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  • In Memory of Trevor Bell, A Look Back at the St Ives School of Painting
    In Memory of Trevor Bell, A Look Back at the St...

    Friday, November 17 2017

    The passing of the great British painter Trevor Bell is being mourned as the end of an era. Bell is widely regarded as the last of the St. Ives School Modernists . The town of St. Ives is a historic fishing village in Cornwall, a peninsular...

  • Why Laura Owens’ Approach to Painting Is so Innovative
    Why Laura Owens’ Approach to Painting Is...

    Wednesday, November 15 2017

    More than once I have heard an artist say that Laura Owens saved painting. It is an odd statement. It implies painting was in danger of being destroyed at some point, presumably in the past four decades or so since that is how long Laura Owens...

  • Mary Corse's Art in the Spotlight – Finally
    Mary Corse's Art in the Spotlight – Finally

    Monday, November 13 2017

    It is sort of a pun to say Mary Corse is having a moment in the spotlight. This multidisciplinary artist has been working with light as an artistic medium since the 1960s. But whereas Corse has been calling our attention to light and its...

  • UNESCO House - An Art Museum in Paris You Didn't Know About
    UNESCO House - An Art Museum in Paris You...

    Friday, November 10 2017

    Right in the heart of Paris, in the popular 7th arrondissement, just one and a half kilometers southeast of the Eiffel Tower, a secret art museum hides in plain sight in a place called UNESCO House . Also called the World Heritage Center, UNESCO...