Visual Art

Staying Afloat

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, Feature, Visual Art

One of the first paintings of the Arctic landscape offers lessons in fortitude and resilience.
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Family Portrait

Essay, Feature, First Person, Visual Art

Portraits of distant relatives survive a married couple’s home reorganization, the subjects&#…
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The Monster Within

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, First Person, Visual Art

Psychiatrist and art critic Deborah Kostianovsky explains why she can’t turn away from a port…
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Between Parlors and Oceans

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, In-Depth, Visual Art

Edward Hopper’s ‘Rooms by the Sea’ captures the psychic tension resulting from co…
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What Does Platonic Form Have to Do with Art?

Blogging Fellows, In-Depth, The Art of Thinking, Visual Art

Photographs stage a confrontation between the idea of an object and its representation, and demonst…
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Agnes Martin in Coenties Slip

Blogging Fellows, In Residence, In-Depth, Visual Art

“The work is so far from perfection because we ourselves are so far from perfection … That is why a…
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Graphite Insomnia

Appreciation, First Person, Visual Art

“A deep black square can be an object or an opening. Sometimes you can get a surface so deep, rich,…
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A Woman’s Work

Ebook, Visual Art

In ‘A Woman’s Work’ Noelle shares her investigation into Grace Carpenter Hudson&#…
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How a 19th-Century Idea Could Rescue 21st-Century Art

Commentary, Reported, Visual Art

The American Art-Union offers a model for supporting artists with direct engagement from the Americ…
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Walls Covered in Basquiat

First Person, Visual Art

“What might be if he lived? What does it mean that his image is defined and further commoditi…
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