category archives: art

before we visited the fundació joan miró during our recent trip to barcelona, spain, i would have described joan miró (1893-1983) as a surrealist artist.  although he was influenced by and influenced fauvist, cubist, surrealist, abstract expressionist, and color field artists, his work really shouldn’t be attributed to one art movement. ‘i have no interest […]

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going to a department store isn’t usually our highest priority when we visit paris.  but this time, our visit coincided with an art exhibition by chinese contemporary artist, ai weiwei, at le bon marché.  so, my husband, bob, and i made an exception. ai weiwei: er xi, air de jeux (child’s play or playground) le […]

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have you ever noticed that people are mesmerized by movement? alexander calder: performing sculpture, an exhibition at the tate modern museum in london from 11 november 2015 – 3 april 2016, could be described as mesmerizing.  it’s the largest calder exhibition ever shown in great britain, with eleven galleries displaying approximately 100 works. alexander calder: […]

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colorful highlights from the 2016 FOG design + art fair. *bridget riley | aria | oil on linen | 2012 david zwirner gallery | new york, NY | london, united kingdom photo credit lisa walsh | innerspace **john berggruen gallery | 2016 fog design + art fair | san francisco, CA photo credit lisa walsh […]

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one of my favorite 2015 venice art biennale collateral events.  six sculptures by american artist, ursula von rydingsvard, installed in the giardino della marinaressa. modular assemblages.  constructed from uniform cedar beams.  individually marked and cut.  then, patinaed with graphite. ursula von rydingsvard | for martin f. | cedar and graphite | 2013 ursula von rydingsvard […]

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