Bauhaus Beginnings succeeds in reanimating the dialogue that began in the school’s classrooms and hallways, and in following it, as it spilled out into the streets of a country.
Concrete Poetry focuses on the purists of the movement, particularly the Brazilian Augusto de Campos, the Scottish poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, and the Austrian poet Ernst Jandl.
Jennifer Mundy acknowledges in her Preface to Man Ray’s Writings on Art that, compared to his friends Duchamp and Picabia, he has come to be seen as something of a lightweight.
With ISIS targeting and destroying ancient cultural sites in Syria and Iraq, reducing some to just rubble, it may be that views of these historic structures will survive only in photographs.
Vasily Kamensky and the brothers Burliuk are associated with the Cubo-Futurist movement, which combined the concerns of French Cubism and Italian Futurism.
One benefit of digitization is the return to the public, if only virtually, of religious and cultural artifacts often long hidden in the collections of institutions far from their regions of origin.
A current exhibition at the Getty Research Institute selects visuals from World War I to illustrate how starkly the era’s propaganda contrasted with the images of the conflict created by artist soldiers.
Joseph Cornell’s curious admirers now have something to get excited about, thanks to the Getty Research Institute’s announcement yesterday that it has acquired a cache of 33 previously unpublished letters between Cornell and one of his first assistants, Susanna De Maria Wilson.
Getting museum and library archives digitized is one thing; uniting them on a platform that’s uniform and accessible is another.
If you’ve ever wondered what drives us to post and share in the first place, then the 17th-century practice of the liber amicorum, or book of friends, might have some answers.
The Getty has launched a comprehensive Pacific Standard Time at the Getty Center archive online for art-lovers slash internet-junkies.