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  • 11 years ago | Art

    The painter Lucian Freud once remarked that art derives from other art. But the artist himself must seek to reactivate the original so its power flows into the new creation. Good artists channel this wisdom into viable contemporary forms. Anne Chu...

  • 11 years ago | Art

    Essayists have spilled copious puddles of ink regarding Andrew Wyeth's relationship, or lack thereof, to art history. But bottom line -- he is his own man. Now an octogenarian and as committed to his métier as ever, he continues to work pro...

  • 11 years ago | Art

    The Gifts I Could Never Give You: In this show Bert Rodriguez shelves the "conceptual prankster" tag and wears his heart on his sleeve. You can't help but share his lament. The work delves into the detritus of failed relationships, shifting percep...

  • 12 years ago | Art

    There's a kind of contemporary painting that examines what it means to be making a contemporary painting. Highly recursive, it mines art history and the visual record for intense, sometimes injurious remixing. Its grandpappy is Gerhard Richter, wh...

  • 13 years ago | Art

    "Treasures from the Collection of the Bass Museum of Art" features a work that was a collaboration between Botticelli and Ghirlandaio. This is the same Botticelli who painted one of the most famous images in the history of art -- The Birth of Venu...

  • 13 years ago | Art

    Rocket Projects is the latest effort by Nina Arias, proprietress of the former LaLush Gallery in Hollywood (R.I.P.) and curator of "Drawing Conclusions," arguably the most successful independent show running opposite Art Basel Miami Beach last yea...


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