All posts tagged “Visual Arts

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and English text, Cabellut visually translates Federico García Lorca’s theatrical masterpiece with 31 previously unpublished figurative… Read More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

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

The Porcelain Room – Chinese Export Porcelain at Fondazione Prada, Milan, January 30 – September 28, 2020

“The Porcelain Room brings together examples of porcelains made from the 16th to the 19th centuries for different markets, religions, and social groups. The project illustrates how efficient the Chinese were in understanding the taste and the demand of each segment of the market, and tailoring their production… Read More

Enigma Pinocchio. From Giacometti to LaChapelle – A Great Italian Story at Villa Bardini, Florence, through March 22, 2020

“Pinocchio, the character whose Adventures are among the world’s most well-known and translated books, is the protagonist of the exhibition entitled Enigma Pinocchio. From Giacometti to LaChapelle – A Great Italian Story. The exhibition brings together, for the first time in Florence, over 50 contemporary art masterpieces from all over… Read More