Tag Archives: Picasso

The Arts Seen in Philly (Tim & Julia’s Excellent Wedding Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to Philadelphia this past weekend for the wedding of our nephew Tim and, say, it was swellegant. On the endless drive down there (hey, Friday . . . summer . . . 95 … Continue reading

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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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Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (Nazi Art Plundering Edition)

In their prime (which is to say the 1940s), the Nazis seized roughly 100,000 works of art – worth maybe $10 billion – from German families who happened to be Jewish. This is the story of 400 of those artworks … 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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What I Caught (Picasso Edition)

So the Missus and I went to the Big Town for a Picasso-palooza and here’s what we took in: First Stop: the Museum of Modern Art for “Picasso: Themes and Variations,” a dazzling array of 123 prints from MOMA’s basement and … Continue reading

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