Tag: Retrospective

From the Archives: Jean Fautrier Paints a Picture, in 1955

Jean Fautrier, photographed by André Ostier in 1954. ©ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ANDRÉ OSTIER/REPRODUCTION JULIEN VIDAL/MUSÉE D’ART MODERNE PARISIENNE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE With a Jean Fautrier retrospective currently on view at the…
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From the Archives: Bruce Nauman on Fishing, Surrealism, and Filmmaking, in 1967

Bruce Nauman, Wall-Floor Positions (still), 1968, video (black and white, sound), 60 minutes. ©BRUCE NAUMAN/PROLITTERIS, ZURICH/STILL COURTESY ELECTRONIC ARTS INTERMIX (EAI)/EXHIBITION FILE COURTESY ELECTRONIC ARTS INTERMIX (EAI)/THE MUSEUM OF MODERN…
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From the Archives: On Tania Bruguera’s Provocative, Political Art, in 2004

Tania Bruguera, Untitled (Havana, 2000), still, 2000, sugar cane bagasse, video (black and white, silent), and live performance. CASEY STOLL/COURTESY THE ARTIST In Tania Bruguera’s installation Untitled (Havana 2000), newly…
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From the Archives: Tim Rollins Goes From Dead End to Avant-Garde, in 1988

Tim Rollins and K.O.S., The Scarlet Letter: The Procession, 1987–88, acrylic and watercolor on book pages on linen. COURTESY STUDIO K.O.S. AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG Tim…
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From the Archives: The Most Notable Art from 100, 75, 50, and 25 Years Ago

Alfred Stieglitz’s photograph of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain, 1917, was submitted to the 1917 Society of Independent Artists exhibition. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS With 2017 coming to a close, many have to…
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From the Archives: John Russell on Works by David Hockney for a Production of ‘Ubu Roi,’ in 1966

David Hockney, Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), 1971. ©DAVID HOCKNEY/PRIVATE COLLECTION With a David Hockney retrospective having recently opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we’re turning…
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From the Archives: Jacques Lipchitz Remembers Amedeo Modigliani, in 1951

Amedeo Modigliani, Reclining Nude, 1919, oil on canvas. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK With a major Amedeo Modigliani survey on view at Tate Modern in London, we turn back…
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From the Archives: Stephen Shore Raises ‘Serious Question for Modern Photography’ at MoMA, in 1977

Stephen Shore, Beverly Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, California, June 21, 1975, 1975, chromogenic color print, printed 2013. ©2017 STEPHEN SHORE/THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, ACQUIRED THROUGH THE…
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From the Archives: Henry Geldzahler on the Late Work of Fernand Léger, in 1962

Fernand Léger, La Partie de campagne (Deuxième état), 1953. © CENTRE POMPIDOU, MNAM-CCI/SERVICE DE LA DOCUMENTATION PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DU MNAM/DIST. RMN-GP
© ADAGP, PARIS, 2017 On the occasion of the 1962 exhibition “Fernand Léger:…
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From the Archives: A Defense of Isamu Noguchi’s Controversial Sets for ‘King Lear,’ in 1955

Isamu Noguchi, model for set and costumes for King Lear at the Royal Shakespeare Company, 1955. ©THE ISAMU NOGUCHI FOUNDATION AND GARDEN MUSEUM, NEW YORK/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK…
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