Monthly Archives: August 2009

Giovanni Antonio Canal

An Island in the Lagoon with a Gateway and a Church1743–44 Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)Italian, 1697–1768 oil on canvas20 1/8 x 27 in. (51.1 x 68.6 cm)Friends Fund Accession Number: 12:1967On view in Gallery 222 Place made:Venice, Veneto, Italy Canaletto … Continue reading

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Today’s Pick

The Stenberg Brothers.The Pencil.Offset lithograph.41 9/16 x 27 5/16″.Batsu Art Gallery, The Ruki Matsumoto Collection, Tokyo.

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David Bowie Is Very Disappointed in You!

Gotta love some good old fashioned appropriation web art.   http://davidbowieisverydisappointedinyou.com/

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Edgar Degas

Little Dancer of Fourteen Years c.1880, cast c.1920 Edgar Degas French, 1834–1917 bronze, gauze, and satin M / 2838 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (97.8 x 41.3 x 34.9 cm) Place made: Paris, France The model for … Continue reading

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Protest for Art

Mixing politics with Art today. Arrested Development was one of the funniest shows ever. It had critical acclaim and a huge cult following that only seems to get bigger since its cancellation a few tears back.   This is from … Continue reading

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Frank O’Hara

“Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem beautiful again… and interesting… and modern.” – Frank O’HaraDon Draper read this in the last scene of the first episode of season two.

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In Memorium

December 22, 1960, Brooklyn – August 12, 1988, New York, New York

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Joseph Cornell

Isabelle (Dien Bien Phu)1954 Joseph Cornell American, 1903–1972 wood, glass, paint, paper, and mirrors18 x 11 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (45.7 x 30.2 x 14.6 cm) Funds given by the Shoenberg Foundation, Inc. Joseph Cornell’s sculptures are like 3-D … Continue reading

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