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Mike Kelley at PS1 MoMA and Isa Genzken at MoMa

This winter New York museums seem to have many interesting retrospectives of contemporary artists, and two of the best are Mike Kelley at MoMA PS1 and Isa Genzken: Retrospective at MoMA. The recent suicide of Mike Kelley (1954 -2012) was … Continue reading

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Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt at MoMA PS1

Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt: Tender Love Among the Junk One of my old professors from SVA, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt had a retrospective at MoMA PS1. Tommy, as everyone from school always calls him, makes luminous, devotional art out of trash: cling wraps, foil, … Continue reading

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Matisse : À la recherche de la vraie peinture

As I occasionally do, I have translated yesterday’s blog post on Matisse exhibition in French for my ongoing study of the language. I want to thank Thomas for looking over grammatical mistakes. Pour les nombreux amateurs d’art, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) … Continue reading

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Woman of Many Faces: Cindy Sherman at MoMA

Cindy Sherman’s retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art traces this American photographer’s entire career, from her early experiments as a student in Buffalo in the mid-1970s to a recent large-scale photographic mural (photo). Included are some of the artist’s groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Savage Beauty of Alexander McQueen (La beauté sauvage d’Alexander McQueen)

I went to see Alexander McQueen’s very popular posthumous exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art called Savage Beauty.  The wait to get in the exhibition is always at least 30 minutes, and once you are in the exhibition hall … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic: l’artiste est presente

I have been studying French for about 5 years now, and I am writing about art, theater and music in French as a part of my French study.  I will occasionally post these writings on this blog since these are … Continue reading

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