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 Gegenwart, a name rarely heard - it is still popularly  ...

The Getty Center – Los Angeles

The Getty Center is a superb experience for the visitor, both for its architecture and for its collections. CV's first visit to the Getty in the late 1970's at its Malibu location left such a poor impression that we did not return for twenty years. What a difference twenty  ...

Leon Golub: Paintings 1950 – 2000

Leon Golub, spanning the half century of his career, has been consistently both a figurative painter and a political painter. He persevered and survived through the long period of the dominance of abstract expressionism in American art and, now at the peak of creative maturity, continues to develop his work  ...

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 half century, but are reunited now in a new building  ...

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 of European Art. The movement of modern art away  ...

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 decades, while certainly showing changes of personal style (hair length,  ...