Posts Tagged ‘rembrandt’

Petty, Human and Perfect: Sherman, Rembrandt and Degas in Portrait

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By Mario Naves What would art be without fiction—that is to say, without the allusive sweep of metaphor? Literature, music, painting, poetry, dance, film—you name it, every medium thrives when it embodies something beyond its material means. “Art that conceals art” is old news, of course, but that’s not to say it isn’t desirable or, [&hellip
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What if We Never Met?

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Your guide to the best obscure museums of Downtown By Paulette Safdieh It takes a lot to impress a New Yorker. Out-of-towners and tourists, newly transplanted co-workers from the West Coast (and, at times, even our Uptown counterparts) get excited about seeing the latest Broadway show or MoMA exhibit, but we shrug our shoulders like [&hellip
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