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CultureZohn: 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict'

Patricia Zohn | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Peggy Guggenheim stands in stark contrast to the collectors of today, many of whom buy for portfolios and not passion and whose private museums and art galleries are not places of discovery but enshrinement. There were no six degrees of separation from the artists to Peggy who just as often slept beside them as hung them on her walls. 'I began to see Peggy... as the last of Henry James's transatlantic heroines, Daisy Miller with rather more balls.' wrote Gore Vidal.

This Is The Only Basketball Court That Could Lure An Art Nerd To Play Sports

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts

I don't care for sports. I don't trouble myself with teams or plays or scores. But I do love to watch, zone out and experience a game unfold on what ...

The Ashley Bouder Project Disappoints at the Joyce's Ballet Festival

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Of course, The Ashley Bouder Project was the most popular show of the run, and people begged for seats regardless of price. Somehow, "bravos" echoed despite a banal bill filled with the kind of choreography that is pushing ballet into its grave.

Back Onboard for Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2013

Daniel Garofali | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

Just around the corner, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, JFC celebrates the 10th anniversary since the New York event was established, initially as an in-store event, by fashion pioneer and philanthropist, Jeffrey Kalinsky.

YSL's Masculine Feminine Retrospective

Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts

Yves Saint Laurent was arguably the most influential designer of the past 50 years. His sleek, elegant visions became his trademark -- style was his b...

YSL's Masculine Feminine Retrospective

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Yves Saint Laurent was arguably the most influential designer of the past 50 years. His sleek, elegant visions became his trademark -- style was his b...

Happy Birthday, Piet Mondrian!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 140th birthday of the artist and luxury hotel namesake Piet Mondrian. Known for his striking geometric paintings, Mondrian was an inst...

Gold Stars for Town Hall Hotel from Artist, Corinne Felgate (VIDEO) | Posted 04.23.2012 | Arts

Corinne Felgate's unusual artwork is permeated by humor and social commentary, realized in the form of sculpture or installation.

How Thieves Stole Priceless Paintings And Got Away With It

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Thieves broke into Greece's National gallery early Monday morning and stole three works of art, including a Picasso and a Mondrian. Picasso's 1939 ...

When Art = AIDS Awareness: This Artweek.LA (March 7-13)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Not Your Grandmother's Miami -- On A Budget

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Elizabeth Benedict

Miami is still a place to bask in the sun, but there's far more to look at, listen to, and eat than I'd ever imagined. Call me old-fashioned, call me ultra-chic: I love Miami.

WATCH: 'Mondrian's House:' An Exact Replica Of His House, Paintings In Paris Retrospective

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Aside from being a seminal European post-war artist and founder of the De Stijl movement, Piet Mondrian is one of those artists that had an all encomp...

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Greetings from Miami! This week we're focusing on the excitement down south.

How Long Does it Take To Look at a Painting?

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

My subject in these posts is how we look at the world. In future columns, I will be writing about all sorts of things, from hieroglyphs to ice halos, ...

How to Look at Mondrian

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

Our eyes are far too good for us. They show us so much that we can't take it all in, so we shut out most of the world, and try to look at things as br...

Culture Zohn: Louise Bourgeois, Spiderwoman

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-16-outsidespider.jpg The French-born but American-in-spirit artist died on May 31 at 98. Her spiders show simultaneous arachno-grace and arachno-fierceness. Her work and person both expressed this artful duality.