TheGreatNude visited the Eleanor Ettinger Gallery on 57th Street to see their exhibition British Figurative Art, a wonderful collection of British artists, several of whom focus on works featuring the nude. We were fortunate enough to have gallery owner Fran Bradford give us a personally guided tour.
Showing at Lyons Wier Gallery are the icon-infused works of Long Island native Jeff Muhs. Aptly named The Origin of Nymphs, these large works are part of a larger series Muhs is developing entitled Another History. When approaching the Gallery, and at first glance, these luscious, richly-painted canvases seem to be enlarged, out-of-focus photographs of […]
John Currin at Gagosian Gallery, November, 2010 Fragonnard and Bronzino walk into a 60’s style house party where pills are served along with beverages. Fragonnard grabs the Viagra and Bronzino takes the acid – and any offspring of an ensuing tryst would undoubtably have to be John Currin. The current exhibition at Gagosian Gallery in New York […]
Edgar Degas at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Oct 9, 2011 – Feb 5, 2012 The imagery that first comes to mind when you hear the name Degas is familiar to everyone of course. Ballerinas, ballerinas and of course young ballerinas – most of whom are disturbingly pubescent. It’s refreshing then that the Museum […]