'J’ai rêvé le beau'
Paintings and watercolors by Félix Ziem
At the Petit Palais, "Félix Ziem, j’ai rêvé le beau" could easily carry the subtitle “How to Make a Great Exhibition for a Mediocre Artist” (as it is, the title is best translated in English as “Félix Ziem, I dreamed ...
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris
Nov. 27, 2012– April 28, 2013
The French have a word, dépaysement. Roughly translated, it means the disorientation one experiences in a new culture away from one’s home country. It is an apt word to describe how I felt after leaving the Institut du Monde Arabe ...
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
(March 9 - June 2, 2013)
Emily S. MendelSan Francisco,
This is the first retrospective of Winogrand’s photographs in 25 years. Jointly organized by SFMOMA and the National Gallery of Art, it’s a fabulous show with more than 300 images, a hundred of which are being shown for the first ...
Suzanne WeissSan Francisco,
Everybody knows that you can’t take it with you. But, if you are the powerful Qin Sihuang, First Emperor of China, you sure can try. Buried more than 2,000 years ago with some 4,000 replicas of his foot soldiers, archers ...
Emily S. Mendel
Johannes Vermeer (Delft, 1632–1675) "Girl with a Pearl Earring," ca. 1665.Oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. (44.5 x 39 cm) Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis
‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis, ...