12 posts in category Art

Moholy-Nagy and the First Pop Up Gallery?

Moholy Nagy's "Room of the Present"
When it's a hot and muggy New York afternoon, ducking into a museum always provides air-conditioned relief and, at times, the chance to see some ... Continue Reading

Get Lucky at Seven Magic Mountains

Seven Magic Mountains from a distance
I don't know what it is. But I want to get closer. Getting off at the exit marked "Seven Magic Mountains" I see seven stacks of huge limestone ... Continue Reading

My New Imaginary Boyfriend, Mike Simi

Saltines by Mike Simi
It actually causes me such stress — thinking about the perfect birthday, Christmas, Valentine's gift that will not look lame in comparison to a ... Continue Reading

Step into the Light: James Turrell at Louis Vuitton

Entrance to Louis Vuitton Las Vegas at James Turrell artwork
Seeing Akhob by James Turrell at Louis Vuitton in Las Vegas is sensory distortion at its finest. In a city of constant bells, clanging, clapping, ... Continue Reading

Killer Heels A Good Fit

The Palm Springs Art Museum can do no wrong. The permanent collection is stellar and the width and breadth of the special exhibits allow something ... Continue Reading

Shangri La Not Nirvana

Maybe it was the heat. Maybe it was the noodles I had for lunch. Maybe it was the guy who did a crossword puzzle all through the tour. Whatever it ... Continue Reading

My New Imaginary Girlfriend, Lucienne Day

In Andrea Zittel's Aggregated Stacks exhibit at the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center (phew, still getting used to that moni... Continue Reading

My New Imaginary Boyfriend, Dustin Yellin

It's official. I've been away from New York too long.

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The Kennedy Center, Minus the Deluge

The first time I saw the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, I was a Girl Scout on a troop trip.

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Man Ray: Dada Photographer Paints

I'm not an art critic —"I just know what I like"— so how to explain this exhibition at the Phillips Collection? Man Ray takes photos of ... Continue Reading