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E-MUSEUMS – TOUR THE BRITISH MUSEUM LIVE – TONIGHT (THURSDAY)

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday A night at the British Museum: after-hours with Dan Snow at ‘Defining Beauty’ Marble statue of discus-thrower by Myron. Roman copy of a bronze Greek original of the 5th century BC. From The British Museum Press Release,  “At 6.30pm on Thursday 28 May, the British Museum will present a live […]

HOW DOES THE NEW WHITNEY MUSEUM USE THE NEW MEDIA?

                                                                                 Whitney Museum of American Art, February 2014. Photograph ©Nic Lehoux New Post Goes Up Every […]

WHAT DOES CREATIVITY LOOK LIKE? ALICJA KWADE

Alicja Kwade, “Die bewegte Leere des Moments (The Void of the Moment in Motion)“, 2015, installation view at Schirn Frankfurt (© Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2015 Photo: Norbert Miguletz). Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. Alicja Kwade © Alicja Kwade Photo: Fabrice Seixas EXTRAORDINARY ARTIST While the term “EXTRAORDINARY ARTIST” is applied to many ( and too many times), none is […]

ANDY WARHOL’S BOOKS – BEFORE THE DIGITAL AGE

   Andy Warhol, A Gold Book, 1957. Courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. March 4, 2015     New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday ANDY’S BOOKS From his student days in the 1940s until his death […]

They Did Put Him Back Together Again – Tullio Lombardo’s Adam – A Masterpiece Restored

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday ADAM HAD A GREAT FALL From the New York Times, “Recreating Adam From Hundreds of Pieces After the Fall,” “The life-size marble statue of Adam, carved by Tullio Lombardo (Italian, ca. 1455–1532), is among the most important works of art from Renaissance Venice to be found outside that city […]

HORST: PHOTOGRAPHER OF STYLE

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday HORST ‘Fashion is an expression of the times. Elegance is something else again.’ Horst, 1984. At the V&A through 4 January 2015: “Horst P. Horst (1906-99) created images that transcend fashion and time. He was a master of light, composition and atmospheric illusion, who conjured a world of sensual […]

E – MUSEUEMS – THE SIX SISTERS OF THE ACROPOLIS

  THE SISTERS According to the Acropolis Museum website, The area around the Erechtheion was considered the most sacred of the Acropolis. The Erechtheion was a complex marble building in the Ionic order, an exceptional artwork. The eastern part of the Temple was dedicated to Athena, whilst the western part was dedicated to local hero […]