Archive for February, 2010

by Kelly Boyd Norton Simon: Gaze: Portraiture after Ingres, through 4/5/10. Reaching its greatest height in France under the rule of Napoleon III, portraiture had up until the late 1860s been characterized by Ingres’ fidelity to the face and emphasis on the patron’s prestigious social and moral standing.  In “Gaze: Portraiture after Ingres”, the Norton Simon […]


At London Sale, a Giacometti Sets a Record (NY Times) In the Naked Museum:  Talking, Thinking, Encountering at the Guggenheim (NY Times) Steve McQueen:  Intense Seeker of Powerful Elegance (NY Times) In Goth They Trust:  Tim Burton at MoMa (WSJ) Nexus New York:  Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis (WSJ) Dell Buys Magnum Photo Print […]


by Kelly Boyd At this year’s dinner celebrating the 66th Scripps College Ceramic Annual it was announced that Scripps alumna Joan Lincoln, class of ’49 and her husband David had pledged to give $4 million to benefit students studying ceramics at Scripps and the affiliated Claremont Graduate University. The gift includes a $3.5 million promise […]