Monthly Archives: April 2010

From William Furlong and Audio Arts, a New Book – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/29/arts/design/29furlong.html For a couple of decades the lowly plastic cassette tape, full of good sounds, cheaply copied and passed around like samizdat, served as creative raw material mostly in the indie-music world and the college dorm room. But in London … Continue reading

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Arts &62; Image &62;

http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2010/04/29/arts/29furlong_CA0.html Philip Glass being caught on tape in 1982 by William Furlong for Audio Arts, Mr. Furlong’s cassette-tape magazine. –From “Speaking of Art: Four Decades of Art in Conversation” by William Furlong (Phaidon Press)

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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/25/arts/design/25neel.html?scp=1&sq=alice%20neel&st=cse Alice Neels art is unmistakable, from her startling images of 20th-century art-world figures to her signature pregnant nudes. One of the first artists in the Works Progress Administration program of the Great Depression, Neel started out as a Social … Continue reading

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Time and Alice Neel – The New York Times &62; Art &Design &62; Slide Show &62; Slide 2 of 7

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/04/25/arts/design/20100425_NEEL_SLIDESHOW_3.html Elizabeth Peyton ‘Jonathan’ (2007) “I was most interested in people, and that seemed like the most important thing — humans, humanity,” Ms. Peyton said in an e-mail message. “I feel pictures of people contain their time in an important … Continue reading

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Time and Alice Neel – The New York Times &62; Art &Design &62; Slide Show &62; Slide 1 of 7

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2010/04/25/arts/design/20100425_NEEL_SLIDESHOW_2.html Alice Neel ‘Richard’ (1963) Elizabeth Peyton, like Neel, has recorded her era in portraits of the cultural elite (Kurt Cobain), people in her immediate milieu, and those who are both. (She even did a nude image of Neel.) Ms. … Continue reading

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Missouri River above Easley | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/4551898171/ A Spring View Though a country be sundered, hills and rivers endure; And spring comes green again to trees and grasses Where petals have been shed like tears And lonely birds have sung their grief. … After the war-fires … Continue reading

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Art/Museums: Masters of Color: Derain to Kandinsky, Masterpieces from the Merzbacher Collection, Andr& Derain, Royal Academy of Arts, London

http://www.thecityreview.com/fauvra.html Even in the dazzling company of the Vlaminck’s and Derains in the second gallery, George Braque (1882-1963) holds his own with a sublime, rosy hued “Landscape at L’Estaque,” (1906) and “Landscape at La Ciotat,” (1907), a jewel of a … Continue reading

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