29 March 2012

The Camera's Naked Eye

A new show's opened in New York devoted to photographing the human body.

Here is an excerpt from the New York Times:

“Naked Before the Camera,” which opened this week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, is an sweeping examination of photography showcasing the naked body. The show presents works mostly from Europe and the United States from 1850 to the present, including photographs by Nadar, Eakins, Muybridge, Brassa├» and Mapplethorpe.

21 March 2012

Guggenheim to Berlin: "Nein!"

A planned traveling exhibit exploring urban life has been cancelled for Berlin this spring after threats of violence.

20 March 2012

Facelift Down Under

Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art is undergoing a $56 million sprucing up.  

11 March 2012

The Artist as Collector

Brit bad boy Damien Hirst is set to open his own gallery in 2014.  Are you interested in the works he's amassed?

07 March 2012

New Art

In Dreams
Charcoal on textured paper
March 2012

Roy Orbison . . . his voice was not of this world

Big Apple Yawner

The Whitney Biennial?  It certain didn't impress critic Adam Gopnick.

02 March 2012

Stein Way

A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art examines the famed collections of the Stein siblings.