Picasso: Encounters at The Clark

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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 […]

Photographic versions of Wayne Thiebaud’s cakes and pies

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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 […]