Another entry in the series of Sunday morning posts called Art & Pancakes. Here are some art news/tid-bits to peruse over, hopefully with a fine breakfast with some good strong coffee on a fine, pre-holiday Sunday morning. ~b
Dutch Artists have a message to the world in response to cuts in funding to the arts: “Do not enter the Netherlands – Cultural meltdown in progress.” http://t.co/l4fNr8r Welcome to the club
Good reading……from The Brooklyn Rail, Abstract Painting: The New Casualists, by Sharon L. Butler http://brooklynrail.org/2011/06/artseen/abstract-painting-the-new-casualists
Museum Curators of Provenance…like art detectives. From ART INFO: Suspecting It Harbors a Nazi-Looted Painting, MFA Boston Preemptively Pays Settlement http://t.co/Kc5aEpz
Kiefer pays homage to Rembrandt via Van Gogh at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. http://artspace.com/a+/?p=1331 I’m not sure how it is controversial, as the article intimates, but the work is beautifully poetic (imho).
Spooky Long-Lost Da Vinci Painting Hailed as $200 Million Masterpiece – ARTINFO.com http://t.co/T6bddEW Is this one of those pictures where the eyes follow you?
Yes!…..John Waters, Guest Curator at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis – http://nyti.ms/mTGele
The incredible, billowing sculptures of Janet Echelman http://cnn.com/video/?/video/living/2011/07/02/ted.janet.echelman.TED