Clemente

The first Francesco Clemente career retrospective is a whirlwind ride into the prolific artist’s nearly three-decade career. Italian-born Clemente, 47, is the youngest artist to ever receive a full museum show at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The exhibit features 150 of his works in a variety  ...

Alexander Calder (1897-1976)

It seems that in most every major city one visits there is a Calder stabile on display in a park or a plaza. Every self-respecting art museum with any pretension to covering 20th century art has Calder pieces in their collections. The work of this incredibly inventive sculptor has  ...

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 everything because I'm so aware of everything visually... I can  ...

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 of Bacon's source materials - books, photographs, letters, as well  ...

The Treasury of Saint Francis of Assisi

The Basilica of St. Francis has stood for over 750 years in Assisi, a beacon attracting pilgrims, both secular and ecclesiastical, impoverished and of royal heritage. All journey here to revere a man said to disdain wealth in all its trappings, instead seeking joy in the very simplest things  ...