Peggy Guggenheim Collection – Venice

Should you choose to approach Venice’s Collezione Peggy Guggenheim by gondola—the Peggy Guggenheim museum, is located, like so much else in Venice, on the Grand Canal—the first work of art you would see would be Marino Marini’s 1948 sculpture,  ...

Vidya Gastaldon

At the Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art through March 10, 2007 is a solo exhibition of works by Vidya Gastaldon, entitled, “Stop Believing, Start Knowing.” The title alludes to something one discovers on the journey through her world, that there  ...

Chuck Close: Self-Portraits 1967-2005

An exhibit of more than eighty works in a variety of media consisting almost entirely of self-portraits - one is hard-pressed to name another contemporary artist so caught up in his own image. And the portraits, spanning nearly four  ...

Francis Bacon in Dublin

John Edwards, Francis Bacon's close friend for sixteen years until Bacon's death in 1992, has donated the contents of Bacon's London studio to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art in Dublin. The acquisition of this treasure trove  ...

Gemaldegallerie – Berlin

The Gemaldegallerie is Berlin's repository for old master paintings and it is a treasure house of the history of European art, offering up a wealth of visual riches. The collections had been divided between East and West for a  ...

Spirit Country: Australian Aboriginal Art

. Spirit Country: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Gantner Myer Collection Art lovers are familiar with the Paleolithic cave paintings of animals and hunters in Lascaux France, which are thought to have been created ten to fifteen  ...

Kiki Smith, Daisy Chain

Kiki Smith, Daisy Chain, 1992 Bronze and steel Installation dimensions variable Courtesy Pace Wildenstein, New York Photograph by Ellen Page Wilson Kiki Smith: A Gathering, 1980 - 2005 On view through February 11, 2007 As you may know, there  ...

Impressionists in Winter

Six artists respond to snow. Three use snow as a constant reference in their paintings: Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Alfred Sisley. Three paint with occasional deference to the surprise of winter color: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Gustave Caillebotte and  ...

Tom Friedman: A Survey of Recent Work

Gallery openings are, more often than not, events where social and imbibational interests tend to eclipse the ostensible purpose of unveiling a new exhibition. Seldom will you see a crowd so completely engaged in the art as it was  ...