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LaToya Ruby Frazier Featured in NYT

March 3rd, 2021

LaToya Ruby Frazier has a piece in the NYT this week, showcasing new work and talking about her critical approach towards American culture. “I am showing these dark things about America because I love my country and countrymen,” she says. “When you love somebody, you tell them the truth. Even if it hurts.”
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MoMA Covers Architect Philip Johnson’s Name from Wall Signage Over Fascist Views

March 3rd, 2021

MoMA has covered up the name of late architect Philip Johnson on wall signs amid allegations of his fascist views. “To move forward with the exhibition thoughtfully, honoring the communities that the artists and their works represent, we feel it’s appropriate to respect the exhibition design suggestion and cover the signage with Johnson’s name outside the Architecture and Design galleries on an interim basis,” a MoMA spokesperson said. “To confront this matter, the Museum currently has underway a rigorous research initiative to explore in full the allegations against Johnson and gather all available information. This work is ongoing.”
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Italy Looks to Art to Help Combat Overtourism

March 3rd, 2021

Italy is looking to combat its crush of tourists in major cities by leasing works from the Uffizi in Florence to smaller museums and spaces around the country, CNN reports. “We already have over 3,000 works of art on display in the Uffizi — that’s enough,” Uffizi director Eike Schmidt says.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Josef Albers

Josef Albers- image via www.britannica.com

Josef Albers- image via www.britannica.com

Josef Albers (March 19, 1888March 25, 1976[1]) was a German-born American artist, mathematician and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs of the 20th century.

[via Wikipedia Entry ]

Study  for Homage to the Square via www.tate.org.uk

Study for Homage to the Square- image via www.tate.org.uk

In Water (Im Wasser)  1931 Sandblasted flashed glass  image via www.tate.org.uk

In Water (Im Wasser) 1931 Sandblasted flashed glass

[image via www.tate.org.uk]

Homage to the Square, Silkscreen -image via www.fineart.com

Homage to the Square, Silkscreen -image via www.fineart.com

The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation

More info about the artist coming soon.

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