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New Art Examiner writer, Mary Fletcher, using her ability as an art critic, covered the rally of the Labour Party at Falmouth more as a cultural event or rock concert than a political rally. Well done Mary! https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/%E2%80%98united-glorious-vision-what-could-be%E2%80%99 11/12/2019 The New Art Examiner has contributed 15 pages to the catalog of the Shenzhen Art Fair, opening on 13 December. Today …

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Letters

Museum of Modern Women I completely agree with you Kathryn about “the complex and interconnected narrative of female experience”, which by far surpasses the superficial male experience. In that “these bodies are also full of desire, power, and humanity” is what our fundamental core message is here, something all women can well relate to. I find it amazing that 50 …

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Looking Beyond the Contemporary Artist

Country lane hedges, cut and hewn by flailing machines, are ignorantly denuded of their rich habitat. A mis-managed rationalization carved through the remnants of nature. We disregard the natural abundance that is given without financial remuneration? What are we afraid of? Is it that we want a more convenient society that in smoothing (h)edges allows our limited thinking to be …

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Imagined Emptiness

unsignificantly off the coast there was a splash quite unnoticed this was Icarus drowning (William Carlos Williams, from Landscape With the Fall of Icarus) The presence of an abandoned pier and oil rigs on the way to the gravel parking lot renders the sudden starkness of the sight all the more striking. Strangely – or perhaps not – my first …

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Lost in Translation

7 August Urbania’s cultural roots are deep. The Ducal Palace was built as a summer retreat for the Duke of Urbino, Federico da Montefeltro, in the late 1400’s. The Duke of Urbino brought art and culture to Urbania, and this small medieval town remains a centre for the production of desirable ceramics. Sabina Trifilo’s apartment is high-ceilinged and adorned with …

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Matthias Grünewald’s Pain and Suffering – 德國文藝復興畫家 – 格呂內瓦爾德: 殘酷背後的救贖

German Painter Matthias Grünewald (1470-1528) is one of the most amazing German Renaissance painters. He is very studious and well-informed and always shows compassion for others. At the rise of the Reformation Movement people were deeply dissatisfied with the poverty of their lives and the restraint of religion. He was concerned about the people and defended the new trend of …

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Volume 34 no 1 September – October 2019

In this issue: Features: Museum of Modern Women – Kathryn Zazenski from Warsaw Oh Chicago, my Chicago – Maggie Leininger on Comfort Station After the Art Fair Bubble Bursts – Phil Barcio on the Chicago Expo Artist Miklos Legrady on Art Education Belated Tribute to a Gifted Painter – Jane Addams Allen on French Impressionist Berthe Morisot Letters Editorial by …

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Speakeasy

Most of my life was spent in Italy surrounded by Giotto’s frescoes, paintings by Piero della Francesco, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, archaeological ruins and works by numerous modern to contemporary artists such as Boccioni, Balla, Severini, Morandi, De Chirico, Schifano, Burri, Guttuso, and countless others. This can’t but influence someone’s cultural makeup and imaginarium. Italy is a country that is …

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Museum of Modern Women

PAINT, ALSO KNOWN AS BLOOD: WOMEN, AFFECT, AND DESIRE IN CONTEMPORARY PAINTING – Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw 7 June – 11 August, 2019 It’s the pleasures of painting. The poses of pleasures. The privilege of being looked at. The ploys of seduction. The light of the night. It’s nothing personal. It’s plain delight Aside from title cards, this poem …

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