Monthly archives of “February 2017

Treasures from the Nationalmuseum of Sweden: The Collections of Count Tessin at The Morgan Library & Museum, February 3 – May 14, 2017

“The Nationalmuseum, Sweden’s largest and most distinguished art institution, collaborated with the Morgan Library & Museum to bring more than seventy-five masterpieces from its renowned collections to New York in an extraordinary new exhibition. The Nationalmuseum’s core holdings were assembled by Count Carl Gustaf Tessin (1696–1770), a diplomat and… Read More

Slight Agitation 2/4: Pamela Rosenkranz at Fondazione Prada, February 9 – May 14, 2017

“Slight Agitation 2/4: Pamela Rosenkranz, the second iteration of a four-part project of newly commissioned, site-specific works hosted in sequence within the Cisterna, one of the pre-existing buildings at Fondazione Prada’s Milan venue. The title of the project was inspired by the poetic expression ‘une légère agitation’, employed… Read More

Renée Radell: Web of Circumstance with text by Eleanor Heartney, published by Predmore Press

In the new publication Renée Radell: Web of Circumstance, Eleanor Heartney opens with this now-famous 1971 provocation by legendary art historian Linda Nochlin, “Why have there been no great women artists?” While acknowledging that women artists continue to face obstacles in an uneven playing field, in this book Heartney showcases a rare… Read More