Tag Archives: nature

Abstract World (Paul Klee) (Horizon, Zenith, and Atmosphere)

This image by Paul Klee, Horizon, Zenith, and Atmosphere (DATE) is now on view at Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim. Klee’s extraterrestrial figures tend to be drawn from more down to earth perspectives that shadow our own. This picture takes … Continue reading

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Wild Life Art (Meg Webster)

“Volume for Lying Flat” “Mother Mound Salt” “Stick Structure” “Solar Grow Room” Ready to keep on my way, I was drawn in by these plant-sculptures by Meg Webster at Paula Cooper the other week. Not quite sure how to get my … Continue reading

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(The Yosemite Suite) iPad Landscape (David Hockney)

Like most of David Hockney’s work, the pictures that make up The Yosemite Suite are good natured. Bright as if back lit, these aren’t paintings. Charming and cheerful, they are prints made from drawings that the artist produced on an … Continue reading

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(Call for Fellowship Applications) Jewish Culture, Nature, Science, Religion (Katz Center)

Nature between Science and Religion: Jewish Culture and the Natural World During the 2017–2018 fellowship year, the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to ask new questions about the history of science, … Continue reading

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Endless House (Frederick Kiesler)

I saw this the other week at the Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture exhibition at MOMA.  Among the many models on exhibit, this one, Kiesler’s eponymous Endless House, stood out as the most simple and direct. There are … Continue reading

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(Onthisisland) Old Beatnik Beach Paintings (Jack Pierson)

Self-described as “old beatnik” paintings, these works recently on view by Jack Pierson draw on a unique and distinctly American combinations of the occult in nature and surrealism. Pierson has been at the beach before, most famously with his Self-Portrait … Continue reading

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New Buds (Syracuse) (Aesthetic Theodicy)

aesthetic theodicy –organic form, green veins, new life, and silhouettes.

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