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7 JANUARY 2016

Sigmar Polke

Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke was born in 1941 in Silesia, then part of East Germany and now present-day Poland. At the age of twelve his family left the Socialist East and moved to Düsseldorf, in the Rhineland, where he grew up in the increasingly affluent society of former West Germany. He studied art at the […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

ALBERTO BURRI

ALBERTO BURRI The Trauma Of Painting October 9, 2015–January 6, 2016 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum This major retrospective exhibition—the first in the United States in more than 35 years and the most comprehensive ever mounted—showcases the pioneering work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–1995). This major retrospective exhibition—the first in the United States in more […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

URY LESSER

URY LESSER THE FORGOTTEN ARTIST In 1871, Ury Lesser, a “forgotten” artist from Berlin’s exciting Secession period, moved from the small village Birnbaum, then in the Poznan Province, to Berlin. From the first moment on Ury felt a very special sympathy for this city, which was going to influence his art to such a degree […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

MOI VER: A FORGOTTEN GENIUS

MOI VER: A FORGOTTEN GENIUS Part of cluster exhibitions “Changing Prespective” ABOUT MOÏ VER Moï Ver (Moshé Raviv-Vorobeichic) was born in 1904 in Vilnius, Lithuania, where he also studied painting. In 1927, visited the Bauhaus in Dessau to take courses with Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Joseph Albers, before he left for Paris to study […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

The Art Of Itshak Jack Holtz

The Art Of Itshak Jack Holtz Itshak Holtz, born in Israel in 1927, is an artist totally immersed in the Jewish genre. He was born in Poland, grew up in Israel, mainly in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Geula, and for the last thirty-five years he has maintained homes in both New York and Jerusalem. Just […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

NICOLAS DE STAËL

NICOLAS DE STAËL (French nationality, of russian origin) was a painter known for his use of a thick impasto and his highly abstract landscape painting. he also worked with collage, illustration and textiles. Painter of the School of Paris; one of the most influential European artists of the post-war period. Of the Russian nobility, born […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

Zinaida Yavgenyevna Serebryakova

Zinaida Yavgenyevna Serebryakova (1884-1967) Zinaida Serebryakova was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kharkov. Her father, Yevgeny Lansere, was a well-known sculptor, and her mother, who was related to Alexander Benois, was good at drawing. One of Zinaida’s brothers, Nikolai, was a talented architect, and her other brother, Yevgeny Lansere, had an important place […]

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7 JANUARY 2016

The Art Of The Jewel

The Art Of The Jewel 2 Designers: Michele Della Valle & David Webb Aquamarine and diamond brooch, Michele della Valle. In the form of a feather, set with brilliant-cut diamonds, accented with cushion-shaped aquamarines, signed della Valle, maker’s mark, pouch and fitted case by Michele della Valle. MICHELE DELLA VALLE. Beautiful Floral Jewels “It began as a game […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

MICHAL NA’AMAN

MICHAL NA’AMAN Michal Na’aman, is a Israeli painter. From the point of view of values, her work is characterized as conceptual art and deals with such subjects as the limitations of language and sight, the possibilities for expression, and gender issues. Using the techniques of collage, Na’aman has created works that examine the visual way […]

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5 JANUARY 2016

Alex Colville

Alex Colville Behind his words, as behind his art, you can sense elaborate webs of thought. And, also like his paintings, he stands quite alone, beyond category. It’s impossible to speak with him for a few hours without feeling his powerful sense of self. He is, it seems, a free man. —Robert Fulford, Regarding Alex […]

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