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BWW Reviews: STRIKING RESEMBLANCE Brings Honest, Insigtful Portraiture to the Zimmerli Museum
by Patrick Kennedy

The genre-specific exhibition STRIKING RESEMBLANCE focuses on a difficult artform--the portrait--and reveals moments of enjoyment and enlightenment. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Fashion Institute's ELEGANCE IN AN AGE OF CRISIS Mixes Restraint and Ravishment
by Patrick Kennedy

In a new showcase, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology focuses on the high-end dressmaking and tailoring that defined 1930s style. (more...)


BWW Reviews: John Cederquist Shapes ILLUSIONS IN WOOD
by Erica Miner

Illusion took center stage in the San Diego area last weekend when Orange County-based master craftsman John Cederquist brought his unique wood pieces to the small but pristine jewel known as the Cann... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Cured to Perfection the ADAA Art Fair is a Pleasure to Visit
by Barry Kostrinsky

The Art Dealers Association of America- ADAA for acronym lover's, is consistently the classiest and most enjoyable art fair experience every year. Temporarily housed through Sunday in the Park Avenue ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: A Piered Armory Show Peers Back To The Past
by Barry Kostrinsky

As if there is not enough confusion in the art world THE Armory show and many satellite fairs dropped through New York Cities stratosphere Wednesday night and orbits through March 9. What is the Armor... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Pace Gallery Creates a Post-Modernistic Contrast with SOL LEWITT and KEITH SONNIER
by Patrick Kennedy

The showcases SOL LEWITT: HORIZONTAL PROGRESSIONS and KEITH SONNIER: ELYSIAN PLAIN AND EARLY WORKS put side-by-side two artists with markedly different techniques and fascinating points of contact. (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE ARMORY SHOW AT 100 Commemorates Revolutionary Modernist Art
by Patrick Kennedy

The New-York Historical Society revisits the 1913 Armory Show, staging a centennial exhibition that raises complex, perhaps inconclusive questions about revolution in the arts. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Kandinsky Headlines an Interdisciplinary Showcase with BLAUE REITER TO THE BAUHAUS
by Patrick Kennedy

In a major exhibition, the Neue Galerie explores the collaborative, integrative artworks of abstract painter Vasily Kandinsky. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Jewish Museum Reveals the Darkness and Thoughtfulness of Marc Chagall
by Patrick Kennedy

The new exhibition CHAGALL: LOVE, WAR, AND EXILE offers a new view of a well-liked modernist painter. (more...)


Memorable Art Moments in 2013
by Barry Kostrinsky

What's hot: Forgeries, Infinity Rooms. Though a dry year weather wise, rain has been in. Red, Reflective materials. What is not there. Doing very little- like staring. Conceptualism, Caravaggio. Koo... (more...)


Standout Art Exhibitions of 2013
by Patrick Kennedy

One museum critic selects the year's most illuminating showcases. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Guggenheim Hosts a Collaborative, Keen-Witted Christopher Wool Retrospective
by Patrick Kennedy

In its major winter 2013 showcase, the Guggenheim Museum gave its visitors a close look at a postmodern master: painter, photographer, and sculptor Christopher Wool. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Robert Motherwell Retrospective Gives Collage an Intellectual Edge
by Patrick Kennedy

The new Guggenheim showcase, ROBERT MOTHERWELL: EARLY COLLAGES, shows a well-read, widely-resourceful artist working in top form. (more...)


BWW Reviews: MoMA's MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY Showcases Magritte's Intriguing Art
by Patrick Kennedy

In a new major retrospective, the Museum of Modern Art acquaints its visitors with the revolutionary Surrealist paintings, collages, and objects of René Magritte. (more...)


BWW Reviews: INVENTING VAN GOGH Throws Washington Into A World of Vivid Color
by G. Blaise Hoeler

Inventing Van Gogh opened on Oct. 31, 2013, and will be running at the Undercroft Theater in the Mount Vernon Place Methodist Church through November 24, 2013. (more...)


BWW Reviews: AMERICAN MODERN Shows the American Avant-Garde in a New Light
by Patrick Kennedy

New MoMA exhibition features Georgia O'Keefe, Edward Hopper, and other 20th-century favorites. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Metropolitan Museum - Too Much To Hang
by Barry Kostrinsky

Largeness seems like an American thing. We super size our meals, our homes and our waistline. Wasting much and consuming more and more we try and keep pace with the need for corporations bottom line g... (more...)


BWW Reviews: What's All This Fuss About Detroit's Art at Risk; Where Does It All End Up Anyway?
by Barry Kostrinsky

So what of Detroit's mess. Detroit has been dying since the late 80's. Put a fork in it- it's done. The Japanese made a better product and Detroit has been taking advil ever since for what has swooned... (more...)


BWW Reviews: More than Schmattas: Textiles and Art, Where's the Line? Interwoven Globe at the MET
by Barry Kostrinsky

Interwoven Globe: The worldwide Textile trade 1500-1800 opens September 16th and runs through January 5th 2014 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is a story of hidden treasures speaking to one an... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Vermont: Corn, Craft, Cheese and the Shelburne Museum
by Barry Kostrinsky

Vermont, there, I said it and now the thought of art has left your mind. I drove 243 miles to get away from New York and MOMA to see the mountains, the lakes and yes all that maple syrup. Oddly enough... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Cartoons as Art: It's No Joke
by Barry Kostrinsky

It is over 20 years since the important exhibit at MOMA 'High and Low: Modern art and Popular Culture' and over 40 years since Warhol borrowed from soda pop, ketchup, soup- a full lunch plate special ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Destination ARTS! Gallery Fest in Waynesboro, PA - Weekend Getaway In South-Central Pennsylvania
by Marakay Rogers

A small Pennsylvania town is now a large gallery scene at the moment, in close range to Baltimore, Philly and DC, and not that far from New York -- and it's a prime location for your next 2 or 3 day w... (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Germ: Where Did That Idea Come From and Some Trickster Visual
by Barry Kostrinsky

The Germ: Where Did That Idea Come From and Some Trickster Visual. Early Christo Communist Coverings, Kelly's Camouflage days, Serra Ship Structures a Son Sees? Noguchi Drawn in by “The Leonardo.” ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: MOMA's Fun, For a Friday Night and More
by Barry Kostrinsky

MOMA is hot, blame it on Global Warming. I can't remember anytime I enjoyed such a large range of works on different floors at MOMA. Claes Oldenburg's old storefront packed up a little differently th... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Bruce Sherman Studio Visit - The Artist, the Ceramicist and the Man by Barry Kostrinsky
by Barry Kostrinsky

Bruce Sherman's drawings evolve and flow; as he breathes it breathes. This may sound like child play but it takes a quiet mind to open up to a free unguided hand,. Remember that Picasso quote, “ It to... (more...)




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