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Tableaux Vivant at the Met

We chanced upon this scene at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday. We imagined the composition of figures plucked from a Veronese or perhaps a classical Greek frieze. (We can’t say with certainty whether the mood was World Cup … Continue reading

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Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass at The Cloisters

Moving and shipping art is nerve racking. Even if the object itself is resilient as a plush toy there’s always the possibility of loss or damage. Safely and securely shipping six huge stained glass windows from England’s Canterbury Cathedral, to … Continue reading

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Fran Lebowitz/The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The September 1981 cover of Interview magazine featured Fran Lebowitz. She looked sly and smoldering in the photo-based illustration by Richard Bernstein. Her eyes were piercing and she held a cigarette. Fran represented all that was smart and cool and … Continue reading

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Matthew Jensen at Wave Hill

We like to talk with fellow artists just about as much as anything. And yet, the ‘Artist’s Talk’ often feels like such a dutiful exercise. Fortunately, this past Sunday Wave Hill’s visual art curator, Gabriel de Guzman, was on hand … Continue reading

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