I was at The Clark Art Institute the other day, and saw the exhibition “Picasso: Encounters,” which featured 35 prints along with three paintings. One of the interesting things I learned was that during one period of his life, Picasso had established a routine where he worked on printmaking projects each day and whichever printmaker […]
We’ve had some fun in the past imagining what it might be like if Picasso was a street artist, so we decided to come up with a new imaginary double mural in the Chelsea neighborhood of NYC. Wouldn’t it be cool to see something like this while walking down the street?
The New York Times had an article recently about the artist Glenn Ligon, who has curated an exhibition titled “Blue Black” at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis. The exhibition will feature 54 works by 42 artists, including Mr. Ligon himself, and will focus on the topic of “… power dynamics, spirituality and the […]
How would art history be different if Van Gogh and other artists of the late 19th and early 20th century had Twitter? Here’s a few hypothetical tweets from Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Pablo Picasso:
We’re big fans of Picasso’s art around here, and big fans of street art and graffiti as well … which lent itself to the question, what would it look like if Picasso did street art? Here’s a look at a hypothetical Picasso tag-fest in the Chelsea neighborhood of NYC. If you want to follow this […]
Photographer Sharon Core has painstakingly re-created Wayne Thiebaud’s paintings of cakes and pies, two examples of which you can see below. Below left are Core’s photographs, matched up with Thiebaud’s paintings at right: “Pies, Pies, Pies” (1961) and below that, “Boston Cremes” (1962). So what do you think of photographic recreations of famous paintings? We’ve […]
I saw something in the newspaper about winter flounders being called “the fish that looks like a Picasso.” It’s hard to ignore that headline, so as I read the article, I learned how winter flounders, at around 8 weeks old, have one of their eyes begin movement from one side of the head to join […]
I had an opportunity to visit the Picasso Sculpture exhibition at MoMA yesterday, and I was very glad that I was able to get there to see it, as the show closes this coming Sunday, February 7th. It’s such a popular show, they’re extending the museum hours this coming weekend until 12:00 midnight on both […]