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,  ...

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  ...