At best, All Too Human shows well known artists at an intriguing new angle and revisits lesser known names, but at worst makes some perplexing curatorial choices which defy its own set of rules, stretching relevance through some optimistic inclusions.
The Spirit of Painting in an Altered World
Revisiting a painting show that “changed the art world, for better or worse.”
Gavel Gavel, Your Art’s a Success: David Bowie’s Collection Heads to Auction
We’ve heard his music and seen his own artworks, but the personal art collection of David Bowie has remained largely hidden from the public eye.
Crimes of the Art
On this week’s art crime blotter: a UFO museum’s flying saucer sculpture was stolen and smashed, a Japanese dealer was arrested trying to unload a $1.1 million antiquity, and Cambridge University tried to cover up the theft of a model skull.
Crude Beauty and Wordsworthian Grandeur
The artist Stanley Lewis draws and paints the landscapes closest to him, places where he works, teaches, and travels like nearby lakes and roadsides in Chautauqua, New York, or his backyard and studio window views in Leeds, Massachusetts.