Artemisia National Gallery London

Artemisia National Gallery London

Artemisia Gentileschi’s show at London’s National Gallery opens in October. Its catalogue is the first full monograph ever to be published on the artist was one of the greatest painters of the Italian Baroque. Her works are full of theatricality and dramatic immediacy. Many of them show off biblical and mythological heroines with a kind […]

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Tangible/Intangible: The Sound of Sculpture Announced by Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Tangible/Intangible: The Sound of Sculpture Announced by Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre has announced Tangible/Intangible: The Sound of Sculpture by Caleb Kelly. Commissioned in association with the Govett-Brewster’s 2018 exhibition Sensory Agents (August 4—November 18, 2018), this new essay looks to sculptural practices that explicitly employ sound as a medium. Scholar and curator Caleb Kelly explores the development of sound arts […]

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Suzanne Cooper: A Forgotten Artist by Jenny Uglow and Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Suzanne Cooper: A Forgotten Artist by Jenny Uglow and Lucy Hughes-Hallett

In the 1930s, when she was still in her early twenties, Suzanne Cooper was one of the rising stars of British art. Mary Kisler, Senior Curator at the Auckland Art Gallery, NZ, where one of her paintings now hangs, compares her work to that of Eric Ravilious and Christopher Wood. Her work has been overlooked […]

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Lee Krasner: A Biography by Gail Levin

Lee Krasner: A Biography by Gail Levin

The first full length account of Lee Krasner’s life. Lee Krasner’s stirring work and charismatic personality could have made her a superstar of the Abstract Expressionist generation. Yet for years she was better known as Jackson Pollock’s wife, her art ignored and her story mistold. Gail Levin redresses the balance with this engrossing biography of […]

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Gerhard Richter by Armin Zweite

Gerhard Richter by Armin Zweite

One of the world’s most revered visual artists, Gerhard Richter embraces many concepts in his work and continually thwarts categorization. In this expansive and authoritative overview, Armin Zweite leads readers through every phase of Richter’s celebrated career including his early artistic education in East Germany and his later prolific output in West Germany: the black […]

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Short Life in a Strange World – Birth to Death in 42 Panels by Toby Ferris

Short Life in a Strange World – Birth to Death in 42 Panels by Toby Ferris

In 2012, facing the death of his father and impending fatherhood, Toby Ferris set off on a seemingly quixotic mission to track down and look at—in situ—every painting still in existence by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the most influential and important artist of Northern Renaissance painting. The result of that pursuit is a remarkable journey […]

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Tomorrow is Another Day Now Available at the BMA Shop

Tomorrow is Another Day Now Available at the BMA Shop

The official catalogue for the U.S. Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale is now available at the BMA Shop. Tomorrow is Another Day features more than 150 illustrations and new essays by Zadie Smith, Anita Hill, Christopher Bedford, and others on the importance of Mark Bradford’s work in the current social climate. $54 Members/$60 non-Members […]

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Thames and Hudson A History of Pictures From the Cave to the Computer Screen

Thames and Hudson A History of Pictures From the Cave to the Computer Screen

Thames and Hudson have published A History of Pictures From the Cave to the Computer Screen by David Hockney and Martin Gayford. The making of pictures has a history going back perhaps 100,000 years to an African shell used as a paint palette. Two-thirds of it is irrevocably lost, since the earliest images known to […]

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ARTISTS BOOKS BY PICASSO, MIRO, HOCKNEY, HARTIGAN, AND OTHERS

ARTISTS BOOKS BY PICASSO, MIRO, HOCKNEY, HARTIGAN, AND OTHERS

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) announced that the museum’s most anticipated exhibition of the spring, Off the Shelf: Modern & Contemporary Artists’ Books, will be on view March 12- June 25, 2017. The exhibition presents more than 130 artists’ books—artworks conceived of and produced in book form—and prints by artists such as Pablo Picasso, […]

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