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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008


Alberto Burri at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

However raw and rude his torn, scorched and crudely sewn-together burlaps, his molten plastics, or his randomly cracked ceramics might have been, he was a consummate aesthete, incapable — seemingly — of inelegance. In the case of Italian artists, the national stereotype happens to be true — they have a Midas touch with beauty, even when they are attempting to convey poverty, trauma or angst.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007


The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In tribute to curator Walter Liedtke, tragically killed in the Metro-North train crash Tuesday.