Tag: Fall 2016

Unpacking the Met’s <i> Masterworks:  Unpacking Fashion </i>

Unpacking the Met’s Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion, at the Metropolitan Museum, only partially makes good on the promises embedded in its title. It succeeds in unpacking for the viewer the strategy its curators employ in building up their fashion collection as well as in tracing how that strategy has […]

Imagining the Passion and Promise of Medieval Jerusalem, at the Metropolitan Museum

Imagining the Passion and Promise of Medieval Jerusalem, at the Metropolitan Museum

The more than two hundred objects selected for display in Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven create a multifaceted image of the storied medieval city.  In this show, the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores Jerusalem not just as a locale but as an idea, a holy city laden with […]

Looking at Ourselves, Looking at Others:  “Human Interest” at the Whitney

Looking at Ourselves, Looking at Others: “Human Interest” at the Whitney

“Human Interest: Portraits From the Whitney’s Collection,” encompassing two floors of self-portraits, photographs, nudes, and sculptures, asks how one can depict the individual while straying from conventional notions of portraiture. This broad theme is hemmed in only by the limits of the Museum’s permanent collection which, […]

The Intimacy of the Camera:  Nan Goldin’s <em> The Ballad of Sexual Dependency </em>

The Intimacy of the Camera: Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

Playing now on a screen at MoMa, Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency tells a story that is both easy to watch and difficult to sit through.  Ballad is a slideshow of nearly 700 of Goldin’s photographs of her experiences in New York in […]

The Pre-Columbian Society of New York invites you to join their October lecture…

The Pre-Columbian Society of New York invites you to join their October lecture…

Barbara E. Mundy Department of Art History, Fordham University The Fate of the Sacred Book of the Ancient Americas After the conquest of Mexico of 1519-21, evangelizing Catholic priests targeted native books for destruction, setting their crosshairs on the ritual calendar-books that indigenous priests used for […]

Paid Internship @ Marian Goodman Gallery

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York is seeking candidates for Fall 2016 Internships. Candidates should be detail oriented team players with excellent writing and editing skills and be able to commit to a 3-4 day/week schedule. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word; Photoshop and InDesign are helpful […]