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20th Century Art

Jacob Lawrence Migration Series at MOMA

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

At age 23 Jacob Lawrence undertook this encompassing and ambitious series. The tradition of narrative history painting, the highest ideal of European painting since Giotto, but largely dormant since the early 1800's, had been revived in the contemporary mural cycles of Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco.

Jackson Pollock's 'Mural': Masterpiece or Macho Outburst?

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The Getty Museum, which, until June 1, is showcasing abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock's pivotal, 8-foot-high and 20-foot-wide "Mural," commissioned in 1943 by the collector and patron Peggy Guggenheim for her New York home.

Happy Birthday, Juan Gris!

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to Juan Gris! Known affectionately as the "third musketeer of cubism," Gris had the reputation of being a pupil to Picasso's master, bu...

The Unique Value of Cindy Sherman

David Galenson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

Cindy Sherman is a central figure in today's highly conceptual art world. The auction market, like the rest of the art world, clearly recognizes this.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: With The Void, Full Powers - Yves Klein At The Walker Art Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Yves Klein WHAT: Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers WHEN: October 23, 2010 - February 13, 2011 WHERE: ...