Archive for the ‘Asian Art’ Category

The New Guard of Curators Steps Up (NY Times) Judith Rothschild Foundation Promotes Art as Well as Sole Trustee (NY Times) Performance Art Gains Favor, Fights Ensue (NY Times) Art Review:  Mark Grotjahn at Blum & Poe (LA Times) Christie’s to Auction off Michael Crichton’s Art Collection (LA Times) Michelangelo:  Anatomy as Architecture at the […]


Gabriel Orozco’s Whale of a Return to MoMa (NY Times) A Beating Heart of Social Import at the Studio Museum in Harlem (NY Times) Book Review:  John Singer Sargent’s Model Children (NY Times) “American Stories” at the MET:  A Roundup of Iconic Images (WSJ) Sotheby’s, Christie’s Contemporary Art Sales Total Drops 75% (Bloomberg) Glenn Ligon […]


Tim Burton at the Museum of Modern Art (NY Times) Gift Guide:  Critics Select the Best Art & Architecture Books (NY Times) A Survey Shows Pain of Recession for Artists (NY Times) Rembrandt Real and Fake at Getty Museum (LA Times) Art Review:  Tomoo Gokita at Honor Fraser Gallery (LA Times) Russians are Collecting Used […]


Degas Pastel is Highlight of a Tepid Christie’s Sale (NY Times) On the Block:  Traditional Offerings, Bargain Prices (NY Times) Van Gogh’s Personal Letters Debut Online in English (LA Times) New Street Signage Coming for Downtown LA Galleries (LA Times) Psychoanalyzing Twitter at the Rubin Museum of Art (WSJ) Asian Art Worth $26 Million Lures […]


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 […]


At Louvre Many Stop to Snap but Few Stay to Focus (NY Times) For Annie Leibovitz, a Funny Financial Picture (NY Times) Auction Houses and Their Taboos (NY Times) Summer Reading:  Secrets of the Art Experts (WSJ) Whose Art Is It Anyway? (WSJ) D’Orsay Comes to De Young (ARTINFO) Robert Fontenot on Recycling LACMA (ARTINFO) […]


By Emily Waldorf If you are an art history student or simply an aficionado of Chinese art, there is no time like the present to brush up on the basics, particularly in the area of Chinese painting, where memorizing the rich history, artist names, and iconic scroll paintings is crucial for a more critical understanding.  […]