Monthly archives of “February 2020

Lita Cabellut visually interprets Federico García Lorca’s Blood Wedding, published by Artika, February 19, 2020

Artika, the Barcelona-based artists’ book publisher, releases Blood Wedding, its newest book, by Spanish artist Lita Cabellut (Born in Sariñena, Spain in 1961). In this book, with both Spanish and English text, Cabellut visually translates Federico García Lorca’s theatrical masterpiece with 31 previously unpublished figurative… Read More

Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945 at Whitney Museum of American Art, February 17–May 17, 2020

“The cultural renaissance that emerged in Mexico in 1920 at the end of that country’s revolution dramatically changed art not just in Mexico but also in the United States. With approximately 200 works by sixty American and Mexican artists, Vida Americana reorients art history, acknowledging the wide-ranging… Read More

The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope at New York Botanical Garden, February 15 – April 19, 2020

“The popular orchid exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) returns for its 18th year with The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope. Thousands of orchids are on dramatic display in dazzling creations by lifestyle icon and floral designer to the stars Jeff Leatham. Leatham’s captivating designs and installations… Read More

Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley at Brooklyn Museum, through May 10, 2020

“The Brooklyn Museum presents Jacques-Louis David Meets Kehinde Wiley, an exhibition pairing an iconic painting from the Museum’s collection—Kehinde Wiley’s Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps (2005)—with its early nineteenth-century source image: Jacques-Louis David’s Bonaparte Crossing the Alps (1800–1). By displaying the two paintings together,… Read More

Curtis Talwst Santiago: Can’t I Alter and Guo Fengyi: To See from a Distance at The Drawing Center, through May 10, 2020

Curtis Talwst Santiago: Can’t I Alter, February 20 – May 10, 2020 “Curtis Talwst Santiago: Can’t I Alter is the first exhibition devoted to the Canadian-Trinidadian artist’s drawing practice, which has expanded significantly in recent years. Throughout his work, Santiago grapples with ‘genetic imagination,’ or the… Read More