Posts Tagged ‘MoMA

In the time between Henri Matisse’s (1869–1954) return from Morocco in 1913 and his departure for Nice in 1917, the artist produced some of the most demanding, experimental, and enigmatic works of his career—paintings that are abstracted and rigorously purged of descriptive detail, geometric and sharply composed, and dominated by shades of black and gray. [...]

WHY PAINTING SUCCEED WHERE WORDS FAIL Luc Tuymans (Photo: Grant Delin, courtesy David Zwirner, New York) Luc Tuymans has painted figurative works since the mid 1980s and few artists can be as closely identified with a particular palette. His taste for mouldy pastels, cool greys and dead plaster white make for blurred, obtuse images. This [...]

ROMAN POLANSKI AT DUSSELDORF FILMMUSEUM Roman Polanski, the award-winning director known as much for drugging and having sex with a 13-year-old girl at Jack Nicholson’s house in the 70′s, as for acclaimed films such as The Pianist and Rosemary’s Baby, is now getting even more media attention, but this time it is for something a little different. On [...]

William Kentridge: Five Themes February 24–May 17, 2010 MoMA describes the exhibit as large-scale and surveys nearly three decades of work by William Kentridge (born 1955, South Africa), a remarkably versatile artist whose work combines the political with the poetic. Dealing with subjects as sobering as apartheid, colonialism, and totalitarianism, his work is often imbued [...]

Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On Google PlusCheck Our Feed