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Reimagining The World: Robert De Niro, Sr.
Moving Beyond the Fixed Image

Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Light shone on Robert De Niro, Sr., when, in 1946 his paintings were exhibited at Peggy Guggenheim’s influential gallery, Art of This Century.  It was

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Ujjayi’s Journey: On the Road
With a Photographer’s Color Palette

Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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“. . . [A]ll I can ever say in words about my photographs; they must stand or fall, as objects of beauty and communication .

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Moving Through Space and Color:
Natalie Edgar’s Animated Abstractions

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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The Woodward Gallery has put together a smashing presentation of new works by Abstract Expressionist painter Natalie Edgar. The exhibit has a sense of airiness,

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Modern Times—Vienna 1900:
Style and Identity at the Neue Galerie

Sunday, March 27th, 2011
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In the wake of Habsburgian decline, art in Vienna entered a new phase widely known as Vienna Modernism, as the city emerged as a focal

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In Wilderness We Trust: Edward Abbey—
Literature and Social Activism

Sunday, June 20th, 2010
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A search on Amazon.com for books relating to the environment, produced the following immediate results: – Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

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Otto Dix: War, Parody, Sensuality At the Neue Galerie

Monday, June 7th, 2010
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Currently showing at the Neue Galerie is a tripartite exhibit of works by the German Post-Expressionist Otto Dix (1891-1969) with a splashy array of color

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Gerde’s Folk City: 50 Years Later,
The Decade’s Greatest Afterparty!

Monday, May 31st, 2010
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Picture this: Early 1960s mid-teens Brooklynite tomboy makes regular solo sojourns to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. All around car horns honk, cafes and jazz spots overflow

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Mansion to Museum: Form, Content and Milieu in Art Display

Sunday, May 16th, 2010
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When is a mansion not a home? When it is a museum, of course. Envisaged by cosmetics heir and art collector Ron Lauder and art

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