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Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele: Portraits at Neue Galerie

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Just as Sigmund Freud upended and challenged the way society viewed the psyche and sexuality in fin-de-siècle Vienna -- Schiele reached the same results with emotionally charged works that reflected his inner turmoil, desires, and fantasies.

12 Famous Drawings Reveal How Artists Interpret The Naked Human Body

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

For as long as human beings have set pen to paper -- or, drawing utensil to wall -- the body has served as a special kind of muse. More specifically, ...

Vienna 1913: Monumental Historical Figures

Steven Clifford | Posted 08.02.2014 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

An amazing recent discovery of a handwritten diary from 1913 proves that such historic personalities as Freud, Adler, Wittgenstein, Hitler, Stalin, Schoenberg, Berg, Kokoschka, Klimt and Schiele knew each other intimately.

As Light Is Said to Do

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Carroll draws close here to the very heart of things. Her vision of human being dissolves into a vivid and vital universe which precedes and follows and surrounds it. In the hand of this awakened reality, what is important about a life, any life, persists, because it is only borrowed a little while from an eternal and active wonder.

Classic Art Has Never Been So Dirty (NSFW)

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

We're here to let you in on a pretty widely known secret about art history: It's dirtier than you remember. Before NSFW was an acronym thrown about on...

Last Tango in Lille

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue is the Warmest Color begins with a discussion of Marivaux's The Virtuous Orphan: Or, The Life of Marianne in a high school...

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist, by Diane Radycki, relates the personal story and artistic history of a woman that has much to offer today's audiences.

An Erotic History Of Humanity (NSFW)

Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

Contemporary artists like Jeff Koons and Sarah Lucas may have a handle on today's erotic art market, but history has had a long relationship with sexu...

Naked Men Are Taking Over Paris

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.26.2013 | Arts

On this most glorious of seasons, one museum is going where not so many have gone before, exploring artistic depictions of the nude throughout time. T...

Egon Schiele's Secrets Are Out...

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

It's always interesting to dive into the diary of a great artist. It's especially interesting when that artist is the erotic Austrian painter, Egon Sc...

Portrait of Wally: A Film About an Indisputable Quest for Justice

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

I never imagined that a film about a painting, a portrait of a woman with haunting eyes and copper hair, would be as full of life, love, passion and betrayal as Andrew Shea's Portrait of Wally.

Portrait of Wally and Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story: Two Faces of Ronald Lauder

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

"Who owns art?" you might say is the center of the debate concerning art stolen from Jews. But as my mother, an Auschwitz survivor used to say, there is a right and a wrong.

Record Sale Of Schiele Work Brings London Auction Total To $155M

Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

Last week in London a sale of just 35 lots brought in $155 million (97 million pounds) for Sotheby's. The highest selling piece was a townscape, "Hous...

Doomed Erotic-Art Icon Egon Schiele's Portraits Exhibited In Vienna

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

VIENNA-- Egon Schiele, of course, is famous for his portraits. His landscapes and his cityscapes are admired by museums and collectors, but it is the ...

"Portrait of Wally" Settlement: What's Wrong With This Picture?

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Rather than being viewed primarily as an entrancing portrait of Schiele's mistress, "Wally" will now forever exist (in Tom Freudenheim's words) in an "alternate, extra-artistic perceptual universe."