chronological order, is some of what we caught. FRIDAY • Picasso & … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (Pablo Picasso Edition)

From Tuesday’s New York Times:     (Roger Fessaguet obit here.) But what if Picasso had visited the United States? What would have happened to his newspaper collages that featured French dailies Le Figaro and Le Journal? Representative samples:     … Continue reading

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Why The WSJ Is A Great Newspaper (Picasso Sculpture Edition)

The Weekend Wall Street Journal devotes three full pages to a piece chronicling the quest by one of Pablo Picasso’s granddaughters to catalogue the more than 2000 sculptures created by the 20th Century’s greatest artist. A PICASSO HEIR’S EPIC HUNT … Continue reading

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