Michael Rush tells Ted Loos about his new position as head of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State, his old one at the ill-fated Rose Museum at Brandeis, and how he got to be a curator in the first place. Continue reading
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Before the Second World War, in Mexico, Guatemala, Chile, Uruguay, and elsewhere, another American modernism was taking shape. Continue reading
Postwar avant-garde movements like Gutai and Mono-ha are now getting some serious attention from Western museums and galleries. Continue reading
Norman Bluhm is the greatest Abstract Expressionist painters you’ve never heard of. Or if you have heard of him, you’re part of a select group of aficionados. Continue reading
What happens when artists imitate their imitators? By Jonathon Keats In the first few months of 1963, the Mona Lisa was seen by nearly two million people in New York and Washington, D.C. Shipped to the United States on a … Continue reading
Wristwatches that do a lot more than tell time are very much of the moment. By Jonathon Keats On Christmas Day, 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron, the world’s first quartz wristwatch. While it wasn’t cheap—at 450,000 yen, it cost the … Continue reading
In the National Gallery’s huge Lichtenstein retrospective, the iconic Pop images are just the opening frames of the artist’s lifelong comic strip. Continue reading
Cornelis van Haarlem, the “Dutch Michelangelo,” made history by painting it. Continue reading
Art Nouveau metalworkers reveled in vines, leaves, fruit and the human figure, bringing nature’s forms to the dinner table. Continue reading
The intricate art of ukiyo-e, Japanese woodblock prints, depicts the gruesome and the eerie in vivid, gorgeous detail. Continue reading