Tag Archives: Constantin Brancusi


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
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COURTESY VENUS OVER MANHATTAN

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

THURSDAY, MAY 7Opening: “China: Through the Looking Glass” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art This year’s Met Ball honors China’s longstanding influence on the fashion industry—from Chinese costumes, paintings, porcelains, and other sources of imagery. Over one hundred examples of … Read More


News
René Magritte's The Treachery of Images (This is Not a Pipe) (1929). 


COURTESY THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

Morning Links: Surrealist Comedy Edition

Despite improved relations with the US, Cuba is still refusing to return seized art. [The Art Newspaper]Labour leader Ed Miliband has promised to set up a Prime Minister’s Committee on the Arts, Culture and Creative Industries if he wins the May … Read More


Profiles
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Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


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Noguchi’s Missing Link

A new exhibition explores how a chance encounter with Qi Baishi in Beijing allowed Isamu Noguchi to step out of Brancusi’s shadow and find his own language of abstraction Read More


Features
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Refuting the Myths About the Armory Show

Research for exhibitions commemorating the centennial of the notorious Armory show reveals that it included more American, historical, and even female artists than many accounts include
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Looking at Art
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Brancusi’s ‘Kiss': A Never-Ending Embrace

A visit to Montparnasse prompts a reflection on the refined abstraction and complex romance of a famous sensual sculpture
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Trends
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Say It with Flowers—or Gourds, Goats, Fur Cups, or Fried Eggs

The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities. Read More