Archive for October, 2009

At MoMa, ‘Permanent’ Learns to Be Flexible (NY Times) Prints that Shine Anew:  Cassavetes, Bergmann, and More at MoMa (NY Times) Banks Hoard Troves of Art (NY Times) John Singer Sargent’s Sea Fever at the Corcoran Gallery of Art (WSJ) Timothy Corrigan Says it’s a Great Time for Wallpaper (WSJ) Kinky Dolls, Glass Tears Adorn […]


by Emily Waldorf After many years teaching in academe, Houston-based Kathryn Rabinow decided to dive into fine photography, and the results are stunning.  She is a world traveler and finds beautiful compositions in both obvious and unexpected places, from flowers, trees, sunsets, and animals to fabulous food and abstract manipulated images.  Dr. Rabinow feels grateful […]


By Lauren Dickinson Either a weekend getaway by plane from Barcelona, or a road trip if you want to see the country and watch the landscape change, the Basque region of Spain and France has it’s own unique charm, from the greenness of the pines, rainy climate, and language switch to Euskara. Bilbao is unmissable […]


Nancy Spero, Artist of Feminism, is Dead at 83 (NY Times) Artists Salute Undersung Multitasker:  Ron Warren (NY Times) David Hockney’s Long Road Home (NY Times) Signs of Life in London’s Art Market (WSJ) Sun King’s Ego, Lust Are Celebrated in Versailles Exhibit (Bloomberg) Dutch Financier to Auction $40 Million Paintings:  Art Buzz (Bloomberg) Art […]


A Bold and Modern White House (NY Times) Luring Artists to Lend Life to Empty Storefronts   (NY Times) Tomi Ungerer:  A Perpetual Outsider with a Museum of his Own (NY Times) Freehand Gallery Clears Space for a Craft Study Center (LA Times) Charles Burchfield: A Master of American Modernist Watercolor (LA Times) Cezanne’s Influence Over […]


Wouldn’t it be wonderful to buy a piece of original art, knowing that it would not only look gorgeous in your house but also help someone in a meaningful and concrete way?  Piece by Piece is a nonprofit organization that sponsors mosaic art workshops free of charge for Los Angeles’ underserved communities in Skid Row and […]


A trip to Jerusalem is not complete without a visit to the Israel Museum, the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel.  The museum was founded in 1965 and houses over 500,000 biblical and Holy Land archeological objects, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and a fascinating Second Temple Era model of Jerusalem. The most […]


Lots of parents want to expose their children to art as early as possible.  But taking kids to a museum or gallery can be challenging, to say the least.  Kids want to touch everything, run around, and shout, all which are frowned upon in most art spaces. The key to a successful museum visit with children is to […]


On September 24th, I led a diverse group of women on an art tour in downtown Los Angeles.  The field trip started out with a visit to artist Kori Newkirk‘s studio, where he discussed his trajectory as an artist, his creative process, the inspiration behind the materials he uses, and his current work. Our next […]


Pakistani Art at Asia Society (NY Times) Painting the Ancient, Invisible Dream:  Aboriginal Art (NY Times) All the Books You’ll Never Catch on a Kindle (NY Times) Hollywood Justice:  The Roman Polanski Drama (WSJ) The Artist and the Director:  Takashi Murakami and Kirsten Dunst (WSJ) Fleshy Nudes Abound in Paris Show of Late Renoir Works:  […]