By Sara Evans One hundred years ago, in 1912, an entire year before the Armory show that shook the art world and turned it forever on its ear, an exhibit of 165 pieces of contemporary Scandinavian art was held. It had paintings, sculptures, textiles and ceramics, that were unlike any […]
Hypergraphia: The Cup Drawings– Studio in the Prow Gwyneth Leech’s work personifies New York City, measured in coffee cups.
by Tina Seligman Due to rapid advancements in wireless technology and the nonstop pace of 21st century life, we access and touch the world with the palm of our hands. Curated by Cheryl McGinnis in partnership with Sprint, “Hypergraphia: The Cup Drawings – Studio in the Prow” explores how the […]
Three Tales of a City A clutch of recent books casts new light on the Nazi looting of art in Vienna.
By Sara Evans Have you read it yet?” “You have got to read it!” Last summer, there was so much buzz about a book called “The Hare with Amber Eyes” that I bit the bullet and borrowed it from my local library. When I opened the first few pages to […]
New Orleans Treasure Hunt M.S. Rau Antiques celebrates its Centennial in March, and continues to raise the bar on collecting
by Isabelle Kellogg As owners of the country’s largest and oldest antiques, fine arts and estate jewelry dealers in the US, the Rau family has seen its share of ups and downs over the decades at its historic gallery located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Three generations of […]
Mike Weiss Gallery Will Kurtz Extra F***ing Ordinary
January 12 – February 18, 2012 Mike Weiss Gallery is pleased to present Extra F***ing Ordinary, Will Kurtz’s debut exhibition at the gallery. The show consists of life size figural sculptures constructed of collaged torn sheets of newspaper, wood, wire, screws, tape and everyday objects which depict the characters captured […]