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Arches of the Dodd Building / Minor White

Does It Matter If Artists Are Queer?

“Should an artist’s sexuality even be a part of the academic and public dialogue?” More»

Sound of One Hand Clapping / Minor White
Reproduced with permission of the Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum. © Trustees of Princeton University

Seeing Each Other Differently

Art brings a dad and his adult son together. More»

A Lover Entering the Bedroom of His Beloved in Romance of the Rose, about 1405, unknown illuminator, made in Paris. Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with dark red morocco, 14 7/16 x 10 1/4 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 7, fol. 62v

The Art of Seduction

Is this medieval book a warning lesson, or a shocking incitement to sin? More»

Still from Black Orpheus / Marcel Camus

Orpheus Goes to the Movies

Two cinematic retellings of the Orpheus myth are both controversial and compelling. More»

Performance of Yvonne Rainer's Assisted Living: Good Sports 2 at DIA Beacon
Photo © Paula Court

Dancing Yvonne Rainer

Cerebral, challenging, enrapturing. What does it feel like to perform Yvonne Rainer’s work? More»

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    Performance of Yvonne Rainer's Assisted Living: Good Sports 2 at DIA Beacon
    Photo © Paula Court

    Dancing Yvonne Rainer

    Cerebral, challenging, enrapturing. What does it feel like to perform Yvonne Rainer’s work? More»

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        "Hey Dude!"

        That doesn’t seem like too far off for a cry of a street vendor from the series called “Cries of Paris.

        However, this is an idealized depiction of a peasant who has sturdy clogs, a short jacket, and apron. Such vision sold higher numbers of these small sculptures to wealthy patrons.

        Figure of a Street Vendor, about 1755 - 1760, Mennecy Porcelain Manufactory. J. Paul Getty Museum.

        10/02/14

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