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New York – Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925 at Neue Galerie Through February 10th, 2014

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Go See – New York: Vasily Kandinsky at the Solomon R. Guggenheim through January 15, 2012

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: ‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity,’ featuring Paul Klee, Vasily Kandinsky, Josef Albers, and more at MoMA through Jan. 25, 2010

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Don’t Miss – New York: ‘The Geometry of Kandinsky and Malevich’ at the Guggenheim through September 7, 2010

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Go See-New York: Kandinsky at the Guggenheim Museum, New York through January 10th 2010

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Little-Known German Abstract Artist Emerges From Obscurity

Friday, August 15th, 2014

New York – “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937″ at the Neue Galerie Through September 1st, 2014

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

New York – “German Expressionism 1900-1930: Masterpieces from the Neue Galerie Collection” at The Neue Galerie, Through April 22nd, 2013

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Newslinks for Monday August 17, 2009

Monday, August 17th, 2009
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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