Jackson Pollock

"Jackson broke the ice", said Willem de Kooning, about rival Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. The Museum of Modern Art has mounted the first United States retrospective of Pollock's work in thirty years, an almost exhaustive review of  ...

Hamburger Bahnhof – Berlin

Standing near the site where an enormous new railroad station is being constructed in the heart of Berlin, the Hamburger Bahnhof is a station from the 19th century which has been gloriously preserved and converted into the Museum fur  ...

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Poetry of Things

It's a shame, really, that Georgia O'Keeffe and her work have been co-opted for so many agendas other than an unfettered appreciation of her great art. Feminists have politicized her history (perfectly legitimate for them to do, of course,  ...

Walker Evans

When this Walker Evans retrospective was at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (the organizing institution for the exhibition), attendance records were broken. That's a testament both to the greatness of this photographer's work and to its accessibility. In  ...

Degas to Picasso

Degas to Picasso, Painters, Sculptors, and the Camera covers the period from 1885 to 1915 and contains 364 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and photographs. The exhibition was organized by Dorothy Kosinski, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator  ...

Joe Brainard: A Retrospective

Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery University of Nevada, Las Vegas January 22 - February 28 Joe Brainard (1942-1994) said he drew his images from "magazines or TV or landscape or painting by other people. I'm influenced by  ...

Francis Bacon: A Retrospective Exhibition

Retrospective exhibitions of the work of an artist are enormously valuable to the interested gallery-goer. You could wander the art museums and galleries of the world for years, seeing an artist's work - one piece here, a piece or  ...