Monthly Archives: January 2018

Feb 6 Tue 10am-Noon Met – Korea’s Diamond Mountains: Travel and Nostalgia in Korean Art – Gallery, Gallery 233 (February 7–May 20, 2018)

Mountainous soul There is no region closer to the hearts of Koreans responding to their heritage in natural geography than the dramatically varied and extensive Diamond Mountains which lie on their East coast above and beyond the political border which … Continue reading

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Feb 5 Mon 10 am–noon At the Met Breuer (Floor 2) – Highlights from Leon Golub: Raw Nerve (Feb 6–May 27, 2018)

Activist Art Power at the Breuer One of the great public services the Met often carries out is to serve up the work of an artist that you may not be fully aware of if you are not in the … Continue reading

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Jan 29 Mon 10am-Noon Met Thomas Cole’s Journey: Atlantic Crossings at Floor 1, Gallery 746, The Erving and Joyce Wolf Gallery (January 30–May 13, 2018)

Songs to a Lost Paradise The rugged and richly overgrown landscape of America in the earlier 19th Century, before it was despoiled by industrial man’s efforts to tame it and replace it with something more immediately comfortable, though far from … Continue reading

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Jan 22 Mon 10am-Noon Met – Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell’s Homage to Juan Gris – Gallery 918, Lila Acheson Wallace Wing (January 23–April 15, 2018)

  On October 22, 1953, Joseph Cornell wrote in his diary: “Juan Gris/Janis Yesterday.” He was referring to the previous day’s outing, when, on one of his frequent trips to the gallery district in midtown Manhattan, Cornell visited the Sidney … Continue reading

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Jan 18 Thu 6-8pm SWINY Cells Are the New Cure! book with Dr. Max Gomez and Dr. Robin L. Smith at Yale Club

Cells Are the New Cure with Dr. Max Gomez Age and disease will be cured by the body’s own cells! Max Gomez’s talk and book purport to bring us news of the success of the new effort of the last … Continue reading

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Jan 16 Tues 10am-12 noon Met Gallery 851 Before/On/After: William Wegman and California Conceptualism (January 17–July 15, 2018 )

William Wegman’s Ultimate Dogginess at the Met The remarkable achievement of Bill Wegman is all the more astonishing given that, at first sight, you might think that an artist who merely makes videos of his dogs in various simple interactions … Continue reading

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