November 2021 Blog Posts

In a groundbreaking partnership with City College of San Francisco, SFMOMA hosts Diego Rivera’s monumental mural The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on the Continent, more commonly known as Pan American Unity in the museum’s Roberts Family Gallery free space.
Pace is pleased to present an exhibition of new work s by Mary Corse in Palo Alto. Marking the artist’s first presentation at the gallery’s Palo Alto space, the exhibition will feature three large paintings and four electric light boxes of different sizes in conversation with one another. The presentation will run through January 29, 2022.
The largest, most prevalent treasures of the Denver Art Museum are the DAM’s buildings designed by renowned architects: Gio Ponti and Daniel Libeskind. Ponti’s tile-covered high-rise with unusually placed and shaped windows brings to mind a castle. Libeskind’s titanium-clad triangulations evoke gargantuan origami.
Few artists have defined an era as much as William Hogarth, whose vivid, satirical depictions of 18th century England continue to capture the imagination today. Tate Britain’s major exhibition presents his work in a fresh light, seen for the first time alongside works by his continental contemporaries.
This constellation of artists was all occupied with the problem of how to best represent an experience or a three-dimensional subject and all the weight and movement it carried. All these artists believed that there was much more to reality than what the eye had been conditioned to read.
By layering Bo Bardi’s own words with images of her buildings and artist interacting with them, Julien creates a non-linear biography, one that eschews straight facts in favor of feeling, allowing us to experience her creations and life viscerally rather than academically.
The Gordon Parks Foundation is pleased to present An Imaginative Arrangement of the Things Before Me, an exhibition of new works by artist Tyler Mitchell, a 2020 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellow, curated by Deborah Willis. Mitchell is known for his images that reflect and celebrate the vast beauty and intimacies of Black American life.
The PBS documentary series Secrets of the Dead is set to release an episode entitled The Caravaggio Heist on November 24. While proves to be an unusual installment for a series that typically investigates historical mysteries—the episode delivers a fascinating story of a 1984 art theft and a priest who risked his life to recover a painting.
This will be the first-ever exhibition at The Met to explore the work of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hand-drawn animation. It will examine Walt Disney’s personal fascination with European art and the use of French motifs in Disney films and theme parks.
Easily the most famous depiction of famine in art history is Vincent van Gogh’s 1885 oil painting, The Potato Eaters. At the time of its creation, the phrase "potato eater" was considered pejorative in both Dutch and German.