Tag Archives: Josef Albers

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Profiles

I Am a Spy Camera: Jill Magid’s Creepy Surveillance Art

Infiltrating spy agencies and meddling in corporate intrigue are all in a day’s artwork for Jill Magid Read More

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Looking at Art

The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More

Artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss is the subject of the documentary Arc of Light. COURTESY DOUGLAS BARNES.
Profiles

Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

Documentary profiles artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss Read More

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Trends

‘Macky Exmouse’

‘Macky Exmouse’ from the Archives of American Art Read More

The Crystal Bridges Museum, designed by Moshe Safdie. Some of the pavilions seem to float on water diverted from a nearby stream.
Features

American Art, Alice Walton’s Way

The Walmart heiress’s controversial museum opens with an inclusive and even quirky selection of American art that reveals an increasing focus on the present Read More

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Features

Seeing the Bauhaus through a Ketchup Bottle

Visiting Josef and Anni Albers at their suburban Connecticut home, an art historian finds insights into the artists’ approach to fast food, teacups, and even Heinz ketchup. Read More

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Features

‘I Will Never Look at Painting the Same Way Again’

Whether gaining observation skills by watching spiders or acquiring expertise in making ink from toast crumbs, artists say their most influential and inspiring teachers were those whose lessons went far beyond traditional instruction. Read More