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Reactionary vs. Revolutionary: Post-World War I & II Shows at Guggenheim and MoMA

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

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Art as Curation: The (New) AB EX Story at MoMA

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

2010-10-01-moma.jpg"The Big Idea" is a sprawling retrospective of Abstract Expressionist art that focuses on the human element of sharing instead of the usual historical time line.

CultureZohn: Ab Ex NY: A Contemporary Re-Telling of the Abstract Expressionist Tale Opens at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-30-rothpull.jpgOnce upon a time, a group of American artists fought to distinguish themselves from their European elders and peers. They took as their quest nothing less than re-inventing art.

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

The rush of gallery openings is giving way to the second wave: fall's major art fairs, benefits, and museum shows.

Because You Never Heard of Him...

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jan Herman

Straight Up features Stephen Deutch (1908-1997). A longtime friend of Nelson Algren's, Deutch was born in Budapest, Hungary. He studied sculpture there at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.

PAINTING: Courbet the Trout, Matisse the Goldfish

John Seed | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Gustave Courbet, The Trout, 1872 Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 35 in (55 x 89 cm), Kunsthaus, Zurich "Fish, I love you and respect you very much. But I ...

Culture Zohn: The Woman Behind the Picasso

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-21-matpull.jpg Frances Lasker Brody decided early on that she was too tall and not conventionally pretty enough to be a shrinking violet, "so she decided to speak her mind."

PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: 'Matisse: Radical Invention' On View At MoMA NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Henri Matisse WHAT: Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917 WHEN: July 18, 2010 - October 11, 2010 WHERE: The Museum of Modern Art 11 We...

Seen and Heard in New York: Laura Linney, Diddy, Sally Potter, Tilda Swinton, Lupe Serrano

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Laura Linney, star and producer of the new Showtime series, The Big C, and star of Time Stands Still, which is resuming its Broadway run this fall, in...

GREAT EXHIBITIONS: The Summer's Top 3 Exhibitions Around the World

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection at SFMOMA, Marlene Dumas: Against the Wall at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art and Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917 at the MOMA.

Frick Collection Doesn't Frickin' Get It

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ashley Wren Collins

The Frick Collection does not admit children under the age of 10 (though it says nothing about admitting those under the age of two) and its young educational outreach programs are geared only to middle school students and older.

VOICES THIS WEEK: Jimmy Demers, Dorothy Spears, Kim Alexandriuk, Cat Weaver

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WAITING FOR SUPERMAN by Jimmy Demers "I recently saw a screening of the documentary "Waiting for Superman" and felt compelled to share a few words o...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Want to catch the fading notes of the summer art season? Just follow the music.

BLOG WATCH > The Art of New York on Art Observed

AO Art Observed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Greater New York, the third quinquennial exhibition organized by MoMA PS1 and The Museum of Modern Art, features 68 artists and collectives from metro...

Why Size Doesn't Matter: "Lee Bontecou: All Freedom in Every Sense" at the MoMA

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Lee Bontecou is among my favorite living artists, so it was with great pleasure that I spent an afternoon at the MoMA exhibition "Lee Bontecou: All Fr...

INTERNATIONAL ART: Five Can't Miss Shows to Around the World Now

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

New York's art scene is fairly sedate in August (though we did manage to pick out ten can't-miss shows), so it's the perfect time to wax cosmopolitan....

On the Culture Front: Arcade Fire, The Original Copy, The Black Keys and A Little Night Music

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Both Arcade Fire and The Black Keys sound as good, or better, live, so I try to catch them when they come into town.

NEW YORK: Top Ten Shows On Now That You Can't Miss

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

ARTINFO shares its top ten picks for where to while away the hours before September kicks the next art season into gear.

BLOG WATCH> G. W. Pabst's Westfront 1918 on MoMA's Inside/Out

MoMA | Posted by | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When we last encountered G. W. Pabst (1885--1967), he had made the startling Die Buchse der Pandora (Pandora's Box). He then directed two more silent ...

BLOG WATCH > Robert Ayers In Conversation With Artist Mickalene Thomas

askyfilledwithshootingstars.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

No one walking along West 53rd Street on the way to MoMA this summer can miss Mickalene Thomas's remarkable installation Le dejeuner sur l'herbe: Les ...

Kuwait's Hidden Jewel: The Modern Art Museum

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

It has no official website, no signs on the streets directing to it and no paved roads leading to it, but once you have reached your destination, you are magically transported into a world that not many people know exists.

Culture Zohn: Life in the Koolhaas

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-30-buildpull.jpg We all cherish our homes as the spaces in which we can relax and be ourselves. But what if your self is suddenly and irrevocably altered? Do you adjust to the house or the other way around?

FILM: Is Brazilian Film The Future?

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauri Lyons

This year's Premiere Brazil film festival hosted by the Museum of Modern Art and the Rio Film Festival produced a line up of films that can best be described as the art of social activism.

Culture Zohn: A Walt Disney Film About the Arts Comes to Light

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-22-outside.jpg We are counting on art to pick up the slack in real live human connectivity. It is one of the only experiences left -- along with sex -- that is not actually better online.

Matisse Matters: Subdued, Astringent "Radical Invention" Show

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

"Matisse: Radical Invention," an ambitious but ultimately disappointing show has just opened (to Oct. 11) at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.