Tag Archives: John Russell

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Back to the Future: 50 Years of Video Art at the Broad Art Museum, MSU

October 17, 2015 to February 14, 2016 Read More

Gustave Caillebotte, A Game of Bezique, 1881, oil on canvas.

‘A Matchless Recorder of the Parisian Scene’: John Russell on Gustave Caillebotte, in 1966

Below, in honor of the Kimbell Art Museum’s show “Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye,” which Phyllis Tuchman reviewed for these pages last week, is a review of a 1966 show of Caillebotte’s work at Wildenstein Art Gallery, in London. Written … Read More

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Retrospective: When Mona Lisa Went Back to Italy

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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