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Jackson Pollock at The Getty

During spring break I was able to visit the Getty Center in Los Angeles, which had on display, Jackson Pollock’s Mural. I was impressed not only by the large scale of the piece but also the remarkable condition that it … Continue reading

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Alma Allen at the Whitney Biennial

During my trip to New York I was able to visit the Whitney Biennial. What struck me the most was artist Alma Allen’s fourth floor exhibition of woodcarvings and stonework. There were several beautiful bowl shaped structures and other abstract … Continue reading

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Hatoum and Fani-Kayode: Exploring the works of refugee artists in the UK

  The Light at the End (1989), an installation created by Palestinian-Lebanese artist Mona Hatoum, uses depth and darkness to portray the absence of identity and feeling of loss experienced by refugees in the UK. Six electrical heated rods are … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Calder in Abstraction at LACMA

Calder in Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art explores more than forty quintessential works of the late Alexander Calder from the mid 1930s until the 1960s.  Of particular interest are Calder’s hanging mobile … Continue reading

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Jasper Johns Interview

In a 1981 interview with Roberta Bernstein, Jasper Johns claimed “There are kinds of images that make a single impact and there are kinds of images that express themselves as a multiplicity. And there are multiple images that can’t be … Continue reading

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