Tag Archives: The Met

Dead Blogging ‘Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec’ at Currier Museum

Well the Missus and I trundled up to the Granite State over the weekend to catch The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec: Prints and Posters from the Museum of Modern Art (through January 7) at the Currier Museum of Art and say, it was … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Long Day’s Journey Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to The Big Town last weekend and, say, it was swell. Except for the drive to get there, of course. We hit four – count ’em, four – major traffic jams on the … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Fabulous Picasso Sculpture Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other week and say, it was swell. Our artinery: Friday We started out at the Museum of Arts and Design and – yes – we were MAD about the … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Central Park Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town over the weekend and say, it was swell . . . weather. It’s not so much that what we caught at the museums was bad. But what we caught outside … 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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The MFA Gets Postcards, The Met Gets Picassos

An object lesson in the difference between The Hub and The Big Town: Last month the hardtrundling staff noted art-lover Leonard Lauder’s lecture about the wonderful collection of more than 100,000 postcards he’s donated to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Yesterday the … Continue reading

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What We Caught In The Big Town

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town for most of last week, and here’s a taste of the arts seen there. Wednesday After an uneventful, if costly, drive to the City (seriously – they’re raising the extortionate … Continue reading

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Arts Seen In The Big Town (Lonely, I’m Not Edition)

So the Missus and I trundled Uptown to do some Met/gallery-hopping, and here’s some of what we saw (sorry, no visuals or links – we’re iPadlicked): THE MET ALMOST ALWAYS MEETS EXPECTATIONS The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian … Continue reading

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What To See In The Big Town

Well the Missus and I came down to the Big Town for a couple of days and here’s some of what we caught: – Irving Penn Archaeology at Pace MacGill A fabulous exhibit of gravity-defying photographic arrangements of bones, skulls, … Continue reading

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Robert Frankapalooza, Updated

More on New York’s love affair with legendary photographer Robert Frank: The Wall Street Journal has a review of Frank’s “The Americans” retrospective at the Met here. A WSJ review of two gallery shows (Robert Mann, Pace/MacGill) of works by … Continue reading

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