Posts Tagged ‘exhibit’

The Big Picture(s)

Kultur
A touring photo exhibit perplexes, while the 817′s two major dance companies generate some ka-ching.


Old Believers

Big Ticket
In the centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, European civilization was fairly nonexistent and Christianity was just one of a number of religions vying for followers with the likes of Mithraism, Baalism, and Gnosticism...



Worldwide Abstracts

Big Ticket
Abstract art is to many minds American art, yet the Modern’s new exhibit, Declaring Space, looks to confound that view.


Bodies at Rest

Please do not touch or nitpick the Mueck.
Art
Smug.”“Literal.”“Impervious to multiple interpretations.”“Susceptible to parody.”“Self-parodic.”“The Old Guard’s new clothes.”



Where the Wild Things Are

The Modern tests and soothes childhood in Pretty Baby.
Art
In art, theater, music, literature, film — basically, any artistic discipline — there are themes, and then there are themes.


Geisha Girls

Big Ticket
The title of the Kimbell’s new exhibit is Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings From the Floating World, 1690-1850.