Tag Archives: Ann Landi


Archived Reviews Books
Self-Portrait I, 2009, Self-Portrait II, 2009–10, and Self-Portrait III, 2009, three of Close’s monumental oils. PRESTEL, 2010

Ready for His Close-Up

Chuck Close: Life
By Christopher Finch
Prestel, 352 pages, $34.95 Read More


Features
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Where the Art Happens

Museums are finding ingenious ways to connect visitors with the artist’s interior world. Read More


Archived Reviews Books
“Like being around a herd of otherworldly elephants” is how Saltz described walking around works, like Band, 2006, in Richard Serra’s MoMA retrospective. LORENZ KIENZLE/©2010 RICHARD SERRA/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF ELI AND EDYTHE BROAD

Separating the Good from the ‘Crapola’

Seeing Out Louder
By Jerry Saltz
Hard Press Editions/Hudson Hills Press,
420 pages, $40
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On With the Shows

Jeffrey Deitch explains why his career change from dealer to museum director makes sense. Read More


Looking at Art
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Dancing with Degas

An exhibition explores Picasso's seven-decade obsession with a man he saw as not only an artistic predecessor but also a father figure. Read More


Features
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Is Beauty in the Brain of the Beholder?

Researchers in the evolving field of neuroesthetics seek to determine what happens in the cerebral cortex when we see art—and, in the process, figure out what makes great works so mesmerizing. Read More


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Little Archer, Big Mystery

As a marble sculpture of a boy makes its debut at the Met, experts continue to debate whether it is an early Michelangelo . Read More


Features
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What They See in Van Gogh’s Ear

In the decades since van Gogh sliced off a portion of his left earlobe, the event has given rise to theories, pranks, merchandise, and a host of references in culture high and low. Read More


News
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Decoding Leonardo

With a spate of suggested new attributions and a theme park devoted to his work, Leonardo da Vinci remains a source of speculation, mystery, and popular appeal. Read More


Features
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A New Creativity?

Now that the days of glitz and glamour in the art market are over, how will creativity be affected? Some artists, curators, museum directors, and dealers predict a new seriousness. Others warn against bohemian fantasy. But all agree the conversation has changed. Read More


Market
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How to Buy in 2009

Experts explain where the values are—and what to avoid—in the current market. Read More


Features
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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Capturing the Artist in Action

Robert Goodnough's "Pollock Paints a Picture" was a classic entry in the magazine's series of articles chronicling the step-by-step process of painters and sculptors at work. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: How Jeff Koons Became a Superstar

Kelly Devine Thomas tracked the way an artist shaped his own career. Read More


Trends
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Multiple Personalities

Rebelling against the notion of a signature style, some painters are working in a variety of genres and stretching the idea of what a painting can be. Read More