A Vienna museum, Klimt, and orgies. Yes, orgies. That’s all fine and fun but now I have that stupid movie stuck in my head.
Archive for museum exhibit
German authorities are asking if a nazi-saluting gnome on exhibit in Nuremberg is in violation of the law. I can see this in my backyard garden in Brooklyn as a flippant bronx cheer to my loud, authoritarian, merengue-playing neighbors.
The artist has been overtly disingenuous about the potential socio-political provocativeness.
photo from the MASS MoCA website
Anselm Kiefer: Sculpture and Paintings
through October 2009
North Adams, MA
An Anselm Kiefer work up close and in the flesh is nothing short of monumental both in scale and in it’s awe-inspiring presence. My knowledge of this was happily refreshed a couple of months back when I finally made it to the Kiefer exhibition at Mass MoCA. The show was just as gorgeous, exquisite and overwhelming as I expected.
There was one point when I was looking at one of the newer enormous field landscapes with the scattered blooms which initially felt very bleak. There were three of them, one on each wall at the far end of a long room with lots of late afternoon sunlight pouring in through a grid of windows at the opposite end. All of a sudden Read more »