___________ The most surprising aspect of this exhibition for me was learning about the friendship and collaboration between
One night in 1908, at the age of 64, Henri Rousseau, the toll booth operator turned self-taught painter, found himself at the epicenter of the Parisian avant-garde, or at the center of an elaborate joke, or perhaps a little of both.
A new book traces Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's influence on the world of fashion.
"Nobody will ever know how much I love Diego."
A sculptor, painter and installation artist, Jeanne Tremel reveals that elusive space between visual perception and what the mind and body feels and experiences both consciously and unconsciously.
I got a sense of what "real" modern art can be by a brief visit to Tate Modern, not far from the Thames in London. I found a museum full of light and mechanics and cars and giant pianos hanging from ceilings. I think the real problem was American modern art.
Yes, rather than enduring the time suck and hassle that air travel anywhere now promises--the long, expensive taxi ride to the airport, the shoving, surly crowds, and the chaotic security and boarding processes--we opted for a Mexican bus.
Long before the “I’m not into labels” undergraduate began to flourish at American colleges, Kahlo was rejecting the idea
Of all the important artists of the modern era, Frida Kahlo's work is perhaps the most inseparable from her biography and her unique physical appearance. Her life and art are presently interpreted in three exhibitions
In 1939, the World's Fair in San Francisco, also known as the Golden Gate International Exposition, exhibited a transpacific unity that included West Coast modern design, Mexican and Asian artwork, and Pacific Coast goods.