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Louise Bourgeois

Diamond Ring or David Hockney Book?

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So my friends, we are in the midst of the holiday season, which means that we are looking for special gifts for our family and friends. My favorite pl...

Nobel Prize In Literature Goes To... Musician Bob Dylan!

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.18.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

A most welcome surprise of the last week was the announcement that the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan. Yes, to Bob Dylan! -- one of the most esteemed and beloved American musicians.

Savannah College of Art and Design's Brilliantly "Built" Museum Exhibition

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.27.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia. Image courtesy of SCAD. Colleges of art that also administer a bona fide affiliated campus museum featuring a ...

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Takes the Museum-Quality Exhibition to the Next Level

MutualArt | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

While Iwan Wirth describes the heart of the Hauser & Wirth enterprise as "a family business," it's no denying the gallery has considerable resources at its disposal.

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel : A Fortress of the Arts (photos)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 03.22.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles. Photo by EMS. Ivan Wirth speaks at the press opening. Photo by EMS. Los Angeles Grand Opening: Sunday 13 Mar...

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider and the Tapestries

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.05.2017 | Arts
Catherine Corman

When asked directly, she replied, "Why the spider? Because my best friend was my mother and she was deliberate, clever, patient, soothing, reasonable, dainty, subtle, indispensable, neat, and as useful as a spider."

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Nude Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts

Artists have been depicting the naked body for quite some time. As the Metropolitan Museum of Art puts it, this is perfectly natural, given the fact t...

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

Jeanne Tremel: Active Dreams and Contemplative Art

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

A sculptor, painter and installation artist, Jeanne Tremel reveals that elusive space between visual perception and what the mind and body feels and experiences both consciously and unconsciously.

Why Art Makes Me Cry -- A Lesson Taught by Tracey Emin and Louise Bourgeois

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 08.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

Let me paint you the scene. At this very moment I'm in the final stage of finishing a big project called the Creative Study. But I'd got stuck. I need...

The Love Affair Between Women Artists And Nature

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts

"The spider is a repairer," French-American artist Louise Bourgeois said. "If you bash into the web of a spider, she doesn’t get mad. She weaves and...

Top 10 Reasons to Go to France

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.30.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

The French have been reading the tea leaves. Despite or perhaps because of recent violence, there seemed a new spirit of generosity towards tourists, if not to migrants. So many Americans are trooping off to art fairs. Why not also visit the most exciting performance festivals, many in France, which have a multicultural, often political, contemporary perspective? And a spate of private, hidden-away sites has also opened to the public which document the intensity of the lives and work of artists.

Summer Getaways: 10 Best Outdoor Sculpture Destinations in Europe

MutualArt | Posted 07.23.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Art and nature: the outdoor sculpture park offers the best of both worlds. Especially during the summer holidays, when we're eager to trade in weary museum-legs for the invigorating effects of the nature hike, without sacrificing the need to view and appreciate great artworks.

Vogue Model and Artist Christina Kruse

Kate Orne | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Kate Orne

This week on Upstate Diary Christina Kruse talks about her necessity to create her own structures.

Three Artists on a Spider by Louise Bourgeois

Louisiana Channel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

A ginormous 30 feet high spider would scare the life out of most of us. In this video three artists share their diverse feelings towards the spider sculpture made by French artist Louise Bourgeois- as a tribute to her mother.

Photographer Captures 100 Female Artists In Their Homes And Studios

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

A great portrait is more than just a frozen reflection of the subject's appearance. It's a chance moment, blanketed in natural light, in which the sub...

Why Louise Bourgeois' and Robert Gober's Feminist and Queer Uncanny Survive the Treachery of Art History

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.01.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Two concurrent exhibitions in New York at the end of 2014 prove that the Surrealist legacy still informs some of the most vital and psychologically compelling art of the late 20th century -- as it still informs, albeit critically and via ironic realignments, a good deal of contemporary art today.

11 Art Stories That You Didn't Read This Year, But Should Have

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts

The year is finally nearing its end, and as writers, journalists and critics sweep up the dust of 2014, the editors and reporters at HuffPost Arts&Cul...

Even After Death, The Art World's Mystery Woman Keeps Us Hooked

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts

Like many artists before her, and many artists after her, Louise Bourgeois felt comfortable in the murky territory of contradictions. Her famously...

SITE on "Unsettled Landscapes"

MutualArt | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Non-profit SITE Santa Fe has caught the attention of the global art world since its inception in 1995 for its series of innovative biennials that have included top contemporary artists from around the world.

Female Artists Are a Force to Be Reckoned With

MutualArt | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Although the artists often intersect one or more of the categories, they were loosely assigned to each to help illustrate how sexual identity, politics, internal experience and pleasures and pressures of domestic life are explored through their work.

Happy Birthday Louise Bourgeois!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

In honor of Louise Bourgeois' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the b...

The Plunge From Above

Elizabeth Insogna | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Insogna

Sometimes there's an interesting shared focus in art, a wave of collective conscious-groping that leaves the cultural landscape forever changed. 2013-02-08-artpull.jpg

The Wisdom and Creativity of the Elders in Art and Science

David Galenson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

The psychologists who specialize in the study of creativity are virtually unanimous: the old may be wise, but only the young are creative. These scholars are wrong. Wisdom not only can be the very source of creativity: it has been for many of our greatest innovators.