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George Sugarman, Yellow and White, 1967. Oil on Wood, in two parts, 25-1/2 x 35-1/2 x 27-1/2 each. © Estate of George Sugarman, courtesy Gary Snyder Gallery, New York
“Irving Sandler: Out of Tenth Street and Into the 1960s” is at Loretta Howard Gallery ...
 
Still from a video by Piaget Crenshaw showing the body of Michael Brown with Officer Darren Wilson.
Examining and learning from the images from Ferguson, MO. ...
 
Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
What differentiates a “gallerist” from a dealer or a curator? ...
 


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“Like Renoir, he doesn’t only paint with his brush”: Raoul Middleman’s Baltimore Babes


Exhibition at Kouros Gallery runs through April 2.


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Arthur Danto: Artist


Musings on the youthful drawing and printmaking activities of an august philosopher and critic.


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Psychodrama: Modern Art As Group Therapy


The introduction to his latest book with essays on Karel Appel, Louise Bourgeois, Lucian Freud, Helmut Newton and others


Sandi Slone, The Buxom Eye, 2009. Oil, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 66 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

The Buxom Eye of Sandi Slone


Essay from the artist’s exhibition at Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, October 7 to 30, 2010


Charles Burchfield, An April Mood, 1946–1955, Watercolor and charcoal on joined paper, 40 × 54 inches, Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art, Purchase, with partial funds from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman

A current of his own: Charles Burchfield at the Whitney


Heatwaves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield is at the Whitney until October 17


Rug by James Siena, Courtesy of BravinLee Programs

Where contemporary art can get knotted: Kathmandu


BravinLee Programs presents hand-knotted rugs by Nina Bovasso, Peter Halley, James Siena, and James Welling


Michael Craig-Martin, An Oak Tree, 1973. Glass, water, shelf and printed text, dimensions vary. Private Collection

The Arts Died with Dada: Roy Harris and the Great Debate About Art


In depth review of the semiotician’s pointed pamphlet on the end of art criticism


Rogert Fenton, The Third Graeco-Roman Saloon on Artists' Day, c. 1857. Albumen print, 10 5/16 x 11 9/16 inches. The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund

What you bump into when you stand back from a photograph


The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today at the Museum of Modern Art, through November 1


William Kentridge, Drawing for the film Sobriety, Obesity & Growing Old [Soho and Mrs. Eckstein in Pool], 1991. Charcoal and pastel on paper, 47-1/4 x 59 inches. Collection of the artist © 2010 William Kentridge. Photo: John Hodgkiss, courtesy the artist

Taking the World by Drawing: William Kentridge and Animation


Where should we locate Kentridge’s sequential, continuous drawing within the eye-popping history of drawn animation?


Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid (about 1657–58). Oil on canvas, 17-7/8 x 16-1/8 inches. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Purchase, 1908, with aid from the Rembrandt Society

The Visitor: Vermeer’s Milkmaid at the Met


September 10 to November 29, 2009