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Robert Motherwell

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  • A Colorful Life

    When Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
  • Discoveries: 'Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries' by Helen Vendler

    Discoveries: 'Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries' by Helen Vendler
    Dickinson Selected Poems and Commentaries Helen Vendler Harvard University Press: 530 pp., $35 I'm just a regular reader, you say. I read for pleasure. Why should I read the commentaries of critic Helen Vendler on the "epigrammatic, terse, abrupt,...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, apologizing for a hiccup last week on my regularly solid schedule here at the roundup. Moving took up plenty of time last week (and reminded me just how many unnecessary books I own). - If the fall weather and author appearances...
  • L.A. galleries enter the 'Pacific Standard Time' zone

     
    Pacific Standard Time is not just about museums anymore. The sweeping Getty-funded arts initiative will culminate this fall, as nearly 50 museums and other nonprofit spaces will stage exhibitions examining one facet or another of art history in Southern...
  • The Tides of Provincetown at the New Britain Museum of American Art

    Before Provincetown became a place known for its streets flooded with quirky boutiques, seafood dining and decked-out drag queens, it was a brewing art colony. This exhibit, separated into nine sections, showcases over 100 artists from the Cape Cod School...
  • The Prints of Tides

    The Prints of Tides
    Fittingly, The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America's Oldest Continuous Art Colony, 1899-2011 — a sparkling exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art up through Oct. 16, 2011 — opens with a map. Not just any map but a...
  • Barcelona’s artistic side

    Barcelona’s artistic side
    Canvases of various sizes crowded the walls and floor of Agustí Puig's studio. Arms folded across his chest, he stood in the middle of them. Behind him, his artwork exploded with color and bold lines. He seemed nervous in the unaccustomed role of model as...
  • 'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989' at the Guggenheim

    'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989' at the Guggenheim
    The history of American art has missed the mark, says curator Alexandra Munroe. It has overlooked the profound and pervasive contribution of Asian philosophy and culture to the caldron, and the exhibition she has spent five years organizing, "The Third...
  • A Jackson Pollock for 44 cents? New stamps celebrate the work of America's Abstract Expressionists

     
    Don't be surprised if you see a lot of artsy types in line at the post office on Thursday. The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a set of 10 commemorative stamps featuring the work of Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson......
  • Another side of art

    Daily, artists labor to capture Cape Cod's quality of light, expanse of sky and sweeping seascapes. The resulting paintings, watercolors, photographs, pottery and sculptures have shaped the Cape's sense of itself and the world's sense of the Cape. Surely...